Check Out The Largest-Ever 3D Map of the Universe (Video)
Aug 10, 2012 17:19
Imagine a map so big that it makes entire galaxies look like floating dust particles? That's what you can expect from this newly released clip featuring an animated flight through the universe. Hailed as the largest-ever 3D map of the universe, it even includes galaxies that date back seven billion years (around 400,000 galaxies or so):
To achieve this, an association of two dozen universities from around the world called Sloan Digital Sky Survey III used a massive wide-angle optical telescope at New Mexico’s Apache Point Observatory to record the cosmos bit by bit, which were then used to piece together an unprecedented look at our universe. And just in case you still can't visualize how big this thing really is, each of these galaxy is hundreds of thousands of light years side-to-side.
Believe it or not, but this guy is actually make some real music. Jorge Perez is an expert in the drums. Or the ass-drum. Here he is with his 'drum set' made up of human body parts. Needless to say, the video is pretty NSFW: Read more
Farts often lead to social embarrassment, and make us feel extremely uncomfortable. However, there were people who recorded these farting incidents in the scroll called He-Gassen (The Fart Battle). The scroll is just about people farting. It also has a few drawings to ridicule westerners towards the end of the Edo period, with images showing the westerners blown away by Japanese farts. Check out some of the drawings here: Read more