"The Happiest Place on Earth" is what the Disney franchise has been called for multiple decades. Unfortunately, the long wait times can drasticaly reduce the enjoyment that visitors take from the day. Those waiting for hours can often...Show More Summary
After being strapped onto the front of a 15-story controlled explosion and launched clear out of the atmosphere to live in an experimental laboratory orbiting around the Earth at thousands of miles an hour, the least NASA can do is give you a good meal. Read more...
What is the long-range weather forecast for the giant planets Uranus and Neptune? These planets are home to extreme winds blowing at speeds of over 1000 km/hour, hurricane-like storms as large around as Earth, immense weather systems that last for years and fast-flowing jet streams. Researchers set an upper limit for the thickness of jet streams on Uranus and Neptune.
Bad news, everyone! NASA has just reported that a giant meteor is on a collision course with Earth. NASA has also confirmed there is no way to stop the moon-sized rock. Its arrival brings the end of all life on this planet. (Thanks...Show More Summary
After five months sitting in a tin can far above the world, International Space Station commander Chris Hadfield made a final addition to his series of space videos in his last hours before his return to Earth. The Canadian astronaut, whose daily photos and tweets from space made him a...
Canadian astronaut Chris Hadfield is scheduled to make his return trip to Earth late Monday after five months aboard the International Space Station, and he decided to commemorate his final hours in space with a spectacular music video. Hadfield...Show More Summary
Earth crew prepared tirelessly for 48 hours to send astronauts outside.
.I have just finished a marathon thirteen hours systematically scanning the Google Earth coverage of Syria, area by area, looking for evidence of looted sites. The initial idea was to put the Apamea photos in a wider context. The results were very thought-provoking indeed, and not a little surprising. Show More Summary
After days of tumbling by its share price, it's hard not to get excited about any jumps by Bank of America's stock. Up 0.5% just before the closing bell, the bank came back down to Earth after an exciting first several hours of trading. Show More Summary
According to Scientific American, the earth is rotating at 460 meters a second. That's 1,000 miles per hour. I bring this up because it really feels like April is flying by. It has been the best of months and the worst of months. In this post, I will focus on the best parts. Show More Summary
Guys, the ’90s! The best! Here’s a clip from a 1990 Earth Day special, featuring, oh, basically everyone who was famous in the ’90s. While the entire special is about an hour long and features everyone from Neil Patrick Harris (NPH 4 LYFE) to Danny Devito, the Cosbys and the stars of “Thirtysomething,” we thought [...]
It's Earth Day and that means that people who usually don't care about Mother Earth will suddenly be wearing green tops and expounding environmental facts they learned two hours prior. Sure, there are a ton of people who care all year round, but many will... via JustLuxe.com
This year, Earth Hour has been transformed into the world’s first global election. For the first time in history, people of all nationalities, ages, races and financial status have the opportunity to use their light switch as their vote and their voice. Show More Summary
As if Michael Shannon wasn’t terrifying enough already, he’s now making threats to humans in static-y videos. His demands? He wants the earth to give him Superman within 24 hours or he’ll destroy it. Last night, during the MTV Movie Awards, Warner Bros. kicked off a new viral campaign for Zack Snyder‘s Man Of Steel, [...]
Call of Duty warfare would also cost a ton of lives—enough that, if it went on for six days, there would be no humans left on earth according to Vsauce3. Really, getting into the nitty gritty details of how many (fake) resources we use in Call of Duty is intense and ridiculous: thank god it's not real! Read more...
The supervillain demands the return of his citizen and tells Kal-El to surrender within 24 hours or earth will suffer the consequences. [...]
Holy sht! Message received. After all that debunking with the static, it was indeed General Zod sending a message to Earth meant for Superman. But it's a threat, and one we should (not) take lightly. A 30-second video has ended up online...Show More Summary
Quite apart from the Record Store Day shenanigans, there is other, unrelated music being released round about now, which I think you might be rather interested in. You’ve read about Old Earth on this site before, when I wrote about A Low Place at the Old Place in Autumn last year, and now a new [...]
We’ve made fun of the lack of basic electrical infrastructure in North Korea, comparing its light footprint from space with the anti human progress Earth Hour, and with good reason – It’s really a dark country in more ways than … Continue reading ?
Investment banking is hard. You put in insane hours. You get screamed at. Your life is miserable. But you make a lot of money. An absurd amount of money. Average pay at a bank like Goldman Sachs can exceed half a million dollars a year. But that's starting to change. Show More Summary