The sheer vastness of the universe is incomprehensible to us. We simply cannot conceptualize size and space on such a scale. Take our solar system for example. It is rather humbling to look at a map and see earth, the largest thing we know, being dwarfed in comparison to Jupiter, and Jupiter being dwarfed in … Continue reading Just How Big Is Our Universe?
It was my last week in Spain and I was in the midst of visiting all those places I had put off seeing since arriving there. Let me tell you that condensing fun into a tight and efficient schedule is the furthest thing from fun. When you live somewhere you don’t visit the local sights, … Continue reading Unsolicited Pleasures
The cookie in my fingers started to feel a bit feeble. I figured I had a few more seconds, tops, to retrieve the sunken cookie out of my coffee, lest the one in my fingers suffer the same fate as his fallen companion. I was seated at an outdoor cafe in Chiclayo, Peru, and was … Continue reading Someone’s Gotta Get Stabbed