Last Monday we offered to give away a rare, collectible platinum record award for Enya's Paint the Sky with Stars. Tomorrow (Monday) is your last chance to "win" this contest. At noon (PT/3pm on the East Coast), we'll randomly select one person from this who contributed to Alan Grayson's campaign on this page. Show More Summary
Is there a bug is your system? If not, you can get one from artist Julie Alice Chappell. Her Etsy shop has several models of insects hand-crafted from old computer parts. Take, for example, this blue-winged butterfly. The Sky Blue Winged...Show More Summary
With more than five years down the road in this successful hack, [Alexinparis] and his pioneering Nintendo controller hack have been taking eager enthusiasts to the skies with homebrew multicopters armed with MultiWii firmware. The MultiWii firmware, like most other glorious moments that gloss these pages, was as a hack, and a darn good one. Show More Summary
Keep your eyes to the skies today as showers and even some thunderstorms head to the area this afternoon and evening with the possibility of producing some locally heavy downpours to wash away the weekend. [ more › ]
A few days ago I photographed this circumzenithal arc in the sky above the Hudson Valley. These halo phenomena are sometimes called "smiles in the sky" or "upside down rainbows."Unlike a normal rainbow, which describes a circle centered around the antisolar point (directly opposite the sun), this light effect curves around the zenith. Show More Summary
If this student government president were permitted to choose his own Chief of Staff, it would be a dark day at the University of Alabama. Black skies would truly be overhead. The Senate has no choice but prevent such a thing from happening.
Sky's out, thighs out. Sun's out, guns out. And you should be too outdoors, that is. The weather is finally warming up, and as Chicagoans, it's our right to have as much fun in the sun as possible while it lasts. This season's newest...Show More Summary
This episode, we go on a little trip down psyche lane with Matt Murdock and his old father figure, whom he calls “Stick.” But first, a bloody opener. The shot of the guy running down the stairs was great, as well as the way we see the elevator come up... More »
Take to the skies with your own drone (why should governments and big corporations have all of the fun?). Grab the Extreme Micro-Drone 2.0 with Camera at 46% off in the Techdirt Deals store and you'll be flying high soon. This mini drone...Show More Summary
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 […]
I agree with much of what Iain Duncan Smith said on Sky TV this morning: that zero-hours contracts should be rebranded ‘flexible-hours contracts’, that they are good for work-life balance… Continue reading The post It’s time to put all our MPs on ‘flexible-hours contracts’ appeared first on Spectator Blogs.
This is quite funny. To promote the May 2 Floyd Mayweather vs. Manny Pacquiao superfight, Sky Sports got football pundits Jamie Redknapp and Thierry Henry to engage in a staredown. Ex-Liverpool man Redknapp really gets into it but cool-as-ice Henry steals the shows before they both burst out laughing. [ YouTube ] Read more Boxing news on BleacherReport.com
Rodea the Sky Soldier, the newest game by Sonic the Hedgehog and Nights into Dreams creator Yuji Naka was released on Wii U earlier this month. Even more interesting, the game was packaged with its never-before-released Wii version. Yet, it is more than just the graphics that have gotten an overhaul. Read more...
Two incremental but important changes—wider seats and redesigned bins—have been announced for Boeing’s new 737 MAX, which will take to the skies in 2017. This isn’t just about passenger comfort, either. The changes are also intended to make flying a lot more affordable. Read more...
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 […]
This is a very interesting stat comparison from Sky Sports this evening, pitting Philippe Coutinho’s season against Angel Di Maria’s. The context behind the stat must be explained: Coutinho has been announced as a PFA Player of the Year nominee, along with Diego Costa, Eden Hazard, Harry Kane, David De Gea and Alexis Sanchez. Chelsea […]
Keep your eyes to the skies for exotics like this Red-masked Parakeet! Here in the United States, we’ve just observed...
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...
Last October we wrote about Dutch designer Daan Roosegaarde, who developed a vacuum cleaner that can suck urban smog right out of the air. Now the designer is turning that smog vacuumed from the skies of Beijing into rings of soot that you can wear right
There are probably more articles about New York than there are stars in the sky. So I'm guessing you are sitting there thinking why should I read this one, written by some random photographer from South Africa? Well I'm going to say... Show More Summary