It was a great week for chicken. I had a great example, with one of the most beautifully crisped skins, at Belga, the new Belgian restaurant that took over the Cafe des Amis space. In Healdsburg, I loved the whole roast bird with truffle butter, a signature dish of Levi Mezick when he was at
Rovio's Angry Birds Space game gets an update today that adds 15 Solar System levels. Each level features a different planet, comet or satellite in our Solar System.
Photographer Phoo Chan has captured some incredible images of a crow riding on the back of a bald eagle mid-flight. Chan explains that crows are territorial birds who will attack and harass much larger birds who invade their space. In this case, the attack included a slight pause as the crow perched itself on the […]
Here’s Mobile Bay, with the USS Alabama in the background: The convention center here appears to have a busy railroad track running right through it. Can that be possible? Open thread. This space reserved for your ad.
Originally released way back in 1986, Skylynx was one of the grander Transformers toys of its time, combining a walking, rolling mechanised lion with a bird that turned into a space shuttle. In retrospect, a robot griffin didn’t make a lot of sense, but that didn’t stop it from being awesome. Show More Summary
“Ruptured Horizon” Anna Sperber Gibney Dance: Agnes Varis Performing Arts Center New York, NY June 10, 2015 by Martha Sherman copyright © 2015 by Martha Sherman Gina Gibney’s stark, bright re-creation of the performance space at theShow More Summary
Gaze following to distant space has been documented in many species such as primates, domesticated goats, several bird species, dolphins, fur seals, the red-footed tortoise and wolves. Gaze following is therefore a basic response found in many taxa. Show More Summary
Apple’s new campus is in the process of being built right now and it truly does look like a space ship is being constructed in sleepy Cupertino. Here’s the state of things so far, from August 2014 to May 2015, a pile of Mars-colored dirt is being transformed into a closed circle from the future. Pretty cool. And the GIF will look even cooler when it’s all done. Read more...
The STEM Academy of Hollywood is perched above eight lanes of traffic on the 101 Freeway. Its classroom windows offer the high school engineers a bird's-eye view of some of Los Angeles' most enduring woes.
Junco's Pub in St. John's, Newfoundland, is catering to the town's underserved avian population as the first bar in the area specifically designed for birds. Elling Lien, who built the teeny bar in his backyard, created a space that features all the trappings of a standard bar, from miniature bar stools to a tiny Coca-Cola machine. Show More Summary
Brad Bird explains how two bookending pieces of the space program influenced his new movie. Read more...
A couple weeks back I got a chance to chat briefly with director Brad Bird and talk about his newest film Tomorrowland. I asked for an update on the long-rumored Iron Giant blu-ray release, what it means and doesn’t necessarily mean to be a live-action Disney film, the super slick modern look of Tomorrowland vs. Show More Summary
Big Bird was supposed to be one of the passengers on the Challenger space shuttle, according to the actor who spent years inside the "Sesame Street" character's costume. Caroll Spinney, who played Big Bird for 46 years, told HuffPost...Show More Summary
Big Bird was almost a passenger on the doomed Challenger space shuttle in 1986. Caroll Spinney, who has played the Sesame Street character for 46 years, has a new documentary— I Am Big Bird —and he discussed the dark tidbit while discussing the film with Today. NASA thought that if...
Rovio continues to add new and free content to its many games that are available for Windows Phone owners. Today, one of the most popular games in the series, Angry Birds Space, received an update that includes 30 more free levels, among other new content and features.
Rovio has updated the Angry Birds Space game in Windows Phone Store with 30 new levels, new missions and more. Now you can play every level from the full version of the game. You need to watch a short video from one of their partners to unlock a level. Game Update Description: Face off against […]
I’ve had a great time at Space Coast when I made the trip there three of the last four years...
Recently, Caroll Spinney, the voice behind the beloved Sesame Street character, has revealed that Big Bird almost suffered a tragic death as part of the doomed Challenger mission back in 1986. Here's the story. Click To Continue Rea...
Producer Steven Paul Leiva (Space Jam) put this bit of wonderful ephemera on his YouTube channel awhile back, and it’s well worth taking three minutes to watch: the “pencil-test trailer” for an animated version of Will Eisner’s The Spirit that was almost made in 1980 by Brad Bird and Gary Kurtz. Read more...
Imagine you've got two guns pointed at one another from a great distance away. If the guns are filled with bird shot, most of the little pellets are going to completely miss one another, simply passing through the space separating them, with only the occasional pellet bouncing off of another. [...]