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Astronomy Picture of the Day -- Happy People Dancing on Planet Earth
NASA ^ | July 10, 2012 | (see photo credit)

Posted on 07/10/2012 4:41:29 PM PDT by SunkenCiv

Explanation: What are these humans doing? Dancing. Many humans on Earth exhibit periods of happiness, and one method of displaying happiness is dancing. Happiness and dancing transcend political boundaries and occur in practically every human society. Above, Matt Harding traveled through many nations on Earth, planned on dancing, and filmed the result. The above video, the latest in a series of similar videos, is perhaps a dramatic example that humans from all over planet Earth feel a common bond as part of a single species. Happiness is frequently contagious -- few people are able to watch the above video without smiling.

July 10, 2012

(Excerpt) Read more at 129.164.179.22 ...


TOPICS: Astronomy; Astronomy Picture of the Day; Science
KEYWORDS: afghanistan; apod; astronomy; kabul; kumbahyah; mosqueandstate; nasa; notastronomy; propaganda; science; taxdollarsatwork; warmfuzzies; wtfisthis; youpayforthis
[Video Credit: Matt Harding & Melissa Nixon -- Music: Trip the Light]

1 posted on 07/10/2012 4:41:36 PM PDT by SunkenCiv
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To: SunkenCiv

Let me give it a chance for a sec...

No, it’s puke.


2 posted on 07/10/2012 4:45:54 PM PDT by ecomcon
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To: SunkenCiv
What is this, muslim reach-out?

Apparantly the rocket scientists at NASA don't realize that the muslims of Afghanistan may very well put the girls in this picture to death if they can be identified.

3 posted on 07/10/2012 4:48:02 PM PDT by Steely Tom (If the Constitution can be a living document, I guess a corporation can be a person.)
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To: SunkenCiv

Very nice, and fun. Thanks.


4 posted on 07/10/2012 4:50:09 PM PDT by Red_Devil 232 (VietVet - USMC All Ready On The Right? All Ready On The Left? All Ready On The Firing Line!)
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To: SunkenCiv

Here's an astronomy image of planet Earth.

If you look really close, you may see thousands of Earthlings dancing...

5 posted on 07/10/2012 4:52:38 PM PDT by mikrofon (Astro BUMP)
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To: SunkenCiv

I enjoy APOD, but this makes me want to vomit. What good is NASA anymore?


6 posted on 07/10/2012 4:54:03 PM PDT by logitech (Who's here so vile, that will not love his country? If any speak, for him I have offended)
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To: brytlea; cripplecreek; decimon; bigheadfred; KoRn; Grammy; married21; steelyourfaith; Mmogamer; ...
Help Evaluate APOD: How do you access APOD?
My evaluation of today's is, it sucks -- more of the Kenyan-born's Muzzie outreach in place of science.
http://i1.ytimg.com/vi/Pwe-pA6TaZk/maxresdefault.jpg
7 posted on 07/10/2012 4:54:37 PM PDT by SunkenCiv (https://secure.freerepublic.com/donate/)
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To: mikrofon

And a derecho pummeling the crap out of the DC/VA/MD area!


8 posted on 07/10/2012 4:56:53 PM PDT by dangus
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To: SunkenCiv

VERY COOL! Thanks for posting.

What an amazing, incredible planet we have!


9 posted on 07/10/2012 4:58:15 PM PDT by bigbob
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To: ecomcon; Steely Tom; mikrofon; logitech

/bingo


10 posted on 07/10/2012 5:00:13 PM PDT by SunkenCiv (https://secure.freerepublic.com/donate/)
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To: SunkenCiv

OK. Well. This ought to result in those HUMONGOUS space ships on the way to reach earth in November just revising their travel plans and allowing us to keep on dancing!


11 posted on 07/10/2012 5:00:37 PM PDT by Twinkie (Isaiah 53)
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To: SunkenCiv
Shiny happy people laughing....

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12 posted on 07/10/2012 5:07:07 PM PDT by cripplecreek (What does it profit a man if he gains the whole world but loses his soul?)
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13 posted on 07/10/2012 5:07:17 PM PDT by SunkenCiv (https://secure.freerepublic.com/donate/)
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To: Red_Devil 232

It is fun, I’m glad some kids in Afghanistan can still manage to dance with twenty pounds of unnecessary cloth wrapped around them, but it has Zero to do with astronomy or the APoD. :’) Thanks Red_Devil 232.


14 posted on 07/10/2012 5:07:17 PM PDT by SunkenCiv (https://secure.freerepublic.com/donate/)
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To: bigbob

My pleasure, bigbog!

Our planet would be even more amazing and incredible if we were minus about 850 million Muzzies.


15 posted on 07/10/2012 5:09:09 PM PDT by SunkenCiv (https://secure.freerepublic.com/donate/)
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To: SunkenCiv
nice video. not exactly POD, but nice

these people WOULD give peace a chance...but in many cases, their GOVERNMENT wouldn't.

