I just wanted to let you into a secret. The secret of the future. Yes, that's right, the future: The next 365 days of life in this beautiful pale blue dot. Watch the video. It's as good as it gets.
Yes, yes, the time lapse is from 2009, but no matter how many wars, natural disasters, sickness, elections, scandals, and iPhone 5s get unveiled in 2011, this is what the world will be at, impervious to our stupidity and discoveries and glories and miseries and happiness and sadness and hate and love, spinning at 107,200 kilometres per hour around the Sun as it has been travelling for the last 4.5 billion years.