Little Jabba the Hutt

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Jabba the Hutt wasn’t just a fictional creature in the Star Wars movies. Only its size was fictional. When you downsize it a bit, the real Jabba the Hutt is a fish that lives off the coast of south-eastern Australia … Continue reading

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Changing Earth by Google Timelapse

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The U.S. Geological Survey, NASA, and Google got together for a project to show how planet Earth has changed over a quarter of a century. You can see how we are changing the planet. Rapid urbanization and growth of cities, … Continue reading

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The Brotherhood of the Traveling Priests

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Most of us need to get to work. Eventually. Somehow. Same goes for the men in black robes. Sometimes in white, brown, or red ones. Or in whatever “Girl! That’s a gorgeous color!” robes these manly men choose to wear. … Continue reading

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Heart beating outside of body

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On October 15, 2012, Audrina Cardenas was born with the one-third her heart beating outside of her body. It’s a rare, usually fatal, congenital disorder known as “ectopia cordis” where the heart is abnormally located either partially or totally outside … Continue reading

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Electric Earth at Night

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This view of Earth at night was acquired by the Suomi National Polar-orbiting Partnership Satellite (Suomi NPP) – a joint program by NASA and NOAA (the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration). Suomi NPP’s Visible Infrared Imaging Radiometer Suite (VIIRS) that … Continue reading

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Grande Jumbo Dung Latte

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First question: What’s the most expensive coffee in the world?   The one brewed from Black Ivory beans produced by elephants in Northern Thailand’s Golden Triangle region. Well, the elephants don’t do too much.  They just eat coffee cherries produced … Continue reading

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Massive Solar Eruption

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The most powerful solar storm was observed on September 1, 1859, and the solar flare was visible to a naked eye in white light. There was no NASA’s Solar Dynamics Observatory (SDO), no NASA’s Solar Terrestrial Relations Observatory (STEREO), and … Continue reading

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