Martin Vargic made a very interesting chart that shows what the world's largest army was throughout history, from 2500 BC until now. He split up the world into "west" and "east" to show which countries or dynasties or empires were dominating different parts of the world. Big pic! The most fascinating thing is how large the Ming Dynasty army was compared to anything in their time.
The short is called La Detente and starts out from the imagination of a soldier who's in the trenches. "Pierre & Bertrand dedicated their spare time over 4 years to create this epic 3D film. The film tells the story of a French soldier in World War I, who becomes paralyzed with fear while in the trenches. He escapes in his head to an imaginary world where toys fight wars instead of humans. It won many awards and was shown at Cannes film festival 2011."
"Scientists believe there is an ocean hidden beneath the surface of Jupiter’s moon Europa. NASA-JPL astrobiologist Kevin Hand explains why scientists are so excited about the potential of this ice-covered world to answer one of humanity’s most profound questions. "
HBO has released a teaser trailer for season five of the television series Game of Thrones. The release includes a link to a site(three-eyed raven) where fans can sign up to “receive visions of the future.”