Sun and Moon Align to Create Stunning Two-Faced Ice Halo

It looks like the sky of an alien world, or a portent for the coming apocalypse, but this photo is actually a day and night composite—two images taken in the same spot along the coast of Östersund, Sweden, roughly ten hours apart.

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A Smart Bag That Could Be More Useful Than a Smartwatch

OUR PHONES MAKE life easier, but that hasn’t stopped us from creating all kinds of hacks to make them partner better with our brains. We take snapshots to remember our coat check number. We use screenshots to show friends conversations we had with others. Sometimes, I’ll listen to music while walking not because I want the jams, but because I’m expecting a call, and keeping headphones in is the best way to not miss it.

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Duke Beats Michigan State To Advance To NCAA Championship

Duke beat Michigan State 81-61 in the Final Four on Saturday to advance to the NCAA championship game. It’s the 11th time the Blue Devils have made it to the final round of March Madness.

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This is what would happen if Earth stopped spinning right now

Have you ever asked yourself what would happen if the Earth stopped spinning right now? For you it would be like being in a car at 1000 miles per hour and stopping dead in your tracks—you would die instantly. But, believe it or not, it gets even worse after that, as this video explains.

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