Space station cosmonauts find life in the vacuum of space

The Russian press agency ITAR-TASS is reporting something so surprising that I'm having a hard time believing it: Cosmonauts have found microorganisms on the exterior of the International Space Station. Russian scientists are shocked by this discovery and can't really explain how it is possible. » 8/22/14 12:03am Today 12:03am

Wednesday Android Update - Day Late, Substitute Writer Edition

Hi everyone, since Bangishotyou is possibly recovering (and catching up on work) from a hopefully fun and relaxing vacation, I thought I'd pass along a recent Android update, for Google Voice Search, which now allows you to select up to 5 languages (with one still used as the default) that you can speak into your… » 8/21/14 6:13pm Yesterday 6:13pm

ATTN: Ohio chapter of Team Dog. Encl.

Attached please find the photos and adoption ad for poor Murray, who is back in rescue after his momma died and his dad got sick. His face looks exactly like my dog's face when he is stressed out. So, let's find dear Murray someone to adopt him, stat. » 8/21/14 5:41pm Yesterday 5:41pm

In Defense of Jezebel's Disney Dick Pics

I don't know if Jezebel's Disney Dude's Dick Pics was a smash hit with its intended audience, given that I'm not 100% of Jezebel's regular readership. I do know that some readers seem to find both the pics and perhaps the very concept a bit too much on the disturbing side. Me, personally, I don't find any offense at… » 8/21/14 1:24pm Yesterday 1:24pm

What Will Be The Undoing Of The Superhero Movie?

So let's see. According to this Indiewire article, there are 23 comic book movies due out over the next four years. (Well, technically 22, now that Guardians of the Galaxy is out.) That's seven Marvel films, seven from DC, five from the Foxverse of X-Men and the FF, and four Spidey-related movies from Sony. That's… » 8/21/14 12:44pm Yesterday 12:44pm

Tough Guys From The Bronx Are Also Fluffy

These male Snow Leopard cubs are the latest success story in the Bronx Zoo's participation in the Snow Leopard Species Survival Plan, overseen by the Association of Zoos and Aquariums. 99% of my reasons for posting these baby animals are related to factors like cuteness, adorability, and other important things, but… » 8/21/14 11:50am Yesterday 11:50am