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Grand Canyon is theme of national Geologic Map Day

The annual Earth Science Week celebration is October 12 – 18 this year, with Friday, October 17 being Geologic Map Day. The theme this year is “Earth’s Connected Systems.” We just learned that the Geologic Map Day team chose the Grand Canyon as the poster for this year. So, here is a sneak peak of that poster.

This Mysterious Weather Phenomenon Can Kill Skydivers On A Clear, Calm Day

A man celebrating his upcoming 26th birthday last week with a tandem skydiving jump over Long Island was killed and his instructor critically injured when their parachute collapsed 50 feet above the Earth's surface, reported The New York Times. Show More Summary

15 Things to Cross Off Your List Before the Summer is Over

last monthFitness / Yoga : Yoganonymous

Summer, a season is filled with longer days and shorter nights, abundance of fresh produce, and happy vibes. It is also a perfect time to celebrate the sun, our life force. The sun unconditionally supports and sustains life on Earth. … The post 15 Things to Cross Off Your List Before the Summer is Over appeared first on YOGANONYMOUS.

Jokes! Latest Google Doodle ribs Holland’s Arjen Robben for his diving antics [Vine]

Search Engine conglomerate Google have been right on the World Cup bandwagon ever since the greatest show on Earth kicked off. To celebrate the football fiesta, Google have been featuring a football-related doodle on match days. Google’s most recent doodle even added some esoteric context to its homepage feature, by ribbing on Holland’s Arjen Robben, [...]

Indians berate finance minister for celebrating UFO day

AS many Indians worry about the threat of tough measures in their new government’s first Budget next week, a Facebook post suggesting the finance minister is pondering less earthly matters quickly roused anger yesterday. ||| AS manyShow More Summary

Dead Young Men: Mississippi, Israel, Palestine

I spent several days last week in Mississippi, mourning the murders of three young men 50 years ago, celebrating a Mississippi that today is very different, facing the truth that Earth and human communities -- especially, still, those...Show More Summary

Curiosity celebrates its first action-packed Martian year

2 months agoTechnology / Gadgets : Engadget

Curiosity feted its first Martian year on the red planet (687 earth days) with a stiched-up selfie while NASA reflected on the Mars rover's triumphs and setbacks. So far, it has achieved most of its mission goals, particularly its quest for evidence...

Curiosity Rover Celebrates One Year on Mars With a Selfie

NASA's Mars Curiosity Rover has spent exactly one Martian year — 687 Earth days — on the Red Planet To celebrate the occasion, the rover took a very lonely selfie, with the barren Martian landscape in the background. The "selfie" isShow More Summary

Mars Curiosity rover takes a selfie to mark its first Martian year

On Tuesday, the Mars Curiosity will celebrate the completion of its first Martian year — or 687 Earth days. To mark the occasion, NASA/JPL shared a self-portrait of the rover comprised of dozens of component images..@MarsCuriosity marks...Show More Summary

Summer Solstice 2014: Sun Yoga Practice (Printable Sequence Inside)

2 months agoFitness / Yoga : Yoganonymous

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 … The post Summer Solstice 2014: Sun Yoga Practice (Printable Sequence Inside) appeared first on YOGANONYMOUS.

Justin Bieber Receives Support From Celebrities Despite Barrage of Racist Remarks

He’s not exactly the most beloved singer on earth these days, but Justin Bieber still has some famous friends standing by his side. Following a pair of racial slur videos that surfaced this week, the “As Long As You Love Me” singer has...Show More Summary

Last month we shared the news that NASA was planning to...

Last month we shared the news that NASA was planning to celebrate Earth Day by assembling a Global Self-portrait. The project was a tremendous success and today we can take a look at the results. After curating over 50,000 submissions,...Show More Summary

CNN Predicts The End Of Days! Reports An Asteroid Will Destroy Earth, Then Adds — Just Kidding!

3 months agoLifestyle / Fashion : CocoPerez

Oh CNN… what's happening over there?? LOLz, we like to tease those over at the world's oldest and most well-respected cable news network, but this time they really screwed the pooch! Most folks celebrated the extra-long holiday weekend with delicious food, extra naps, and perhaps a frosty adult beverage, but avid readers of CNN.com were perhaps not [...]

‘Global Selfie’, A Mosaic Image by NASA Featuring Thousands of Individual Photographs From Over 100 Countries

3 months agoOdd : Laughing Squid

NASA has created “Global Selfie”, a mosaic image out of 36,422 submitted photographs from 113 countries and regions as part of a celebration of Earth Day 2014. The resulting 3.2-gigapixel image, available at Gigapan, is zoomable so that users can take a closer look at photographs from which it was compiled. The mosaic is based [...]

NASA Celebrated Earth Day By Making A Giant Global Selfie

Last month, NASA asked people to submit selfies of themselves using the hashtag #globalselfie and answering the question "Where are you on Earth right now?" More than 36,000 people from more than 100 countries responded, and the result is beautiful. Show More Summary

Central Basin Kick’s Off Earth Day Activities

Spring has arrived with Earth Day celebrations happening all around us!  Celebrated annually, Earth Day occurs on April 22 with events held all over the world to demonstrate support in  protecting our environment. It was first officially recognized in 1970 and coordinated globally by the Earth Day Network,  The Spirit of the First Earth Day that began in 1970 is described [...]

Happy Mother’s Day with Geb gameplay and code(s)!

Watch live video from LoreHound on www.twitch.tv iTZKooPA celebrates Mother’s Day like only he can with gameplay of Geb, the Egyptian God of Earth complete with giveaways!

Windsor Mann on Feel-Good Politics

4 months agoNews : Reason

Going green has never felt so good, writes Windsor Mann. Whether or not you celebrated Earth Day last month, odds are that you celebrated Earth Hour on March 29 the same way he did: accidentally. That night at 8:30 p.m., millions ofShow More Summary

Celebrate Mother’s Day (and Mama Earth) with Eco-Friendly Greeting Cards

According to Hallmark, over 160 million greeting cards are given each Mother's Day, making it the third largest card-sending holiday on the planet. That equals a lot of paper, and you can bet that a fair bit of it isn't recycled. This year, it might be nice

Another poem of hope

NOT THERE YET When Moshiach comes everyone will celebrate interdependence day. We'll line the streets for a parade of children leading lion cubs and lambs, wave flags emblazoned with our blue-green earth against the star-spangled void. All the world's marching...

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