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    Posted on Oct 14, 2015

    11 Everyday Problems Solved With The Power Of Perspective

    Oh yeah, we're specks.

    1. Your alarm doesn't go off.

    Guess what, that green spot is North America compared to Jupiter.

    NASA / John Brady / Via astronomycentral.co.uk

    FIXED.

    2. Then you realize you don't have any milk to put in your coffee.

    California Milk Processing Board

    Well this is what the situation on Earth looks like from Mars.

    NASA

    FIXED.

    3. Then you're late for work.

    Paramount Pictures

    This is the view of your office on Earth from Neptune, 4 billion miles away.

    NASA

    FIXED.

    4. And your boss yells at you.

    CW

    Did you know that from within the Milky Way galaxy this is all we're seeing when look up from Earth at night.

    5. You're bored at work.

    Pixar

    Ok, but, in JUST this picture taken by the Hubble telescope, there are thousands and thousands of galaxies, each containing millions of stars, each with their own planets.

    Via hubblesite.org

    FIXED.

    6. You bump into an ex on your way home.

    Paramount Pictures

    They seem pretty small compared to our solar system.

    By Andrew Z. Colvin (Own work) / Via creativecommons.org

    FIXED.

    7. Your dog peed on the floor when you get in.

    Markcarper / Getty Images

    Seems pretty silly compared to this image of our SOLAR SYSTEM NEIGHBORS.

    By Andrew Z. Colvin (Own work) / Via creativecommons.org

    FIXED.

    8. Then you feel like you overate at dinner and you're trying to lose 5 pounds.

    Warner Brothers

    Here's a visual of our neighboring GALAXIES.

    Above image by Andrew Z. Colvin / Via Wikimedia Commons

    FIXED.

    9. Something you see on the internet bothers you.

    Nickelodeon

    OK, but really though, here's a view of our neighboring SUPER CLUSTERS.

    Above image by Andrew Z. Colvin / Via Wikimedia Commons

    FIXED.

    10. You have some trouble falling asleep because you're worried about the next day.

    Warner Brothers.

    Don't worry because this is us in our "OBSERVABLE" UNIVERSE.

    Above image by Andrew Z. Colvin / Via Wikimedia Commons

    FIXED.

    11. Your alarm doesn't go off again.

    NBC

    Just look at the size of an average comet compared to Los Angeles.

    Matt Wang / Via mentalfloss.com

    Fuck it.

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