Anthony M Karas

24 Flips | 4 Magazines | @krto999 | Keep up with Anthony M Karas on Flipboard, a place to see the stories, photos, and updates that matter to you. Flipboard creates a personalized magazine full of everything, from world news to life’s great moments. Download Flipboard for free and search for “Anthony M Karas”

Watch a Massive Sunspot Speed Across the Sun

Watch as an enormous and extremely energetic group of sunspots complete their trek across the face of the sun. Known as Active Region 1967 (AR1967), …

Astronaut Mike Hopkins' #Selfie is up for a Shorty Award

The oldest known star in the universe

The ancient star, about 6,000 light years from Earth, formed 13.7 billion years ago, shortly after the Big Bang. It’s the oldest star yet found.<p>A …

Universe

WIRED Space Photo of the Day for February 2014

Author: Wired Science Staff<p>06:30 am<p>Follow Space Photo of the Day on TwitterThe 2013 WIRED Space Photo of the Day GalleryThe 2012 WIRED Space Photo of …

Watch A Crow Solve A Complex Puzzle

How smart are crows? They are so smart!<p>Crows are smarter than great apes and about on par with a 5-year-old child. We know they (and similar birds) can already complete complicated tasks, like putting a stick through a tube to finagle out food. But in this BBC video, the crow, after thinking it …

Birds

Sounds Intriguing: The World's Most Interesting Noises

Trevor Cox has heard it all. He's a professor of acoustic engineering at the University of Salford in England, and he delights in discovering unusual noises. He's also author of <i>The Sound Book: The Science of the Sonic Wonders of the World,</i> which describes some of what he's found.<p>In the book, Cox …

What's The Environmental Cost Of The 2014 Winter Olympics?

So much for "no waste."<p>Athletic events are well underway at the 2014 Winter Olympics, which means that their environmental toll is halfway to forgotten.<p>When world athletes gathered for the 2012 Summer Games, host city London won praise for many of its sustainability efforts, such as the remarkably …

Winter Olympics

Mass of ghostly neurtrinos solves sub-atomic mystery

Scientists have used observations of the Big Bang and the curvature of space-time to accurately measure the mass of sub-atomic particles called …

This 'Fish Car' Lets A Goldfish Drive Around

Drinking and driving is frowned upon. But swimming and driving is okay.<p>Where's the fish? The fish is out for a drive.<p>A company called Studio diip has created a mobile aquarium that can be "driven" by a fish. The four-wheeled device has a digital camera mounted above that can recognize which part of …

ZELDA SHIELD HISTORY

<b>ZELDA SHIELD HISTORY</b>

How Nintendo Can Save Itself

Nintendo is hemorrhaging money on a flopped product and refuses to do the one thing that’ll keep it afloat. Here are some ideas for how it could improve its bottom line, without selling out.<p>The Nintendo Wii console was a massive hit. The sequel which debuted late last year, the Wii U, was a massive …

Street Fighter 2: An Oral History | Polygon

"He would prank you. He'd send over ideas for video games and want me to give him my input, and it would turn out to be porn."

Why Sega handed Sonic over to Western studios and gave him a scarf

Veteran Sonic game designer Takashi Iizuka is overseeing the production of <i>Sonic Boom,</i> but main development is entirely in Western hands due to Sega's desire for Sonic to be more appealing to Western audiences.<p>Speaking with Polygon, Iizuka said the decision to give developer Big Red Button creative …

How Video Games Nurtured A Generation Of Entrepreneurs

Nintendo’s <i>Kid Icarus</i> series is a cult classic video game. A quick google search turns up tons of fan sites dedicated to the game. Many critics have placed it on their list of all time top games. If you talk to folks who persevered through level after level of <i>Kid Icarus’</i> Grecian-themed game play in …

Paul Tassi On 'Flappy Bird'

Why was Flappy Bird pulled from the App Store? Will creator Dong Nguyen bring the game back? Why should we even care? Forbes Games reporter Paul Tassi answered these questions and more in today’s #AskForbes Twitter Chat. His Flappy Bird posts went viral over the weekend, and there’s more to come. …

Adorable Mr. Freeze and Batman Fan Art by Chris Uminga

Watch Samuel L. Jackson Lay Into A Local News Reporter Who Confused Him For Laurence Fishburne

“Are you surprised the phone rings as much as it does?” That’s how KTLA entertainment reporter (which is a fancy way of saying, “One step up from Rush Hour DJ”) Sam Rubin began his interview with Samuel L. Jackson this morning. But just in case that backhanded compliment wasn’t vaguely insulting …

20 Of Our Favorite TV Shows And Movies, In Adorable Lego Form

Everything that With Leather’s Brandon said in his Lego Sports post? Yes. <i>The Lego Movie</i> is great, you should go see <i>The Lego Movie</i>, and everything is awesome. Especially non-Lego movies and TV shows in Lego form. Walter White looks so adorable with a beard on his block face! Here are some of our …

Page 2: Star Wars, Muppets, Hunger Games, Frozen, LEGO, Jurassic Park – /Film

Page 2 is a compilation of stories and news tidbits, which for whatever reason, didn’t make the front page of /Film. After the jump we’ve included <b>36</b> …

Movies

Watch Broken Bells Play the Beatles' "And I Love Her" on "Letterman"

This week at the Ed Sullivan Theater in New York, the "Late Show With David Letterman" is hosting "Beatles Week" to celebrates the 50th anniversary of the band's debut appearance on "Ed Sullivan". Tonight, they welcomed Broken Bells, the duo of Danger Mouse and the Shins' James Mercer, who covered …

Aretha Franklin and Otis Redding still hold sway over soul

Otis Redding and Aretha Franklin are linked in many ways, but most obviously by their recognized titles in the pop culture zeitgeist: The King and …

Soul Music

Gone But Not Forgotten: Flappy Bird Clones Fill The App Store’s Top Charts

Flappy Bird creator Dong Nguyen may have pulled down his simple but maddening mobile game from the App Store and Google Play on Sunday, but that hasn’t stopped the swelling interest in the success of the seemingly impossible little app – success which, apparently, became too overwhelming for Nguyen …

Apple Copyright Complaints Get Android Customization App “Themer” Pulled From Google Play

Themer, the Android customization app from MyColorScreen which last fall raised a half a million in seed funding, has been pulled from the Google Play marketplace following a copyright complaint from Apple in reference to one of the app’s 200-plus available themes. Themer was pulled down on …