Fact# 5414: Dying is illegal in Longyearbyen, Norway because the town’s small graveyard stopped accepting bodies after discovering the permafrost prevented the bodies from decomposing.

Good news guys it’s illegal for me to die out here. 
off on an adventure…

So a week today I’ll begin my Arctic Adventure. I’m doing an exchange programme for 5 months on Svalbard. I’ll be studying arctic hydrology and climate change and arctic environmental pollution. I’m so excited!!


Two for the price of one ! || Ian Mears
+Researchers Observe Gnarly Waves In Arctic Ocean For First Time


The research team used sensors anchored to the seafloor to measure the size of the waves generated. During one particularly strong storm in September 2012, they recorded waves 16 feet high, on average. The biggest single wave in the Beaufort Sea reached a height of about 29 feet.

The team…


(via 500px / Wearing Food by Laurie Rubin)
"And it has been
one hell
of a year.
I have worn
the seasons
under my sleeves,
on my thighs,
running down my cheeks.
This is what
looks like, my dear."
Michelle K., It Has Been One Hell of a Year. (via michellekpoems)

(via mimimariana)

it’s been a year.

my bloody mother. can’t deal aarrrggghhhhhhhhh

Dear no one, this is your love song.