- Artists’ drawings of the planets at Experience the Planets (via Bad Astronomy)
- Cartoon: The evil homeopath (via @astrodicticum)
- Cartoon: When birds twitter
- A volcanic eruption on the Kuril Islands, photographed from the Space Shuttle (via @BadAstronomer):
(Image: NASA Earth Observatory)
- More great photos taken from the shuttle at The Big Picture
- Photos of fighter jets breaking the sound barrier (via @grantimahara)
- The Baloney Detection Kit (via Astrodicticum)
- A list of gods that Christians and atheists don’t believe in (via Diax’s Rake)
- A Unified Quantum Theory of the Sexual Interaction
“Warning: while this is maybe kinda sorta NSFW, it is absolutely not safe for math/physics-phobes. This is high-level jokery about low-level topics,” says Phil Plait (=via).
- Big pictures of Mercury and the Messenger probe.
- A universal size comparison (via Bad Astronomy):