Bryan Jones shot this lovely portrait of Space Shuttle Discovery at the Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center. This companion site to the Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum opened in 2003, and is located near Washington Dulles International Airport. The shuttle arrived there about a year ago.
Yesterday, Politico and CNN journalist Ryan Lizza tweeted the photo of an idiotically gleeful fellow inside the US Capitol absconding with a lectern. The photo was distributed by Getty Images, a news photo agency, and so Lizza's tweeted caption read "Via Getty, one the rioters steals a podium from the Capitol." Contrary to the retweets… READ THE REST
The astronauts on the International Space Station have a view of Earth that, for the most part, reflects our planet's beauty more than its horror. Above are the "Top 20 Earth Images of 2020" captured by astronauts and selected by the Earth Science and Remote Sensing Unit at NASA's Johnson Space Center. For more, see… READ THE REST
Back in the late 19th century German glassblowers Leopold and Rudolf Blaschka created these incredibly lifelike models of sea creatures, sending them around the world for schools to use as teaching aids. The photographer Guido Mocafico spent years hunting down the models and taking fantastic photos of them. Wired has a story on it, with… READ THE REST
You may have thought that after 2020, every company that was thinking about moving their digital operations into the cloud had probably made the move already. While many companies made the switch last year, it was by no means all companies – and, 2021 still stands to be a huge year of continued growth for… READ THE REST
When you come up with a good idea that hits home with kids, you know it almost immediately. Creators Zac Park and Spencer Markel thought they could launch a business around the Cubcoats, a 2-in-1 child's jacket they developed that folds down into a plush toy. But, it wasn't until they built a prototype and… READ THE REST
As the old saying goes, you need the right tool for the right job. That's especially true for hyper-specialized projects that you might not immediately consider – like creating a flowchart or a family tree. Sure, you can try Photoshop or another editing program, but it isn't always so easy to get all those boxes,… READ THE REST