Steve Back - Pink LakesAbstract aerial image of the lakeshore of Hutt Lagoon in Western Australia. The surreal colours are naturally occurring due to the strong concentrations of certain algae

a Magnolia grandiflora flower in my yard. magnolias are so ancient, they existed before bees did, so they are designed to be pollinated by beetles instead. did you know that? if you ever read the english wikipedia article on magnolias, you did. but if you never did that, well, now you know.