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  • NASA probe spots the final lunar resting place of the crashed Israeli spacecraft

    Last month, Israeli non-profit SpaceIL's Beresheet probe made it to the lunar surface but sadly it wasn't a soft landing. Beresheet was the first private attempt at a lunar landing and they got pretty damn close. A couple weeks after the crash, NASA's Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter orbited over the area and NASA has released images that show the impact site. From NASA: LROC took this image from 56 miles (90 kilometers) above the surface. The cameras captured a dark smudge, about 10 meters wide,...

    Boing Boing
  • George W. Bush may be the only person in the world who can force Trump out of office

    Dear President Bush, History has not been generous to you. Your adventure in Iraq is the greatest overseas blunder of U.S. history. Your stewardship of the economy resulted in the greatest financial disaster since the 1930s. Your deep historical deficit, in any circumstances other than what we face today, should relegate you to the lowest rung of U.S. presidents. But, Mr. President, you can rewrite your legacy. You, Mr. President, you, George W. Bush, can

  • Finally the law understands how sexual consent works. When will the rest of us catch up?

    That a sex worker can win a rape case on grounds of conditional consent is a significant step in the fight for their rights. It's also an important moment for our cultural understanding of consent

    The Independent