Venus Williams was hoping to get redemption after suffering through the worst Wimbledon finish of her career in 2012. Unfortunately, she is going to have to wait. According to Sky Sports News, the five-time Wimbledon champ and seven-time...Show More Summary
Mexico's active Popocatepetl volcano erupted yesterday, spewing ash and incandescent rock almost three miles high. And as you'll see in this dramatic video, the explosion produced a massive shockwave as huge chunks of burning debris were tossed to the surrounding areas. Read more...
The US government is planning a series of "Grand Challenges" to the public and the research sector of science, the latest of which involves keeping vigilant watch over our skies.
tsuacctnt/Flickr Coming up in less than a month, America celebrates its Independence Day as fireworks light up the sky at events around the country. This year, the Fourth of July falls on a Thursday. That might mean an extra day off work for some, returning on Friday to end the week. Show More Summary
"When scientific learning began to eclipse religion as the more reliable explainer of the mysteries of life, our view of the world flattened out—we went from looking to the sky for answers, to looking here on earth. In the absence of divine authority, our perspective, individual human perspective, became as important as anything else. Show More Summary
Airlines have historically been terrible investments. However, things are starting to look better for the airline sector. Airlines are one of the best-performing sectors on Wall Street this year. Higher fares, less competition, and full planes are putting profits back into the airlines’ pockets. This has caught the attention of notable hedge fund managers George [...]
At Harvard conference, admissions officers discuss how demographic changes might affect their recruitment and out reach strategies.
As Premier League football's popularity continues to take hold worldwide, the league's clubs are working to meet the demand for the game by converting formerly dormant summer months into profit-making opportunities. Manchester City, never averse to making a shekel or two, are right in that hunt for fame, glory and commercial gain. Show More Summary
It looks like the gray skies are clearing for folk-favorites Mumford and Sons who recently had to cancelt their Bonnaroo date due to a blod-clot on the surface of their bassist’s brain. Thankfully, said bassist Ted Dwayne has come out of surgery smiling and seems to be enjoying a speedy recovery. Show More Summary
Cloud computer storage technology is anticipated to be a major development in the years ahead, and it is one that could pull International Business Machines Corp. (NYSE:IBM) out of the dirt and into the sky. A buyers’ market International Business Machines Corp. (NYSE:IBM) reported on June 4 that it is seeking to buy SoftLayer Technologies, which is [...]
Second-season premiere of the hit drama Major Crimes tops the charts as the week's #1 program on basic cable
Everything is bigger in Texas: the roads, the suburbs, the T-bone steaks, the ten-gallon hats, and certainly the sky. The Texas sky seems to go on and on, an uncanny hue of blue, pierced only by the white-hot nexus of the unrelenting sun. Show More Summary
As we contemplate a future in which the sky is black with tacocopters, state legislature and civil libertarians are starting to weigh in. Tim Lee reports: The Texas legislation illustrates the complexity of regulating private drone use. Show More Summary
Matt Baxter & Jake Sampson – Haunted (Auburn Sky) This duo is based in San Francisco, and here the two men are mostly in an acoustic format. Guitarist Matt has played with all kinds of people, from Ska legend Prince Buster to Donny Osmond (!), whilst singer/ bassist Jake has already had several albums and [...]
Flames in space form actual fireballs. (Credit: Screenshot by Eric Mack/CNET) Here on planet earth we're used to flames -- whether from a candle or campfire -- reaching upwards to the sky with slender limbs hungry for oxygen and driven by rising hot air. Show More Summary
On 10 June, the skies above Napa and Sonoma crackled and boomed with the rare sounds of a spring thunderstorm (image by ~Prescott). Within 24 hours, the more than 200 lightning strikes in Northern California had ignited dozens of small...Show More Summary
Even better than the UK quad, Dark Sky Films provided us with an insanely cool theatrical one-sheet for writer-director Richard Raaphorst’s Frankenstein’s Army, opening in select cities July 26th. Filmed in Prague and recently having...Show More Summary
IN GREEK mythology the firmament was held aloft by a titan, one of a race of deities descended from Earth and sky. So it is fitting that the Milky Way 2, or Tianhe-2 in Chinese, surpassed an American machine called Titan to become the...Show More Summary
World leaders gathered beneath a cloudy sky to pose for a traditional 'family photograph' at the G-8 summit in Lough Erne, Northern Ireland, on Tuesday. A discussion over the conflict in Syria was set to dominate the last day of the meeting held in a secluded, heavily guard …
It’s almost summer, but the Macalope’s still still digging his way out from under the blizzard of dumb WWDC analysis that fell from the skies of stupidity last week. Why, oh why did the Macalope take up residence under the skies of stupidity?!...Show More Summary