a sculpted female figure serving as an architectural support taking the place of a column or a pillar supporting an entablature on her head.
Etymology: from Greek karyatides literally means “maidens of Karyai”, an ancient town of Peloponnese.
4-year-old genius invited to join MENSA
Anala Beevers is just four years old, but she already knows the location and capital of every US state. She learned the alphabet at four months of age, then at eighteen months learned numbers in Spanish. The precociously intelligent youngster claims she’s smarter than her parents, and both mom and dad agree.
Her genius has not gone unnoticed, and has led to an invitation to join MENSA, an international organization for the ‘super-smart.’ MENSA, which is mostly populated by adults, usually claims members with intelligence in the top 2% of the populace. Anala, who can also identify planets and dinosaurs, is in the top 1%. [Continue reading and watch video of Anala in action.]
The Obama Administration dishonestly talks of ‘surgical’ drone strikes, as if surgeries ever result in double digit casualties.If a Drone Strike Hit an American Wedding We’d Ground Our Fleet (via anarcho-alowisney)
still messing around in my new sketchbook. i realize that i never draw any monsters with their eyes closed, and i’ve found out why, they look so gosh darn happy when they’re closed. what a jubilant shark fellow. i’m guessing this is the type of creature that laughs at everything.
kinda based this guy’s bottom jaw off of one of the Helicoprion renditions that i think looks wonderfully goofy.
I might experimenting painting over this later.