July 8th, 2019 08:00 AM
It’s prime season for farmers’ markets: local tomatoes, avocados, blueberries, corn, all the best produce in the Northern Hemisphere. But my favorite greenmarket stand is the one that sells lamb meat and wool. (It took me a little while to make the connection!) Yes, I’m in love withCatskill Merino, which sets up shop…
July 17th, 2019 06:56 AM
Enlarge / The famed Tunguska event of 1908 scorched a five-mile swath of trees and caused many to fall away from the center of the blast in a distinct radial pattern. (credit: Photo12/Universal Images Group via Getty Image) Last month marked the 111th anniversary of the Tunguska event, a blast that flattened trees across half a million acres of Siberian forest on June 20, 1908. Scientists have been puzzling over the details ever since. We now have fresh evidence about what transpired back...
July 17th, 2019 06:23 AM
European regulators have opened a formal inquiry into the data that Amazon collects from third-party sellers on its website.
July 17th, 2019 06:41 AM
We’re nearing the end of season 9 of Fortnite, which can only mean one thing: another massive live event is on the horizon. And the teases have already started. Over the past week or so, in the lead-up to season 10, a massive robot has slowly been assembled inside of a now-dormant volcano (the same one that erupted in season 8, drastically changing Fortnite’s island). It started with a mysterious metal foot appearing, and for the last few days a giant, headless mech dominated the island’s...
July 17th, 2019 07:00 AM
Ian Rutherford-USA TODAY Sports Rory McIlroy hopes to add a British Open victory to his impressive run through the 2019 season as he enters the tournament as the betting favorite at sportsbooks. Rory McIlroy set the course record of 61 at the Royal Portrush Golf Club back when he was 16 years old. The course has since been renovated, but McIlroy’s comfort on this course in his home country should only serve as an advantage as the 30-year-old seeks his fifth career major title. McIlroy is a...
July 17th, 2019 06:38 AM
The 2019 Emmy nominations are in and some of the biggest and brightest in Hollywood heard their name Tuesday morning.
July 16th, 2019 11:37 PM
Welcome to another exciting installment of Spacemon, the tale of a Pokemon TRPG campaign! This is a spinoff of the sci-fi space epic played using the Pokemon Tabletop United (PTU) system, this time GMed by yours truly. You can get caught up the entire Spacemon saga here!
July 17th, 2019 12:50 AM
On Tuesday evening in San Francisco, SpaceX and Tesla CEO Elon Musk finally shed some light on what Neuralink, his company that has raised $158 million to develop “ultra high bandwidth brain-machine interfaces to connect humans and computers,” has been up to since its launch in 2017.
July 16th, 2019 06:00 PM
Kate Berlant, David Harbour, and Alex Ozerov in Frankenstein’s Monster’s Monster, Frankenstein. | Allyson Riggs/Netflix Frankenstein’s Monster’s Monster, Frankenstein, starring David Harbour, is an odd addition to the platform’s comedy stable Continue reading…