Wonderful long exposure photographs taken by astronaut Don Pettit. While there are many photos like these taken from the perspective of the Earth’s surface, Pettit’s images are unique in that they incorporate the passing blur of entire illuminated cities, aurora, and the sporadic flashes of lightening from thunderstorms. Check out many more photos from the series here.
Credit: Don Pettit/ NASA
I Was Going To Reblog That Post Until I Saw The String Of “You Are Heartless If You Don’t Reblog This” Comments And Now I’m Scrolling Past It Out Of Spite
a musical number written, arranged, and choreographed by me
The New York Public Library released over 20,000 maps, all available to download and use in the public domain.
(muffled sad charlie brown plays in the distance)
Saw this old lady fight off a mugger today in SF.
New York City. 1975. Thelonious Monk performing at the Newport Jazz Festival.
Instructive animated graphic is instructive.
Albus, a beautiful photography series that explores the aesthetics of Albinism in contrast with the idealized perception of beauty. Thando Hopa, the model is a South African legal prosecutor and now fashion model, uses her new-found fame to negate the taboo surrounding albinism.
The Today show described the Rolling Stone cover as “controversial” because the cover’s designer decided to include John Hancock’s signature on the bottom, even though he didn’t sign the Constitution.
I thought something like that would be called a gaffe or a goof-up or a mistake; it’s not like there’s a group of conspiracy theorists who believe Hancock actually did sign the US Constitution but his enemies had it erased for whatever reason.