Animal Planet today announced the renewal of THE LAST ALASKANS for a second season. The original docuseries has been hailed by critics and audiences alike and referred to as “the next evolution in Alaska programming.”
There’s a line in Return of the Jedi that has always struck me as particularly insightful, especially considering its inclusion in a movie filled with a two-ton slug-shaped bounty hunter and a planet full of fighting teddy bears. InShow More Summary
By Jennifer Latson To some of Houston's teens, downtown's towering office buildings seem as unreachable as distant planets. For them, a career trajectory that leads to a job within a Fortune 500 company is unimaginable. Genesys Works has flourished since it began 13 years ago by helping a handful of Houston students [...]
An enormous array of radio-telescopes has taken the first-ever snapshot of a star with a dense cloud of pebble-sized rocks colliding and forming an all-new solar system.
Somewhere near the middle of Joel Bourne's The End of Plenty – a devastating call to action to anyone concerned about the global food crisis -- he gets to the heart of the matter: our ability to grow food for a growing planet is only advancing arithmetically -- e.g., steadily, [...]
Robert Serwanski is the Valentino Balboni of Koenigseggs, and while he drives the coolest cars on the planet daily at work, his daily driver is not a second hand CC8S. Can you guess what he drives?http://jalopnik.com/a-fast-ride-in... Read more...
By The Atlantic, an EmersonVoice partner The defining feature of the 21st century is connectivity. From commerce and innovation to transportation and personal usage, we live much of our lives online, streaming Netflix on our tablets and scrolling through our Twitter feeds in line at Starbucks. We shop for groceries on FreshDirect, [...]
The coming bear revolution was pushed back another day yesterday when an attempt by a Grizzly bear in the Minnesota Zoo to break the glass enclosure in its habitat failed. According to the Minnesota Star Tribune, a male bear named Kenai dug up a basketball-sized rock, picked it up with its bear hands and repeatedly slammed it into a glass pane. Show More Summary
For more than century, humans have imagined building colonies on Mars, and now settling the Red Planet is no longer a pipe dream—it’s something we might achieve in little over a decade. And many people, including the author of the new book How We’ll Live on Mars, believe our very survival as a species hinges on it.http://www.amazon.com/How-Well-Live-... Read more...
The show is the network's second-most-watched series in 2015 among total viewers. read more
Wired has created a short and sweet look at NASA’s New Horizons mission to Pluto. The spacecraft–launched on January 19, 2006–is scheduled to fly by the former planet and current dwarf planet on July 14, 2015.
In an ideal world, Jarvis Cocker would have won all the gold records — but since we live on a planet of philistines, Pulp took the best part of 15 years to achieve any sort of commercial success and only enjoyed modest sales in comparison to the Beyoncés of this world.… Read More
The Boston-based Future of Life Institute, backed by a $10 million donation from Elon Musk, recently announced its list of 37 winners of research grants in the field of artificial intelligence. Spurred by concerns from luminaries such...Show More Summary
In 2004, NASA landed its Opportunity rover on Mars. Initially intended to run for 90 days, it’s now spent 11 years trundling around the planet—in that time covering a distance of over 26 miles. Here, you can watch its multi-year marathon in just 8 minutes. Read more...
No Man's Sky creator Sean Murray has shown off an extended look at what players will actually do in his ambitious "open universe" space game. The footage, posted by IGN, shows Murray exploring a random planet, scanning for discoveries, alien creatures and shooting crystals for resources. Show More Summary
Two days after briefly losing communication with the New Horizons spacecraft as it sped toward the dwarf planet Pluto, the probe’s operators say they understand the root cause of what happened and have taken steps to resume full operations. Continue reading ? The post Mission to Pluto hits a speed bump, but resumes its stride appeared first on PBS NewsHour.
ACE team has created some bizarre stuff in the past (Zeno Clash, Rock of Ages, anyone?), but co-founder Carlos Bordeu has pushed even further with Endless Cylinder. You hatch from an egg on a strange planet as a small bipedal creature. Show More Summary
All systems are go for New Horizons' flyby of Pluto on July 14, members of NASA's New Horizons team said two days after a technical glitch caused the spacecraft to briefly lose touch with our planet.
As Google Earth turns ten years old (wow, time flies), it’s bringing out a few new features to make it easier to find interesting things on the service. Curating the globe? Easy enough for Google. More »
The sun supports all life on our planet. But the sun's life-giving rays can also pose danger to our health if adequate protection of skin and eyes isn't taken. Solar radiation is a health concern no matter what the season, but summer sun poses significant issues for eye health and vision. Show More Summary