This infographic should be a notification for you to mark the 21th of August on your calendar. It’s The Great American Eclipse after all! The total phase of this total solar eclipse will be visible from a narrow path spanning all across the USA from the West Coast to the East Coast (see map and local times below), weather permitting. In the surrounding areas, […]
Some interesting things about Curiosity:
It travels at about 5cm a second to preserve power. It takes like 45 minutes to get it across a football Field;
At one point scientists started to drive Curiosity backwards to even out the wear and tear of the front and back wheels. This is due to sharp rocks […]
Hawaii is known for its surfing culture, which looks much different today than in the 1700’s. For many years, Hawaiian royalty ruled the waters. The Hawaiian society was split into two social classes, a royal class and the commoner class. The best surfing spots were reserved for royalty and the commoners were stuck with the lesser […]
What’s the most intense surfing session you’ve ever had? Overhead? Double overhead? Hurricane swell? Storm rolled in and the conditions get incredibly bumpy, making it an adventure to paddle in? During this intense session, did you wipe out at all? While it felt like you were underwater for an entire minute, was it just 10 […]
What a time to be alive! NASA’s Spitzer Space Telescope has revealed the first known system of seven Earth-size planets around a single star. Three of these planets are firmly located in the habitable planets zone, the area around the parent star where a rocky planet is most likely to have liquid water.
The discovery sets […]
Meet Portugal’s oldest graffiti posse: a diverse clan of retirees, virally known as Graffiti grandparents.
These are the members of Lata 65, a WOOL Fest arts education group for seniors founded by Lara Rodrigues. For the past few years, Rodrigues has been dedicated to breaking down ageist stereotypes and cultural perceptions through her senior-focused theory seminars and two-day workshops.
The conscience of LOVE – A talk given by Laurence Newey, Lucis Trust, at an open meeting entitled: Esoteric Perspectives on a Science of Consciousness.
The relationship between love and consciousness is a prime focus of the Alice Bailey teachings, and, in particular, the increasing radiation of love by those who are starting to transcend the […]
Happy Valentines Day!
Our gift to you, a selection of the most beautiful Shots of Awe from Jason Silva about LOVE. Ever ponder the miracle of life? Or perhaps wonder about the evolution of intelligence? In Shots of Awe, Jason Silva chases his inspiration addiction as he explores these topics and more.
Ask any biologist and he’ll tell you lichens are an intriguing bunch.
They exist only because of a symbiotic relationship between algae (or cyanobacteria) and fungi. The fungus creates a network that sustains, hydrates and protects the alga, which in turn provides sugars through photosynthesis. So, while they exhibit plant-like characteristics, they are not plants. They […]
A DJ-turned-Buddhist priest, Gyōsen Asakura, is currently raising money to do psychedelic “techno memorial services” at the Shō-onji (照恩寺) temple in Fukui City in central Japan. The 49-year-old priest has already hosted two such services; the video above was taken during a service in October last year. Asakura is now hoping to purchase better equipment […]