Carl Sagan’s words are always worth hearing.
Love the way this video illuminates them + the continuing promise of space exploration.
Johann Georg Leinberger, 1729 - 1731.
Death blowing bubbles.
Every time I read/view this, I laugh.
Skeletor Affirmations (by ghoulnextdoor)
"WE IMPROVE OURSELVES BY VICTORIES OVER OURSELVES. THERE MUST BE CONTESTS, AND WE MUST WIN."
I make playlists as a form of meditation
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