Tag Archive: Earth


Wingless spaceplane will paddle back to Earth

With “plane” in the name, you expect to see wings. But the European Space Agency’s Intermediate eXperimental Vehicle IXV, or spaceplane, will have to earn them. A critical test takes place Feb. 11, when the spaceplane will get a push… Read more ›

Disneyland is the happiest place on earth, but in 2014 it was also the most Instagrammed spot in the universe. Instagram revealed its list of the top 10 geotagged locations in 2014 with Cult of Mac this morning, and the… Read more ›

Disneyland is the happiest place on earth, but in 2014 it was also the most Instagrammed spot in the universe. Instagram revealed its list of the top 10 geotagged locations in 2014 with Cult of Mac this morning, and the… Read more ›

Surreal photos capture Stormtrooper’s life on Earth

Eric is a Stormtrooper who escaped the exploding Death Star and wound up on Earth. Now he wears jeans, enjoys lavender-scented bubble baths, drinks Johnnie Walker whisky and sings a song about his tomato allergy. No longer a member of… Read more ›

Under the watchful eye of Tim Cook Apple’s gone from the most powerful tech company in the world to the most green. Yesterday’s new ad shone the spotlight on Apple’s environmental practices but the true celebrations of going green kicked… Read more ›

Apple Store Logos Go Green For Earth Day

To celebrate the fact that April 22 is Earth Day, Apple has updated its logo to include a green leaf, as seen in the above picture of Apple’s giant Nanjing East retail store in Shanghai. 2014 is the first time… Read more ›

The idea of aliens invading earth is a theory that has been created and expanded upon for many years. In the app Captain Bubblenaut the invasion comes to life as players help guide an alien as he obliterates Erf and… Read more ›

Above: Cassini orbiting Saturn ten days before the imaging event, fully illuminated in sunlight. Simulated by SkySafari Pro on an iPhone 5.Some space geeks are calling today “The Day the Earth Smiled,” because the Cassini probe is set to take a picture of our planet as seen from Saturn later this afternoon. To honor this momentous occasion, the maker of astronomy software SkySafari is giving away basic versions for iOS and  [Read More…]

GoogleearthGoogle published a big update for it’s Google Earth app for iOS today. The new version includes an improved UI with a left hand panel that makes it easier to enable different layers of information. Along with the refreshed UI, the Google Earth update adds Google Maps Street View to the service so you can […]

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Check this out: up on the International Space System, Colonel Chris Hadfield uses an iPad as a teleprompter when recording transmissions for Earth. It looks like the app he’s using is Teleprompt+ for iPad, a $ 15 app that lets you film yourself via Facecam while reading your lines from the iPad display.

Via: Reddit