Pakistani nature photographer Atif Saeed managed to capture this stunning shot of a lion — just before it leapt at him.
Leaving the cozy confines of Earth’s atmosphere for life aboard the ISS is an exceedingly rare experience reserved for just a handful of astronauts. But thanks to NASA and GoPro, now you can share in the breathtaking views/sheer terror that astronaut Terry Virts enjoyed during a recent hour-long spacewalk.
College basketball purists everywhere will point to this as proof that the NBA game is a corrupted mess of a sport. But Perkins is barely an NBA-caliber player, much less a representation of the league’s offensive prowess, so please ignore them.
Four hundred and fifty five light years away sits a newborn star that bears striking resemblance to our Sun. It’s awash in a sea of complex organic molecules which could, one day, coalesce to form proteins, nucleic acids, even life itself.
Many people have strong opinions about genetically modified plants, also known as genetically modified organisms or GMOs. But sometimes there’s confusion around what it means to be a GMO. It also may be much more sensible to judge a plant by its specific traits rather than the way it was produced – GMO or not.
Starbucks Coffee just announced a commitment of up to $250 million to ensure that each of its U.S. employees–whether full or part-time–can go to four years of college and graduate without any tuition debt. (Let me start with the specifics–the “what”–of Starbucks’ new initiative and then get to why Starbucks is doing it and why, as a corporate culture and customer service consultant, I see business positives in this Starbucks initiative)
U.S. President Barack Obama sat down with Cuban President Raul Castro on Saturday, the first substantial meeting between the countries’ leaders in more than 50 years.