We’ve all seen shots like this before, but here it is again. A video that starts on the surface of the earth and zooms all the way out to the edge of the known universe — and back again. Reminds me of the opening shot from Contact:
Creation isn’t a bad movie to watch today, the 129th anniversary of Charles Darwin‘s death. (I could have picked the publication anniversary of On the Origin of Species, but that’s not until November.) Viewers who know some details of Darwin’s life might get more from the movie than people coming in completely fresh, but it’s still a half decent movie that explores the circumstances under which the book was
Memorable scene from WKRP where Venus Flytrap explains the basics of an atom:
Know your tits, a useful guide to identifying different types of tits. The Varied Tit isn’t listed – they have an olive tone; quite pleasant to the eye.
Me brudder posted this on his Facebook account but not on his blog. So here it is. Excerpts from Carl Sagan’s Pale Blue Dot: A Vision of the Human Future in Space. More specifically, from the chapter titled A Universe Not Made For Us.