One of the more distinctive chapters in the history of jazz music was the so-called “loft scene” of the ’70s in New York City, wherein avant-garde musicians would gather for concerts in the city’s many loft spaces. Four decades hence,...Show More Summary
CANAVERAL NATIONAL SEASHORE, Fla. — This secluded beach on a barrier island off the Atlantic coast is a sunbathers’ paradise of nesting sea turtles and wading shore birds in the shadow of the Kennedy Space Center. But for rangers, visitor guides and many of the 50 employees here, working at this national park is anything but paradise. Multiple […]
Fortes Vilaça presents Pássaro que me engoliu [Bird That Swallowed Me], Janaina Tschäpe?s sixth exhibition in São Paulo, which will simultaneously occupy the exhibition spaces of the Galeria and the Galpão. The German-Brazilian artist,...Show More Summary
Having any outdoor space in a New York City apartment is the definition of living the dream, but having a bird of prey hang out and not eat your dinner (or your dog)? It's time to buy a lottery ticket! [ more › ]
Tomorrow morning, Tim Kopra, Tim Peake and Yuri Malenchenko are coming home from the International Space Station. But if you live in the United States or Europe, you're going to have to get up pretty early—or stay up late—to see it happen.
Young folk musician Billie Marten is slowly but surely carving out a space for herself in an already-crowded field. Her string of singles over the last year — “Heavy Weather,” “Bird,” and, most recently, “Milk & Honey” — point at a tenderness and complexity far befitting her age, and Marten’s latest, the dusty and sentimental […]
Photograph by John Hafner Last time I said you could do all North American wingshooting with one shotgun, a light 12-gauge gas gun. Sorry to be no fun, but it’s true. However, this space is not about need, therefore, here are the five...Show More Summary
Look! Up in the sky! It’s a bird that can breathe in space! It’s a plane that can fly in space! No! It’s… the Space Ghost Glow-in-the-Dark 1:12 Collective Action Figure. You probably thought the Space Ghost Pop! Vinyl Figure was the only way to scratch your Hanna Barbera itch but you’d be wrong because […]
He sure didn’t act like a genius. He didn’t take up much space in a room, didn’t want to be the center of attention. What he loved were fish and flyfishing, birds and chasing upland game. And drawing. He loved to draw, would have “doodled” (his word) whether he got paid for it or not. Show More Summary
May the Fourth is quickly arriving and I’m looking forward to seeing all you DC-Area people out in Clarendon to celebrate! I’ve got the space reserved starting at 5pm if you want to be an early bird, but given jobs and DC traffic, probably expect most people to be out there around 6pm. Show More Summary
To purchase Sparrow Envy, email J. Drew Lanham. I love poetry, I love birds, and I love the magical spaces where birds and poetry intersect. One of my treasured friends, J. Drew Lanham, Alumni Distinguished Professor of Wildlife Ecology...Show More Summary
An urban laboratory for birds, a huge tub that lets you float as if in space, a four-armed extraterrestrial character, a wearable sculpture that protects you from pollution – these and more can be seen at the multinational exhibition in New Delhi.
Combining live-action footage of real-life NBA stars like Michael Jordan and Larry Bird with animation of classic cartoons like Bugs Bunny and Daffy Duck, Joe Pytka’s 1996 triumph Space Jam was already a mashup of sorts. Lin-Manuel Miranda’s...Show More Summary
It wasn’t too long ago when Rovio‘s Angry Birds mega-franchise infested every nook and cranny of mobile gaming: from ill-considered Pixar licensing to a Star Wars expansion to the obligatory space simulator, the game took the concept of flightless birds vs limbless pigs tossing and just ran with it. Show More Summary
Sick of your dead-end job? Dream of going into space, flipping your old boss the bird as you ride a column of fire into the heavenslike the space hero you know you really are? Then get your ass in gear and apply to be an astronaut! Today’s the last day! Read more...
While I was at the Space Coast Birding and Wildlife Festival in January I spent most of one afternoon taking...
Back in 2012 when I made my first foray to the Space Coast Birding and Wildlife Festival I put up...
NASA and NOAA satellites have a bird's-eye-view of the storm. [ more › ]
SpaceX will attempt to launch a very important satellite today (Sunday Jan. 17, 2015); Jason-3, a NASA/NOAA bird that will measure the height of the ocean surface. The launch will be from the Vandenberg Space Launch Complex in California. The launch window is 30 seconds long, and begins at 18:42:18 UTC (1:42:18 Eastern US time) today. Show More Summary
Clamber on top of the kitchen volume to take a seat at this ceiling-suspended table, giving you a bird’s-eye view of the living room. Bach Architects dealt with the limited space in a 753-square-foot Barcelona apartment with a creative layout that maintains a visual connection between the living area and the back bedrooms, making use […]