Manuel Felipe Ríos Gaona

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Geospatial Data in R and Beyond

In this talk I'll show how the spatial ecosystem of R has grown, and how it relates to all sorts of other mapping and GIS software.<p>CRAN is the …

The Earth's rotation is slowing, so everyone gets an extra second this week

In case you need a little extra time this week, the last minute of Tuesday, June 30 will contain 61 seconds instead of the usual 60.<p>Atomic clocks …

An Incomplete List Of Things Selena Gomez Looks Good In

The singer is very concerned about looking "Good For You," but her new music video is proof she really doesn't need to worry about.

The best young adult books of 2015

<b>How many of our best YA books of the year did you read in 2015?</b><p><b>Reveiws by Martin Chilton (and Rebecca Hawkes, where stated). The list is in no particular order.</b><p>See also: <b>best YA books of 2016</b><p><b>1. THE ART OF BEING NORMAL BY LISA WILLIAMSON (DAVID FICKLING BOOKS)</b> <br>Lisa Williamson's debut YA novel The Art …

Eutopia: horror novel about Lovecraftian racism

You may recall David Nickle's essay about the inseparable nature of HP Lovecraft's support for eugenics and his horror. It made an excellent …

NASA Is Just Killing It With These Earth-Watching Satellites

Anybody can drive a shovel into the ground to see how moist the soil is. What's tricky is doing it over every square yard of land on Earth. From 426 …

Carbon Dioxide

Climate denial gets a billion-dollar boost: Why the Kochs’ 2016 spending spree could mean planetary disaster

<b>David Koch (AP/Phelan M. Ebenhack/Reuters/Shannon Stapleton/photo collage by Salon)</b><p>The Kochs’ major campaign financing push could undermine climate action right when we need it the most<p>Lindsay Abrams<p>January 28, 2015 4:30pm (UTC)<p>The news that the Koch brothers' plan to funnel nearly a billion …

Incredible Aerial Photographs Of New York City Taken At An Astounding Height

Pulitzer Prize-winning photographer Vincent Laforet has spent the past 15 year taking daring helicopter rides to capture some of the most incredible aerial images from around the world.<p>But his latest photo mission — to photograph New York City at night from above — was "the scariest of his life," …

Photography