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Sunday, July 10th, 2016

 

Consider yourself a foodie? You’ll LOVE these new Celebrity Cruises

Consider yourself a foodie? You’ll LOVE these new Celebrity Cruises The special excursions include meeting farmers and food producers, touring markets and tasting local specialities accompanied by a guest chef. The gourmet experiences culminate with an exclusive dinner onboard ship, prepared by the chef using ingredients bought that day at the local market. European Chef’s Market Discoveries are available in 10 European destinations already and more will be rolled out in the Caribbean, Asia, Australia and South America over the coming year. “One of the best experiences of a holidayRead More


This autonomous boat is trying to cross an ocean using only solar power

This autonomous boat is trying to cross an ocean using only solar power The sun is a powerful source of energy. So powerful, in fact, that Damon McMillan is betting his boat can cross more than 2,000 miles of ocean using only its rays. McMillan is the captain of Seacharger, which is on a mission to become the first unmanned, autonomous boat to cross an ocean using only solar power. It’s a project that McMillan and three of his friends have worked on for two and a half years, afterRead More


Thousands strip naked in Hull for Spencer Tunick photographs

Thousands strip naked in Hull for Spencer Tunick photographs They came in their thousands, some walking, some leaning on crutches, others wheelchair-bound – but all naked. Before dawn broke on Saturday, 3,200 people gathered in Hull city centre, shed their shoes and clothes and painted themselves blue in the name of art. The spectacle was arranged by American photographer Spencer Tunick, famous for his ambitious installations featuring crowds of nudes, and was commissioned by the city’s Ferens Art Gallery for Hull’s UK City of Culture celebrations next year. Roads inRead More


Naughty Granny’s Striptease Earns Golden Buzzer on America’s Got Talent

Naughty Granny’s Striptease Earns Golden Buzzer on America’s Got Talent There are often unique and interesting performers who end up hitting the stage of America’s Got Talent. With such a unique show in its own right, audiences get to see people of all ages doing any number of performances and showcasing the talents that make them special. The very best of the acts move on for a chance to perform during the live shows and then there are the stellar acts that get everyone talking especially the judges of America’sRead More


Firefly Populations Are Blinking Out

Firefly Populations Are Blinking Out Blink and you’ll miss them this summer. Around the world, people are reporting that local firefly populations are shrinking or even disappearing. The insect’s dilemma first came to the world’s attention at the 2010 International Firefly Symposium, where researchers from 13 nations presented evidence of firefly population declines and declared “an urgent need for conservation of their habitats.” Since then, additional conferences and several scientific papers have documented regional firefly disappearances, and at least two citizen-science projects are attempting to document the phenomenon, but the fullRead More