Month: December 2014

First images of Earth from Himawari-8

At 02:40 UTC on 18 December 2014, the first images from all 16 bands were captured by JMA’s Himawari-8 next-generation geostationary meteorological satellite, which was launched on 7 October 2014. Testing and checking of the […]

“Humans of New York” helping transplants find families to spend the holidays with

Once again the holiday season is upon us and for most of us that means a chance to get together with family and friends to eat drink and be merry. However, this is New York […]

Two brothers bickering with each other on C-SPAN get an unexpected call from their mother

“Oh God, it’s Mom” No matter how old you are you’re still your mom or dad’s child. You may want to keep that in mind when you go on TV, on a call-in show no […]

New York law now makes tattooing or piercing your pets illegal

No, this is not an Onion headline Earlier this year the above photo caused outrage when Brooklyn tattoo artist “Mistah Metro” posted it to Instagram and declared, “My dog is cooler than yours!” The backlash […]

First official poster for ‘Better Call Saul’

For all of you ‘Breaking Bad’ junkies waiting to get your next fix, you don’t have much longer. The two-night premiere of the Breaking Bad spinoff/prequel airs Feb. 8th. I’m reserving judgment until it comes […]