Art and Architecture - Petra, Jordan. Possibly established in 312 BCE as the capital city of the Nabataeans, it was rapidly built in a Hellenistic style in the 1st century BCE. The city eventually came under Roman rule and began to decline rapidly. The last inhabitants abandoned the city in 663 CE and the site remained a curiosity in the Middle Ages. It remained unknown to the Western world until 1812.
Randall: Captain Sheridan, Dan Randall, ISN News. Thank goodness, someone reasonable to talk to.
Ivanova: (To Randall) Oh thank you. (to Sheridan) He’s such a sweet talker.
Randall: She threatened to grab me by the collar and throw me out an airlock if I didn’t turn over a full manifest of our equipment!
13. Omit needless words.
Vigorous writing is concise. A sentence should contain no unnecessary words, a paragraph no unnecessary sentences, for the same reason that a drawing should have no unnecessary lines and a machine no unnecessary parts. This requires not that the writer make all his sentences short, or that he avoid all detail and treat his subjects only in outline, but that every word tell.
Bumble is the most majestic-looking cat
Cosmos: A Spacetime Odyssey - Part 3
Circumstances: happy drunk James on a TV interview (with fellow charity football players). His wife called him in the middle of it, and he said something to the effect of “I can’t talk, I’m on the telly right now!”
That last gif is his adorable “I love you!”
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