"when ALL God's children will be able to sing ... 'Thank God Almighty, we are free at last!'" ~::~ How sad that so many people who quote Dr. King have no idea what true freedom is nor the payment required for that Almighty God to provide it. The 15 best quotes from Martin Luther King's "I Have a Dream" speech | Deseret News
22 Maps That Show How Americans Speak English Totally Differently from Each Other -- Map 7: "Y'all" -- This is the deepest and most obvious linguistic divide in America. It's also an example of how everyone in south Florida pronounces things in the northern U.S. style.
"The Soul Nebula" in the constellation Cassiopeia, "usually imaged next to its celestial neighbor the Heart Nebula." Red in this photo "due to the emission of a specific color of light emitted by excited hydrogen gas." -- Red, the Soul and the Heart, Cassiopeia : there's some significant corollaries going on there.
Map of American English Dialects -- Another interesting attempt to quantify patterns and verbal distinctives. "...lowest prestige ... highest prestige - For this reason, schools try to rid children of the local dialects they learned from their family and friends in favor of a more prestigious one." -::- I, for one, am fascinated by the plethora of dialectical differences and the history, the community they imply. Only when we won't trust outside our own do they become impediments.
Full Moon Silhouettes by Mark Gee - "a real time video of the moon rising over the Mount Victoria Lookout in Wellington, New Zealand. People had gathered up there this night to get the best view possible of the moon rising. I captured the video from 2.1km away on the other side of the city. It's something that I've been wanting to photograph for a long time now, and a lot of planning and failed attempts had taken place. Finally, during moon rise on the 28th January 2013."
Visual distinction between the moon at its closest (perigee) and farthest (apogee) points from earth -- a distance of about 50,000 kilometers (roughly 31,000 miles), or over 5.5 times the length of the Great Wall of China, or nearly 13 trips between Manhattan, NY, and San Diego, CA.