With autumn on the horizon, this graphic looks at the chemicals behind the myriad colours of autumn leaves; bigger version & download here: http://wp.me/p4aPLT-sn
Apparently there are places in the world where this is starting to happen? I wouldn’t know since Austin still has the summer dial turned up to like 8.5, and our trees don’t so much “change color” as “exhaustedly whither into a brown winter dormancy as if finally exhaling after the release of soul-crushing weight.”
This color-changing thing sounds nice though, I hope to check it out sometime!
PS - “Autumnal carotenoids” would make a great indie band name.
Mesmerizing planes avoid thunderstorm-strikes at the world’s busiest airport, Atlanta-Hartsfield.
So cool. Read about the giant underground cistern…
the only thing you need to know about public school is that people go hard as shit during classroom jeopardy review games. there are no friends here
season 1 picard: how do we contemplate the powers of the Q being? do we dare oppose it?
season 2-7 picard: get the fuck off my bridge or so help me