The Dailies

Word of the Day

Duende (n., DEW-en-day)

The quality of having and evoking emotion, expression, and soul. Naturally, this word comes from a goblin-like mythological creature.

Gif of the Day

Tags Positive and negative spaceTwo colors Paint-like thingsOrbsGravity on screen

Link of the Day

A tediously accurate map of the solar system


Josh Worth tried to explain how big the solar system was to his five-year-old daughter but ran into problems with nearly any analogy. The scale of the universe just doesn't translate well in any medium. So he decided to try to show the scale in a better way on his website. To view the full size of the universe, open the page and scroll.

Tags ScienceUniverseInterwebsThe solar system is so humangus big.