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A Supercell Thunderstorm Over Texas

I’m struck by this beautiful video of majestic and ominous clouds swirling about the Texas plains. >> Astronomy Picture of the Day, June 18 2013

Explore the Milky Way from your computer

From the Google Chrome Experiments comes 100,000 Stars, a virtual tour of our Milky Way galaxy. This is one of the most awe-inspiring experiences I’ve ever had with a web browser. Go play and wonder. >> 100,000 Stars | Chrome Experiments

Time Lapse + Endeavour + Los Angeles

Space Shuttle Endeavour passes through Los Angeles in time-lapse. >> Mission 26 The Big Endeavour from Givot on Vimeo.

The Avocado Cuber

File this in both “Product Design” and “Why Didn’t I Think Of That?” >> Link: Avocado Cuber (and Avocado Pit Removal Tool and Avo Saver and Avocado Knife) | Unclutterer

Hello, World! The Whole Universe In One Photo

From the frontiers of astronomy, a galactic bird’s eye view of the universe: Made up of more than 2.7 million images taken at four infrared wavelengths of light, the new image captures everything from nearby asteroids to distant galaxies. I must admit, it’s easy to get turned around. I’m still looking for the little “I …

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Adolf Eichmann’s capture, as told by the Mossad

For the first time in its notoriously secretive history, the Mossad — Israel’s intelligence service — has opened its vaults to the public. In cooperation with an Israeli museum, the Mossad curated documents and artifacts pertaining to the capture and trial of Adolf Eichmann, one of the Nazi’s chief architects of the Holocaust. Visitors can …

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