When retired basketball superstar Michael Jordan is suddenly plucked from Earth during a live-action golf game with Bill Murray and Larry Bird, the greatest basketball player of all time finds himself somewhere in the animated cosmos with a merry band of Looney Tunes. Enslaved by the evil owner of a failing planetary amusement park, Bugs, Daffy, Porky, Elmer, Tweety and […]
Huge 'mega-colonies' of penguins have been discovered near the Antarctic peninsula, hosting more than 1.5m birds. Researchers say it shows the area is a vital refuge from climate change and human activities and should be protected by a vast new...
Out this week: The Strange Bird by Jeff VanderMeer; The Wedding Date by Jasmine Guillory; A Long Way Home by Peter Carey; Claude Before Time and Space by Claudia Emerson; and The Neighborhood by Mario Vargas Llosa. Want to learn more about upcoming titles? Then go read our most recent book preview. Show More Summary
Q: We have some old-growth woods behind our home and found these trees. Might you tell me what kind they are? How far apart should I space them? I am thinking of placing them between my house and the neighbors where the birds that we feed might light on them. A:They are redcedar….which most folks […]
It’s a bird! It’s a plane! It’s an interstellar space ship! It’s … Astronomers and SETI researchers studying Oumuamua, the mysterious cigar-shaped interstellar object that looped tightly around the Sun recently, think they’ve solved the mystery of what it really is. Ladies and gentlemen, Oumuamua is a … Not so fast. We may in danger... Read more »
(Welcome to The Soapbox, the space where we get loud, feisty, political, and opinionated about anything and everything. In this edition: why we should all step back and take a deep breath before we continue talking about the Lady Bird...Show More Summary
For me, one of the scariest unexplained phenomena happening right now is the all-too terrifyingly common mass animal deaths which keep occurring around the world. From flocks of birds falling from the sky to whole pods of marine mammals washing lifelessly ashore, things aren’t looking good for the little (or large) critters of the natural... Read more »
Blu GAME OF THRONES!! THE STRAIN, ZOO, SPACE GHOST, BIRDMAN, THE COMMANDER, TMNT, FULLER HOUSE, LOU GRANT!! Read the full article on AICN TV-On-Disc Calendar December 12, 2017 Blu GAME OF THRONES!! THE STRAIN, ZOO, SPACE GHOST, BIRDMAN,...Show More Summary
The much-maligned bird is a lot more intelligent than people think.
The humble urban birds scored as well as primates in an intelligence test.
People have been dreaming about space travel for hundreds of years, long before the arrival of the spectacular technologies behind space exploration today – mighty engines roaring fire and thunder, shiny metal shapes gliding in the vastness of the universe.
Saoirse Ronan is already racking up wins for her performance in Greta Gerwig's "Lady Bird." This week she was named best actress by the New York Film Critics Circle and at the Gotham Awards. She talks with Amy Kaufman about her search for home, her relationship with her mam, plus "Lizzie McGuire."
There's a parking space in Old Saybrook at Cornfield park where you are allowed to park for 30 minutes and take in the view. Scoter and loons are among the birds commonly seen on the water here during the winter. I followed the shoreline and found a few shorebirds like this Black-bellied plover. Show More Summary
Post by Julie Ryan Evans. The turkey takes up a lot of room in the oven, which leaves very little space in there for all the sides. Even with a double oven, it can be challenging to get everything on the table hot at the same time. With a little help from a slow cooker (or two?), Thanksgiving becomes much more manageable. Show More Summary
(Welcome to The Soapbox, the space where we get personal, political, and opinionated about anything and everything. In this edition: how the new film Lady Bird helped one writer salvage his relationship with his mother.) Greta Gerwig‘s new movie, Lady Bird, opens in theaters tomorrow. Show More Summary
Pungent. That’s the best way to describe the smell on the Zealand Trail as you approach the Beaver Ponds. They’re an essential part of the Zealand Valley ecosystem providing open space for migrating flocks of birds to land and rest while accelerating the decomposition of the trees and grasses they flood. Show More Summary
Critically endangered Swift Parrots are under threat from squirrel-like sugar gliders in a battle for space in Australia's ancient forests, scientists said Wednesday as they race to save the rare birds.
Look up and you might see a bird, a plane, or 200-pound chunks of China's space lab falling from the sky. Actually, the chance of that last one is remote, but technically possible, and now more than ever. China acknowledged last year that its Tiangong-1 lab, launched in 2011, was...
A spectacular photo captures a glorious feathered flyer as the International Space Station passes in front of our star.
Human spaceflight and robotic exploration image of the week: Is it a bird? Is it a Space Station? It is both …