In a rather intriguing twist, it appears that NASA is now mandated by law to fly a robotic mission to Jupiter's watery moon Europa. Europa is an incredibly exciting science target, as it's believed to have a 100-kilometer-thick (62 miles) outer layer of water, with water ice on top (it's very cold out there) and a liquid water ocean beneath that. Show More Summary
Asteroids are known to break up near the sun, but never in the asteroid belt. NASA's Hubble Space Telescope captured this never-before-seen event.
Astronomers say that magnetic storms in the gas orbiting young stars may explain a mystery that has persisted since before 2006. Researchers using NASA's Spitzer Space Telescope to study developing stars have had a hard time figuring out why the...
Europa, one of Jupiter’s 67 moons (not a typo!), is one of the most interesting bodies in our solar system. It’s covered with a thick, mostly smooth layer of ice with dark streaks crisscrossing the entire surface. What NASA finds most interesting is the fact that there is an ocean of liquid water under the ice.
The FJ Cruiser is dead? I didn't realize, but I should have known. I would have held a proper ceremony. Damn it Toyota! Damn it to hell! Read more...
Justin Bieber was under oath yesterday (March 6) in Miami for a deposition and sometime within the 4 1/2 hours of questioning he reportedly lost his cool when asked about Selena Gomez. The post Justin Bieber Freaked Out at His Deposition Over Selena Gomez Questions – Report appeared first on Rickey - Entertainment News, Videos, Recaps, Results, Spoilers.
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With the World Cup fast approaching, the two sporting giants have new soccer cleats to add to their catalogs. And they look awfully similar. Nike and Adidas unveiled new soccer cleats for this summer's World Cup within a week of each other, and colors aside, they look incredibly--incredibly--similar. Show More Summary
U.S. potential roster is pretty much what you’d expect, save for one intriguing name.
U.S. officials have embraced sanctions and visa restrictions to punish Russia over the crisis in Ukraine. Now, two U.S. senators want to hurt Russian President Vladimir Putin where it could really sting: on the soccer pitch.
Five years ago today, on March 6, 2009, NASA's Kepler Space Telescope rocketed into the night skies to find planets around other stars within a field of view 1/400th of the Milky Way in search of potentially habitable worlds. Since....
A new Toyota subcompact is on its way, based on the Mazda2.
Tom Cleverley has been one of the most unpopular faces at Manchester United this season. A petition has gone viral to keep him out of Roy Hodgson’s World Cup squad. The only man more unpopular is surely manager David Moyes who today offered some intriguing quotes on the English midfielder. Moyes said: “Tom Cleverley is [...]
10 Reasons To Watch MLS In 2014 - originally posted on Soccerlens.com 1. The USMNT’s World Cup success depends on MLS. If the game against Ukraine said anything, it’s that MLS has never been as important to the national team as it is now. In 2010, only two starters in game one … Read More ? From Soccerlens.com - Football News
Asteroids are often seen breaking up near the sun, but never in the asteroid belt -- until now
Music festival season has officially begun, with Austin, Texas’ annual South by Southwest kicking things off next Tuesday (March 11). With 2,200 acts (!!) set to perform over the six-day conference, our favorite artists can easily get lost in the mix. So we’ve combed through the extensive roster and picked out this year’s can’t-miss performers!... More »
Victor "Muma" Bernárdez, who is retiring from international play after the World Cup in Brazil and played his last game with the Honduran national football team this week, posed with fans after the game, Deadspin reports. Some of the fans...
Toyota’s line of engine/body mashups continues, this time with their upcoming Mazda2-based subcompact powered by Mazda’s SkyActiv engine family. Automotive News reports the subcompact, set to replace the current Yaris by 2016 at the latest, will be assembled alongside the new Mazda2 at Mazda’s newly opened Salamanca, Mexico factory. Show More Summary
New analysis adds an interesting wrinkle to our understanding of the nature of the so-called warming hiatus. (Astronaut photograph ISS015-E-10469, courtesy NASA/JSC) New analysis concludes the hots are still getting hotter. The so-called...Show More Summary
A nice new utility called iBetterCharge brings those 20% and 10% battery warnings from your iPhone or iPad onto your Mac. Rather than picking up your phone before heading out the door only to realize your battery is almost dead, the app will let the warnings pop up as desktop notifications on your Mac display. […]