The creation of a beautiful Tibetan Buddhist sand Mandela. These Mandela’s are created and then destroyed as a demonstration of the impermanence of the universe.
It’s all perception.
If you put a series of out of phase metronomes on a movable surface, they will synchronize themselves according to what is called a Kuramoto model of synchronization.
This is a great video about the accomplishments of the Hubble space telescope as it celebrates its 28th year in earth orbit. The discoveries made with it have fundamentally changed our understanding of the universe.
This is my favorite song bar none. Awaken by the band Yes. It inspires me in every way possible. Musically is beyond anything I have heard before until the present day. The first half of the song sounds very eastern almost Hindu in style. The second half sounds very western almost like a Catholic mass. The two half’s come together in a way that reminds me that spiritually both east and west believe in the same core values but in different styles and expression. No matter our differences we are all one.
Look out the chickens are singing and dancing. Run away!
Here is an article about the history of everyone’s favorite cookie. This makes me want to go cook up a batch right now.
This is an interesting article about how Africa’s oldest trees are dying and they don’t know why.
Today I had to take a Valium because I was having an uncomfortable medical procedure. Oh my goodness talk about being in another world. It was like being in a constant state of the whatever. After this experience of walking into walls for 3 hours I have no clue how people can take it everyday. I can’t imagine being non-functional as a way of life. It would be like working for the government.
A woman stands basked in the reflections of kaleidoscopic panes of glass in a mosque of Shīrāz, Fars.