Microsoft’s been upping its app game for awhile now, and the one that’s received the most attention is Outlook. Earlier this year, Microsoft redesigned Outlook to look just like Acompli, an email client it bought months earlier. Now Sunrise, a super-great calendar app recently acquired by Microsoft, will also be…
Like a penny-pinching extreme couponer, Microsoft has an eye for good deals—especially wonderful productivity apps for iOS and Android. In its latest mobile app bargain, Microsoft is reportedly buying Wunderlist, a well-loved to-do list app, which would basically make Microsoft the unofficial monarch of mobile…
This time lapse shows what 24 hours of a summer day (and I guess, a summer night) looks like in the Arctic Circle. You can see the Sun rising and setting like it normally does anywhere else but instead of disappearing beyond the horizon as the Earth turns, it pops right back up and the world never turns dark.
The International Space Station goes through a full day in 92 minutes, each with its own sunrise and sunset. The Earth's atmosphere acts as a prism, bending rays of sunlight to paint the station in a quick succession of rich colours. Astronaut Butch Wilmore photographed how the light changes on a solar array.
Sunrises are beautiful. The optics of light bending and scattering through out atmosphere, producing layers of rich red light fading up to pale blue can be an awe-inspiring start to the day. And people love to talk about it.
In need of a new desktop wallpaper? Looks like today's your lucky day.
Here's a reason to turn around when looking at the sunrise or sunset. At the far side of the sky might be another fake sunrise (or sunset), made from anticrepuscular rays.
There are a lot of productivity apps that say they'll make your life easier, but don't actually do anything for you. Sunrise is a new calendar app that actually streamlines scheduling for you.
For a month and a half, there's absolutely no Sun in Greenland because of Earth's angle in relation to our home star. People there eagerly await for January 13, when the Sun rises again, every year. Except this one.
Click to viewThe Pinwheel galaxy shimmers with life, but it's surrounded by death. Those red and blue areas surrounding the galaxy are devoid of organics, otherwise known as polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons, which scientists believe are the building blocks of life, this new photo from NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory…