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May There Be Peace on Earth While We Peace Out Until Friday

2 days agoTravel / Hotels : HotelChatter

Ho, ho, ho! Merry Christmas Eve! We'll see you again on Friday. Until then, enjoy these little ditties from Jaunted and VegasChatter. JAUNTED · These 7 Airline Gift Cards Offer Instant Delivery · 3 Hours Flat from Amsterdam to ParisShow More Summary

Whoever Hijacked My Debit Card Has The Weirdest/Saddest Life On Earth

If you had five hours or so to spend $1000 of “free money,” what would you spend it on? I would probably spend it on a handbag, some cigarettes, some booze, and some fancy nail polish and then donate some of it to an abortion fund, I guess. I would not buy you a green [...]

Skylon, An Unpiloted Spaceplane Concept That Can Travel Anywhere on Earth in Under Four Hours

last weekOdd : Laughing Squid

The Skylon is a concept unpiloted spaceplane designed by Reaction Engines that would be able to orbit the Earth and potentially take passengers or cargo anywhere on the planet in under four hours. The plane, which follows the company’s investment in the LAPCAT (Long-Term Advanced Propulsion Concepts and Technologies) project, would be the first vehicle […]

After passing a big test, what’s next for Orion on the way to Mars?

NASA's Orion space capsule splashed down into the Pacific Ocean this morning after spending 4.5 hours doing two loops around Earth. This was only the first spaceflight test of many that…

'YES! Splashdown!' Orion Returns to Earth

As the official Orion Spacecraft Twitter feed put it: "YES! Splashdown!" In just 4.5 hours, Orion traveled 60,000 miles and went farther into space than any ship designed for humans has gone in 42 years, reports NASA. Orion landed, stable and upright, in the Pacific at 11:29am,...

Which Post-Breakup Vacation Is Right for You?

3 weeks agoLifestyle / Fashion : The Cut

Last month, a friend filed for divorce after a year of emotional wreckage generated by her husband’s emotional affair. Then she disappeared off the face of the earth for 24 hours. Everyone was worried, but I was not. Because I was the one who got the text: “Caviar.” A week earlier,... More »

Hooray For Earth Break Up

Hooray For Earth have announced their breakup. The New York indie-rockers opened for the Pains Of Being Pure At Heart last night at Glasslands, and a few hours before the show they tweeted that it would be their last performance. heyall – tonight's show will be the last Hooray For Earth show ever. XO HFE [...]

Say Hello To An Astronaut In Space With This Amazing App

Italian astronaut Samantha Cristoferetti is currently aboard the International Space Station, orbiting Earth at more than 16,000 miles per hour. Ten years ago, it would have been impossible for Cristoferetti to regularly communicateShow More Summary

Yesterday's Student Protests Show How Lame the Left Has Become

What on earth has happened to the student socialist movement in Britain? It’s not even 4 in the afternoon and within two hours of the so called "largest event of its time" since tuition fees were raised four years ago, Parliament Square is virtually empty. Show More Summary

This Is the First Image Sent Back to Earth By Rosetta's Lander Philae

last monthTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

We're less than two hours away from one of the most exciting moments in space exploration in years : Rosetta's lander, Philae, will touch down on the comet 67P/Churyumov–Gerasimenko. It's still making its way down to the comet, but the little lander that could just sent back its first image after seperation—and it's amazing, if a little blurry. Read more...

Princess Leia Walks In NYC For 10 Hours, Gets Harassed By Almost Everyone From 'Star Wars'

When Princess Leia took a 10-hour stroll around New York City recently, “wearing a simple white dress with her hair in space buns,” she discovered the earthly city to be a wretched hive of scum and villainy. In this “Star Wars”-themed...Show More Summary

Philae landing preview: What to expect on landing day

Earth's first-ever landing on a comet is a week away. On November 12 at 8:35 UT, Philae will separate from Rosetta. Seven hours later, it will arrive at the surface of the comet. Hopefully, Philae will survive the landing, and begin to return data.

Solar eclipse as seen from space

2 months agoOdd : TYWKIWDBI

From NASA's series of APOD photos, this one taken from the Mir space station.The shadow of the moon can be seen darkening part of Earth. This shadow moved across the Earth at nearly 2000 kilometers per hour...

How to view the “Blood Moon” lunar eclipse, in the wee hours of Wednesday

3 months agoOdd : Boing Boing

Blood moon during the total lunar eclipse in April 2014. Dominic Milan / NASA. When our planet passes between the sun and moon in the early morning on Wednesday, October 8, 2014, the moon—-which will be in Earth’s shadow--will appear to glow blood-red. Read the rest

Blood Moon Wednesday AM Preps Earth for Halloween

This year, nature brings us a special pre-Halloween treat: a blood moon. In the US and Canada, lift your eyes skyward in the early hours tomorrow morning for the second total lunar eclipse of 2014. The Moon veiled slowly red and back the first time this year in April. Show More Summary

Chasing Horizons

To promote their Eco-Drive Satellite Wave F100 timepiece, Citizen flew photographer Simon Roberts around the globe, so he could capture the sunset in each of the Earth’s 24 time zones in a single 24 hour period.

Disneyland Riders Stranded On Mickey's Fun Wheel For TWO Hours! Terror Towering Over Disney's California Adventure!

3 months agoLifestyle / Fashion : CocoPerez

Ahh! What a terrifying experience! Disneyland was NOT the happiest place on Earth for park goers who were stuck on Mickey's Fun Wheel for two hours at California Adventure on Thursday afternoon. It's unclear as to why the ride broke down, but ABC7 was on the scene and reported: Mickey's Fun Wheel at California Adventure stuck in [...]

Photographer chases the sun in a plane to shoot 24 sunsets in one day

3 months agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

Photographer Simon Roberts took to the skies above the North Pole to shoot the sunset in each of the Earth's 24 time zones over the course of 24 hours. Above you see a composite of 24 of the photographs spliced together. Read more.....

Civilization: Beyond Earth makes weekends disappear

The Civilization series is famous for playing out in unplanned marathon sessions, where "one more turn" quickly turns into five more turns, which turn into another hour, before the player finally looks away from the screen to see that it is starting to get light outside. Show More Summary

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