"They say that we wouldn’t know what love is
even when it’s staring straight in the eye.
I never took that literally until one day,
while we were talking about something we both loved;
I saw the passion in your eyes.
I saw the fire in your eyes.
And I saw our future in your eyes.
I finally saw love staring back at me.
And I finally realized
You were love."
yo ive heard about these spiders but theres always room for more info letssss look em up
alright so the maratus, or the peacock spider, is a group of tiny baby little jumping spiders which are all somehow not venomous despite most of them living in australia
of course theyre probably more worried about other spiders stepping on them than anything because both the male and females of this genus only grow up to 5 mm, or about the width of my pinky nail. probably not yours though. i have small hands
there are currently 43 known species of peacock spiders, and where these little cuties get their name from is the colorful display the males show off during mating rituals - a small flap over the abdomen is lifted up over the spiders body to reveal gorgeous patterns that differ between species
now im not generally one for spiders, but youve got to admit these things are more than pretty enough to make up for it
and the displays themselves are absolutely ridiculous - the colorful flap is vibrated at a high speed and the spiders go absolutely nuts with their legs, waving them like theyre trying to direct an airplane. i definitely recommend checking them out, if you can stomach the idea of a tiny weird spider trying to get laid through dance
The Eerie Beauty Of Crimea’s Abandoned Soviet-Era Salt Mine Might
Crimeans call it Sivash, or the “Rotten Sea,” in reference to the unpleasant smell that wafts from the network of shallow, salty lagoons. But for those willing to look past the stench, an otherworldly vista awaits.
Sergey Anashkevych, a photographer in the region, has captured jaw-dropping photos of the marshy area, which includes an abandoned Soviet-era salt mine. According to Caters News Agency, in some spots, the water takes on a deep crimson hue as a result of halobacteria, single-celled microorganisms that are purple in color and found in highly salty