Astronomy Picture of the Day

November 2012
Re-Post

Happy People Dancing on Planet Earth
Video Credit: Matt Harding & Melissa Nixon; Music: Trip the Light

Explanation: What are these humans doing? Dancing. Many humans on Earth exhibit periods of happiness, and one method of displaying happiness is dancing. Happiness and dancing transcend political boundaries and occur in practically every human society. Above, Matt Harding traveled through many nations on Earth, planned on dancing, and filmed the result. The above video, the latest in a series ofsimilar videos, is perhaps a dramatic example that humans from all over planet Earth feel a common bond as part of a single speciesHappiness is frequently contagious — few people are able to watch theabove video without smiling.

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