Shamelessly stolen from a friend's Instagram story, because I thought it was lovely!

Mauna Kea 

Mauna Kea 

RT @airandspace
Here's something you don't see every day: All three #Apollo11 spacesuits, photographed side-by-side for the first time since the mission, in celebration of #Apollo50 (Order: Aldrin, Collins, Armstrong)  #AirSpacePhoto

Very often, I forget that my title is actually Dr. But I should probably try to remember more often, because it's quite a nice gender-neutral title.

BBC radio, David Attenborough, Life on Earth, 2019 

"Illium" was another name for the city of Troy

"-ad" is a suffix that can be used to mean "the story of"

Therefore "The Illiad" is properly translated as; drumroll please...

Troy Story

Gosh, Chopin's nocturne in Eβ™­ is probably one of my favourite melodies in the entire world. πŸ’š

This playlist also has a performance of the first movement from Beethoven's Moonlight sonata (the famous one). Unfortunately, one of the keys on the piano needs to be fixed. Bad voicing, maybe from a misaligned hammer? I'm not sure. I'm no piano expert. But I noticed it and now I can't un-notice it!

Which is a pity, because it bugs me, and the melody is otherwise really nicely played.

I have a really lovely piano solo version of い぀も何度でも from Spirited Away on my phone and it's honestly delightful.

Sadly, I don't know where I've acquired it from but it doesn't include the name of the performer. And I really need to find out!

Be a little nicer than you usually would today in honor of a professor that would come in on sundays to give students cookies and tell them everything would be ok while they cried

In spoken English, the phrase "I never said you drank my tea" can have seven different implied meanings, depending on which word you place emphasis on. 🍡

"Singapore is fortifying its defences against climate change, with $400 million being pumped into upgrading and maintaining its drains over the next two years, and $10 million more channelled into studying sea level rise.
[I]n the rare scenario that high mean sea levels, high tide and high surge all occur at the same time, sea levels could rise almost 4m above the current mean [...]"

#Singapore #ClimateChange #GlobalWarming

Do not reach for the stars. They are gargantuan balls of hot plasma and nuclear fusion reactions. Waste of time.

Crimes Pay But Botany Doesn't is one of the most meaningful youtube accounts. It is only POV shots of walking through plants with a former Chicago biker talking about the different plants with notes like 'climate change you call it natural well that comet that came and destroyed the earth was also natural'
And the species genus of the plant across the screen

Icon. I guarantee he is better than Ranger Rick at getting people to care about nature

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