On a Tear

Tired of threaded discussions? Have a ripping good time obliterating a curtain of digital fabric instead. CodePen’s Tearable Cloth is anything but terrible.

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Far Out!

Well, it looks as though Pluto may not be the last stop on the way out of our solar system after all. New information from the journal Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society Letters tell us that a couple of extreme trans-Neptunian objects (ETNOs) are most likely inhabiting the area beyond the orbit of our beloved dwarf-planet. The Guardian states that two planets as big as Earth may be edge lingering on the edge of the solar system.

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Cloudy With a Chance of Data

Image of raindrops on a window photographed by Flickr user daBinsi on May 2, 2008.

Here in Statesboro, there have been days and days of fog, mist, and rain.

Ugh.

While I’m waiting for sunshine to return, I suppose I’ll just inundate my brain with a flood of information from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)’s rushing, rousing, and rippling Rainfall Resources.

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A Grand Idea

This is a photograph of the Grand Canyon that was taken on May 7, 2014 by Flickr user Airwolfhound.

On January 11, 1908, our 26th U.S. President, Theodore Roosevelt declared the Grand Canyon a national monument. President Roosevelt was remarkable in his foresight. He knew the historical, ecological, and recreational value of the site. Find out for yourself. Take the U.S. National Park Service’s Virtual Tour of the Grand Canyon and discover the wonders that archeologists, naturalists, and hikers experience when they move through the park.

Remembering the Future: Metropolis

Still from Fritz Lang's 1927 science fiction film about a dystopian future.

On January 10th, 1927 the world gazed upon a startling dystopian version of the future. Fritz Lang‘s landmark sci-fi film Metropolis was released in Germany. Fans of retro-futurism can celebrate the event and watch Lang’s cinematic masterpiece via the Internet Archive. Cost of admission: FREE!