Hi, there. Do you happen to live in Rockaway, New Jersey? Is the front yard in the video below yours? Well, hey, this won't take a minute, but you might want to check your front yard. There are two terrifying bears fighting and they're sort of messing up the flower situation you've got going on. Not a big deal. Just thought you should know. Be safe out there ... Discuss
Astronaut Reid Wiseman, who is currently on board the International Space Station (ISS), posted this amazing image of a sunrise shortly after a rocket bound for ISS exploded on its launch pad in Virginia. The spacecraft was supposed to send supplies, food, water and equipment to the astronauts. Though NASA said they aren’t at an immediate risk of running out of provisions, the explosion obviously took a toll on the crew. Wiseman added this caption to the stunning photo: “Not every day is easy. Today was a tough one.” Thankfully, no one was injured during the explosion ... Discuss
The University of Pennsylvania is now offering a course where students are required to do nothing but "stare at the screen for three hours, only interacting through chat rooms, bots, social media and listservs." So basically, it’s like every other college course, accept there’s no lecture going on in the background.
The goal of the class “Wasting Time on the Internet" isn’t totally clear, but has something to do with pondering the literary value and poetry of stuff like the junk on YouTube and listicles filled with GIFs of old Saved by the Bell references. The professor/poet behind the course told VICE, he was inspired to start the course because he was “very tired of reading articles in The New York Times every week that make us feel bad about spending so much time on the Internet, about dividing our attention so many times." Either that, or he just wanted to teach a class that simply involves him just sitting around while students aimlessly goof around on their laptops ... Discuss