(Almost) real time wind map is very cool. Plus, I think I see the face of Chewbacca!

Check it out here. (Thanks Ian!)

The Higgs Boson Walks into a Church…

First: this.

“Cern scientists reporting from the Large Hadron Collider (LHC) have claimed the discovery of a new particle consistent with the Higgs boson.” (Also note the great quote by Hawking at the above link)

Via reddit, joke by Brian Mallow

Inside the museum warehouse. Amazing photo of the bird specimen storage room at the Smithsonian.

“This image, Chip Clark’s most requested photo, shows Roxie Laybourne, Smithsonian research associate, in front, with Birds Division collections staff members Beth Ann Sabo, James Dean, Bonnie Farmer, and Dawn Arculus, in 1992. The Museum holds the largest collection of vertebrate specimens in the world, with over 5.8 million specimens representing fishes, amphibians, reptiles, birds, and mammals. Photo by Chip Clark, Smithsonian Institution”

By Chip Clark (via Eve Rickert)

Best dinosaur light show ever!

By Darren Pearson (aka Darius Twin), via the Visual News.

Hey guys, check it out! WORM HOLE!

By Left-Handed Toons.

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