___ […] a classic of comics timing by the great H.M. Bateman from a 1921 Punch magazine—cited by Alfred Hitchcock (another master of timing) as the inspiration for the famous Albert Hall sequence of The Man Who Knew Too Much! / [wordless] / [με επουσιώδεις τροποποιήσεις] // [the one note man —original]
- Mehmet Gokyigit
The world is always full of the sound of waves.
The little fishes, abandoning themselves to the waves, dance and sing and play, but who knows the heart of the sea, a hundred feet down? Who knows its depth?
— Eiji Yoshikawa, Musashi, tr. Charles S. Terry, (New York: Kodansha International, 1995), pg. 970. (via akeenerheart)
Latest Paleo illustration from Nobu Tamura:
THE OLDEST NORTH AMERICAN VERTEBRATE
Astraspids: Jawless armored fish from the Ordovician
455 million years ago
Source: Nobu Tamura / Spinops
Astraspis (‘star shield’) is an extinct genus of primitive jawless fish from the Ordovician of Central North America and Bolivia (Astraspis - Wikipedia)
Astraspis desiderata Walcott, 1892
Chordata → Craniata → Agnatha → †Pteraspidimorpha → †Astraspida
Late Ordovician // Harding Fm // Colorado, US
Length: 20 cm
The headshield of Astraspis was made of hundreds of small bony plates called tesserae. With Eriptychius, they constitute the earliest known definite vertebrates from North America.
April 20, 2014 // Copyright © Nobu Tamura under Creative Commons 3.0 Unported
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