The 4th to last star is the reddish one in Orion’s shoulder. If you were to fly in a fast 747 around the earth without stopping it would take something like 40 hours. If you were to do the same trip around the final star in this animation it would take about 1300 years.
Archive for March, 2007
The last couple of weeks I’ve noticed this praying mantis hiding beneath one of my passionfruit leaves. I discovered it clasping an alive-and-kicking cicada in a super-ninja hold. It spent the following hours slowly eating into it until all that was left was a husk and two wings and a praying mantis with an enormously distended belly.