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“Cosmos” as Choose-Your-Own-Adventure

Accountant and Cosmos aficionado Callum Sutherland has remixed the landmark Carl Sagan documentary Cosmos into a “Choose-Your-Own-Adventure” style video series called Imagination. You have to have Flash installed, and YouTube Annotations enabled for it to work (these are both set up properly by default for most people); once once you’ve got those going, it’s [...]

Your Morning Mind-Blow with Carl Sagan

It’s rare that the deep thoughts of a world-class astronomer and thinker can be reduced to three and four-minute bite-sized chunks understandable to anyone and yet still rather profound — but Sagan had a talent for reducing his outsized thoughts to something concentrated and digestible. Though his topics are huge in scope and wide-ranging in [...]