Tuesday, January 18, 2011

Awesomest Image du Jour XXV

There's a beautiful Earth out tonight....


Found this at Futility Closet.  There's an accompanying quote from Astronaut Edgar Mitchell, who relates how petty international politics seem when confronted with a view like the one above.  Here's the money quote:  You want to grab a politician by the scruff of the neck and drag him a quarter of a million miles out and say, "Look at that, you son of a bitch."

Indeed.

[Source:  some cool guy named "Hugh" via Futility Closet.]