Why the first-ever picture of a black hole felt like a major let down

The void is, like, kind of whatever.Image: EVENT HORIZON TELESCOPE / EPA-EFE / REX / SHUTTERSTOCK For decades, pictures from space have forced humanity to reckon with our own cosmically small insignificance. But they have nothing on today’s monumental first in space photography.  The Event Horizon Telescope captured a phenomenon so mysterious, so literally awesome that, for many years, scientists believed it would be impossible to depict: a black hole. EHT’s international group of astronomers revealed “a bright ring formed as light bends in the intense gravity around a black hole that is 6.5 billion times more massive than the Sun.” Our collective response to this historic discovery? Basically: “LOL, ¯\_(ツ)_/¯.”  I’m sorry, I just found out the last message …

Pokmon Sword and Pokmon Shield have been revealed

When you think “champagne tower” you might think of Leonardo DiCaprio in The Great Gatsby. But did you ever stop and think about how that tower got put together? This bartender was trying to put the finishing touches on a champagne tower when the entire thing came crashing down.