20 Gifs That Explain How Things Work Sometimes you just need an image to help you understand something. And if that image is in motion and shows you something that you otherwise would never see, all the better. Below is a set of animated gifs that show us how certain things work. What happens when we swallow. How keys and locks work. NASA’s 'Remastered' View of Europa Is The Best Yet Kinja is in read-only mode. We are working to restore service. And you know why they had to do this? Because: Expand
If the Moon Were Only 1 Pixel - A tediously accurate map of the solar system Mercury Venus Earth Philographics — Genis Carreras Philographics Philographics is a series of posters that explain big ideas in simple shapes. They are the result of combining the world of philosophy with graphic design. You can get the entire set of 95 designs as a book or a selection of them as posters. Cart - 0 items
An "Impenetrable Barrier" Protects The Earth From Killer Electrons Kinja is in read-only mode. We are working to restore service. Expand and here I thought it was the trees... Flagged White Privilege, Explained in One Simple Comic White privilege can be a tricky thing for people to wrap their heads around. If you’ve ever called out white privilege before, chances are you’ve heard responses like “But I’m didn’t ask to be born white!” or “You’re being reverse racist.” The next time that happens, just show the nay-sayer this succinct comic by Jamie Kapp explaining what white privilege is — and what it isn’t. Read more on white privilege and institutionalized racism at Jamie Kapp’s Tumblr page. Jamie Kapp is a 19-year old artist.
A Vision Of Deep Space Exploration That Will Give You Chills Kinja is in read-only mode. We are working to restore service. As one of the more significant scientists of the last hundred years, Carl Sagan deserves to at least have his name spelled correctly. :) But otherwise, great post. The video gives me chills.
The Size of the Earth Compared to Other Objects in Space Here are some great pictures showing the size of the earth in comparison to other objects in space. I shared these in church yesterday as part of a sermon on Psalm 8. You can click on the pictures to see a larger version.