Failed experiment. disregard.
Does anyone know a good place to look or have a direct link to an image of the earth from space? It doesn't have to be very big, I'm going to turn it into an avatar, though of course I could also shrink a larger image. Ideally, I'm hoping for something similar to the space porn Robert posted last year, but I'd like it… Read more
The number of newspapers with a weekly science section has fallen to 14 from 95 in 1989, as science writing has moved online. http://www.ibtimes.com/remember-newspaper-science-sections-theyre-almost-all-gone-1005680
Though it's not really an io9 subject, I recently discovered the Google: Book preview of The Encyclopedia of Lawmen, Outlaws & Gunfighters by Leon Metz. If there were a reasonably-priced hardcopy available, I know a couple of kids that would probably like a copy for next Christmas (one of which lives in my house), but… Read more