McCall says twelve of the fourteen giants in the Local Sheet, including the Milky Way and Andromeda, are "spiral galaxies" which have highly flattened disks in which stars are forming. The remaining two are more puffy "elliptical galaxies", whose stellar bulks were laid down long ago. Show More Summary
Here is the House map, red is bad. The Senate results.
If you're out for a pleasant drive in Bolivia, you might want to avoid the North Yungas Road Widely considered the world's most dangerous road, the aptly nicknamed "Death Road" is a narrow 40-mile stretch that wraps around the cliffs of a mountain with no guard rail. Show More Summary
12-27 Apr How do plants grow? If your child wants to know more about the journey from seed to plant, the Australian Botanic Garden has a special map and activity...
We love the work of Aussie fashion house Black Milk Clothing. So far they’ve made awesome outfits from the likes of Mass Effect and Harry Potter to name a few. Now you can wear your love for the Houses of Stark, Lannister or Targaryen with the new Game Of Thrones collection from Black Milk. More »
Wed 19 Mar Hunt them down at Centennial Park’s annual Easter Egg Hunt. Use your map to follow the clues, complete the challenges and collect eggs along the way....
Beats Music's API launched. Overview of 25 health care APIs. Plus: Apple and Google spar over maps in Carplay, and interoperability plans for Google genomics.
When you think of wine, you probably don't think of an urban farm wedged between public housing projects. But a pair of devoted viticulturists have upped the game in local winemaking, planting San Francisco's first vineyard since the 1906 earthquake. What will the terroir of a city built on sand and landfill be like? Read more...
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It's no secret that New Yorkers love to complain -- the city's '311' non-emergency line serves as a hotbed for grievances on everything from burnt out streetlights to wildlife on the loose. Now thanks to a new project called HereHere from Microsoft's...
I use my iPhone 5s in the car each and every day. It’s mounted on an iOttie to the right of my steering wheel. Like many of you, my app usage in the car is typical. I use Google Maps for navigation, Music (Beats Music) for tunes, Phone...Show More Summary
After a state audit revealed massive corruption, the Florida town of Hampton may be completely wiped off the map, if state lawmakers have their way, CNN reports.
Start your engines, Apple has finally released iOS 7.1. While this point-release offers a handful of tweaks and bug fixes, the biggest news is undoubtedly the official CarPlay support. The phone, music, maps, and messages apps are all...Show More Summary
Here's a map from telecom data company TeleGeography that shows how the Internet works around the world. The map charts out all the undersea fiber optic cables that send Internet communication from country to country. There are more fiber optic cables that are land based, but they're not charted here. Show More Summary
Now that the first season of HBO's Looking has wrapped, Let's take a backward glance at the various locations spotted in this season's eight episodes. From the beginning, Looking wasn't running on the postcard landmark/Full House method of shooting...
This is the so-called Cantino Map, a chart stolen by an agent of an Italian Duke from the Portuguese Crown in 1502. It provides an interesting follow-up to our discussion of the first map of the continent of Africa from Friday. Read More ?
3TIER, a renewable energy assessment and forecasting company, has announced the public release of wind and solar annual averages from its global data sets as part of Google’s Map Gallery launch. via Renew Grid: Content / FYI / 3TIER, Google Come Together To Provide Public Wind And Solar Data.
Here's a sweet crash-course lesson — in animated gif form — showing how the United States expanded and took shape over the course of its history. Read more...
The Center for Land Use Interpretation, in Culver City, Los Angeles, opened a new exhibition on Friday exploring the contemporary state of solar power in the United States. The show includes extensive photographs of all existing solar power plants in the U.S. Show More Summary
Yo Clubbers, We are having the Clay Club this coming Wednesday at my studio from 6 - 8:0 p.m.: 154 Sparks Road Bakersville, NC 28705 Here is our Clay Club Google Map (thanks to Amy Waller!) Just find John Britt Pottery and then get directions. Show More Summary