NOTE: Big-ass version HERE in case you're in the market for a new wallpaper. Me? I'm in the market eating grapes so I don't have to pay for them.
Eye candy -- that's what I was getting at in the title. "Jesus, we're not stupid." Haha! Some of you totally are is the thing. This is a shot taken by the Mars Spirit rover in 2005 of what a sunset looks like on our neighbor to the
east west further from the sun. It's been around (like a hussy!), so maybe you've seen it before. That's cool. What's NOT cool is racing to the comments to tell me you've seen it before (other people haven't, God!), it's old, and I suck at my job. That -- that's the kind of talk that hurts a blogger's feelings. Feelings, LOL! I haven't felt anything in years. HAVE AT IT YOU FESTERING CHOADS.
Sunset on Mars [nasa] (with a lil more info)
Sunset On Mars [buzzfeed]
Thanks to Tom, who's the real one to blame here. Yeah -- WTF TOM?!
Mars rover Opportunity's (Spirit's twin) 3-year, 13-mile trek (you slowpoke!) packed into a 3-minute video of time-lapse snapshots? You got it! Plus cooties. TAG, YOU'RE IT! Circle circle, dot dot, now I've got my... "Tag-back!" SONOFA. It's terminal, isn't it?
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This is a shot from the High Resolution Stereo Camera (HRSC) aboard the European Space Agency's Mars Express Orbiter, showing Marineris Canyon, the largest and deepest canyon system known to man. But not aliens.
Stretching across the equatorial Martian highlands for some 2,... / Continue →
Holy shit it's a smiley face.
This is a high-definition video (created using photographs) of the Mars rover Curiosity landing on the red planet. That's not it in the picture though, that's just the heat-shield being jettisoned. "The sign clearly said 'NO DUMPING'" I imagine ... / Continue →