Funny, In an Embarrasing Kind of Way

Wed, 2007-11-28 18:07Emily Murgatroyd
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Funny, In an Embarrasing Kind of Way

The Folks at the New York Times posted submissions for a mock conversation between Al Gore and President Bush's exchange at the White House. Can you say AWKWARD!
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This is a guest post by David Suzuki.

A now-famous 1972 photo of Earth taken by Apollo 17 astronauts from 45,000 kilometres away became known as “the blue marble”. The late scientist Carl Sagan described a 1990 picture taken from six billion kilometres away by the unmanned Voyager 1 as a “pale blue dot”.

The vision of Earth from a distance has profoundly...

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