The reasoning behind the image comes from the formation of cloud material that exploded 17,000 light-years away.After the pulsar wind nebula died it left a cloud of materials that formed into this hand shape that is approximately 12 miles in diameter. The formation spins about 7 times per second scattering particles as it spins. The reason that the hand is glowing is due to the magnetic field that surrounds it.
JetPac, creator of the highest-rated travel app in the App Store’s history, is now presenting JetPac City Guides! This new app allows iPhone users to see real pictures and honest evaluations of their travel destinations by other app users! Through the help of Instagram, JetPac is able to search and analyze over 100 million photos from more than 5,000 cities, compounding and utilizing users’ experiences to build their own travel guides and generate direct and effective reviews of destinations.
Who says you can’t take your electronics with you on any adventure, no matter how dirty, thrilling, or dangerous it may be? SUBTECH has created new protective technology that will save our electronic devices from the onslaught of nature’s best—water, winter snow, sleet, and rain, dirt, and anything else Mother Earth can throw at us. The SUBTECH Screen Shield is so much more than a screen protector—anti-scratch technology and premium tempered glass offer extreme scratch and shock proof protection, fitting the iPhone 5 in a choice of black or white for $49.94.
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If you do happen to be up or near these trees, then look out for the bushy tailed, red-orange furred, rounded face of Mr(s). Olinguito.
But alas, the mystery was solved upon seeing an olinguito for his first time. Helgen reports that he felt "sheer elation, just incredible excitement but at the same time almost disbelief. This animal had been missed by everyone." Wow, we wish we had been there too!
For example, travelers can check out one of California’s 9 National Parks, or perhaps Alaska’s 8 million acre Wrangell-St.Elias Park. However, if you’re really looking for an adventure, and want to get away for the summer, Congress may have just the thing for you. Thanks to a new piece of legislation introduced to the floor of Congress, the countries 60th National park may soon be a reality. However, don’t pack up the tent and grill just yet, as you won’t be able to drive to this park. Nor will you be able to buy a plane ticket there either.
With the July 4th holiday approaching a little fun in the sun is on the minds of many a Metro NJ/NYC area resident! It's time to kick back, relax and enjoy that much deserved vacation. Let's face it, we are invigorated by the energy of the city, but every so often it's nice to escape to a more relaxed atmosphere where you can recharge, relax and renew.
Recently, Joonbug decided to take a beach road trip to the lovely Garden State—New Jersey. We heard quite a bit of buzz regarding a lovely beach retreat that makes you feel as if you are on a Nantucket excursion for the weekend—but yet not far from the city.
Whether you've got a lover or a friend you can take a romantic getaway or staycay to celebrate your love. From New York City to California and all the way to the Caribbean, we've got eight naughty 'n' nice options for you to choose from. Enjoy!
Hotel El Convento: Located in Old San Juan, Puerto Rico, this small luxury hotel is offering a Romantic Memories Package starting at $250 a night. The package includes deluxe accommodations, complimentary reception serving daily wine and hors d'oeuvres at La Veranda Terrace, a signature tote bag, bottle of champagne, rose petal turndown, and chocolate covered strawberries. Do with them what you will.
The holidays are upon us and if you're not near your family, the holidays breed the perfect opportunity for a quiet or adventure filled get-away. Whether you are looking for a romantic escape, a cozy stay at an inn, or family funtime in the city, we've got you covered. Check out these amazing vacation deals being offered by hotels around the world!
The Hanover Inn at Dartmouth: Located in Dartmouth, New Hampshire, The Hanover Inn is an ideal getaway spot this holiday season. The inn just completed a $40 million transformation, so is rearing to have guests. The hotel is located near the Hood Museum of Art and prime skiing destinations. The Inn is offering a Ski and Stay package that includes a full day pass for two at the Dartmouth Skiway, traditional breakfast for two, accomodations in a redesigned guest room for $269 per night with the promotion code PKGSKISTAY, as well as a Holiday Romance Experience package including accomodations in a redesigned guest room, a bottle of wine, and a holiday memento for $239 per night. The promotions run November 18th through December 30th.