TIL the CIA offered funding to artists Jackson Pollock, Mark Rothko and de Kooning so that their abstract work would show how free artists were in the United States compared to the rigid work of the Soviet Union.
pwning the state-sanctioned artists by sanctioning artists with the state
some people on this website only care about “cute” autistics and it really shows in how they treat other autistic people
people on this website only care about “cute” autistic people when they make pretty stimboards, flap their hands, infodump about popular things like anime or cartoons, are constantly masking and carry around teddy bears and it’s getting really apparent.
i’ve followed people on this website who talk about stim toys in a positive light but get annoyed when an autistic person does things that autistic people do, like have meltdown at “stupid” things or have unnatural stims like grunting or body stims that are look unattractive compared to petting a cat or tapping their fingers.
the support for autistic people on this website is getting really damn performative and as an autistic person, i’m fucking sick of it. autistic people have “ugly” stims and behaviors, some are “weird” and some aren’t going to be all cutesy and aesthetically pleasing.
not every autistic person is going to have a cute special interest demon slayer or cottagecore or sanrio, some people are going to only like some random train from soviet russia from 1963 and they’re going to talk about it and infodump about it! not every special interest is going to be trendy and normal.
i honest to god wish this website would stop being so fucking performative when it comes to autistic people jesus
The red tentacles have sticky muscalige on the tips that sticks to insects and pulls them into the center of the pad to be digested.
In the center is a little cup full of gemmae, these are type of modified leaf unique to pygmy sundews that acts as a means of asexual reproduction. Each gemmae can grow a clone of the orginal plant. This allows it to make large colonies in new areas. It’s still capable of sexual reproduction with flowers and the seeds are much smaller which allow it to colonise new areas.
Whilst loose around the edges, in the center they are packed with a bit of pressure and can be ejected with a bit of force if hit square by a raindrop.
a lichen that has a fractal design similar to a menger sponge
I could 3d print this big deal
yea but u didn’t and this fungus and its algae did it first, so they get the credit. next time u have a great idea for a 3d print try do it before a composite organism does