Saturday, 12 September 2015

New Horizons resumes image return - BBC News

Tractus Fynn
Tractus Fynn says “i year to download photos, like a dial-up modem? BBC News - New Horizons resumes image return” — New pictures are released from the New Horizons flyby of the dwarf planet Pluto, as the probe starts its big data dump to Earth.

Michael Moore: Meryl Streep should run for president

Ian Thompson
Ian Thompson says “Michael Moore: Meryl Streep should run for president: As Where to Invade Next premieres at Toronto, film-maker...” — As Where to Invade Next premieres at Toronto, film-maker refuses to lend support to Hillary Clinton and compares contemporary America to apartheid South Africa

Kindle Scout Goes Global

S. G. BASU says “Kindle Scout Goes Global” — Kindle Scout, Amazon's crowdsourcing publishing platform, is now available to authors worldwide. Amazon launched Kindle Scout in the U.S. in October 2014. It lets the author provide excerpts from a...

Two Pre-Teens Send Homemade Ship to the Edge of Space | Amy Poehler's Smart Girls

Slave L
Slave L says “This was absolutely great to watch! Stunning to see them learning and having the thrill of such an awesome project.” — I can't remember what I was doing last Saturday, but it doesn't matter, because it definitely wasn't as exciting as what 8-year-old Kimberly and 10-year-old Rebecca Yeung cooked up. These cool, tech-savvy sisters built a handmade spacecraft from wooden triangles and broken arrow shafts, attached a picture of their cat Loki and a LEGO R2-D2 figurine, and launched the whole thing into space with a helium-filled weather balloon, two GoPro cameras, and a tracking device to record resu…

Dana Loesch on Twitter

Nathan Birr
Nathan Birr says “Absolutely, @DLoesch. Cure the problem instead of just treating the symptom.”
“Everyone says “We have to do the humanitarian thing.” The “humanitarian thing” to do is to destroy ISIS. Period.”

He Comforts Us, Your People

Anna Belfrage
Anna Belfrage says “He Comforts Us, Your People via @LislAK
May you rest in the arms of God as He comforts us, your people, that we shall meet again. Southern tip of Manhattan Island as seen from space on September 11, 2001 The Pentagon as …