Pale Blue Dot
Ms. Frizzle on science. 

Ms. Frizzle on science. 

This is an incredible time lapse of Hawaii’s volcanoes. 

Duchamp Was Here

Duchamp Was Here

My reaction to reading Answers in Genesis (in Gif form)

Alka-Seltzer inserted into the water in zero gravity

Alka-Seltzer inserted into the water in zero gravity

WOW. This is an amazing time-lapse of a stellar explosion from the Hubble Space Telescope.

What causes the smell of old and new books? Here is the chemistry of one of my favorite smells. 

What causes the smell of old and new books? Here is the chemistry of one of my favorite smells. 

One of the best (and quickest) introductions to evolution that you will ever see. I highly recommend showing this to children and others who are not familiar with this incredibly important theory.

Ideas don’t deserve dignity. People deserve dignity.
Peter Boghossian
There are more people living inside this circle than outside of it, according to this map.
“Amazingly, the numbers check out. The world population, according to the U.S. Census Bureau, is roughly 7,083,460,000. The countries in the circle are …
China: 1,349,585,838 people (per the Census again)India: 1,220,800,359Indonesia: 251,160,124Bangladesh: 163,654,860Japan: 127,253,075Philippines: 105,720,644Vietnam: 92,477,857Thailand: 67,448,120Burma: 55,167,330South Korea: 48,955,203Nepal: 30,430,267Malaysia: 29,628,392North Korea: 24,720,407Taiwan: 23,299,716Sri Lanka: 21,675,648Cambodia: 15,205,539Laos: 6,695,166Mongolia: 3,226,516Bhutan: 725,296
… which adds up to a grand total of 3,637,830,357, or roughly 51.4 percent of the global population. (The circle also appears to include parts of Russia and Pakistan, which I haven’t included, and may have cut off a bit of northwest China.)”
Source: http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/worldviews/wp/2013/05/07/map-more-than-half-of-humanity-lives-within-this-circle/

There are more people living inside this circle than outside of it, according to this map.

Amazingly, the numbers check out. The world population, according to the U.S. Census Bureau, is roughly 7,083,460,000. The countries in the circle are …

China: 1,349,585,838 people (per the Census again)
India: 1,220,800,359
Indonesia: 251,160,124
Bangladesh: 163,654,860
Japan: 127,253,075
Philippines: 105,720,644
Vietnam: 92,477,857
Thailand: 67,448,120
Burma: 55,167,330
South Korea: 48,955,203
Nepal: 30,430,267
Malaysia: 29,628,392
North Korea: 24,720,407
Taiwan: 23,299,716
Sri Lanka: 21,675,648
Cambodia: 15,205,539
Laos: 6,695,166
Mongolia: 3,226,516
Bhutan: 725,296

… which adds up to a grand total of 3,637,830,357, or roughly 51.4 percent of the global population. (The circle also appears to include parts of Russia and Pakistan, which I haven’t included, and may have cut off a bit of northwest China.)”

Source: http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/worldviews/wp/2013/05/07/map-more-than-half-of-humanity-lives-within-this-circle/