Mark (executive editor) is a Portuguese-American, alternative journalist specializing in online journalism, social movements and global conflicts. His own program citizenreporter.org is one of the oldest and longest running current affairs podcasts on the internet. He enjoys ultimate frisbee and teaching new media in post-conflict countries.
This short but sweet video comes to us from NASA’s Solar Dynamics Observatory and it features a very detailed Solar Eruption that took place on the last day of 2012. Source: NASA SDO
It is a tale that has been told and accepted as fact for several decades now, listening to classical music is good for a developing baby. All over the world, hopeful parents do that classic move of putting headphones on a pregnant belly, so that later their child will be more skilled or have some …Continue Reading
A classic experiment and one of the better science-experiment videos out there, this short but sweet clip shows how a bubble can float on dry ice as if it were water. A strange visual that reminds me of the old fantasy of walking on a cloud. It was actually inspired by Steve Spangler’s web series …Continue Reading
Just over two months since “Super Storm Sandy” wreaked havoc on the New York York/New Jersey coast and on the very day that the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) announced that 2012 was the hottest year ever in the US, I paid a visit to a hand full of towns to see what condition they …Continue Reading
You’ve probably heard the proposals over the years, the idea that we use other planets for mining so that we don’t have to keep tearing up the surface of our planet and in order to find minerals that are perhaps hard to come across on Earth. This futuristic idea is then followed by a lot …Continue Reading