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Summer 2015

Summer’s here and you have no idea how to make the most of it ?

Well, today is your lucky day! I’ve compiled a list of things you can do this summer that you can make memories that’ll last a life time with your family and friends. 345 more words

Lifestyle

12 Must-Brings For Your Next Stargazing Trip

If you look up on June 30, you’ll get a glimpse of something special when Venus and Jupiter converge in the night sky. While you’ll be able to see the event with your naked eye, it will look much better with some advance planning. 1,139 more words

dVerse Poetics - Open Link Night: Silent Road

Today is Open Link Night at dVerse Poetics. This means we do not post to a prompt but instead, post a poem of whatever subject and style we choose. 631 more words

Musings

Chasing the Stars

When I was younger, I didn’t appreciate anything in life. I’m not talking about taking for granted having a roof over my head and food in the fridge (although, I don’t think I really understood how much of a blessing all that was until my early twenties). 1,070 more words

Technology Tuesday: April 21, 2015

Welcome to Technology Tuesday! Every week The Job Shop Blog will bring you our 5 top science and technology stories from around the web. This week drones that learn and think like people, meteor shower viewing, solar powered planes, a “smart onesie” for your babies, and technologically transmitted emotions take center stage. 297 more words

Technology

Spring Skies at Night

There’s a tiny, disk-sized patch of snow behind the museum where I work, a reminder that winter wasn’t all that long ago.  I keep waiting for it to melt, but it refuses, so I ignore it and remember that its water’s going to water the grass it’s hiding.   475 more words

Science Fiction

Lyrid Meteor Shower April 16 to 25, Peak April 22 to 23

EarthSky reports

The annual Lyrid meteor shower is active each year from about April 16 to 25. The peak of this shower – which tends to come in a burst and usually lasts for less than a day – will fall on the morning of April 22 or 23, with the nod going to the later date.

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Astronomy