Good Thing of the Day:
A woman tells her dad he’s going to be a granddad.
I ALMOST CRASHED ON THE FREEWAY BECAUSE I REMEMBERED THIS AND WAS LAUGHING SO HARD
jesus christ this never gets old
THE BEST FUKNG VINE EVER
Gorgeous telescope timelapse makes you feel like you’re standing in Chile
As the chill of winter settles into the northern hemisphere, fantasies of down-south travel pervade a lot of people’s dreams. Well, here’s a virtual journey to warm climes for astronomy buffs: a beautiful, music-filled timelapse of several European Southern Observatory telescopes gazing at the heavens in Chile.
Uploaded in 2011 (but promoted this morning on ESO’s Twitter feed), the timelapse was taken by astrophotographers Stéphane Guisard (also an ESO engineer) and José Francisco Salgado (who is also an astronomer at Chicago’s Adler Planetarium.)
I’ve never related to anything more
Scientists Discover One of the Greatest Contributing Factors to Happiness
Watch this. Brilliantly done, it really moved me. Think about what you would do if you were part of this experiment.
"Chickens are like nature’s steady-cams. They posses the remarkable ability to keep their heads stable even as their bodies move around. And it all has to do with their eyes.
This anatomic feature is demonstrated to great effect in this newly released Mercedes commercial, which is presumably for some stability feature? We’re not really sure. We’re here for the chickens.” [x]
There are no words to describe how much this pleases me. None.
This is the literal best commercial.