Posts tagged "space"

5 Reasons To See “Gravity” Right Now

I left the theatre after seeing Alfonso Cuaron’s “Gravity” with a quietly roiling anxiety in the pit of my stomach, and a deep desire never to go to space. I’m…

Megan Reynolds | October 4, 2013 - 2:00 pm

6 Reasons Life In Space Sucks (That Sci-Fi Doesn’t Show You)

Obviously, life in outer space would be no vacation — you’re out there braving the final frontier, battling meteors and malfunctioning airlocks, and knowing you’ll die horribly in the abyss…

Cracked | October 3, 2013 - 10:50 am

Sandra Bullock Called A Female Astronaut On The International Space Station To Ask For Advice

“We talked on the phone for that one long time, which was certainly a nice morale thing for me. I’m up there on the station with five guys and to…

Winona Dimeo-Ediger | September 16, 2013 - 12:50 pm

This Year’s Perseid Meteor Shower Doesn’t Disappoint

I’ve been staring at this photo of the Perseid meteor shower streaking across the milky way over the Lindisfarne Castle in the UK for the past 20 minutes. I guess I…

Winona Dimeo-Ediger | August 13, 2013 - 12:40 pm

This 1962 Letter From NASA Says That No Girls Are Allowed In Space

Apparently in 1962, the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (that’s NASA) had no interest in sending women into space. They were also pretty sure that they would never need such…

Mary Odell | July 10, 2013 - 2:30 pm

18 Galaxy-Print Items Every “Star Trek” Fan Needs

In honor of “Star Trek” Week — which, let’s face it, is every week in my heart — I bought the most awesome galaxy-printed dress in homage to my love of space…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | May 24, 2013 - 4:00 pm

Porn Star Coco Brown Figures Out How To Get To Outer Space, Makes Us Feel Stupid

Turns out, we’ve been going about this whole traveling to outer space thing all wrong. We didn’t have to become an astronaut or save up millions of dollars to get…

Ami Angelowicz | February 4, 2013 - 3:40 pm

If You Wish To Make A Fabulous Dress, You Must First Invent The Universe

A flirty mini dress in a stunning galaxy print, for less than $50: perfection. Add black tights, pointy toe pumps, a cropped blazer, and this astronaut necklace to really complete…

Winona Dimeo-Ediger | January 21, 2013 - 12:40 pm

Hopes And Dreams For Earth’s Twin Planet, KOI

Last week, NASA scientists predicted that they would discover Earth’s universal twin within a year. Well, they made good on that promise and way early. Wednesday, the Kepler telescope found…

Ami Angelowicz | January 11, 2013 - 3:40 pm

NASA Is Developing Warp Speed!

 

Apparently the Milky Way contains 17 billlllllion planets the size of Earth. Billlllllion. [Newser]
And NASA is apparently developing warp speed technology – yes, just like on “Star Trek”! — so we…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | January 9, 2013 - 5:40 pm

Etsy Spotlight: Stunning Space Jewelry

I recently bought myself a Rosette Nebula necklace from an Etsy artist, because my middle name is rose and I love space photography. It’s even more beautiful in person, and I’ve been…

Winona Dimeo-Ediger | December 17, 2012 - 5:00 pm

Will Somebody Take Me To Space, Please?

Space fun fact: IT MAKES YOU TALLER! Astronauts who orbit the earth have gained up to two inches in height while floating in oute0r space. The lack of gravity in…

Julie Gerstein | November 17, 2012 - 1:00 pm

The Aurora Borealis Cocktail Is The Coolest Drink Ever

Want to know a neat trick? Apparently if you add pink lemonade concentrate to gin (or vodka) and tonic, you’ll have a pretty pink cocktail that turns into a crazy…

Winona Dimeo-Ediger | August 17, 2012 - 8:30 am

How To Watch This Weekend’s Perseid Meteor Shower

This Saturday — tomorrow! — night, the Earth will pass through a cloud of debris from the Swift-Tuttle comet, resulting in a fantastic display of meteors streaking across the sky…

Winona Dimeo-Ediger | August 10, 2012 - 4:00 pm

4 Reasons Why Space Sex Sounds Like An Awful Idea

Our favorite part of Newt Gingrich’s platform was his promise to build an American moon colony. “Imagine weightlessness and its effects” he said of the benefit of the space honeymoons,…

Tiffanie Drayton | January 27, 2012 - 2:40 pm

Rock Concert In Space?

Rock band Muse is aiming to be the first band to perform a live gig in space. Frontman Matt Bellamy (boyfriend of Kate Hudson) is hard at work plotting the…

Ami Angelowicz | January 4, 2011 - 7:15 pm

Katy Perry Gets Russell Brand A Trip To Space For His Birthday

Katy Perry is officially the best birthday gift giver, possibly ever. For her fiance Russell Brand’s 35th anniversary of existence, she has bought him a trip to space. He’ll be…

Kate Torgovnick/Kate-Book.com | August 3, 2010 - 3:20 pm

Giant Freaking Space Rose

NASA is neat! With the Wide-field Infrared Survey Explorer (or WISE), they’ve captured an image they’ve likened to a “cosmic rosebud blossoming with new stars.” The red-hot glow emanates from…

Erica Maxwell | March 18, 2010 - 5:50 pm

Get Ready For Sex On The Moon In 2012

Just a few days ago, it was announced that water was found on the moon. Shortly after came the news that there will be a hotel in space by 2012.

Amelia McDonell-Parry | November 17, 2009 - 12:10 pm