Wednesday, December 29, 2010

Via Lawdog, this video of voiceovers of animals by BBC chaps.

I laughed until I cried.

Friday, December 24, 2010

Meowy Christmas...

Europe vs. the USA

I've heard that the essential difference between Europeans and Americans is that Americans think a hundred years is a long time, and Europeans think a hundred miles is a long distance.

I can't think of an easy way to demonstrate the time aspect, but this graphic of Europe superimposed over a map of the US sure illustrates the distance part of it.

Grab the red dot to drag the map around.


Tuesday, December 21, 2010

Time lapse of eclipse

I wish we had had clear skies last night. Getting up at 0130 for nothing was a bit of a downer.

Here's the full eclipse: