The power of a picture to open minds.

I received this video clip on my phone and in a rare instance, really wanted to share it (originally from Huffpost somewhere/when). A photographer named Platon talks about how a photograph he took without even realising some details about what he was shooting turned out to be not just uniquely powerful, but also showed how…

A Beautiful Idea: Why Explore Space?

It’s good to be home! After a week sweltering in China for work and turning into a human puddle in 80% humidity, it’s nice to be back in Delhi… where I can swelter and turn into a puddle in 70% humidity…  Anyway, my heat-woes aside, I’m kicked to be sharing this with you folks something…

Hubble spots the Eye of Sauron! In Space!?!

Floating at the centre of this new Hubble image is a lidless purple eye, staring back at us through space. This ethereal object, known officially as [SBW2007] 1 but sometimes nicknamed SBW1, is a nebula with a giant star at its centre. The star was originally twenty times more massive than our Sun, and is…

Tree life is stranger than fiction

We’ve all heard these cliched adages growing up: “Life is sometimes stranger than fiction.” or, “Life imitates art” or, “seeing is believing.” … … Thing is, what I’m sharing here today pretty much makes all of these cliches utterly true – except the last one to a point, because even when you see this it’s…

Incredible Images from the ISS (image-gallery)

I had to share this with you guys – it’s a gallery of a selection of pictures that I really liked. These are some of the ones that stood out the most for me out of a spell-binding collection that are posted over at triggerpit: On September 22, 2010, with the departure of the Expedition…

>Major Male Ego-boostage!!

>Hey all, saw this pic and couldnt help myself! i mean for most guys this would be pretty close to the ultimate toilet! Not thats what you call an ego boost!