The Geminid meteor shower 2010 is tonight, climaxing sometime between midnight and dawn Tuesday. Usually, the Geminid meteor showers in December are awesome spectacles, one of the most intense meteor showers of the year, but this year the moon will be out until after midnight, ...more
Itching to get a meteorite to visit your Terraria world? Watch this video to learn three different techniques to attract a meteorite when playing Terraria. This Terraria guide explains how each of these methods triggers meteorites landing in your map.
Learn how to etch an iron meteorite to reveal its hidden crystalline structure. This guy is specifically etching a Campo Del Cielo meteorite. Why? So you can see how to do it yourself.
Here is a cool show that is all about meteorite identification! These two videos touch on some characteristics of stony (chondrite) meteorites that can help you to positively identify a meteorite. Part 1 of 2 - How to Identify a meteorite from just a crummy rock. Part 2 of 2 ...more
When most people say, "Damn, look at that rock," regarding an engagement ring, they're usually not referencing an actual rock—let alone a space rock. One Reddit user, chadmanx, decided his future fiancée was so special that she deserved the moon and stars, or, at the very lea ...more
My name is Ruben Garcia and I'm a meteorite hunter. These videos are of a two day meteorite hunt. Just me and my video camera out in the wilderness! One technique we typically use on a dry lake bed is to continuously keep the sun to our backs. Shadows can be a meteorite hunte ...more
Astronomy editor David J. Eicher shares treasures from his personal meteorite collection and gives advice on starting your own.
Something special is happening. Maybe it's your child's first steps or their walk down the aisle. Maybe it's a hit-and-run accident, a flaming meteorite, or your buddy spilling a drink all over himself. These are fleeting moments that need to be captured instantly. Though you ...more
Oh, don't look so grumpy, Coco. I'm sure Nylon's secret formulas will only be used in the direst of situations: A) Sometimes a girl can't wait for the latest runway shades to hit the shelves OR B) Dead broke! (and saving for that pricey Chanel bag anyway). Here are five reci ...more
What happens when you combine a passion for astronomy and a love of wine? Cabernet that's out of this world. Literally. It's called Meteorito, and has a berry, nutty flavor with just a hint of iron and nickel. The wine was made by oenophile and amateur astronomer Ian Hutcheon, ...more
Urban exploration is unfamiliar territory for most people, unexplored mostly because of deplorable safety and legality concerns that most adventurers fear. Sure, there's those adrenaline junkies addicted to bungee-jumping, skydiving, motocross, and deep sea diving, but most o ...more
Recently, buyout talks between Google and Groupon ended with Groupon turning down Google's $6 million offer. But with Amazon backing LivingSocial, should they have? Your guess is as good as mine, but one thing's for sure— Groupon has a great voice, and they're sharing it with ...more
This Terraria video guide will show you what materials to use in your craftbench to get the phoenix blaster, and meteor shots which work as ammo. Watch this Terraria video and learn how to put your handgun and meteorite to use.
Earlier today, a meteorite flew over the Chelyabinsk region of Russia, triggering a shock wave that injured hundreds of people and caused damage to buildings and vehicles in the area. Witnesses describe seeing a bright ball of light streak through the sky followed by a loud bo ...more
Need a new iPhone app? Check out Comets and Craters, a new iPhone tower defense strategy game. These ten video tutorials cover all of the gameplay troubles you may have. Steve explains the features and gameplay to help you get the most out of playing Comets and Craters on you ...more
Prime Directive : How NASA's Planetary Protection Officer Keeps Our Germs from Contaminating Other Planets (& Vice Versa)
On July 20, 1969, humans set foot on the moon for the first time. But some say our microbes beat us there. With the Space Age came new questions about microscopic invaders from outer space and concern about where we are leaving our microbial footprints. The questions are even ...more
The Achievement Hunter demonstrates how to find the hidden collectibles needed to earn the 'Mogo is Proud' and 'There is Hope' achievements in the Green Lantern: Rise of the Manhunters Xbox 360 video game. This includes finding various green and blue meteorites.