The battle in the skies is escalating (sorta). Earlier this week I wrote about the New York Times article on passengers squatting better seats and insisting people switch with them. Now snorers are being “attacked.” CNN reports that a passenger was removed from a Chicago-based Southwest Airlines flight headed to Manchester, New Hampshire after she jabbed […]
This week’s design spotlight features the newly refreshed Instant Identity branding design, “Bamboo Sunset.” A strong vertical photo side bar creates a unique layout that draws the eye. Bamboo fronds silhouetted against a sunset sky make dynamic contrast and interesting negative spaces between. A soft neutral toned background is given further visual interest by bamboo […]
Welcome back to Android Gaming Weekly, our weekly recap of new game releases. We still plan to cover upcoming releases and games we’re playing, but this column is dedicated to new games that you can start playing right now. Check out our top picks and let us know in the comments section if you have any [...]
Is there something about copper mines that’s attractive to UFOs? It sure seems that way as workers at a copper mine in Chile this week watched a UFO dart back and forth across the sky over them for a number of minutes. It’s a scene that occurred...
This week, it was revealed that premium cable channel BS Sky cable actually has a show that features an adult male trying to do karaoke while getting a handjob. That?s right, she tugs his thing while he tries to sing.Click To Continue Reading
This week, a trio of art events celebrates the best of Los Angeles’ open skies, open books and open studios. Thursday, April 16: #OnlyinLA Photography Show at Angel City BreweryThere’s no denying that L.A. is one of the most photogenic cities in the world — especially if you love palm...
When it comes to booking cheap flights, the sky's the limit with FlightCentre, the travel agency trusted by expats in Shanghai and around China. This week, enjoy your well-deserved beach getaway in Auckland, Nadi, Papeete or Rarotonga! With Flight Centre's Lowest Airfare Guarantee, you'll always be saving money whenever you fly with them. Show More Summary
Is “Planet of the Apes” finally becoming a reality? Two events this week involving chimpanzees may cause you to think twice about making faces at the apes on your next zoo trip – at least at the female ones. Researchers in Senegal have observed female chimps making...
Star light, star bright, The first star I see tonight; I wish I may, I wish I might, Have the wish I wish tonight. Last week, I wrote a blog about the Germanwings crash called, "The sky was black, my breath was steady." This piece was a call to action as the cause of mental health affects us all - every family, and every human being. Show More Summary
by Andrew Sacher San Antonio's Bright Like the Sun worked with This Will Destroy You's Alex Bhore on their upcoming self-titled album, due next week (4/21) on Sun Sea Sky Productions (pre-order), and if you like TWDY's epic soaring post-rock,...
This is Global Astronomy Month. The New Moon is Sunday April 19. Venus is prominent in the twilight evening sky. The crescent Moon, Venus and the red star Aldebaran form a triangle in the evening sky. Mars is lost in the twilight. Jupiter is the brightest object in the evening sky once Venus has set. Show More Summary
Let's continue on our journey to the Moon. Last week we talked about the physical characteristics of the Moon, its appearance in the sky and how it interacts with the Earth. This week we're going to take a look at how scientists have expanded our understanding of the Moon. Show More Summary
We say it all the time here on Astronomy Cast: the Universe is trying to kill us. This week, Pamela is joined by Dr. Phil Plait to discuss his new book, Death from the Skies. Phil and Pamela talk about asteroid strikes, solar flares and gamma ray bursts.
Last week we talked about Mercury, so this week our planetary parade proceeds to Venus. It's the brightest object in the sky, the hottest object in the solar system, and it's probably one of the most deadly places to go and visit.
©Brenda Coffee. All rights reserved. This week I went to a therapist to help me deal with James’ death. When I told him I’d practiced self-hypnosis for almost 25 years, he asked me “where I went” during hypnosis, what mental image I used and why I chose it. Show More Summary
My apologies to Jason Pye for not posting this interview last week, but after the interview I had to leave the state. Really! (Business in Oregon, not because of the interview.) Anyway, our discussion about the Georgia Legislature and the budget issues is still pertinent to everyone interested in understanding the stresses and strains of [...]
This week, Ooyala Analytics announced a new product that allows media companies to better track and monetize audience behavior. Currently, Sky Sports, Media Prima, Fairfax Media, Telegraph Media Group, Vox Media, and Dell are all beta...Show More Summary
We’re quite fond of Australian producers and today we’re spotlighting a new single from one such Aussie producer Daniel Knott. This week he shares “Fire In The Sky,” a second cut from his upcoming debut album “The Indigo Child.” Daniel describes the album as “an electronic synth musical love story about two entities that meet […]
We're seeing this wonderful if brief weather pattern on the Monterey Peninsula this week where it rains all night and then skies turn blue all day. Wish it would last....
Anyone up for a smoke sesh with Beelzebub? So, residents of Kazakhstan reported seeing a giant black smoke ring hovering in the sky for 15 minutes this week, according to the Russian-funded network RT. It's estimated the ring was over 300 feet across and rose over 600 feet in the air. Show More Summary