The original version of this illustration of a Black Jamaica pineapple was drawn by George Brookshaw and published in 1812. We digitally removed the background and stem, and made a few alterations and edits.
Original art: "Home is the sheltered port" by Charlotte M Eddy (1922) - Colored by MM Price (2019) The headliner of our Collection is the premium T-shirt. This is as perfect as perfect gets: it's soft yet stretchy, a little...
Original art: "Dear Little Flapper" by Charlotte M Eddy (1922) - Colored by MM Price (2019) This premium T-shirt is as perfect as perfect gets: it's soft yet stretchy, a little longer than a standard tee and figure-flattering. ITEM RUNS SMALL....
This artwork is from 1898, and was created by Henri Meunier (1873-1922). The original graphic was called Cafe Rajah, and was ad advertising poster for a brand of coffee during the Victorian era. We removed the "Rajah" brand name and...
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Appreciate the magnificence of the universe on this Messier 42 (Orion Nebula) backpack that uses an actual photo of this wonder direct from NASA.
Image credits: NASA, ESA, M. Robberto (Space Telescope Science Institute/ESA) and the Hubble Space Telescope Orion Treasury Project Team
The sharpest view of the Orion Nebula ever obtained (from NASA)
Created using 520 different Hubble exposures taken in multiple wavelengths of light, this mosaic contains over one billion pixels. Hubble imaged most of the nebula, but ground-based images were used to fill in the gaps in its observations.
The orange color in the image can be attributed to hydrogen, green represents oxygen, and the red represents both sulfur and observations made in infrared light.
Believed to be the cosmic fire of creation by the Maya of Mesoamerica, M42 blazes brightly in the constellation Orion.
Popularly called the Orion Nebula, this stellar nursery has been known to many different cultures throughout human history. The nebula is only 1,500 light-years away, making it the closest large star-forming region to Earth and giving it a relatively bright apparent magnitude of 4.
Because of its brightness and prominent location just below Orion’s belt, M42 can be spotted with the naked eye, while offering an excellent peek at stellar birth for those with telescopes. It is best observed during January.
The Mayan culture’s likening of the Orion Nebula to a cosmic fire of creation is very apt. The nebula is an enormous cloud of dust and gas where vast numbers of new stars are being forged.
Its bright, central region is the home of four massive, young stars that shape the nebula. The four hefty stars are called the Trapezium because they are arranged in a trapezoidal pattern. Ultraviolet light unleashed by these stars is carving a cavity in the nebula and disrupting the growth of hundreds of smaller stars.
Orion, the mythical celestial hunter
One of the best known of all Northern Hemisphere constellations, Orion can easily be identified by its shape: a giant quadrangle of stars slashed by a belt of three evenly-spaced bright stars.
Orion’s sword hangs from the three stars forming the belt. A small telescope or even a pair of binoculars will reveal that the center of the sword is enveloped in a haze; higher magniflication shows that this ‘‘star’’ is actually a small cluster of stars. The haze surrounding them is a large nebula of ionized hydrogen gas, glowing from the ultraviolet radiation emitted by hot stars within the cluster.
By the process of fluorescence, the excited gas in the Orion Nebula produces light with a distinctive ‘‘signature” revealing the temperature and density of the cloud.
In 1618, a Swiss Jesuit named Cysatus provided the first recorded mention of the Orion Nebula. Without suspecting its true nature, Cysatus used the nebula as a standard of brightness for comparison with a comet observed in that year. - Adaped from an an article originally published in the Arizona Daily Star (Tucson, Arizona) Dec 26, 1976
Featuring a fitted, body hugging top with a flared bottom skirt starting at the waist, this flared dress is ready to move with you from office to dance floor.
• Made from 71% polyester, 29% spandex performance knit fabric manufactured in Canada
• The performance fabric features EcoPoly fiber, this fiber is eco-friendly since it requires significantly less energy and water during manufacturing than conventional polyester
• Each flare dress is printed and sewn by hand in Montreal, Canada
• Signature performance fabric is made by a local Montreal mill
• Vivid print that will never fade after washing, our ultra-stretch fabric holds shape even after multiple wearings
• Flare bottom skirt that starts at the waist
• The bottom falls just above mid-thigh on most people
• 2 in 1 style, wear your dress front to back or back to front to change it up
• Easy care, machine wash in cold water with a phosphate-free detergent, machine dry on medium to high heat, do not bleach
• Fabric will dry quickly so you can wear your dress again soon