In honor of Shuttle Atlantis’s final mission, NewsFeed has launched a list of space-related links. Hold onto your chair so that zero gravity doesn’t pull you away from your desk.
Today’s links feature “worldly” affairs.
You guys didn’t think Google would forget did you?
Want to see something amazing this weekend? Just look up at the sky.
In the Star Wars saga, George Lucas imagined a world where twin suns rose and fell in the horizon. Looks like his vision may not be so far-fetched.
When NewsFeed was 10, we were discovering rocks in the backyard we hadn’t noticed before.
Sound like you know what you’re talking about when people ask you why today is the shortest day of the year.
Will you stay up to watch a red moon? No it’s not some freaky holiday movie, but rather a lunar eclipse.
Is the earth running out of food? That’s what scientists warned if the world leaders don’t act now and negotiate food security policies at this week’s Climate Change talks in Cancun, reports the New Zealand Herald.
Get your spacesuits ready. A study conducted by the World Wildlife Fund shows that humans’ demand on our biosphere (using resources like water and trees) has doubled since the 1960s. If we keep going at this rate, we’ll have to …
Is Utah the new Mars? For Martian lovers who don’t want to wait for NASA to schedule its first Martian envoy, it just might be.
That’s the conclusion of Laura Vanderkam, who notes that there are 21 million acres of grass in the U.S. that wouldn’t exist without the aid of human labor, water supplies, and pesticides. (Via USA Today)