The Most Intense Color of Any Living Thing on Earth
Also known as the marble berry, Pollia condensata is a wild plant that grows in the forests of several African countries. The berries are not edible, but they have an extremely rare property. They produce the most intense color of any living thing on Earth. Even after the berries have been picked from the plant, they stay the same shiny, vibrant, metallic blue color for many decades.
The vast majority of colors in the biological world are produced by pigments—compounds produced by a living organism that selectively absorb certain wavelengths of light, so that they appear to be the color of whichever wavelengths they reflect.
However, the marble berry’s skin has no pigment. The berries produce their vibrant blue color through nanoscale-sized cellulose strands that scatter light as they interact with one another. Thus the fruit’s color is even visible at the cellular level as pictured above.
Currently sending my boyfriend pictures of nipple piercings to convince him they’re sexy so he doesn’t mind when I get mine done c;
Can I be you. Or be on you.
Fuck everything. I’m fed up with everything. This is not how I want to live my fucking life. I want to be happy. I want to be carefree. I want music to be fucking kickass like it used to be, not this faggot ass pop justin beiber bullshit! I want to do fucking psychedelics in nature and be at fucking peace with myself and the planet I live on. I want to wake up fucking happy. And do what I want to do. Not have to worry about pleasing a single fucking person besides myself. Not have to worry about society’s pressures. Not worry about the government fucking us in our ass as much. My perception on life would be a lot different if things weren’t how they are today. We’re ruining everything about our beautiful earth and nobody gives 2 fucks. Ok well some people do care. But most don’t. You think we have another “earth” to go to when you’ve used this one up? No. So preserve it’s beauty while you have the chance. I fucking have such a dismal outlook on life because of the shit I see all the time. The fucking kids today? I don’t even want to get started on that because I would never stop. I already feel like I’ve bitched entirely too much so g’day.
*mom smelling my reefaa* “smells like dog shit and skunk.”
Artist Name: Laura Beckerdite