This is a little video showing what earth would look like if it had rings like Saturn. The first minute explains the orientation of the rings, and the next two show what the rings would look like from different cities around the world. It's pretty awesome. So awesome, in fact, I just wrote a petition to God asking for our own rings. I'll let you know what he says.
UPDATE: He said no, but I'm still the handsomest man he ever made. You can't argue with the Creator!
Space: I've lived there. It was pretty cool. Never been to Saturn though, although I did regretfully visit Uranus once. Fine, TWICE. Just kidding -- your butt's mad nasty! This is a video fly-by of Saturn created from photos taken by the Cassini space probe. I watched it ... / Continue →
SolarBeat is little website that shows the planets in our solar system orbiting the sun and making a little "ding!" every time they complete a circuit. You can mess with the tempo to alter the music, and if you speed it up all the way and sit around for like 40 years you can f... / Continue →
This is an amazing photograph of the earth (and moon) and Jupiter (and a few of its moons) in the same frame. Now I know what you're thinking, and no, God didn't take this one.
Sometimes the planets line up in such a way that you can see Earth and Jupiter in the same wide-ang... / Continue →