NASA’s SDO satellite captured these ultra-high definition images of the Transit of Venus across the face of the sun on June 6th from space. The last transit was in 2004 and the next pair of events will not happen again until the year 2117 and 2125.

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Chicago.

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American Photo:

The aftermath of a 2010 toxic waste spill in Western Hungary, which killed nine people and forced the evacuation of thousands. The material, released from an aluminum factory, has left a permanent mark on the villages in its path.

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Salt.

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My friend Rob just got back from New Zealand with photos. More here.

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New Cards Against Humanity photos from the very talented Lucy Hewett.

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36 Copyrighted Suns by Penelope Umbrico

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The Space Shuttle Endeavor as seen from the Intracoastal Waterway Bridge in Ponte Vedra, Florida, 115 miles from the launch pad.

This was the final scheduled night launch of the space shuttle program.

The shuttles are grounded indefinitely, and House Republicans are planning to reduce NASA’s funding - they oppose the organization’s research into global warming.

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