Something Has Gone Terribly Wrong


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lləɥ uı ssəuʞɹɐp ☿ | via Tumblr on We Heart It.

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#urban  #ghost city 


Tourism, Construction and an Ongoing Nuclear Crisis at Chernobyl

From high-end tourism to one of the world’s most ambitious engineering projects, strange things are happening at the site of the worst nuclear disaster in history, which could still kill plenty of people. 

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#abandoned  #architecture of the end  #post apocalyptic 


Wakizashi Sword

  • Dated: late Edo Period: 1603-1867
  • Culture: Japanese
  • Medium: steel, copper, ray skin, silk, wood
  • Measurements: blade length: 55 cm. Tang lenght: 12 cm

The tang (part of the blase encased by the handle) measures 12 cm. The koshirae (mounting) has two menuki, a bird and a crescent, and two seppa and habaki in copper. The tsuba is also made of copper, featuring vegetal decoration. The kozuka of the sword is also of copper and shows a fishing scene. The tzuka is covered in ray skin and silk rope, while the sheath in brown wood with enlarged tip, featuring a decoration of small black birds.

Source: Copyright © 2014 The Caravana Collection

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#sword  #weaponry 


Looks like rain, Jeremy Mann

I love paintings of cities at night.

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#painting  #urban  #urban landscape 


Dao Sword

  • Dated: early 20th Century
  • Culture: Chinese
  • Measurements: length 90.5 cm

The sword has a slightly curved, single-edged, damask blade, with a double groove, engraved with the effigy of a dragon on a face and ideograms on the other. It features a flat, brass hilt of lobed shape with relieved border, decorated with bas-relieved floral motifs en suite with all other mounts. The grip is black, made of wood while the wooden scabbard comes with mounts decorated en suite.

Source: Copyright © 2014 Czerny’s International Auction House S.R.L.

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#sword  #weapon