life:

Design is a funny thing — especially when evolution is the designer.
Take these 60-year-old pictures of animal bones. Seen in a certain light, and photographed for LIFE by the great Andreas Feininger — a craftsman with the eye of a scientist and the heart of an artist (or vice versa) — the bones of animals as varied in size, behavior, and temperament as fish, bats, birds, elephants, hummingbirds, and humans are terribly eloquent, raising questions about life, death, and what we ultimately leave behind.
Pictured: Skeletal structure of a mole, with shovel-shaped hands and wedge-shaped skull, giving the mole perfect tunneling tools, 1951.
(see more — Andreas Feininger: Photographs of Beautiful Bones)
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life:

Design is a funny thing — especially when evolution is the designer.

Take these 60-year-old pictures of animal bones. Seen in a certain light, and photographed for LIFE by the great Andreas Feininger — a craftsman with the eye of a scientist and the heart of an artist (or vice versa) — the bones of animals as varied in size, behavior, and temperament as fish, bats, birds, elephants, hummingbirds, and humans are terribly eloquent, raising questions about life, death, and what we ultimately leave behind.

Pictured: Skeletal structure of a mole, with shovel-shaped hands and wedge-shaped skull, giving the mole perfect tunneling tools, 1951.

(see moreAndreas Feininger: Photographs of Beautiful Bones)

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    This photoset is tripping so many things I love. Way neato…more at the source.
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