talk about perspective. shit.
I remember the first time I saw a map of Africa to scale. My jaw dropped.
I thought the same thing when I compared the map of Alaska to the rest of the U.S.
*realizes joy division did some real quick fs photoelectron spectroscopy for their dumb album cover*
1) Joy Division’s 1979 Unknown Pleasures album cover actually features a data visualization from the first known pulsar, PSR B1919+21, discovered by Jocelyn Bell Burnell in 1967, and discovered by the band’s drummer in the Cambridge Encyclopedia of Astronomy.
2) It is not dumb.
this is it. this is the most important gif on tumblr.com
Imagine a zoo where animals are free to roam while humans quietly observe. Danish architects BIG (Bjarke Ingels Group) set out to make this a reality with their plan for redesigning Zootopia, a zoo in the city of Givskud. Far from “traditional” zoos where the cages set the distinction between man and beast, BIG’s plan is to create an atmosphere that is experiential to both animals and humans.
These Hilarious Charts Will Show You Exactly Why Correlation Doesn’t Mean Causation (please do not remove source, thanks.)
This is magnificent.
But will increasing global temperatures and their effect on snowfall reduce the number of bedsheet entanglement deaths?
(I love this)
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There’s a miraculous new TripTank tonight at 10:30/9:30c.
In the meantime, click here to watch highlights from last week.
by Therese Oneill
Time to get messy, light some stuff on fire, and use food products in ways they were never intended! Parents and teachers across the internet have found fun ways to teach kids science, and have documented the experiments for the rest of us. Here are 15 hands-on science lessons that will stick in a kid’s brain far longer than anything they get from a textbook.
“After all, what nobler thought can one cherish than that the universe lives within us all?”
Neil deGrasse Tyson
There is no thought nobler…
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