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Floyd Mayweather Flashes $300 Million Smile after Fight Announcement

Floyd Mayweather stepped out in Hollywood Wednesday night... as the RICHEST ATHLETE TO EVER WALK THE EARTH! Hours after the big McGregor vs. Mayweather announcement, Floyd hit up the "All Eyez On Me" movie premiere in Westwood lookin' like a…

This 24 hour timelapse is an infinite loop of the earth’s rotation

When we look up to the night sky, or even the day, we see the stars and the sun as objects that appear to move across our sky. In reality, they’re staying relatively still. It’s us that’s moving. Spinning around at up to 1,000 miles per hour. Show More Summary

Scientists Say 'Earth Hour' Could Be Doing More Harm Than Good

A new study has shown by encouraging us to switch off lights and cut our energy use, campaigns like Earth Hour could be undermining support for government policies to address climate change. More »      

Dispatch from ‘the most ed up place on Earth,’ Hebron’s H2 quarter

Charlie Zimmerman recaps his trip to the West Bank with a delegation of 130 from the Center for Jewish Nonviolence, "If you spend a few hours in H2, you don’t need any guides or speeches to tell you that it is a tense and surreal place where violence can break out at any moment. Show More Summary

A leap for 3-D printing

When the Space Shuttle hit the Earth's atmosphere on its return trip from the cosmos, it was traveling at 17,000 miles per hour—25 times the speed of sound. Were it not for the protection of the ceramic tiles that acted as heat shields, the entire spacecraft would have burned to nothing.

ONE OF THE MANY REASONS I CELEBRATE HUMAN ACHIEVEMENT HOUR AND HUMAN ACHIEVEMENT DAY: Go Humans! We …

ONE OF THE MANY REASONS I CELEBRATE HUMAN ACHIEVEMENT HOUR AND HUMAN ACHIEVEMENT DAY: Go Humans! We Inadvertently Created Artificial Protective Barrier Around Earth, NASA Says. (Earth what?  Nah.  Why would anyone celebrate a holiday started by a man so deranged he composted his girlfriend?)

Why Long Work Hours Don’t Work for People or the Planet

Our endless cycle of toil and consumerism increases stress and depletes the Earth's resources. It's time to consider a better way to work. In 1926, U.S. automaker Henry Ford reduced his employees’ workweek from six eight-hour days to five, with no pay cuts. Show More Summary

Linky Friday: Here, There, Everywhere

For about 36 hours this week, it looked like we were relocating to Alaska. This week: Home, School, Work, Earth, and Space.

U.S. solar-dependent power grids will be tested by eclipse

An upcoming eclipse puts a spotlight on power preparations On August 21st, the moon will pass directly between earth and the sun, shading the United States in half-light for roughly two hours. While astronomers are turning their eyes...Show More Summary

There Might Be Hope For Us Yet: These Bugs Can Eat Plastic

It's not news our love of plastics isn't helping the Earth. We produce around 80 million tonnes of the stuff every year, and it takes centuries to decompose. But what if there was a bug that could eat plastic in less than an hour? This...Show More Summary

Benchmarks: April 24, 1990: The hubble space telescope is launched

Five hundred and eighty kilometers above Earth, orbiting at more than 27,000 kilometers per hour, is a 12-ton, bus-sized eye on the universe: the Hubble Space Telescope. When Hubble launched aboard the space shuttle Discovery on April 24, 1990, scientists hoped it would provide answers to many of the great unknown questions of the day. Show More Summary

JUST THINK OF IT AS EARTH HOUR, PART II: Massive power outage hits San Francisco, shuts down busines…

JUST THINK OF IT AS EARTH HOUR, PART II: Massive power outage hits San Francisco, shuts down businesses, BART station, cable cars, traffic lights.

Happy Hour Podcast 116 | tvOS 11 rumors, iPad multi-user, Apple Watch NikeLab, and Earth Day challenges

2 months agoTechnology / Apple : 9 to 5 Mac

This week Benjamin and Zac discuss new tvOS 11 rumors, the possibility of account switching on iOS, Nike’s newest Apple Watch, Apple’s Earth Day Activity Challenge, and their new lofty goal of making products from 100% recycled materials. Show More Summary

What Makes Peregrine Falcons the Fastest Animals on Earth?

2 months agoHumor / odd : mental_floss

Cruising at rates between 40 and 60 miles per hour, one might say that the predatory bird is the cheetah of the sky.

Forget cheetahs, peregrine falcons are the fastest animals on Earth

2 months agoHumor / odd : Boing Boing

In this new video, Vox examines the physics behind the peregrine falcon’s dive, which can reach speeds of over 200 miles an hour.

Deni's New Light #ShareTheLight

Samsung Electronics participated in the ‘Earth Hour’ Campaign and delivered 1,400 solar-powered lamps to Tiom. We hope these lights will also help brighten the dreams of Tiom’s people. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

Brian Williams, Rick Stengel Blast ‘Novice’ Trump Behaving Like an Autocrat; It’s ‘A Little Bit Disturbing’

Earth to Brian Williams, it’s clear you had to learn on the job to not make stuff up! On Thursday’s The 11th Hour, MSNBC host Brian Williams and former Kerry State Department official/Time editor Rick Stengel blasted President Trump as “a novice” channeling world dictators while learning on the job.

Victims of military torture fear Mexico security bill

One afternoon, young Mexican engineer Jethro Sanchez was out partying. Hours later, he was dying, his father says -- burned with acid and choking on earth as soldiers buried him alive. Mexico called in the armed forces a decade ago to fight drug crime. Show More Summary

DUCK AND COVER: An asteroid twice as close as most satellites slips by Earth. Asteroid 2017 GM wa…

DUCK AND COVER: An asteroid twice as close as most satellites slips by Earth. Asteroid 2017 GM was discovered late Monday by the Mount Lemmon Observatory in Arizona and then made its closest pass a few hours later at a distance of around 10,000 miles (16,000 kilometers or 0.04 of the distance to the moon). […]

On tour with the Vatican's keyholder

The Vatican Museum is one of the busiest tourist sites on Earth, but after hours, one man has much of it to himself. The "Clavigero," or keyholder, and his team is responsible for opening 300 doors every morning, and Seth Doane got an inside look.

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