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Currently, Alpha Centauri is the closest star to our Sun, at a distance of four light-years. But about 70,000 years ago, an interstellar interloper brushed past less than a light-year from us, making it the closest recorded pass of another star. A new study has found that the effects of this close encounter are still felt today, as the orbits of hundreds of comets and asteroids still bear the
Diane Arbus was honored with an obituary by the New York Times today, 46 years after the renowned American portrait photographer died. It was one of 15 obituaries published today as part of a project titled Overlooked.Overlooked will regularly feature new obituaries of people in the past that never received them for one reason or another. Today, on International Women’s Day, the project fea
Next month sees one of the world’s best loved horse races take place at Aintree in Liverpool, UK. We pick our top 5 horses to watch out for at the Grand National and maybe even have a bet on! First run in 1839, the Grand National has become the most watched as well as the […]The post 5 horses to watch out for at this year’s Grand National appeared first on ShinyShiny.
A dedicated camper van, even used, can quickly surpass your budget, and a homegrown conversion project can suck up more free time and DIY skills than you have to give. But you don't actually need a fully converted van to enjoy a #vanlife kind of road trip and camping adventure. Outdoor gear manufacturers have been storming the market with smart, sturdy lifestyle camping equipment that you can
In a piece published by Glixel earlier today, former Electronic Arts developers reflect on their employment 14 years after the Live Journal post EA Spouse shed light on the company's labor practices.  ...
Tom Dixon is to step away from the Milan design week circuit for the first time in 15 years, and will instead launch products during a 90-day world tour. Read more
the display, which remains on view until april 3, 2018, has been conceived as a 'non-stop, ten-week summit.'The post andrés jaque + miguel de guzmán celebrate 20 years of sex and the city at storefront NYC appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.
Creative agency Folk has designed a typeface to mark the centenary of Lithuania's independence – basing it on the handwritten lettering used to create the country's independence declaration in 1918. Read more
Although he'll no longer be directly steering the ship, Wester will be staying on in a full-time capacity as the company's new executive chairman of the board.  ...
In an interview published by Eurogamer today, Traveller's Tales founder Jon Burton explains why he chose to create a director's cut of the game Sonic 3D Blast after 25 years.  ... is a social bookmarking place where you can share, find & discuss the best news around on most topics. We focus on hi-tech reviews, gadgets and geekery but we like almost anything that's awesome, appealing and thought-provoking! er6i9ds5mz

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