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  • November 18, 2014
    This handsome little devil is Zeus, a blind Western Screech Owl that lives at the Wildlife Learning Center in Symlar, California. That's only 30 minutes away, so I'm going to go visit him. We will become best friends, and live happily ever after in the highest tower of the ca... / Continue →
  • November 12, 2014
    Note: Larger version HERE because the world is beautiful if you don't count most humans. This is a shot from Iceland taken by photographer Maciej Winiarczyk that captures the Milky Way (top left), Aurora Borealis and the Bardarbunga volcano erupting all in a single photo. Bea... / Continue →
  • September 2, 2014
    These are the Galaxy bedding sets digitally printed and sold by Etsy seller CBedroom. They run $148 - $228 depending on bed size, and they also take custom orders. I've actually been looking for a new duvet cover for a while now, and I think I may have just found the one...on... / Continue →
  • August 28, 2014
    Note: Worthwhile larger version HERE. Full-res version available from NASA here (click the photo). This is a composite of 16 separate photos taken and stitched together by astronomer Dave Lane to create a panorama of the Milky Way Galaxy's central band above Silex Spring in... / Continue →
  • June 19, 2014
    This is Luna, a personal, app-enabled indoor planetarium that can project the real-time night sky as viewed from anywhere on earth. I wanna see what it looks like from Antarctica! "Meh, it's overrated." Don't you ruin this for me, penguin! The Luna is a real product coming ... / Continue →
  • June 12, 2014
    Note: Worthwhile larger version of the above pic HERE. This is the Enterprise, NASA's concept for a warp-drive spaceship capable of interstellar travel. Interstellar means between stars. So this is a spaceship that could travel between stars. Impressive, but I only need a s... / Continue →
  • April 28, 2014
    These are the $80 - $200 silk scarfs designed by Celine Semaan Vernon of Slow Factory using open-source images taken by NASA's Hubble Space Telescope. Plus they're organic and fair-trade and all that so you don't have to feel guilty about wearing one. But you should feel guil... / Continue →
  • March 6, 2014
    These are a handful of shots (and a video) taken by photographer Rocio Preciado of 12-year old Chewbacca the dachshund playing with his friends Han Solo and Darth Vader. Wait -- Darth Vader? Darth Vader doesn't have friends. If anything, Darth Vader only has frenemies who ar... / Continue →
  • February 26, 2014
    In rare good news, astrobiologists have determined the earth should be habitable for at least another 1.75-billion years. For reference, that's 1.75-billion years minus 50 years more than I care about. The research was led by Andrew Rushby, from UEA's school of Environmenta... / Continue →
  • February 20, 2014
    I can honestly say my skin has never been that smooth and blemish free. These are the $25 Big and Little Dipper Constellation Earrings created and sold by ThinkGeek. As they point out in the product description, the dippers aren't actually official constellations, they're ast... / Continue →