Sploid reader Julien Guntz sent me this, a short video called Love Horses. At first I was like, "hhhmmm, what?" but I put on my headphones, cranked up the volume, and watched it. Halfway through it I was mesmerized by the sounds of these everyday scenes of horses. I love it.
Because we're all usually so wrapped up with the weather in our immediate vicinity, it's easy to forget that, somewhere on the planet, there's usually a cyclone, depression or tropical storm brewing. Not so this week, though—and this image from NASA shows the Earth's skies in rare, relative peace.