Discover ghosts of Jayne’s past, present and future in ‘Firefly Holiday Special #1’

Like some cherished old friends circling back into our lives during the shiniest of seasons, the intrepid crew of the Serenity returns for a new holiday one-shot courtesy of Boom! Studios. “Firefly Holiday Special #1” rockets down our chimneys this week to great fanfare and celebration as Captain Mal Reynolds and his brave Browncoats deliver … Read more

Christmas launch of NASA’s James Webb Space Telescope has sparked some epic holiday memes

It’s launch day for NASA’s James Webb Space Telescope and after months of delays, the mission is lifting off on Christmas Day (Dec. 25) in what may be the biggest gift astronomy has ever seen. The Webb space telescope is scheduled to lift off from the Guiana Space Center in Kourou, French Guiana, at 7:20 … Read more

Christmas in space: 10 fun holiday space facts

It’s that magical time of year again. Whether you’re living with the frigid temperatures of the northern hemisphere or the sunny climes south of the equator, right now, lots of us are thinking about Christmas. Christmas is a holiday celebrated by more than 2 billion people globally, so chances are that it’s important to you … Read more

Covid-19 news: WHO calls for holiday festivities to be postponed

By Michael Le Page, Clare Wilson, Jessica Hamzelou, Sam Wong, Graham Lawton, Adam Vaughan, Conrad Quilty-Harper, Jason Arunn Murugesu and Layal Liverpool Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, director-general of the World Health Organization SALVATORE DI NOLFI/EPA-EFE/Shuttersto​ck Latest coronavirus news as of 12pm on 21 December Omicron variant could overwhelm health systems, says WHO chief The head of … Read more

Why People Won’t Rethink Holiday Plans during a Pandemic

In November and December of 2020, with COVID cases rising across the nation, state and city leaders across the U.S. imposed restrictions to curb the spread ahead of the holiday season. The Centers for Disease Control even recommended that people stay home. Despite these warnings, over six million Americans traveled by air the week of … Read more

Holiday sale: Save up to 39% on All About Space magazine, plus read a free issue here

Hey Space fans! If you love, then do we have a special treat for you. Our sister publication All About Space is offering a free look at their print magazine and savings of up to 39% on subscriptions in our Christmas sale. All About Space is a monthly magazine dedicated to bringing the wonder of space … Read more

The Holiday ‘Buying Season’ Can Have a Catastrophic Cost, And Not to Your Wallet

As extreme weather events in Canada and around the world are linked to human-made climate change, there is one story that continues to be left out: the connection between climate change and the products we purchase.   Recent research shows that across a product’s life cycle – from raw material extraction through manufacturing, distribution, use … Read more