“Space is big. Really big. You just won’t believe how vastly hugely mindbogglingly big it is. I mean you may think it’s a long way down the road to the chemist’s, but that’s just peanuts to space.”
I knew the aurora was beautiful, and it was kinda always on the bucket list, but this video makes me want to move it way, way up the list. Majestic.
This … 14 year old? How old is a freshman? Anyway, this kid in high school who is only 6’2″ has the most insane hops I’ve ever seen – and the kid can dunk:
I wanna learn trampolining purely so I can set this up and do it one day:
People are Awesome 2011:
For all them coder girls:
A tribute to Michael Jackson, Web mashup style: Oh Internet, how you surprise me daily.
So I’ve been watching NBA recently, thanks to the manna-from-heaven that is One HD, Australia’s first 24/7 Free to Air sports channel (NBA, IPL, AFL in Sydney… this channel defines awesome – clever move, Channel 10). And yesterday, the most amazing finish to a basketball game I’ve ever seen, or at least not through replays – Cleveland Cavaliers are down by 2 points to Orlando Magic, 1 second to go, home game, second of the best-of-7 semi-final. They’ve just called a timeout, and when the clock starts again LeBron James, MVP, the figurehead of the Cavs, steps up and lands a buzzer-beater 3 point shot that cements his rep as both MVP and “King James”.
This shit is epic, son: