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To save their town, the people of Torrey, UT, are turning to the stars

Across the United States, light pollution has reached levels so intense that most people live in a place where they can’t see the Milky Way. That isn’t the case in Torrey, UT, where a group of people have dedicated themselves to cutting down the town’s light pollution and becoming a destination for star tourism. 9 more words

To save their town, the people of Torrey, UT, are turning to the stars

Across the United States, light pollution has reached levels so intense that most people live in a place where they can’t see the Milky Way. That isn’t the case in Torrey, UT, where a group of people have dedicated themselves to cutting down the town’s light pollution and becoming a destination for star tourism. 9 more words

Should student athletes get paid?

BY JOHN FELTMAN

The National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA)  claims to be a non-profit organization in which their mission is “to govern competition in a fair, safe, equitable and sportsmanlike manner, and to integrate intercollegiate athletics into higher education so that the educational experience of the student-athlete is paramount.” But the real question is, is that really their mission? 826 more words

Sports

You've destroyed UT. Now what?

By VERONICA SANSUR

For only losing your Spartan ID, UT charges you $20. Even losing the keys from your dorm is $100 to change the lock and $15 for each new key. 598 more words

Tumbleweeds Galore

Some cities, like Green Bay, Wisconsin are being inundated with snow right now, in a seemingly relentless winter. However, that is not the case for California. 445 more words

Raven Cam at UT Texas

In some parts of the US, Ravens are pretty ubiquitous.  Here in Austin their appearance is a bit more rare, but it seems I see more and more of them every year.  87 more words

Birds

Ubuntu Touch: Making a new app

Realizing that there are a few apps missing from the Ubuntu Touch OpenStore, and being an Android app developer, I thought I would try to bridge the gap. 659 more words

App