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They’re gonna take out my teeth and give them back to God for collateral
And as long as I pledge my soul to an expansive and disprovable Forever
I can have them back when I get There
And when they are returned to my mouth and fastened with wires and threads
I will have back the wisdom congealing in their thirsty roots
And the golden shining choirs will sound just like Motion Picture Soundtrack
The infransonic atmospheric pressure will be overwhelming
A Kármán vortex street will form where the churches split the wind
And you may feel a slight pain in your eardrums or experience a feeling of inexplicable discomfort
Quarks and gluons will not be attracted to each other anymore
Atoms will vibrate at a higher speed and intensity
Everything hot will be hotter and you will watch yourself catch fire and burn
You will hold your dissolving teeth carefully in nicely-wrapped box

-Von karman vortex-

I’ve just started my PhD studies in experimental aerodynamics, and this flow pattern, called a Kármán vortex street, appears everywhere I look. Fish, birds, flames, even islands and mountains produce it, and I loved it. The colours in this tattoo fade and strengthen, much like dye in water or smoke in air. It shows how the real world can be both imperfect and beautiful” Thank You Fidel Tattoo artist: Bartt · Bartosz Pawlicki

We’ll ride the spiral to the end

and may just go where

no one’s been. 

Watch here in better quality.

Vortex (by David de la Mano)

Original photo (by David de la Mano)

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And here a video about his creations, shot by Martín Segredo.

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Von Karman Vortices Off Chile

Two small islands had a big impact on the skies over the Pacific Ocean in January 2013, creating paisley patterns that stretched 280 kilometers (175 miles). The Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS) on NASA’s Terra satellite captured this natural-color image on January 13, 2013.

The Juan Fernandez Islands are located roughly 800 kilometers (500 miles) off the Chilean coast. The biggest of these—Isla Alejandro (Alexander) Selkirk and Isla Robinson Crusoe—are volcanic islands situated along an east-west-trending submarine ridge. Each island boasts a tall summit. With an area of 52 square kilometers (20 square miles), Isla Alejandro Selkirk reaches an altitude of 1,650 meters (5,413 feet) above sea level. Slightly smaller, Isla Robinson Crusoe has a total area of 48 square kilometers (19 square miles), and reaches an altitude of 922 meters (3,025 feet).

The islands are tall enough to disturb air flow over the ocean. When an object such as an island interferes with the movement of air, von Karman vortices form in the air on the downwind (or leeward) side of the island. Also known as vortex streets, they are double rows of spiral eddies that are made visible by the clouds.