Ending our first week of 2012, it's good to take a few minutes and get some distance from our homes, cities, countries, even the planet. Using pictures from NASA's International Space Station stitched together into a video, this video celebrates the new year with a (very) outside perspective on how Earth's inhabitants live. Every point of light is a product of the collaboration of literally millions of bodies. It's a good framing device for thinking about sharing in the year to come.




Malcolm is a writer based in the Bay Area and the Life/Art channel editor at Shareable. His work has been featured on Alternet, KQED.org, The Los Angeles Free Press, and

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