On Feb. 3, 1966 the Soviet Luna 9 spacecraft made the first successful robotic soft landing on the Moon. Seven hours later it transmitted its first images of the lunar surface back to Earth. The image above is Luna 9 lander’s first view—the first time humans had ever seen a picture from the surface of another world.
Travel blogger Nav Samedi has written on his adventures in destinations from Argentina to Iceland. Here, he shares a stunning shot of a humpback whale off the coast of Antarctica.
Interesting lichen grows on a post which has split in the middle. T’was a lovely bright warm Spring-feeling day today; perfect for a pleasant walk. Plenty of little clumps of snowdrops around, along with the promise of daffs – plus lots of bird activity.
The secret to living a meaningful life – http://www.bbc.com/future/story/20170131-the-secret-to-living-a-meaningful-life
“It started the minute I went online.” Ashley Judd has been on Twitter for six years, and for six years she has endured unrelenting abuse at the hands—the typing fingers, to be specific—of misogynists. It began with those who tried to undermine her voice when she was promoting her 2012 memoir, All That Is Bitter…
The taboo, perhaps mystique around menopause needs to be lifted, women need to talk about ‘the changes’ in a safe, healthy manner. We women need to own it! Menopause is natural, liberating and self-actualizing
What can killer whales teach us about the menopause? – http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-37025092
Today, our smartphones function like a high-tech Swiss army knife, serving as everything from a communications device to a digital camera to an alarm clock. That multiple-use functionality is exactly how late Apple CEO Steve Jobs teased the first iPhone when he introduced it on stage ten years ago today, on Jan. 9, 2007. “An…