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Colors of the Canyon: Spring fashion at Providence Canyon State Park

This spring, fashion’s vibrant earth tones—rusts, mustards, ochres, siennas—play well with the dramatic landscape at Providence Canyon State Park, about two hours south of Atlanta.

94 Minutes on Dagobah Is Basically a Relaxation Tape for Star Wars Nerds

5 days agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

Some weeks can leave you feeling like you don’t want to live on this planet anymore. For one hour and 34 blissful minutes you can move to the marshy forests of Dagobah, and leave your earthly problems behind you. Read more...

From Space, Astronaut Tim Peake to Control Robot on Earth

5 days agoNews : Newsweek: US

British astronaut Tim Peake is to control a robot on Earth from the International Space Station, currently in orbit at 16,775 miles per hour. The experiment, announced on Wednesday, will see Peake command a 154 kilogram robotic rover, nicknamed Bridget, around a sandpit in Stevenage, England. Show More Summary

NASA Calms Fears After Claim That Earth’s Magnetosphere Collapsed On April 23 Sparked Apocalypse Rumors: ‘Collapse’ Caused By Software Glitch

A report that the Earth’s magnetic field “collapsed” for more than two hours last week sparked fears of solar winds and radiation apocalypse. According to the report by a conspiracy theory-leaning website called Superstation95, satellite...Show More Summary

Look Up! The Lyrid Meteor Shower Peaks on Earth Day

last weekHumor / odd : mental_floss

If conditions are good, you might see 10 to 20 meteors per hour.

A humongous, El Niño-fueled cyclone named Fantala is this year’s third record-breaker in a row

2 weeks agoNews : BlogPost

Last October, Patricia came ashore in Mexico with the strongest hurricane winds ever recorded on Earth, at over 200 miles per hour. Then, this February, Winston broke the windspeed record for the southwest Pacific Ocean basin, when it devastated one of Fiji's main islands with winds topping 180 miles per hour. On Monday was Fantala's turn […]

TV Club: It’s a bird, it’s a plane... no it’s the Supergirl season finale!

How would Krypton’s last daughter spend her final hours on Earth? That’s the most interesting question lurking at the heart of this uneven season finale. Kara Zo El’s journey towards becoming Supergirl began the moment her parents forced her into space to survive the destruction of her home world. Show More Summary

Billionaires Will Need One Heckuva Giant Space Laser For Their Probe To Alpha Centauri

Laser array would need the energy of 2,800 tons of TNT to accelerate tiny space probes to 134 million miles per hour. Earth's most powerful lasers aren't even close.

Dime Stories: Guardian Peregrines at St. Mary’s

By Tony Fitzpatrick There is no faster animal on earth than a Peregrine falcon. They can drop at 200 miles per hour and have been clocked even faster. Often they hunt by turning themselves into a missile from great heights and hitting their prey with their breastbone. I saw this occur right outside of Daley Center […]

California's Political Earthquake: A $15 Minimum Wage

The earth has shifted, at least in California. The statewide minimum wage increase to $15 is a huge victory for progressive forces. On Thursday the state legislature approved a sweeping plan to raise the minimum wage to $15 an hour over the next six years. Show More Summary

It's Rush Hour in the Galaxy and the Sky Traffic Is Insane

last monthGenres / Sci Fi : io9

Does this image depict another planet’s largest metropolis, where intergalactic commuters buzz in every morning from their homes on nearby planets or suburban moons? Or is this the Earth of the future, where the skies have become more convenient for travel than the car-choked highways of the past? Read more...

Loving Myself Too Much to Accept Stigmatized 'Love'

I met someone. I felt this instant connection. He responded in kind. Big smiles and little touches that led to kisses. Kisses that led to "fly me to the moon, feel the earth move, curl my toes" kinds of kisses for hours. Read more.....

Here’s How to Make a Skateboard Out of Trash

The World Wildlife Fund recently solicited artist Mac Premo to create a project for Earth Hour. The task was to design and build something from repurposed material. Mac decided to take things a step further by challenging himself to make something that he truly cares about out of trash. He immediately thought of skateboarding. Premo […]

Ufone Pledges To Support Earth Hour 2016 in Pakistan

Ufone has pledged to support Earth Hour 2016 in Pakistan in association with WWF Pakistan as part of its persistent quest for corporate social responsibility and environment sustainability. Ufone as part of its energy efficient belief...Show More Summary

QUICK NEWS, March 21: Earth Hour Inspires Fighters Against Climate Change; China Goes For New Energy; Hu-u-u-u-uge Advances In Offshore Wind

Earth Hour Inspires Fighters Against Climate Change Lights out for climate change: Cities around the world mark 10th annual Earth Hour March 20, 2016 (AP via New Orleans Times-Picayune) "Cities around the world turned out the lightsShow More Summary

“RECENT EVENTS,” AKA, “THIS IS KNOWN AS BAD LUCK:” Regarding “Earth Hour,” “Fads come …

“RECENT EVENTS,” AKA, “THIS IS KNOWN AS BAD LUCK:” Regarding “Earth Hour,” “Fads come and go,” Tim Blair writes. “This year was a little different. For a start, some Europeans cities decided against turning off their street lights due to what one official described as ‘recent events’. Explaining that ‘Earth Hour is a good and […]

Newsstand: March 21, 2016

last monthCanada / Toronto : Torontoist

In the news this morning: using courts to compel kids to go to school, Earth Hour, and a new kind of restaurant. The school-to-prison pipeline is a concept that’s more widely discussed in the United States, with its increased focus on policing, incarceration, and the punitive treatment of racialized people, than in Canada. Show More Summary

Fox's 'The Passion' Live - Full Cast, Performers, & Songs List!

There are only a few hours left until The Passion kicks off live on Fox and we have all your need-to-know information right here! The Passion tells the 2000-year-old story of the last hours of Jesus Christ’s life on earth. Hosted and narrated by Tyler Perry and set in modern day, The Passion will follow [...]

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