This seems to be a hard week for everyone, probably because nighttime is lasting like 26 hours a day and we all want to hibernate. What to do? Well, how about watching this time-lapse video of a total solar eclipse? Seeing the shadow sweep over the landscape and — this is the crucial part — go away again ought to restore your hope for the future. For a little while, anyway.

[vimeo 53641212]

The solar eclipse is from last month, Nov. 14, and the video was shot on a 2,800-foot mountain in Queensland, Australia.

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