Monday, April 9

.: Lakes & Oceans n' Dr. Tyson

Randall Munroe's "Lakes and Oceans" has everything you need to cultivate an appreciation for the vasty depths and the ocean blue.
Click pic for full-sized chart

Dr. Neil deGrasse Tyson's (@neiltyson) Tweets:

Apollo in 1969. Shuttle in 1981. Nothing in 2011. Our space program would look awesome to anyone living backwards thru time.

If gridiron were a timeline, w/ Big Bang at one goal, then cavemen to now spans thickness of single turf-blade at other goal.

Need a distraction today? Not only does 12+1=11+2, but the letters "twelve plus one" rearrange to give you "eleven plus two"

I've come to conclude that Fettucini Alfredo is just Mac-and-Cheese for food snobs.

It's just unfair that "a lot" is still two words, yet "inasmuch" "heretofore" "unforeseen" & "stomachache" are each one.

If you removed all the arteries, veins, & capillaries from a person's body, and tied them end-to-end...the person will die.

If the surviving miners are heroes (rather than victims) then what do you call the NASA & Chilean Engineers who saved them?

Just to settle it once and for all: Which came first the Chicken or the Egg? The Egg -- laid by a bird that was not a Chicken

Geek e-mail signoff: No trees were killed to send this message, but a large number of electrons were terribly inconvenienced.

A bullet fired level from a gun will hit ground at same time as a bullet dropped from the same height. Do the Physics.

TheBigBangTheory: When geeky scientists can be main characters in a hit primetime series, you know there's hope for the world

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