J Balvin was the latest guest on OTHERtone Episode 17. J Balvin discusses Columbia, music, and the influence of Hip Hop in Columbia. JR and Sacha Baron Cohen make a surprise visit as well. Hit the jump for more images and click here to listen to the episode.
We’ve been following Astronaut Scott Kelly’s journey during his Year in Space. After 340 days aboard the International Space Station, he is coming back home to Earth today. He breaks the record as the longest U.S. astronaut in space and will hitch a ride back home on the Russian Soyuz spacecraft. His scheduled ETA is at 11:25 pm ET tonight, where he will land in the Kazakhstan desert (10:25 a.m. on March 2, Kazakhstan time). Peep the arrival schedule here and catch the live coverage on NASA Television. In honor of his return back to Earth, we’ve put up a Welcome Home message on our homepage. Join us in welcoming back Astronaut Scott Kelly by tweeting him. You can also view all of the photographs he has taken from space here.
If you live in a city, it’s rare to see stars in the night sky. That can change with the Megastar Class Home Planetarium, created by Takayuki Ohira, who is regarded as Japan’s most famous planetarium designer. The Megastar Class is a projection device that can recreate the night sky in your own home, with a 180 degree projection. The price tag is $18,200 and it can be purchased in white or black. More pics after the jump!
Upgrade your premium chocolate experience with Nendo’s by | n chocolatexture bar, created by the innovative design studio. The “chocolatetexturebar” is a bar of chocolate divided into 12 faces, each with their own texture to engage the palette. Stripes, dots, zigzags, checkered patterns, and wave patterns are the three dimensional patterns that are utilized to create the distinct textures on the bar. Five flavors are offered: milk, strawberry, white, bitter, and matcha. Check out more works from Nendo here.
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Noisey’s latest episode of ‘The People VS’ features Pusha T reading comments from his video “Grindin” with the Clipse.
Captured by NASA’s Solar Dynamics Observatory, here is a timelapse of the sun from January 1, 2015 to January 28, 2016.The sun increases and decreases in size, due to the varying distance between the SDO spacecraft and the sun throughout the year. We highly suggest you watch this on full screen at the highest resolution.
Yeezy Season is upon us. Yesterday, Mr. West presented Yeezy Season 3, his third collection for adidas, at Madison Square Garden to a packed stadium. His new album “The Life of Pablo” was booming through the speakers while the audience viewed his new collection, displayed by dozens of models on two raised platforms and a pit. Shouts to adidas for the sick seats. Hit the jump for more.
OK Go is known for their fun music videos, and their newest release is no exception. Filmed inside a parabolic plane, the members of OK Go flew in zero Gravity for this insane video. Astronauts actually train inside parabolic planes to prepare for space.