Ghandi's non-violence worked against the British rule because the british had the capacity to feel remorse and shame for their actions. If Ghandi had tried that against Hitler, Stalin, etc., he would have been wiped out. That includes the leadership of North Korea.

16 posted on 07/10/2012 5:12:57 PM PDT by ZinGirl
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To: cripplecreek

“Hey Hey Hey Hey Hey! Pull that bus over to the side of the pretentiousness turnpike, alright!? I want everybody off the bus. I want the shiny people over here, and the happy people over here, ok! I represent angry gun-toting meat-eating people, alright!” Sit down and shut the
up Michael! - Dennis Leary


17 posted on 07/10/2012 5:22:08 PM PDT by dfwgator (FUJR (not you, Jim))
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To: SunkenCiv; mikrofon

Mind you, it's not always pretty.

18 posted on 07/10/2012 5:26:26 PM PDT by martin_fierro (< |:)~)
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To: SunkenCiv

Interesting.

I note that the Syrian dancers had their faces obscured. And for good reason as that simple act could have put their life in danger with the local muzzie nut cases.

Also, I note with few exceptions, that all these “dances” are group movements with men and women rarely touching each other while dancing.

Well, when I was a young un we danced differently, and boys and girls actually touched each other!

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mHANNkKBSNU

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9ASbKF3TB2c


19 posted on 07/10/2012 5:40:39 PM PDT by Uncle Lonny
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To: SunkenCiv; Revolting cat!; Slings and Arrows; JoeProBono

ObamaNASA’s plan for improving the image of Islam.

For this, we ended manned space exploration.


20 posted on 07/10/2012 6:17:30 PM PDT by a fool in paradise (Fools.Damn fools.Welcome to the USSA. Socialism is slavery to the State and the Supreme Court did it)
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To: mikrofon
Here's an astronomy image of planet Earth. If you look really close, you may see thousands of Earthlings dancing...

HEY! Zoom in a bit, I think I see someone getting shot by a criminal in Chicago, IL.

21 posted on 07/10/2012 6:20:34 PM PDT by a fool in paradise (Fools.Damn fools.Welcome to the USSA. Socialism is slavery to the State and the Supreme Court did it)
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To: martin_fierro; Revolting cat!; Slings and Arrows; JoeProBono
Mind you, it's not always pretty.


22 posted on 07/10/2012 6:27:30 PM PDT by a fool in paradise (Fools.Damn fools.Welcome to the USSA. Socialism is slavery to the State and the Supreme Court did it)
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To: Uncle Lonny
Well, when I was a young un we danced differently, and boys and girls actually touched each other!


23 posted on 07/10/2012 6:29:55 PM PDT by a fool in paradise (Fools.Damn fools.Welcome to the USSA. Socialism is slavery to the State and the Supreme Court did it)
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To: SunkenCiv

Whoever owns the site “Astronomy Picture of the Day” is just hosting a video produced by this guy Matt who started out using his own money to travel around the world dancing with people. It is not sponsored NASA. He now gets some financing from some gum company. It does have something to do with the Planet Earth and the various people and cultures who occupy it.


24 posted on 07/10/2012 6:57:26 PM PDT by Red_Devil 232 (VietVet - USMC All Ready On The Right? All Ready On The Left? All Ready On The Firing Line!)
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To: a fool in paradise; Revolting cat!; Slings and Arrows; JoeProBono; SunkenCiv
Yes, well, I have this to say about that.
25 posted on 07/10/2012 7:08:54 PM PDT by martin_fierro (< |:)~)
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To: Red_Devil 232

We the taxpayers own Astronomy Picture of the Day.

I’ll take your word for it that Matt used his own money to travel to Afghanistan.

Thanks again Red_Devil 232.


26 posted on 07/10/2012 7:26:38 PM PDT by SunkenCiv (https://secure.freerepublic.com/donate/)
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To: martin_fierro

:’D


27 posted on 07/10/2012 7:42:21 PM PDT by SunkenCiv (https://secure.freerepublic.com/donate/)
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To: Uncle Lonny

:’)


28 posted on 07/10/2012 7:42:31 PM PDT by SunkenCiv (https://secure.freerepublic.com/donate/)
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To: SunkenCiv; martin_fierro; dangus
And if you zoom in on the extreme Northern & Southern Hemispheres, you may also note the disparate Pole Dancers-


29 posted on 07/10/2012 7:57:34 PM PDT by mikrofon (Bi-Polarity)
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To: mikrofon

Keep it to yourself.


30 posted on 07/10/2012 8:13:20 PM PDT by dangus
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To: SunkenCiv

I was ready to diss this as not APOD, but I found it incredibly moving.

May God not destroy freedom and joy from Earth, that is my prayer.


31 posted on 07/11/2012 1:25:40 AM PDT by Talisker (One who commands, must obey.)
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To: mikrofon

lol


32 posted on 07/11/2012 12:47:19 PM PDT by DeoVindiceSicSemperTyrannis
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