Neil deGrasse Tyson

Why Neil deGrasse Tyson Says You Should Put Down Your Phone During the Solar Eclipse

Famed astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson is urging skygazers to put down their phones during Monday’s total solar eclipse.<p>During an appearance last …

News (U.S.)

Why No Eclipse Denialists? The Same Science Predicts Global Heating

Eminent physicist Neil DeGrasse Tyson’s tweet pointing out that there are no eclipse denialists the way there are dedicated climate change denialists …

Liberal View

WOKE ECLIPSE! Neil deGrasse Tyson tweets for unity on #SolarEclipse2017 (makes climate change dig)

Awww yes, Americans will unite today as they watch (with special glasses mind you) an amazing cosmic event …<p>The divided United States of America will …

Climate

The Style Guy Answers Fashion Questions from John Mayer, Diplo, and More

This month, style editor Mark Anthony Green helps out a few of our famous friends in the menswear department.<p>Aren’t the best episodes of game shows the Celebrity Editions? It’s not just the presence of, say, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar (robbed on <i>Jeopardy!</i>) that makes these shows so watchable. It’s the …

John Mayer

DeGrasse Tyson: If You Believe In Eclipses, You Must Believe In Climate Change

On Monday, the country took a break from the vicissitudes of politics to watch the sun go dark. Unfortunately, the solar eclipse came to an end and …

Conservative View

The Celebrities Are Losing It Over the Great American Eclipse

From commiserations over the shortage of eclipse viewing glasses to amped-up streams of Bonnie Tyler's "Total Eclipse of the Heart," the Great …

Don't Have Eclipse Glasses? Grab a Kitchen Colander.

Right now across North America we're slowly experiencing a solar eclipse. If you're in the "path of totality" — where the moon blocks out the sun – …

Experts Warn That Autonomous Cars Could Make Us Reckless Drivers

Giving Cars Control<p>The integration of autonomous cars into society appears inevitable. A number of companies and organizations, including Tesla and …

The Future

Celebs, Politicians Take to Twitter for #SolarEclipse2017

And it's (mostly) not political!<p>The United States is in the middle of one of her most historic events in decades, and it's not about politics.<p>The …

Personal Finance

Millions Of Eclipse-Watchers Ready To See Sun Go Dark

<b>NEW YORK (CBSNewYork/AP) —</b> Americans with telescopes, cameras and protective glasses will look to the sky to watch the moon blot out the midday sun …

Solar Eclipse

38 Years Ago When Last Solar Eclipse Was Being Reported, Anchor Hoped for World Peace

The last time a visible eclipse took place in America was 38 years ago and, as you can imagine, the hype was similar to what it is today.<p>With solar …

World Peace

Barry & Joe: the animated time-traveling adventures of a President and Vice-President

If you are missing the light-hearted bromance of Barack Obama and Joe Biden, filmmaker Adam Reid understands your pain. And he is working on a …

Comics

Our eclipse has long been an awesome marker of a distant American future

On the scale of celestial time, the eclipse that will sweep across the United States on Monday is less than a blink. It’s less than a thought about a blink, less than the firing of a synapse in a thought about a blink over the length of a person’s life. It’s just a moment in which one rock passes …

Politics

Scientists Respond to the Total Eclipse on Twitter

For a few surreal minutes across a narrow strip of the United States, the sun was completely blocked by the moon today (Aug. 21). This amazing …

Total Eclipse

LOOK: Total solar eclipse seen in U.S.

Emotional sky-gazers on the U.S. West Coast cheered and applauded Monday as the Sun briefly vanished behind the Moon -- a rare total solar eclipse …

Total Solar Eclipse

We won't have total solar eclipses forever, so you'd better make this one count

We live in a special time, at least when it comes to space.<p>On Monday, a total solar eclipse will pass over a 70-mile-wide swath of the United States, stretching from Oregon to South Carolina.<p>But don't take it for granted. We won't always have the chance to experience total solar eclipses from Earth.<p>…

Morford: 10 ways of looking at the eclipse

<b>1) Prosaic</b><p>Let's start obvious. Buy some cheap eclipse glasses at Safeway and go outside and, at around 9 a.m., look sunward, and don’t look down for two full hours. Complain later about the crick in your neck and how slow and boring it all was and what’s the big deal, even though it was moving at …

Solar Eclipse

Neil deGrasse Tyson Breaks Down The Great American Eclipse (LISTEN)

Millions of Americans are getting ready to view the Great American Eclipse. The spectacular event will begin on Monday at 10:15 a.m. local time, just …

Astrophysics

Barack Obama, Joe Biden Reimagined as Time-Traveling Action Heroes in New Animated Series

Writer/director Adam Reid really misses Barack Obama and Joe Biden, so much so that he’s turned to Kickstarter to raise funds to make a pilot for an …

Joe Biden

New animated sitcom would chronicle crime-fighting Biden and Obama

A Kickstarter page running through the end of August is seeking $100,000 to launch "Barry & Joe - The Animated Series," a crime-fighting animation …

Jordan Peele

Can we not? Animated Sitcom Featuring Crimefighters 'Barry and Joe' in Development

Good grief. Can we stop with all the political personality cult nonsense already?<p>New animated sitcom would chronicle crime-fighting Biden and Obama …

Conservative View

Best-sellers | Miami Herald

Rankings for hard-cover books sold in Southern California, as reported by selected book stores:<p>Nonfiction<p>1."The Emigrant Edge," by Brian Buffini …

Entertainment

Neil deGrasse Tyson: “Because of Pink Floyd, I’ve Spent Decades Undoing the Idea That There’s a Dark Side of the Moon”

In 1973, Pink Floyd released their influential concept album, <i>The Dark Side of the Moon</i>, which garnered both critical and commercial success. The …

Culture

‘SNL’: Jimmy Fallon and Seth Meyers bash Donald Trump during ‘Weekend Update Summer Edition’ [WATCH]

“Saturday Night Live” continued making political waves during the off-season with its second installment of “Weekend Update Summer Edition” on …

TV

SNL’s ‘Neil DeGrasse Tyson’ Will Celebrate The Eclipse In A Most Unusual Way

With the way the past week has gone, there’s little doubt that many of us would prefer to turn our heads upward and stare at the sun for a while. …

Good News

EXCLUSIVE CLIP: Neil deGrasse Tyson Explains His Star Wars Criticism

It’s become something of a running gag at this point — renowned astrophysicist and author Neil deGrasse Tyson taking to social media to poke holes in …

Star Wars

Climate crusaders have got lost in space

Climate derangement has claimed another celebrity astrophysicist.<p>Last month, Stephen Hawking, author of <i>A Brief History of Time</i>, declared that Donald …

Stephen Hawking

Video: Washington & Jefferson Defend Themselves From Trump On SNL's Weekend Update

While some people are <i>very</i> upset over Tina Fey's "let us stress eat cake" neo-Nazi comedy routine (that is not a phrase one expects to write every …

New York City

The Best Way to Make First Contact, According to Science

Proof of Alien Life<p>One of the most well known quotes regarding life in the universe aside from our own is from Sir Arthur C. Clarke, who once said: …

Aliens

NASA’s 360-Degree Facebook Live Stream Brings the Eclipse From the Sky to Your Screen

Aside from our pets, we’re all pretty stoked to stare directly at the Sun as it abandons us next Monday during the first total solar eclipse in …

Geek