1. "Sure as the most certain sure,
    plumb in the uprights,
    well entretied, braced in the beams,
    Stout as a horse, affectionate, haughty, electrical,
    I and this mystery here we stand."
    — W.W.
  2. The view from the john

  3. flight-to-mars:

    Battle For The Planet of The Apes (1973) (Italy)

    (Source: megatrip, via piratetreasure)

  6. People get all worked up about the fake-amazing things in astronomy, but not the really amazing things

    Tagged #supermoon #xkcd
  7. Dept of education of new york. They are serious about this

  10. Couldn’t resist

  12. Tagged #doge
  14. xysciences:

    The largest known star in the universe, compared to Earth.

    In order of appearance - Earth, Sol (Our Sun), Sirius, Betelgeuse, Canis Majoris. 

    Canis Majoris is in fact so large, that if it were to replace our own sun the star itself would extend outwards past the orbit of Jupiter.

    [Click for more interesting science facts and gifs]

    (via the-actual-universe)