An interactive scrolling comparison of the size of various objects in space, ranging from an astronaut to the entire observable universe.
Explore it here.
Jason Weisberger of Boing Boing compares Barry’s and PG Tips.
Who ya got?
PG Tips tastes weakly of old cardboard and has a distinctly metallic tang. I imagine jolly old English folk shredding a Vans shoebox, and adding the tiny metal flakes generated when stripping the screws of a children’s toy battery box cover.
Scale-comparison composites by college student Kevin Wisbith.
Above: the prehistoric Pulmonoscorpius kirktonensis or (Breathing Scorpion); a B-2 bomber; the Titanic (on the aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reagan); NASA’s 1950s M-1 rocket engine; the Mir mine in Russia (with the Sears Tower inside) and the Seawise Giant, the largest ship ever built (sunk during the Iran-Iraq war).