The Principle Fantastic

by Travis Beacham

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4th century Orphic prayer sheet. Entombed with the deceased, it contains instructions for navigating the afterlife.

4th century Orphic prayer sheet. Entombed with the deceased, it contains instructions for navigating the afterlife.

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Juvenile elephant seals practicing their fighting skills. That shot is wildlife photography, folks. I took it in the honest-to-god wilderness. Beat that with a stick.

Juvenile elephant seals practicing their fighting skills. That shot is wildlife photography, folks. I took it in the honest-to-god wilderness. Beat that with a stick.

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You don’t have to be the biggest fish in the sea. You don’t have to be a fish at all. It’s time to evolve.

You don’t have to be the biggest fish in the sea. You don’t have to be a fish at all. It’s time to evolve.

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This saucy number is “Galatea on a Dolphin” by Ansiglioni, at Hearst Castle. Hearst did not seem to care for actual nudity. Guests to his pool were required to wear swimsuits that were dowdy even for the time.

This saucy number is “Galatea on a Dolphin” by Ansiglioni, at Hearst Castle. Hearst did not seem to care for actual nudity. Guests to his pool were required to wear swimsuits that were dowdy even for the time.