Not one of your pertinent ancestors was squashed, devoured, drowned, starved, stranded, stuck fast, untimely wounded, or otherwise deflected from its life’s quest of delivering a tiny charge of genetic material to the right partner at the right moment in order to perpetuate the only possible sequence of hereditary combinations that could result — eventually, astoundingly, and all too briefly — in you. — Bill Bryson, A Short History of Nearly Everything (via thedragoninmygarage)
Do yourself a favor and read this spectacular piece on our unconscious biases.
Assembly by AbstractedEye
Steam Engine, West Virginia
photo via nick
Sunrise Soap Bubble, Norway
photo via judy
I wish we lived in a world where this wasn’t such homogenously-gendered and mostly pale-skinned crew, but we can’t change history. We can only change what the next generation will look like.
Still love these guys with all my atoms, tho :)
(Source: punksnothead, via sagansense)