Mmmmmmm, delicious context. When the news says "massive," this is what they mean.
Thanks to Scott Stevenson for making this and sending it my way!
Maggie Koerth-Baker is the science editor at BoingBoing.net. She writes a monthly column for The New York Times Magazine and is the author of Before the Lights Go Out, a book about electricity, infrastructure, and the future of energy. You can find Maggie on Twitter and Facebook.