When a certain kind of dying star, called a type 1a supernova, explodes, they only shine for a few weeks. They are bright and consistent, but they eventually fade away.
On Tuesday night around 6:05 p.m. EST, an asteroid will scrape by Earth. Once again, though, our planet will escape harm.
Amber* knew where she wanted to go in the military since was was 14. In college, she steered herself toward the intelligence community by studying international relations and political science before enlisting in the Marine Corps.
The streets of Atlanta are lined with towering oaks, poplars, pines, and white-blooming dogwoods, earning it the nickname the “City in a Forest.”
Top officials in the North Korean regime, including Kim Jong Un himself, have spent weeks in the global spotlight, participating in important discussions over how to reduce tensions on the Korean Peninsula. Yet despite those steps onto the world stage, North Koreans elsewhere are working hard to remain unseen.
Where were you the first time you saw a mountain of LaCroix stacked at the end of a supermarket aisle? I remember how I felt—elation, at having found it, and a small tremor of snobby revulsion, like when you realize your secret restaurant just got four stars in the paper, or your favorite underground band shows up on the radio.