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Escape from Planet Earth

Family Movie Night to feature 'Escape from Planet Earth'

Greenwich Sentinel - ‎Jul 14, 2016‎
The Department of Parks and Recreation announces that Family Movie Night will be outdoors at the Bendheim Western Greenwich Civic Center on Monday, July 18.

Throwing Stuff Into the Sun is Only Easy for Superman

Nerdist - ‎23 minutes ago‎
Or maybe there's a super-powerful villainous contraption threatening the planet that you'd prefer to dispose of? ... To put that into perspective, rockets only need to be traveling 11km/s faster than the Earth to escape from the entire solar system ...

MAVEN Status and Extended-Mission Planning

The Planetary Society (blog) - ‎4 hours ago‎
The MAVEN mission to Mars completed its one-Earth-year primary mission in November 2015, is in the middle of its first (relatively short) extended mission that runs through September 2016, and was just approved for a two-year extended mission that runs ...

Why don't people vote? You asked Google – here's the answer

The Guardian - ‎16 hours ago‎
... and ignore those who do not. If compulsory voting is what it takes to ensure, to quote Abe Lincoln, “that government of the people, by the people, for the people, shall not perish from the earth”, then maybe we need to consider it as an option ...
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What 'Star Trek 4' Could Learn From These 'Star Trek' Episodes

Bustle - ‎11 hours ago‎
He isn't exactly a memorable bad guy, but he is the latest Star Trek villain to be little more than an angry, vengeful, powerful lone dude who just wants to destroy the hell out of the Federation or Earth. Krall's inclusion makes me ... Along their 75 ...

IFP Announces No Borders, Spotlight on Docs Feature Films for IFP Film Week

Filmmaker Magazine - ‎7 hours ago‎
Escape from Harem. Written by Serdar Soydan, produced by Olena Yershova, and executive produced by Ali Fatih Yıldız. Based on real events: two sisters decide to escape from patriarchal Ottoman harem to France after they became the heroines of Pierre ...
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Dog Who Chewed Off His Foot to Escape Abusive Situation Needs Our Help

One Green Planet - ‎3 hours ago‎
Whenever we come across a case of abuse or neglect, we ask ourselves, “how could anybody ever let this happen to the most innocent living beings on earth? ... The rope had likely gotten wrapped around his back leg as Maverick tried to escape his tether.

10 Best 'Star Trek: Enterprise' Episodes - ‎9 hours ago‎
Archer and Travis decide that they have been wrongfully imprisoned and help them escape. A pretty solid ... Terra Prime, a xenophobic terrorist group on Earth, threatens to destroy Starfleet Command unless all aliens leave the planet. They want Earth ...
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Owen Smith looks to undercut Jeremy Corbyn with anti-Blairite speech and Ministry of Labour plan

The Independent - ‎Jul 26, 2016‎
Owen Smith, Jeremy Corbyn's challenger, has vowed that if he is Prime Minister, he will recreate the Ministry of Labour, a government department that was abolished by a Labour Prime Minister 48 years ago.
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Scientists caught off-guard by record temperatures linked to climate change

Thomson Reuters Foundation - ‎16 hours ago‎
The earth is on track for its hottest year on record with June marking the 14th straight month of record heat, the World Meteorological Organization (WMO) said last week.

Science of Summer: A desert where sand stays cool

Ottawa Citizen - ‎Jul 25, 2016‎
If you want to see an odd part of this planet, then high on your list has to be a desert in New Mexico where the sand stays cool even as it bakes in the sun.
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Speaker rejects claim that Corbyn aide 'broke into' former frontbencher Seema Malhotra's office

The Independent - ‎Jul 26, 2016‎
The Speaker of the House of Commons has poured cold water on claims by a Labour MP that there had been “unauthorised access” to her office by Labour staff loyal to the leadership.

Why We Are Not Ready For Mars

Huffington Post - ‎Jul 26, 2016‎
Before we go to Mars, certainly before we soil another planet, let's reframe the human associations we live with daily, with an eye toward how we will represent our species when we travel to other worlds.
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Bernie Gives In to Hillary

The Atlantic - ‎Jul 25, 2016‎
Escape unscathed. Not three seconds in, and I get the first question. “Mr. Kennedy, what is the definition of assumpsit?” “Uh…” “Mr. Kennedy, you realize assumpsit is the very first word in your reading.

The Physics of Trying to Crash Into the Sun

WIRED - ‎Jul 25, 2016‎
Does the direction of the initial velocity influence the escape velocity? In my example program, there is no interaction between the Earth and the spacecraft. Add this gravitational interaction. What if you want to do some type of slingshot with ...
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'Bad Moms' Stars Get Real About Motherhood Under the Microscope

Moviefone - ‎Jul 26, 2016‎
Kathryn Hahn: No ... for me at least, there was no ... it's such an escape, the movie, it feels like such an awesome, fun, wish fulfillment, that all of it felt like "Oh wouldn't that be ... " so nothing felt unrealistic ... Kristen Bell: I think this ...

My Star Trek Episode at Everest

Space Ref (press release) - ‎Jul 26, 2016‎
These rocks are mounted inside the cupola with an ever-present view of planet Earth rolling by below. .... At one point I recalled that scene from "Star Trek VI The Undiscovered Country" where Kirk and McCoy escape a prison and cross a vast ice field.
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Labour leadership: Pro and anti-Jeremy Corbyn factions both take party to court over leader's future

The Independent - ‎Jul 25, 2016‎
Both sides in the bitter argument over Jeremy Corbyn's leadership are taking the Labour Party to court - either in the hope of driving him out of office, or to help him see off the threat to his position.

For the first time, forecast predicts hotter-than-normal in every square inch of the USA

USA TODAY - ‎Jul 25, 2016‎
June was record warm both in the U.S. and around the world, and 2016 is on course to be the Earth's warmest year on record.
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Why An Extra Planet Can't Be Hidden Behind The Sun Or Above The South Pole

Science 2.0 - ‎Jul 25, 2016‎
This is another of my articles to help the many people who come to my science blog saying how scared they are of a planet, which they think is hidden behind the sun and is about to fly past or hit Earth in the near future. What I'm going to describe ...