earth – Animated Visualization of Global Weather Conditions – created by Cameron Beccario
A visualization of global weather conditions forecast by supercomputers updated every three hours. Ocean surface current estimates updated every five days. Ocean surface temperatures and anomaly from daily average (1981-2011) updated daily.
19 Great Inventions That Revolutionized History – By Kashyap Vyas interestingengineering.com
The current day that we live in may seem as a result of rapid innovations and discoveries. But if we venture to trace back the facilities and machines of today, most of them are advances of devices that were built well into the past.
TN vs. IPS vs. VA: What’s the Best Display Panel Technology? – By Tim Brookes howtogeek.com
When you shop for a computer monitor, you have to choose a TN, IPS, or VA. The best one for you depends on what you’ll predominantly use it for. And, if you’re a gamer, different panel technologies are ideal for certain types of gaming.
Watch Out for These Tourist Traps in All 50 States by Mia Taylor
For better or worse, tourist traps are part of the American landscape. Countless overhyped, colorful, quirky, and sometimes downright mystifying spots draw sightseers nationwide. Whether an attraction qualifies as a tourist trap is often in the eye of the beholder, and some are still beloved by locals.
How to edit photos on your smartphone using Google Photos – By Gadgets Now Bureau gadgetsnow.com
Many people out there run through a couple of images before finally sharing the selected one/s on Instagram, Facebook or other social media platforms. At times, one can’t find any worthy photos and may be compelled to edit before putting them on social platforms. Although, there are many third-party apps — both paid and free — using which one can edit his/her photos. But if you don’t want to install any such app, then Google Photos app has built-in feature to edit photos. Using this feature, one can add filters, crop photos and more. As the Google Photos app is available for both Android and iOS running devices, this tool can be used by both mobile platform users.
Light pollution map is a mapping application that displays VIIRS/DMSP/World Atlas overlays/IAU observatories and the user measurements overlay over Microsoft Bing base layers (road and hybrid Bing maps).
The primary use is to show VIIRS/DMSP data in a friendly manner, but over time it also included some other interesting overlays that deal with light pollution like SQM/SQC, World Atlas 2015 zenith brigtness and IAU observatories. If you have a permanent SQM reader installed you can add it to the map by contacting me.
This page automatically calculates when the Starlink satellites are expected to be visible above your location.
How to Listen to Podcasts on iPhone, iPad, or Android – By Khamosh Pathak howtogeek.com
Did someone recently recommend you listen to a podcast? If your response was, “What’s a podcast?” we’ve got the answer, and more! Here’s a crash course on podcasts and how you can listen to them on your smartphone.
How to Use Watch Later on YouTube – By Khamosh Pathak howtogeek.com
When you’re browsing YouTube, you usually come across videos you don’t want to watch right this second, but you can make time for them in the future. Use YouTube’s Watch Later feature to save them all in one playlist.
The Transistor: a 1953 documentary, anticipating its coming impact on technology – By At&t Tech Channel, www.youtube.com VIDEO
Made between the 1947 invention of the transistor at Bell Labs and 1956 awarding of the Nobel Prize for Physics to its creators William Shockley, Walter Houser Brattain, John Bardeen.
William Shockley, Walter Houser Brattain, John Bardeen.
Where to see Fireworks in Chester County, Delaware, Philadelphia. – By Lisa, adayinourshoes.com
Chester County, PA Fireworks
Happy unofficial start to Summer! I know it’s early to be talking about July 4 fireworks, but some municipalities do them as early as Memorial Day weekend. I didn’t want any to miss them. Here is your list of 2019 fireworks for some of the towns in Philadelphia, Chester County and Delaware.
At Atlas Obscura, our mission is to inspire wonder and curiosity about the incredible world we all share.
We are a global community of explorers, who have together created a comprehensive database of the world’s most wondrous places and foods —17,580 of them contributed by our community so far, and more every day, from a secret apartment atop the Eiffel Tower to bridges built out of living roots, from a temple shaped like a chicken to an island ruled by cats, from a fruit that tastes like chocolate pudding to a spicy chutney made out of red ants.
The best science podcasts to make you smarter – By Sophie Bushwick, Sara Chodosh, And Rachel Feltman, www.popsci.com
This post has been updated, and will probably be updated again, because that's how best-of lists should work.
I love podcasts, you love podcasts, your grandma probably loves podcasts. Looking for some science you can enjoy while your eyeballs do stuff that isn't reading? Perhaps hoping to regurgitate something that sounds smart while sitting around with family on a summer vacation? Great. Read on.
Why We Knock on Wood (and Other Common Superstitions) by ELYSE HAUSER lifesavvy.com
Ever wondered why that hotel doesn’t have a 13th floor, or why you’re supposed to throw salt after you spill it? Here’s the history behind some of the most common superstitions.
Supermoon Blood Moon Lunar Eclipse of 2019: Complete Guide – By Doris Elin Salazar, www.space.com
Overnight from Sunday, Jan. 20, 2019, into Monday, Jan. 21, millions of people in North and South America will have a prime view of a total lunar eclipse. During a special nocturnal hour, the full moon will become fully tinted with the red-orange color of sunset.
The Jan. 21 total lunar eclipse will be the last one until May 2021; the most recent total lunar eclipse previous to this one appeared in July 2018.
|Location||Eclipse Begins||Totality Begins||Totality Ends||Eclipse Ends|
|Miami, FL||10:33 p.m. EST||11:41 p.m. EST||12:43 p.m. EST||1:50 a.m. EST|
This is an application to compute and simulate astronomical events. A tool for astronomy lovers that allows to know in a simple way the general and local circumstances for solar and lunar eclipses and planetary transits.