Who knew there was a lunar eclipse early this morning? Not me, which is a sign that I need to leave my basement every once in awhile to re-join society. If you’re like me and missed the Winter Solstice Lunar Eclipse because you’re more concerned with playing videogames, you can find a video of it below. It really is an awesome sight to behold, and I be it would have been even more legendary if I actually watched it live.
Watching natural events like this showcases why our ancestors and their feeble minds thought this stuff happened because of angry Gods, or other insane rituals like sacrifices. How were they supposed to know about the complex nature of the universe? These people once thought that the Earth was the center of the Universe, and also believed the White Man to be God like. Boy were they wrong! Check it out below. You’ve been wishing that Google Sky Map reminded you to watch this earlier this morning…
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