Amal and George Clooney have reportedly teamed up with the Southern Poverty Law Center to combat hate groups and "violent extremism" in the U.S.
by Christopher Frizzelle Annie Dillard's masterpiece of literary nonfiction, "Total Eclipse," is available on The Atlantic's website for free today. NASA It will make the eclipse so much better if you read this first: Annie Dillard on witnessing a total solar eclipse in Washington State, near Yakima, in 1979. Show More Summary
Back in the days of sky-high tailfins and wraparound windshields, A-pillars weren’t of sufficient thickness to hide little Timmy riding his bike, or maybe that Ford Fairlane approaching from behind that shrub to your left. No, front seat vision was grand — trying to stop your Detroit barge with unassisted drums brakes was the real challenge. Show More Summary
A cool thing happened in the sky today: the moon covered the sun, and people got super emotional about it. While we watched from Earth, either with special glasses. cardboard boxes. or with our own scorched retinas, astronauts got to...Show More Summary
If you're not in the path of totality or can't get a good view, NASA's Facebook Live video is your best chance to see the stunning celestial event.
One might be forgiven for imagining that a fly crawled across the lens NASA used to capture this image of yesterday's eclipse near Banner, Wyoming, but that's no fly. It's the International Space Station (ISS), more than 30,000 cubic...Show More Summary
Global temperatures are rising faster on the land, where we live, than the oceans, where we don’t, NASA charts reveal. Since scientists have long predicted this trend and say it will continue, it’s worth a closer look. Let’s start with the long-term global warming trend. According to NOAA, “Since 1880, surface temperature has risen at […]
It's been five years since Laurieann Gibson has worked with Lady GaGa — it's also been five years since the pop star has released a decent album, according to the choreographer! The industry vet dropped stopped by Hollywood Unlocked last week and dropped some jewels about why she parted ways with the Born This Way singer [...]
Looks like Xena won't battle on after all. NBC's planned Xena: Warrior Princess reboot is dead, according to The Hollywood Reporter. The reboot, which had Lost veteran Javier...
Ireland are beaten 36-24 by Australia in their Women's Rugby World Cup fifth place semi-final at Kingspan Stadium in Belfast.
George And Amal Clooney Are Spending A Lot To Fight Hate In response to both the insane violence at a white nationalist rally in Charlottesville, VA and the reluctance of Trump to condemn any white supremacists, the Southern Poverty...
Drugs in sport Tue 22 Aug, AT 15:46 Fancy Bears hackers list of 150 footballers caught doping Leaked data also reveals that 25 players were given TUEs at the 2010 Fifa World Cup
(HRL Laboratories) HRL Laboratories has received an award as part of NASA's Space Technology Research, Development, Demonstration, and Infusion program to develop additive manufactured (3-D printed) ceramic rocket engine components.
George and Amal Clooney‘s foundation is donating one million dollars to fight injustice, racism, and inequality. “Amal and I wanted to add our voice (and financial assistance) to the ongoing fight for equality,” the couple said in a statement (via Deadline) after announcing that the Southern Poverty Law Center (SPLC) is partnering with the Clooney Foundation [...]
Responding to the deadly violence at a white nationalist rally in Charlottesville, Virginia, and the initial reluctance of President Donald Trump to condemn the actions of white supremacists, the Southern Poverty Law Center (SPLC) is...Show More Summary
From astronauts aboard the International Space Station to satellites orbiting the Earth, NASA has revealed a collection of incredible eclipse images.
Scientists are exploring the treasure trove of data captured during Monday's total solar eclipse. NASA used specially-equipped aircraft to get an up-close view of the event from coast to coast. David Begnaud reports.
My two-fer Tuesday morning train reads: • Did ancient peoples really predict solar eclipses? (NASA) see also Learning From the First Eclipse Media Event (BloombergView) • Are Long-Term Investors the Market’s True Gamblers? New studyShow More Summary
Banned medicines & the 2010 World Cup A new drugs scandal have erupted on Tuesday following a hack by the group Fancy Bears. Fancy Bears are a group of Russian hackers who have been getting involved in the world of sport in recent months. They have previous hacked the World Anti-Doping agency to expose athletes’ […]