Thomas Johnson

13 Flips | 1 Magazine | 10 Likes | 1 Following | 1 Follower | @TOJ328 | American living in Japan Hijinks ensue.

Here's a List of All the U.S. Govt's Rogue Twitter Accounts Fighting Trump's Crackdown on Science

As Trump tries to muzzle the flow of information, NASA, the EPA and others fight back<p>Since taking office last week, President Trump has been ordering …

The Angels are baseball’s sneakiest almost-maybe contending team

It takes some imagination to get the Angels into the postseason, but they’ve been making some quietly productive moves.<p>Start with the obvious. The Angels have the best player in baseball. They have one of the best players ever to play baseball. He is so, so, so very good. If all the players in the …

The Trans-Pacific Partnership Was a Mistake — Don't Mourn It

President Trump’s formal withdrawal of the United States from the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) negotiations has precipitated a flood of tears about and warnings of the end of free trade and rising Chinese hegemony from orthodox economists and pundits.<p>But there is no cause for tears or grounds …

11 Calming Games to Help You Relax

The more peaceful side of games.<p>When we think about our favorite gaming moments, we tend to think of the high-octane stuff: car chases, escaping …

Indie Gaming

Astronauts will soon wear these new lightweight spacesuits—Reebok boots included

Athleisure for astronauts?<p>Boeing has unveiled new lightweight spacesuits that could make their launch-pad debut as early as next year, when the aerospace company’s CST-100 Starliner space capsule is scheduled to take its first manned test flight and, eventually, carry astronauts to the …

Space Exploration

Aston Martin's Final Vanquish Is This Impossibly Gorgeous 580-HP Drop Top

The Vanquish is up for a redesign, but before it goes, let's enjoy the beauty of this Volante S.<p>Aston Martin is in the midst of a revision to its entire lineup, spearheaded by the all-new DB11. But the brand's older models aren't dead just yet. Last November, the 580-hp Vanquish S made its debut in …

Associated Press News

Witness The Greatest Modern Volkswagen Test For Success

Volkswagen was clearly out of their minds when they developed and produced the 261 mile-per-gallon XL1, a spaceship-like diesel hybrid that looks …

This airline is offering $70 flights to Europe

A European trip for a couple hundred bucks doesn't sound real. But one budget airline is pushing the impossible and offering flights from the West …

Judge: Exxon Mobil must give documents to attorney general

BOSTON (AP) — Exxon Mobil has been ordered to hand over documents related to a state investigation into whether it misled the public about the impact …

Tim Tebow not invited to Mets’ major league camp

Tim Tebow did not get an invitation to the New York Mets' major league spring training camp, despite his manager's wishes.<p>Instead, he will report to the Mets' minor-league camp in Port St. Lucie, Fla. to continue his pursuit of a major league career. Tebow was omitted from the list of major league …

We may finally know the ‘missing element’ hidden in the Earth’s fiery core

Scientists have discovered what phantom element might be in the Earth’s core.<p>The mystery material that makes up a significant proportion of our …

Universe

The Playlist: A Guide to Order 66 and the End of the Jedi

<i>For</i> Star Wars <i>fans who want a better understanding of various topics, there can be a lot of material to wade through. In The Playlist, we’ll curate</i> …