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john ashbrook
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I'm a writer. And I talk a bit.
I'm a writer. And I talk a bit.

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So far as we know - ALL of the life in The Universe is right here, on this tiny planet. All of it. The only minds in the whole cosmos which can begin to understand how rare and unlikely life is ... Are ours. Does that not make you feel extraordinarily precious?

Symphony of Science - 'Our Place in the Cosmos' (ft. Sagan, Dawkins, Kaku, Jastrow)

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Remember seeing this at school? Blew my head off (in the days long before CGI) and ... Yeah ... It still does! Powers of Ten

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mostly swam 1300 metres this evening ... Or just over 3/4 of a mile in English money. My technique of lying still in the water and letting the Earth rotate under me is working a treat.
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This image was sent to the Jim Henson Company shortly after his death by one of Disney's illustrators.... via Ashley Denton

Disney artists Joe Lanzisero and Tim Kirk drew this tribute, which appeared in the Summer 1990 issue of WD Eye — Walt Disney Imagineering’s employee magazine.

Stop BBC Four becoming just another re-run channel. Come on - it gave us Charlie Brooker for God's sake! Sign the petition. They need 50,000 signatures by end of play today! http://ht.ly/6nuIv Charlie Brooker excepted, obviously.

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This is aces ... Evil Robot Bill and Ted. Laputa's Robot Soldier. Dredd's ABC Warrior ... even, God help us, Dick Spanner!

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If someone isn't paying Jeff Yorkes to do this professionally - They're missing out big time: http://vimeo.com/27292220

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Aaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaagh ... Deep breath ... Aaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaagh ...

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Why, as Graham Linehan doubtless would concede, this is delightful ... Three and a half million people got there ahead of me, but I finally found it too! Now so can you ...
Symphony of Science - 'We Are All Connected' (ft. Sagan, Feynman, deGrasse Tyson & Bill Nye)
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