The Known Universe

The following is an extraordinary video detailing the dimensions of our universe. It’s entitled The Known Universe. If you haven’t seen it, then prepare your mind: you’re headed for the boggle point! Unfortunately, I must leave it in a smaller format while it’s on my main page because my theme uses columns. View it directly […]

Live from Space

I just had to share this with you. Here is a live feed of the International Space Station’s Earth Viewing Experiment. The Station orbits the planet at over 17,000 mph—or 5 miles per second!—and experiences a sunrise every 92 minutes. If you see grey, it means the cameras are toggling; and if you see black, […]

“Hard Candy Christmas”

This week The ‘Mike’ is reflecting on Christmas music. I’d like to share this one with you before starting. You might know it already—“Hard Candy Christmas” by the great Dolly Parton. I love this song. It’s a tender tear-jerker, not unlike Dolly’s delicate voice and emotional delivery. A ‘hard candy Christmas’ described the holiday for a […]