The continental U.S. overlaid on the Moon, for your daily dose of perspective. Whoa. Compare the size of the craters to our biggest cities!
To take your dose of perspective to the next level, check out this video from Veritasium on just how far away the Moon is from the Earth (Hint: Much farther than most people think):
2001: A Space Odyssey by Jason Heatherly
Love it. I want this on my wall now.
I keep this picture of Freddy Mercury and and Darth Vader on my desktop. I have no idea where I got it from, but I look at it 3-4 times a day, and it makes me smile every time. Freddy is just the best.
A human being’s made of more than air
With all that bulk, you’re bound to see him there…
It wasn’t too long ago that the term ‘Smart City’ was not on very many people’s radar screens, but today smart cities are popping up all over the place and people are becoming more familiar with what that entails. In case you’re not familiar with the term a smart city uses information combined with technology to improve quality of life, reduce environmental impact, and decrease energy demand. This list of the smartest cities on the planet takes those factors into consideration, as well as the ‘smart’ plans the city might have for the future.
The Odds of Finding Life and Love
You guys ready for the next episode of It’s Okay To Be Smart? This is a fun one, with a little Valentine’s Day theme.
It’s about what the search for extraterrestrial life in our galaxy can teach us about our odds of finding that special someone. Starting with the Fermi Paradox and the Drake Equation, we’ll explore the odds of finding a human to love that meets your criteria. There’s a special cosmic love story involving a couple named Carl and Ann that I think you guys will like too :)
Don’t forget to share it with every human being you know, and be sure to subscribe!
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