Changing Planet Computer simulations suggest that matter in the universe is distributed in a “cosmic web” of filaments, as seen in the image above from a large-scale dark-matter simulation. The inset a
Gawker brings us this video posted on Monday of a herd of chamois goats that make a seemingly miraculous escape from an avalanche on an Alpine mountain face. It occurs in the Rhone-Alpes near Pralognan-la-Vanoise,
It all started with the price of hotdogs. In 1978 baseball fan Ron Gordon, incensed that hotdogs at the San Francisco Giants baseball stadium went up a nickel, started a campaign to have their price reduced.