Radio broadcasts leave earth at the speed of light. That means aliens with excellent hearing that live one light year from earth have just discovered Pharrell Williams’ «Happy». A great (audio-)visualisation of how far earth’s most annoying earworms have travelled into space. Pluto, just in case you’re wondering, is still spinning this year’s hits.

From Weekly Filet #217, in July 2015.

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