this is far too mesmerizing not to reblog
everything changed when the water tribe attacked
When you stop to realize that almost everything in this video is created by the patient efforts of either wind or water, it makes you step back and say “wow” just that much louder.
Your evening moment of zen: Landscapes: Volume 3 by Dustin Farrell
Carbon Planets Turn Earth’s Chemistry on Its Head
Scientists have discovered exoplanets where carbon, relatively rare on Earth, might be as common as dirt.
“… Life-forms on a carbon planet—if they exist—would little resemble the oxygen-dependent organisms of Earth. Precious oxygen would prove valuable as a fuel in much the same way that humans covet hydrocarbon fuels on Earth, says Marc Kuchner of the NASA Goddard Space Flight Center. Even courtship customs would be worlds apart from ours. “You would not be impressed if someone gave you a diamond ring,” Kuchner muses. “If your suitor showed up with a glass of water, that would be really exciting.”