Not so long ago... Iranian woman, 1960, before the Islamic Revolution.
NASA announced today that it has discovered the first "circumbinary planet"--a planet orbiting two stars. While the planet's officially called Kepler 16b, astronomers are already referring to it as Tatooine, after the home planet of Luke Skywalker in the Star Wars movies, which also had two suns (NASA even invited John Knoll of Industrial Light and Magic, the special-effects company behind Star Wars, to today's announcement).
Border between India and Pakistan is so brightly lit it can be seen from the satellite.
Space junk circling around the earth
This picture, by amateur photographer Bertrand Kulik, a concert violinist, of a lightning bolt appearing to strike the Eiffel Tower is included in an exhibition of images of lightning strikes across France being held in Issy L'evêque in Burgundy. Bertrand Kulik Paris, Eiffel Tower, Lightning, The Tourist, Towers, News, France, Storms, Mother Nature
Bolt from the blue
Banksy's painting on the separation wall, Palestine.
Homeless child, Croatia........the whole reason for my harsh reality board is for people to recognize the horrible things that happen in our world so that something may be done about it, rather than live our happy lives in ignorance of what happens around us. Homeless Children, Inspiration, Hands, Jesus, Croatia, Kids, Homes, Feelings, Human
Inside a bell at a pilgrimage site, Mingun, Myanmar/Burma