Astronauts captured a red sprite from their vantage point on the International Space Station. The vibrant jellyfish is part of a thunderstorm that raged over Mexico in early August.
This retro commercial — featuring two aliens from planet “I Match My Eyeshadow To My Space Unitard” — is so 1980s it hurts ... so good. Who are these big-haired extraterrestrials, flitting about the galaxy to visit diners and sip soda pop? Only Sprite’s marketing team circa 1985 knows.
Jason Ahrns has had a very unusual summer. For the last several weeks, the University of Alaska-Fairbanks grad student has been studying sprites – a rare form of red lightning that appears high above thunderclouds. And he's been doing it from a plane.
I can't wait to go back to Brazil and spend some time in Rio, the famous city where people dance in thongs while showering under giant soda fountains in the middle of the bea—wait. What?