wow there is no pink floyd on youtube
Scans - George Harrison and Ravi Shankar
Remembering and honoring maestro Ravi Shankar, who passed on this day, 11 December, in 2012.
In respectful memory of two of the most remarkable and inspiring individuals this world has ever known.
"During that time, […] we met just about everybody and I just thought, well, I’m looking for something really beyond the ordinary, the mundane, and that’s where I wanted somebody to impress me, and […] I didn’t expect it to be this little Indian man but, you know, good things come in small packages." - George Harrison on how Ravi Shankar was the first person to impress him, CBS This Morning, 12 June 1997
"It is the understanding and appreciation of Indian music that I have really been lucky enough to achieve, which was not there before. That was really something which I tried my best to make reticent people aware of, thanks to people like George Harrison.
'His vision was very altruistic, and that's what really interested me very, very much, and which I loved in him.” - Ravi Shankar, quoted here
What if all the ice melted?
The ocean holds most of Earth’s water. After that, it’s ice. 5.7 million cubic miles of the stuff.
What if, thanks to natural and man-made climate change, it all melted? What if, by burning enough deep-Earth carbon (dead dinosaurs, prehistoric plants, or as we call it… fossil fuels) we raised Earth’s average temperature to around 80˚ F?
Thanks to National Geographic we know: This is is what 216 feet (66 meters) of sea level change looks like.
You can google future US navy and coast guard maps for when this happens.. sadly.