Capturing a compelling slice of American history, October Sky has travelled from best-selling autobiography to acclaimed 1999 film to now a lovely musical. This is the story of Homer Hickham, a teenager in a West Virginia coal mining town who overcomes traditional expectations of going down in the mines in [...]
I was in my back yard cutting my grass this morning with one of those non-powered reel push mowers. At the same time, I was watching the sky knowing that this will be the last weekend that large numbers of broad-winged Hawks might move through the area. Show More Summary
Ben Canales is an amazing astrophotographer, specializing in time-lapse animations of the night sky (see, for example, this, this, and this). He recently got his hands on a Canon MH20f-SH: A ridiculously sensitive camera capable of a...Show More Summary
This is a post from Skymania News - Space and astronomy news and advice plus night sky Former planet Pluto may have a salty ocean that is more than 100 km (60 miles) deep, beneath the heart-shaped feature on its icy surface, new research...Show More Summary
Astrophiz Podcast 12 is out now. This week’s feature is from Dr Nadeshzda Cherbakov, where she tells us about Blackbody Radiation.In’What’s Up Doc?’ I tell you what to look for in the sky this week. My Tangent: the gunpowder smell of moondust and its inherent dangers. Show More Summary
This is a post from Skymania News - Space and astronomy news and advice plus night sky New research has revealed that seismic activity on Mars could release trapped hydrogen which has the potential to support microbial The post Quakes could boost chances of life on Mars appeared first on Skymania News. [[ This is a content summary only. Show More Summary
We found a galaxy nursery inside a huge space blob, which is cool. There will probably also be a Chinese satellite falling out of the sky in 2017. Less cool.
Keep your eyes to the skies for raptors in migration Fall has, at last, fallen, pretty hard in my part...
The original Doom is still popular after more than 20 years, and mods continue to be made for the id Software classic. However a new mod has moved the old game into the present, crossing the pixelated look with the physics and game play...Show More Summary
Terry heads to South America to the waterfowl friendly country of Argentina. He meets up with crowd favorite Diego Munoz to hunt the decoying daydream, Roseybill duck. Along for the trip are..... This post New Episode of Mojo TV Premieres Saturday – Rosey Skies in Argentina: Part 2 appeared first on AmmoLand.com Shooting Sports News.
FIFA announced on Friday they will not punish Manchester City over the Benjamin Garre transfer after Velez Sarsfield reported the club to football's top organisation earlier this week. Bryan Swanson of Sky Sports shared the news: AsShow More Summary
TweetIf I had to guess, I’d say this is an aging McDonnell Douglas MD-83 with ancient Pratt and Whitney JT8D low-bypass engines. But at first when I looked up to see what was making all the racket, I thought I’d see a military fighter: Man this thing was loud. Hey, you can start your own […]
Today’s Nice Price or Crack Pipe Bentley is named for the color of the sky (or of my dreamy eyes). That’s pretty fitting seeing as it’s a droptop, but will this butch Brit’s price have you saying the sky’s the limit? Read more...
After getting their walk-off snatched out of the sky last night , the Mets made damn sure this one was headed out of the ballpark. Asdrubal Cabrera did the knocking, and he followed it up with an explosive, two-hand heave of a bat flip. Read more...
As I mentioned in this article from yesterday, I had the honor and pleasure of being invited to the official ribbon cutting event at the new Delta Sky Club, which is located near gate B18 adjacent to the food court near the main escalators...Show More Summary
When two stars line up in the night sky, the foreground star brightens the light from the background star and it acts like a magnifying glass through a telescope. This technique is used to discover planets and stars and is explained here.
Johnny Depp now has compounds listed on two continents — a French village on which he recently doubled the price, and this group of five penthouses in Los Angeles' landmark Eastern Columbia Building. The penthouses, for which Depp'sShow More Summary
Looking out into the night sky, we see a clumpy universe: planets orbit stars in solar systems and stars are grouped into galaxies, which in turn form enormous galaxy clusters. But cosmologists assume this effect is only local: that if...
This summer, I took 6 flights originating or departing from Vienna Airport. As a result, I got many opportunities to sample the lounges there. The Sky Lounge an independent lounge at Vienna airport, accessible to Priority Pass holders, Austrian American Express members, and many other cardholders/status holders, as well as for a fixed fee of […]
This is the Twinkling Star Skirt designed and sold by ThinkGeek ($60, previously: their glow-in-the-dark version). It has over 45-feet of wired LED lights (over 250 lights total) in between the top see-thru constellation layer and middle...Show More Summary