Everyone loves pandas, but Americans may be a little too obsessed. On Dec. 1, the Smithsonian National Zoo announced that its resident panda cub -- who had just celebrated her first 100 days on Earth -- would be named "Bao Bao," based on the results of online ballots cast by more than 123,000 people around the world. Show More Summary
After 50 years, The Doctor finally had his day and what a day it was! After the record-breaking global broadcast, the ESW crew celebrated the 50th anniversary with an event co-hosted with TimeGate Convention, Doctor Who: The Forgotten Doctor and DragonCon British Media Track. Show More Summary
These days, it seems like you can't get online without stumbling across another selfie, whether from a celebrity or a long-lost friend on Facebook. Thankfully we've put together a group of our favorite selfies of someone that could actually use more face time: Mother Earth. Show More Summary
This tweet was sent a Packard Foundation board meeting four years ago. By today’s standards, it isn’t earth shattering. But, this was back in 2009 in the days when you mentioned Twitter and people would look at you with a puzzling...Show More Summary
As part of Earth Science Week, today celebrates the women in the field. In my time, I've watched women steadily grow in numbers and positions of influence. Today women earn as many degrees in geoscience fields as the men do. That success is still working its way upward as the old guard remains highly mannish. Show More Summary
Happy B'Day, everyone!!! 32 years ago today, a shooting star fell down to earth and landed in Houston, Texas. And her name…was Beyoncé! OK, maybe that's not exactly what happened, but today is Bey's birthday! The superstar is celebrating 32-years-young this year! We wonder what Jay Z and Blue Ivy have planned for her big day? We [...]
It's a fucking epidemic. All day, every day, all of the celebrities on earth are engaged in one single-minded purpose, and neither inclement weather nor lurking paparazzi nor sudden sinkholes nor plagues of toads nor yoga being cancelled shall keep them from their dark obsession. The obsession known as...STEPPING OUT. Read more...
The "Happiest Place on Earth" has attracted plenty of stars lately, including the Beckham family and Jennifer Lopez, who enjoyed a day at the theme park with her twins. They're not the only celebrities to frequent Disneyland - Gisele...Show More Summary
On December 18th, 1999 NASA launched the Terra Earth Observing Satellite into orbit, and today it's celebrating its milestone 5,000th day in space. Terra is equipped with five instruments from three countries, and is the flagship Earth Observing Satellite. Besides taking beautiful pictures of our planet, it also has important science applications.
Hey, it's National Aviation Day, the day that we celebrate the development of aviation. Happy Aviation Day, you guys. These days being launched 30,000+ feet in the air and flying over earth in a very complex and heavy machine is so standard that we mostly just complain about having to do it. Show More Summary
Every year, DisneyNature releases a nature documentary to celebrate Earth Day. For 2014, the film is Bears, the story of two bear cubs learning the art of survival in Alaska. Bears premieres on April 18, 2014. The trailer and official synopsis follow the jump. BEARS DISNEYNATURE Website and Mobile Site: Like us on Facebook: Facebook.com/Disneynature […]
I trust that everyone had a safe and satisfying celebration of the birthday of the greatest nation on earth yesterday, and that no fireworks were left unexpended (if any were left unexpended, deduct 10% from “man-card”–and for Pete’s sake, don’t tell anybody). Today we will again be covering the Zimmerman Trial live, all day, with [...]
Jaden Smith takes in the view from the balcony while celebrating Independence Day at the Kardashian family beach pad on Thursday (July 4) in Malibu, Calif. The 14-year-old After Earth actor joined his rumored girlfriend Kylie Jenner and the rest of her family – older sister Kendall, half-sister Kourtney Kardashian (with 11-month-old daughter Penelope), mom [...]
The Saints welcome the aliens to Earth.
To celebrate the sunny days of summer (in the northern hemisphere at least), we're unveiling new satellite imagery for all Google mapping products today. This stunning new imagery of the earth from space virtually eliminates clouds,Show More Summary
To celebrate the sunny days of summer (in the northern hemisphere at least), today we're launching new satellite imagery for Google’s mapping products. This stunning global view is virtually cloud-free and includes refreshed imageryShow More Summary
Last week we hit you with the news that Fox is looking to welcome aliens to Earth in 2015 as they have officially announced a release date for INDEPENDENCE DAY 2, the sequel to Roland Emmerich's ridiculously awesome 1996 box-office hit, giving the film a July 3rd, 2015 release with Emmerich returning to direct. Show More Summary
Jai summer! The Summer Solstice is the doorway to the second half of the year. It is the height of the summer—the longest day and shortest night of Earth’s solar year. This is the time when we celebrate the completion …
This is the time of year when I wish my favorite fantasy would come to life. What if, for one day only, everyone on Earth who'd ever slept with a same-sex partner, or wished they had, turned purple? Just for a day, we'd get to see what is really going on for most of the world out there.
Happy Birthday indeed!!! Today (May 28) marks the anniversary of the day Australian pop Goddess (and live action She-Ra!) Kylie Minogue graced the Earth with her baby presence… And in celebration of SUCH a special event, Mz. Minogue has released a BRAND NEW track co-created by The Dream! Listen to the seductive single Skirt (above)! OOoooOOoo Kylie's killer [...]