Posts tagged "cosmos"

Amelia’s 5 Favorite Things From 2014

Sure, there’s the stuff that shows up on roundups of the year’s most popular music, movies, TV shows, books, trendy lettuces, vibrators, painful caught-on-video mishaps, or what have you. But a better way to sum up your own year in culture is to take a look at the things that really hit home and stuck with…
By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / December 31, 2014

9 Things To Watch During Your Thanksgiving Food Coma

After you’ve stuffed your face on Thanksgiving, you’re pretty much just going to want to sit down, relax, and watch something that’s pleasant and entertaining. We have nine of the best Thanksgiving food coma movies for you: Not too complex, not too emotionally challenging, and very, very entertaining. Read on!
By: Rebecca Vipond Brink / November 25, 2014

Halloween Costume Inspiration: Astrophysicist & Host Of “Cosmos,” Neil DeGrasse Tyson

Neil DeGrasse Tyson, astrophysicist, author and host of "Cosmos: A Spacetime Odyssey," is a pretty big hero of mine. The way he talks about science makes it utterly captivating for everyone, even those of us who struggled in our high school science classes. No…
By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / October 10, 2014

Sign Me Up For A Subscription To Cosmospolitan Immediately Please

Unfortunately, this mag is only available to those with their own Spaceship of the Imagination and not here on Earth. Yet. C'mon, Hearst, make this spinoff a reality! [Reddit via Jezebel]…
By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / July 25, 2014

Roll Yourself A Joint And Watch “Cosmos” On Weed

Sunday nights I have a ritual. I cook a kick ass dinner, I smoke some weed and I watch "Cosmos" high. The show is incredible all on its own, but man, it is mind-blowing when you're stoned. The visuals are even more wondrous and the expansiveness of the universe is, like, extra, extra expansive and crazy and WHOA. But…
By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / May 23, 2014

Neil DeGrasse Tyson Loves The “Stoned Neil DeGrasse Tyson” Video

Last week, some baby genius with a bit of time on their hands slowed down a video of American astrophysicist Neil DeGrasse Tyson talking so that he sounded, well, baked. The host of "Cosmos: A Spacetime Odyssey" enjoyed the video so much (you can watch it after the jump) that he showed it to a full…
By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / March 24, 2014

Etsy Spotlight: Let’s All Drink To Science!

In honor of Amelia's current obsession with Neil deGrasse Tyson's "Cosmos," this week's Etsy Spotlight is a space-tastic galaxy print flask. Because hey, when your mind is blown by quotes like, "The cosmos is also within us. We’re made of star stuff. We are a way for the cosmos to know itself,"…
By: Winona Dimeo-Ediger / March 23, 2014

16 Mind-Blowing Quotes From “Cosmos: A Spacetime Odyssey” (So Far)

"Cosmos: A Spacetime Odyssey," Neil deGrasse Tyson's reboot of Carl Sagan's 1980s' television documentary series, "Cosmos: A Personal Voyage," is, so far, one of the most beautiful and awe-inspiring shows I've ever watched. (Seriously, watching it I was more excited and moved than this little girl.) Jetting around…
By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / March 19, 2014

Weekend Shut-In Worksheet: Read Tampa, Watch “Cosmos” & Make Moroccan Stew

Activities are wonderful, but sometimes, it’s fine to want to shut the world out for a couple of days, and make some serious time for you. Don’t be afraid of FOMO, either. There will always be another party, another pub crawl, another picnic. The time you’ll spend indulging in the things you want to do,…
By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / March 16, 2014

Cutest TV Viewer Ever Is Thrilled About “Cosmos”

Two-and-a-half-year-old Delilah is really excited about the show "Cosmos." Like, more excited than I've been about anything in years. This girl is my new role model. How awesome would life be if I was that enthusiastic when my alarm went off in the morning? I will admit that her behavior around the 1:20 mark is exactly…
By: Claire Hannum / March 11, 2014

The Trendiest New Way To Get Alcohol Poisoning

In 2004, people figured out that if you smoke alcohol, you can get drunk almost immediately without any of the empty calories associated with that old-fashioned liquid alcohol.  A product called AWOL (Alcohol Without Liquid) was quickly banned in the U.S. because inhaling alcohol straight into the bloodstream is super dangerous. But now inhaling alcohol…
By: Mary Odell / June 6, 2013