The Katering Show is fun and different
The Wizard of Oz experiment.
Why there are 28 days in February (amazing how much amazing is all around us but we see past).
Firewatch has been smoldering for some time and hopefully will create a unique atmosphere.  The concept art is beautiful. The idea of working as a fire lookout is lovely and unfortunately, at this point, an anachronism.

We are all in the gutter, but some of us are looking at the stars.
– Lady Windermere syndrome

Harry Clarke illustration
Schwarzschild Black Hole

Don Pettit

, on June 26, 2012

Don Pettit is an astronaut who does cool stuff during his free time while in space, like writingexperimenting, introducing video games, and taking photographs. His wikipedia page has more useful information and links to check out if interested.
Bonus photo after the break.

Bel in druppel

Bel in druppel by André Kuipers.
Bonus: how to recreate this image using tools you can find at home.
Okay, new post about Don Pettit.

Infrared Carina Nebula

, on February 8, 2012

This newly sewed image was taken in the IR spectrum “using the HAWK-I camera on ESO’s Very Large Telescope”. Check out this comparison to the visual spectrum image.
The Large JPEG is a starry 13092×8926 pixels (117 megapixels!).
The ESO site has a myriad of other space related imagery, and even RSS feeds.

Mitch and Gordon

, , on December 6, 2011

Misunderstood Mitch and Gordon Cooper, an unlikely combination.

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