John Glenn died today, at the age of 95. And while his many, many accomplishments—first American to orbit the Earth, U.S. senator for 24 years, and, at 77, the oldest man ever to fly in space—will be celebrated in the coming days, it's...Show More Summary
Today in the U.S. we celebrate Thanksgiving; a national holiday where we give thanks for the many blessings we enjoy (and I truly feel like the most blessed guy on earth). Traditionally this is a day where families come together to eat a Thanksgiving turkey feast, and then we watch the Cowboys lose to the Redskins. Show More Summary
On many occasions over the next few days Brad Pitt emptied out my trash cans, got me clean linens and even lunch. He could not have been more down to earth or nicer.
San Miguel de Allende, Mexico, celebrates the Day of the Dead like no place else on earth.
(American Geosciences Institute) As we celebrate National Fossil Day, EARTH Magazine brings you a story set in Pleistocene South America, and was home to large megafauna species like giant sloths and saber-toothed cats. At some point as the climate warmed and human settlers began hunting, the megafauna living in Patagonia and Tierra del Fuego went extinct.
On Oct. 8, cephalopod supporters around the globe will celebrate World Octopus Day, a day that recognizes the earth’s eight-armed sea creatures. But today, Friday, Oct. 7, Disney•Pixar is celebrating a new holiday — World Septopus Day – in honor of Hank, Dory’s curmudgeonly seven-armed wingman from the summer blockbuster “Finding Dory.” Hank may have […]
(University of Texas at Arlington) Trammell S. Crow, who made Fair Park-based Earth Day Texas the largest celebration of its kind in the world, has donated $150,000 to support the ongoing research efforts of the Collaborative Laboratories for Environmental Analysis and Remediation or CLEAR lab at the University of Texas at Arlington.
To celebrate the release of Independence Day: Resurgence on digital download, we’re giving away a prop from the film that may or may not have touched the lips of Jeff Goldblum. All you have to do to enter is leave a comment! More »
“As the earth’s axis tilts closer to the sun and the days grow longer, plants, trees and buds come alive"
“We can save the day”
Essex were brought down to earth after their overnight celebrations on securing promotion to Division One of the Specsavers County Championship as Glamorgan kept them in the field for much of another hot day at Chelmsford
I spent all day Saturday in the hometown of Jeep—Toledo, Ohio— celebrating Jeep’s 75th anniversary at the the first ever Toledo Jeep Fest. For Jeep people, on that one day, Toledo became the greatest place on earth. Read more...
In the Andean city of El Alto indigenous Bolivians gathered at dawn to honor "Pachamama," the goddess of the earth and fertility, on what is known locally as Mother Earth Day.
This Independence Day, let’s celebrate the reasons America is still the greatest country on earth! Please enjoy and share! VIDEO: 5 Reasons America is Already Great
Welcome to Earth, Newswire faithful. Or at least to the United States, where The A.V. Club is, and where we’re taking a long weekend to throw back a few cans of ice-cold America and blow some stuff up. And probably go swimming. We love swimming around here, in case you haven’t heard. Show More Summary
According to scientists, June 30 is Asteroid Day and the anniversary of the Tunguska event where Earth was struck with a powerful asteroid.
Celebrate the summer solstice and second International Day of Yoga with Shiva Rea's Prana Flow pranams, a healing movement meditation featuring whole-body prostrations to the earth. The post Welcome Summer with Shiva Rea’s Solstice Prostration Practice appeared first on Yoga Journal.
This Father's Day, plenty of people on this earth will be celebrating their old man for simply not being Sean Penn. The actor's son, Hopper, explained to Interview that even though Hopper is a weird name, it is relatively unremarkable given the options. Show More Summary
June 8 marks World Oceans Day, but what if we celebrated oceans every day? Covering more than 70 per cent of Earth’s surface, oceans, more than anything, define our small blue planet. We should celebrate their complex and vibrant ecosystems,...Show More Summary
The world is always changing, bringing bold breakthroughs in technology and conservation, as well as formidable challenges. In 1970, 20 million Americans celebrated the first Earth Day, formally launching a coordinated effort to address the rampant ecological degradation of the era. Show More Summary