"Old age comes on suddenly, and not gradually as is thought." Emily Dickinson
Powers of 10
The Once and Future King
"Do you all come here from different places?"
"Well, in parties, of course. There are some here from Siberia, some from Lapland and I can
see one or two from Iceland."
"But don't they fight each other for the pasture?"
"Dear me, you are a silly," she said. "There are no boundaries among the geese."
"What are boundaries, please?"
"Imaginary lines on the earth, I suppose. How can you have boundaries if you fly? Those ants
of yours--and the humans too--would have to stop fighting in the end, if they took to the
"I like fighting," said the Wart. "It is knightly."
"Because you're a baby."
Pale Blue Dot Revisited from the surface of Mars
Bonus Pic: Earth from Cassini near Saturn
The Earth through Saturn's rings, taken by Cassini. In 2014, how about remembering we're all on this dot together? pic.twitter.com/phbb9nD6— Marcus Chown (@marcuschown) February 6, 2014