Well, it looks as though Pluto may not be the last stop on the way out of our solar system after all. New information from the journal Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society Letters tell us that a couple of extreme trans-Neptunian objects (ETNOs) are most likely inhabiting the area beyond the orbit of our beloved dwarf-planet. The Guardian states that two planets as big as Earth may be edge lingering on the edge of the solar system.
It’s family film night in our home this evening. We’re watching Walt Disney’s 1940 masterpiece, Fantasia. The movie is a feast for the eyes, ears, and mind. Watching the action, I’m fascinated by stunning use of color. As such, I’ve been searching for more information about other films and their respective cinematic chromatic catalogues. Here are a few intriguing resources I’ve uncovered:
After reading Luke Clum‘s informative UX magazine article, A Look at Flat Design and Why It’s Significant, I got excited about resources for simple, clean design. The Flat UI Colors web app allows users to copy colors from flat user interface. Neato!
100,000 Stars is a Chrome experiment that allows its users to explore the stellar denizens of our galaxy.
PlanetMaker, a Chrome experiment, is a world of fun.
Here in Statesboro, there have been days and days of fog, mist, and rain.
While I’m waiting for sunshine to return, I suppose I’ll just inundate my brain with a flood of information from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)’s rushing, rousing, and rippling Rainfall Resources.
The humble checklist, it was around before the internet and it’s still an incredibly powerful tool for success. Need proof? Read The Checklist Manifesto by Atul Gawande. If Gawande’s book moves you to action, drop by Printable Checklist.