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F*ck Yeah Humanity: PLUTO

NASA’s “New Horizons” mission gives us some out-of-this-world reasons to get excited about what our species can accomplish.

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Meet Literary Jukebox, a Daily Dose of Art Discovery

Sometimes a good book sings louder with the right soundtrack. Now there's a highly personal website dishing out daily pairings of lit and song.

Culture curator Maria Popova calls it "an experiment in cross-pollinating the arts."

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Image of the Day: The International Space Station Looks Like a Speck of Dust on the Sun

Astrophotographer Alan Friedman had just 0.2 seconds to capture this amazing image of International Space Station crossing in front of the sun.


Wired just posted this incredible photo, taken by astrophotographer Alan Friedman, of the International Space Station, with the space shuttle Discovery attached, crossing the sun.

According to NASA, the International Space Shuttle is about the width and length of an American football field. It took just 0.2 seconds to transit across the sun, and Friedman nearly missed it:

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