Piracy, one of the worlds’ oldest professions, is still alive and well in parts of the world, including Somalia. Nearly three months ago, Somali pirates took as hostages the crew of a Danish cargo ship. Ransom has been paid and the crew has finally been freed. Thank goodness they are all safe and well.
I wish I were capable of hunting down pirates like this.
Audio Slide Show: Journey in Colorado
A self-discovery course takes combat into the Colorado mountains to help heal emotional scars.
“He insulted me, he hurt me, he defeated me, he robbed me.”
Those who think such things will not be free from hate.
Explanation: Are square A and B the same color? They are. Are too. To verify this, click on the above image to see them connected. The above illusion, called the same color illusion, illustrates that purely human observations in science may be ambiguous or inaccurate. Even such a seemingly direct perception as relative color. Similar illusions exist on the sky, such as the size of the Moon near the horizon, or the apparent shapes of astronomical objects. The advent of automated, reproducible, measuring devices such as CCDs have made science in general and astronomy in particular less prone to, but not free of, human-biased illusions.