Saul Steinberg, 1968

 Saul Steinberg, 1968

(Fonte: void-dance, via thebristolboard)

rhamphotheca:

Giving up beef will reduce carbon footprint more than cars

Study shows red meat dwarfs others for environmental impact, using 28 times more land and 11 times water for pork or chicken

by Damian Carrington

Beef’s environmental impact dwarfs that of other meat including chicken and pork, new research reveals, with one expert saying that eating less red meat would be a better way for people to cut carbon emissions than giving up their cars.

The heavy impact on the environment of meat production was known but the research shows a new scale and scope of damage, particularly for beef. The popular red meat requires 28 times more land to produce than pork or chicken, 11 times more water and results in five times more climate-warming emissions. When compared to staples like potatoes, wheat, and rice, the impact of beef per calorie is even more extreme, requiring 160 times more land and producing 11 times more greenhouse gases…

(read more: The Guardian UK)

photos: Shutterstock and Alamy

thebristolboard:

"Scrimshaw Skull," an original painting by underground cartoonist, Robert, Williams, 1979.

thebristolboard:

"Scrimshaw Skull," an original painting by underground cartoonist, Robert, Williams, 1979.

rhamphotheca:

If Humans Used Animal Mating Rituals by HumonComics

* Let’s try the Bonobo thing for a bit…

(see more here)

atlasofprejudice:

20 ways to slice the European continent from Atlas of Prejudice 2 by Yanko Tsvetkov.

atlasofprejudice:

20 ways to slice the European continent from Atlas of Prejudice 2 by Yanko Tsvetkov.

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Possibile incipit:
La capacità della vescica urinaria umana è di 250/300 ml, ogni volta che la svuotiamo 10 litri di acqua pulita se ne vanno letteralmente nel cesso.

Possibile titolo:
Il WC e la decadenza dell’impero occidentale, ovvero lo sciacquone come metafora della miseria umana.

becausebirds:

My favorite bird, the Hooded Merganser, I lovingly call it the Bride of Frankenstein bird. I love their head banging, and the little rocking dance like in the first GIF and last photo.

see more bird stuff on becausebirds.com

(via rhamphotheca)