In other news, this is one of my favorite Twitter happenings to date.
Autism is a poorly-understood neurological disorder that can impair an individual’s ability to engage in various social interactions. But little 5-year-old Iris Grace in the UK is an excellent example of the unexpected gifts that autism can also grant – her exceptional focus and attention to detail have helped her create incredibly beautiful paintings that many of her fans (and buyers) have likened to Monet’s works.
Little Iris is slowly learning to speak, whereas most children have already begun to speak at least a few words by age 2. Along with speech therapy, her parents gradually introduced her to painting, which is when they discovered her amazing talent.
“We have been encouraging Iris to paint to help with speech therapy, joint attention and turn taking,” her mother, Arabella Carter-Johnson, explains on her website. “Then we realised that she is actually really talented and has an incredible concentration span of around 2 hours each time she paints. Her autism has created a style of painting which I have never seen in a child of her age, she has an understanding of colours and how they interact with each other.”
i want to buy these oh my god
Omg imagine if it was pouring with rain and just ugh so cosy and umf
Imagine waking up in the middle of a snowstorm. It’d be like a reverse snowglobe.
imagine waking up to a bear trying to rip into your home.
This bed is not for fucking in.
this bed is definitely for fucking in.
imagine getting lost in the woods and walking in the dark only to run into this and interrupt the couple having intercourse in the bed.
imagine looking up during sex and just seeing shia labeouf’s face pressed to the wall. watching. waiting.
"Slow" marine animals show their secret life under high magnification. Corals and sponges are very mobile creatures, but their motion is only detectable at different time scales compared to ours and requires time lapses to be seen. These animals build coral reefs and play crucial roles in the biosphere, yet we know almost nothing about their daily lives.This is beautiful…