It's usually one or the other. If you live in a big city, you forgo nature and stars in the sky. And if you live under the starry night sky, you're out in the boonies far away from civilization. But what if you can have both?
Call it vapid, call it fake, call it soul sucking. Go ahead. Complain about the traffic, complain about the people, complain about the smog. You can say whatever you want but the fact is this: Los Angeles is so very beautiful. Don't believe me? Watch this time lapse video of LA by Colin Rich which shows you all of…
Colin Rich builds mini-spaceships out of styrofoam, foil, modified off-the-shelf cameras and weather ballons that carry them to the edge of space. For his third craft, the payload included sensors to measure radiation from Fukushima and pollution. It's hipster NASA.