Paul Farace: "faded futurism of space travel" -- I am painfully aware they may be right... thanks largely to our hip prizzy and entitlement-stoned government.
Come on, Paul, you can't rationally blame Obama. Bush threw Mars into a speech or two, but he did little to advance the mission. And if we care about advancing knowledge, we can get much more science for any amount of money by sending unmanned probes into space than by sending humans. Sending a human to Mars would just be a stunt.
Border collie? I love those dogs.
Lots of entries here use lenses that are f/1.8 capable but the photo was NOT taken at f/1.8 or wider as the rule requires.