And now, a moment for us to be humbled by our place in the universe.
Carl Sagan’s birthday would have been today. The astronomer is known for many things, but video games? Not really! But he gave the medium some thought, especially when it came to one of his most famous novels, Contact.
“There’s just a tremendously exciting prospect called solar sailing. [It] travels on the radiation and particles that come out of the sun, the wind from the sun. Because it has a constant acceleration, it can get you around the inner part of the solar system a lot faster...than the usual sorts of rocket propulsion.”
Sometimes in our workaday life, we get dragged down by the little things in life — the humdrum of it all. We often forget that there's a sublime universe of limitless icons out there.
The Miiverse is full of amazing and creative output, but If I had to choose one board that consistently impresses me, it's the Netflix community. Not only is it full of truly talented people, it's surprisingly varied in subject matter. Everything on Netflix is fair game, from Large Marge to Jay Sherman.