Blood From Water
Behold Dorothy Sturm’s so-good-you’d-swear-they-were-real-photomicrographs watercolor illustrations of how different blood cells differentiate.
This classic work of science illustration was featured in the classic text The Morphology of Human Blood Cells by Lemuel Diggs, first published in 1956, and remaining a go-to text for pathologists for nearly half a century.
And here’s the tree of hematopoiesis decoded:
(via Codex 99)
My husband is in the habit of buying a quart of whiskey every other day from a Chinese bootlegger named Chin Waugh living at 317 Sixteenth near Alder Street.
We need this money for household expenses. Will you please have his place raided? He keeps a supply planted in the garden…
10 years ago these two lovely young people, each alone yet sitting next to one and other, might have struck up a conversation, fallen in love, had babies, raised a family, doted on grandchildren, and spent their golden years sipping cote du rhone on the riviera. instead she’s on instagram and he’s on facebook and they’ll leave there without knowing each other existed. #thisisthemodernworld (at Jin Ramen)
A special bonus comic! There’s a NEW manic pixie dream girl in town! Meet CUPCAKES MCKENZIE!! And tell your friends!