1 02, 2018

Eye of Sauron Seen over the Antartica! (or maybe its the sun)

By | 2018-02-01T18:26:04+00:00 February 1st, 2018|Features, Science & Space|

BREAKING NEWS: Sauron, the lord of darkness - also known as the Necromancer - long thought dead has reappeared over Antarctica. Using his go-to guise of a large disembodied eye, Sauron has been seen gathering followers from the surrounding area. As the area is frozen, desolate tundra the followers have [...]

30 06, 2017

Jovey McJupiterface (or Ego the Living Planet is Real): NASA Image of the Day

By | 2017-06-30T15:23:41+00:00 June 30th, 2017|Science & Space|

Fist let's get this out of the way and mention that scientist Jason Major titled this image “Jovey McJupiterface” because scientists are awesome in so, so many ways. The second thing we need to address is the fact that Ego the Living Planet is real! As everyone knows Ego the Living [...]

9 03, 2017

A Mass of Viscous Flow Features: NASA Image of the Day

By | 2017-03-11T18:49:35+00:00 March 9th, 2017|Science & Space|

Usually when ones hears the words "viscous flow" you are not expecting to see something beautiful. No, usually it is preceded by the question: "Does this look infected?" and followed by the answer: "Dude, you should see a doctor." But in this case it's actually quite stunning. Images taken by [...]

11 02, 2017

Brilliant Star Death in “Rotten Egg” Nebula: NASA Image of the Day

By | 2017-02-11T14:09:00+00:00 February 11th, 2017|Science & Space|

Goodnight Miss Calabash Nebula, wherever you are! (If you get that joke, congratulations! You're old). So here is another example of the universe being beautiful in the throws of death. I mean, if you're a sun and you're gonna die it might as well be spectacular right? Also, this particular "star [...]

29 12, 2016

Cosmic Winter Wonderland: NASA Image of the Day

By | 2016-12-29T19:47:04+00:00 December 29th, 2016|Science & Space|

Normally I would say something snarky or goofy here but this image speaks for itself really, no need to embellish with my customary silliness. It's stunning. Just a great example of the Universe being awesome. And here, at the end of a particularly terrible, tragic, unhappy year, we could all use a [...]

12 12, 2016

Mars Is a Chocolate Bar: NASA Image of the Day

By | 2016-12-12T22:26:43+00:00 December 12th, 2016|Science & Space|

In absolutely stunning news the folks at the Jet Propulsion Laboratory have discovered that the surface of Mars is actually a giant candy bar - chocolate to be precise. Deep, flowing oceans of creamy milk chocolate swirl between vast chunks of solid chocolate smoothed into rounded edges over a millennia [...]

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