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Smoke rose from his nostrils;
consuming fire came from his mouth,
burning coals blazed out of it.
He parted the heavens and came down;
dark clouds were under his feet.
He mounted the cherubim and flew;
he soared on the wings of the wind.
He made darkness his canopy around him—
the dark rain clouds of the sky.
Out of the brightness of his presence
bolts of lightning blazed forth.
The Lord thundered from heaven;
the voice of the Most High resounded.
He shot his arrows and scattered the enemy,
with great bolts of lightning he routed them.
The valleys of the sea were exposed
and the foundations of the earth laid bare
at the rebuke of the Lord,
at the blast of breath from his nostrils.”
“He reached down from on high and took hold of me;
he drew me out of deep waters.
He rescued me from my powerful enemy,
from my foes, who were too strong for me.”
-From the Second Book of the Prophet Samuel
In its investigation of Martian Rock the Mars Rover seems to have found that not only did Mars have water, but it also but that water was not intolerably acidic/basic or overly salty. Scientists seem to think that Chemotrophs, bacteria that get their energy from chemicals around them as opposed to sunlight or eating sugars or other bugs, could have survived in the conditions of ancient Mars. However, no signs of actual life have been found as of yet.
Besides being a great picture this desktop background makes me smile because it looks like the Komodo, one of the most foul and nasty creatures on earth, is posing like a swimsuit model. Irony.
This caught my attention this morning. What a lucky shot!