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New Zealand Book Council Ad

December 1, 2009

I am usually not an ad collector, but from time to time there are amazing ones. Such is the case of this breathtaking ad by Colenso BBDO for the New Zealand Book Council.


Meteor Lights Up Pretoria Sky

November 28, 2009

CCTV: footage of a meteor spotted over the skies of Gauteng, South Africa on the 21st of November 2009

What Earth Would Look Like With Rings Like Saturn

November 23, 2009

Carbon copies

September 16, 2009


Who is most reponsible for carbon emissions? The Economist reports:
In its annual “World Development Report” published on Tuesday September 15th, the World Bank notes that … rich countries’ 1 billion people emit far more on a per person basis compared with the 4.2 billion people who live in middle-income countries. The report notes that by reducing their own heavy carbon footprints and investing in new technology, rich countries would be more effective in persuading poorer countries to do likewise.

Into Perspective, The Real Frontier

September 10, 2009

Scorpius constellation
This is a planetary nebula 3,800 light-years away from us, from the Scorpius constellation. More just-released NASA images here.