Friday, July 10, 2009

Three Sources of Awe

It's weird, but I'm a little amazed that these exist. Not Carl Sagan amazed, but I still think that characters you can stack on top of one another are a neat idea. ̼⌂̺͛ᴖ̲̿ᴥ̲̿ᴖ̺͛⌂̼

Unicode doggies aside, the stars still probably reign as the best source of awe sense ancient times:

(There are a lot of similar videos on youtube. I recommend those discussing the Hubble Deep Field, if you can track them down.)

Though the wonder of the Internet is starting to become a serious contender:

And the general pace of human progress is also worth a marvel or two: