March 1, 2017
[CLICK ON IMAGE FOR HIGH RESOLUTION, Sean R. Heavey]
Although it may seem like an alien mothership, it’s actually a impressive thunderstorm cloud called a supercell.
Such colossal storm systems center on mesocyclones — rotating updrafts that… Continue reading
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Over 40 million light-years away and swimming within the boundaries of the constellation Pisces, NGC 660’s peculiar appearance marks it as a polar ring galaxy.
A rare… Continue reading
by WorldTribune Staff, February 9, 2017
Pro-lifers may be shocked at the appropriateness of the name of The Satanic Temple’s Valentine’s Day fundraiser for its reproductive rights lawsuit against the state of Missouri. It’s called “Hugs and Kisses for… Continue reading
Jan. 31, 2017
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Astronauts aboard the International Space Station see some amazing vistas, one of which was captured in this breathtaking picture in mid-2015.
First, visible at the top, are parts… Continue reading
January 27, 2017
It is time for our society to acknowledge a sad truth: America is currently fighting its second Civil War.
In fact, with the obvious and enormous exception of attitudes toward slavery, Americans are more divided… Continue reading
Special to WorldTribune.com
By Star Parker
Actress Meryl Streep’s political diatribe at the Golden Globes awards isn’t the only surprise attention-getting provocation from the event. Nominee film “Hidden Figures,” a box-office hit about the true story of three black women… Continue reading
[CLICK ON IMAGE FOR HIGH RESOLUTION, Wolfgang Ries / Stefan Heutz (Astrokooperation)]
The two eye-catching galaxies lie far beyond the Milky Way, at a distance of over 300 million light-years.
Their distorted appearance is due to gravitational tides as the… Continue reading
December 28, 2016
Let’s be clear — “Rogue One: A Star Wars Story” won’t replace “The Empire Strikes Back” as the best film in the beloved franchise.
Carrie Fisher in closing scene of ‘Rogue One’: Sacrifice and heroism delivered ‘hope’… Continue reading
December 27, 2016
As WKRN reports:
A man whose wife and two daughters were killed in the Gatlinburg fire late last month wrote an open letter to the two juveniles accused of starting the fire – forgiving them.
Michael… Continue reading