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Topic: Space

XKCD Live-Sketched the Comet Landing Every Few Minutes for 12 Incredible Hours The result: a 142-frame flipbook of real-time genius

If you missed the excitement and tension of Wednesday's Philae lander completing its 10-year journey to a comet's surface, here's a pretty fantastic way to relive it. Web cartoonist Randall Munroe,…

November 13, 2014, 10:28 AM EST

Walter White Boldly Goes Where No Meth Dealer's Gone Before Social app tvtag let users pick which bobblehead to launch

When you have zero coding skills, how do you keep busy at your company's hackathon? For the non-engineers at i.TV, the answer was to send a meth dealer into space. "The…

July 17, 2014, 11:48 AM EDT

Google Thanks Every Teacher on Earth for Helping Kids Discover the Worlds Beyond An unfulfilled dream becomes a lifelong passion

Google thanks "every teacher on Earth" for inspiring students to reach for the stars in this clip that uses space exploration and astronomy as its central theme. Space is a great…

May 9, 2014, 9:36 AM EDT

PSA Warns Rest of the Universe About Ferocious, Deluded Beasts Known as Humans 'Avoid if at all possible'

Humans fit a lot of stuff in the time capsule on Voyager 1 to give any aliens who stumble upon the space probe a sense of our civilization. But they…

January 22, 2014, 8:44 AM EST

Terrifying POV Footage of Red Bull Jump Shows How Felix Baumgartner Got Out of an Uncontrolled Spin Video marks anniversary of leap

If the mere idea of falling 24 miles through Earth's atmosphere weren't scary enough for you, here's some footage that shows how truly terrifying it really is. Red Bull has released…

October 16, 2013, 10:55 AM EDT

Lunatics at Dogfish Head Make a Beer That Has Moon Dust in It One small step for drunks

Dogfish Head observed the fall equinox with a beer that is out of this world. Literally. The small-batch beer, called Celest-jewel-ale, has crushed lunar meteorites steeped into it, making it…

October 4, 2013, 12:55 PM EDT

Stoli Goes to Space, the Final Frontier of Drinking Mixologist whips up cocktail in zero gravity

Because everything has to happen in space now, Stoli sent someone out to the edge of the Earth's atmosphere in a modified Boeing 727 to mix something called a Stoli…

October 26, 2012, 11:34 AM EDT

Red Bull Triumphs With Baumgartner Jump by Getting Out of the Way Brand is omnipresent yet invisible

It always seemed quite risky for Red Bull to be sponsoring a stunt that could, if things went wrong, result in a human being exploding 24 miles above the Earth.…

October 15, 2012, 9:40 AM EDT

Planet Fitness Sticks Up for Pluto in Open Letter to NASA Interplanetary love from Red Tettemer

Planet Fitness is all about making you feel good about yourself, without all the hard-core B.S. of traditional gyms. That attitude is central to the brand's new ad campaign from…

October 2, 2012, 4:05 PM EDT

Virgin's Most Frequent Flier This Year Will Win a Trip to Space Quite a prize for carrier's new contest

As prizes go, it doesn't get much better than this. Virgin America, Virgin Atlantic and Virgin Australia are holding a contest in which the person who logs the most miles…

September 4, 2012, 1:22 PM EDT

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