Apollo 8. December 8th, 1968. NASA / Bill Anders

Earthrise Audio: What it sounded like to take mankind’s greatest photo.

Considered to be one of the most important photographs ever taken, this audio is from the Apollo 8 mission in which William Anders captured the Earth rising above the moon. The photo has come to be called “Earthrise.” Astronauts may be fascinating people, but they sure don’t show it. In the recording, Anders can be heard asking for a roll… Read more →

The win.

POEM: October

The ball was hard hit. The ball was going to fall on the grass   and be a hit. It was a fair ball.   Either way you slice the pie the pie gets eaten.   The other day a squirrel fell out of a tree   and died in the backyard. He had black fur –   some chewed… Read more →