Look, we don't think this photo needs much introduction other than to say that an Astronaut took this photo from a metal tube orbiting the planet somewhere out in space during the recent nice weather and tweeted it back to Earth. If that's not living in the future, we don't know what is.

How great is it that it's some guy's job to hang out in space and blog about it? He's probably one of the most highly-trained twitter users in the world and he's just hanging out in space, with the guys, tweeting about TGIF and wearing khaki shorts:

Also, you can almost definitely see a pile of trash in Fort Mason.

Blow it up bigger on ESA's Flickr. Via: @BurritoJustice