???? A chainlink fence on a schoolyard caught so much sunlight it was nearly opaque. The sky was pale clear blue; there was still some yellow in the trees. Dressing warmly was necessary and sufficient. With basic preparations in place, there was no need to wear gloves or put up a hood. Helicopters flew above the river, […]
PARODY? THESE DAYS, WHO CAN TELL? Before we set up colonies on Mars, we need to discuss renaming its moons: Keeping Phobos and Deimos, which means ‘fear’ and ‘terror’, implies it’s totally cool to demonize our neighbor in the sky. The naming of celestial bodies is currently highly regulated, overseen by the Working Group for […]
Whenever a new tower starts muscling its way toward the sky, it drains a bit more light from the streets and parks below, so walking along a sidewalk can sometimes feel like pacing the bottom of a deep well. But what if, even in the densest thickets of Manhattan, skyscrapers... More »
Links for you. Science: Stop Emissions! A climate scientist argues that it should no longer be acceptable to dump carbon dioxide in the sky. Meet The Woman Who Made The Military Care About Climate Good bye to a hut and … Continue reading ?
All the stars in the sky will eventually die - and some will really go out with a bang. When a dying star goes supernova, it explodes with such ferocity that it outshines the entire galaxy in which it lived, spewing material and energy...Show More Summary
Russian president Vladimir Putin won't be getting that apology he wanted from top Turkish officials after they ordered the strike on a Russian jet last week, judging from Turkish prime minister Ahmet Davutoglu's recent remarks."No Turkish prime minister or president will apologize... because of doing our duty," Davutoglu told reporters... More »
The call goes out, the signal lights up the sky, and Batman is ready to go. Well, almost. First there’s the putting on of tights, then the cowl and the cape; not to mention that all of those wonderful toys and batarangs have got to go somewhere. Show More Summary
Running a successful startup means more rainy days than bright, clear skies. Here's how to not end up all wet.
Bark Gnarly, professional knife tosser and hair loss advocate, dick-swinging in a kitchen. Lathered toast, burnt right for the cat-sized cupboard mouse. Fruit flies dance about the typed-and-printed poem taped to the mountainous stack of crusted dishes in the corner. Show More Summary
Quasars are one of astronomy's most important tools -- so why do so many of them seem to be winking out of the sky?
The ECB holds its monetary policy meeting on Thursday and has strongly telegraphed that it will be easing policy further…possibly too strongly. There is now a somewhat circular problem in the market that investors expect to be surprised by the ECB, thereby making it harder for the ECB to actually [...]
In July of 2014, shortly after ISIS swept into the Iraqi city of Mosul, Emma Sky started getting messages from people in the Pentagon and journalists who wanted to understand this sudden, ominous development in northern Iraq. Sky had just finished writing her memoir, The Unraveling, about her years as a political adviser to senior U.S. Show More Summary
Look up in the sky—it’s not a bird, or a plane...it’s the back-end of a full season for Supergirl! According to TVLine, CBS has just ordered seven more episodes of the freshman series, which is also the network’s much-discussed first foray into the superhero genre. Show More Summary
I was worried, arriving at cloud-covered Crater Lake last May. Instead of luminous blue water under bright blue skies, the lake was a brooding scene of cloudy skies and equally cloudly water. But it wasn't bad, just different. This view of the lake's lonely Wizard Island shows how the thick clouds...
Sky Codes for November 30–December 6 It's already the first week of the last month of the year — and this one brings us a quarter moon. When only the moon’s left half shines in the sky, we’re drawn to reflect on whether we’re satisfied with what we’re doing and... More »
Daniel Jacobs and Peter Quillin meet in the headline fight of this week on Showtime. Friday, December 4 TyC Sports (ARG), 10:00 pm EST, Cristian Javier Medina vs TBA. Saturday, December 5 FOX Sports 5 (AUS) / Sky Arena (NZ), 3:30 amShow More Summary
Former Man United defender turned Sky Sports pundit Gary Neville, believes his former side are two world class players short from easily walking away with the Premier League title. The 40-year-old was speaking on his podcast following United’s 1-1 draw with Leicester at the King Power Stadium on Saturday evening. Show More Summary
To celebrate the launch of the Lumia 950 and Lumia 950 XL in Germany Sky Germany has launched Universal Windows Apps for their Sky Go and Sky Online services. The handsets are also being bundled with two months worth of Sky Online Entertainment and two Supersport day tickets. The apps will come pre-installed on the Windows […]
Biking culture, long a fave mode of transportation in European cities, has caught on in the U.S. But biking in the sky at a height of 213 feet, connected by two skyscrapers? Sounds daunting but was in planning in Denmark for 2016. That is until the idea for Copenhagen Gate was abandoned in late November […]
Last Monday we hung a fiber arts show at Sky Gallery at the Springfield-Branson National Airport, a beautiful venue to highlight the work of seven fiber artists working in southwest Missouri: Marty Corcoran – weaving Stephanie Hornickel...Show More Summary