Dive Through Ice Caves and Skip Over Crevasses

Glaciers are an exotic world of beauty. In this video, a drone flirts with light filtered through translucent walls, capturing that ethereal mix of blue ice, white snow, and chilly brightness that defines glaciers. Take five minutes to ride along, swooping through caves and dancing around icy crags. » 7/10/14 2:01am Today 2:01am

It's All-Out War In The First Sleepy Hollow Season 2 Promo

By which I mean the Horseman of the Apocalypse and, uh, the bad juju he brings with him. This short trailer makes it seem like some of the shocking cliffhangers from season one will be resolved quickly, which is good. Ichabod and Abby clearly have plenty to worry about even without being trapped in hell or a coffin. » 7/09/14 7:00pm Yesterday 7:00pm

The Comedy Album 2776 Has 100 Stars, But NPR's Nina Totenberg Steals It

Everybody's buzzing about the new comedy album 2776, which is chock full of famous comedians and personalities, riffing about the future and science-fictional stuff. Almost everybody you love is on this album — but perhaps surprisingly, the clear standout is NPR's Nina Totenberg's a capella rock opera. » 7/09/14 4:45pm Yesterday 4:45pm

Jupiter's Great Red Spot: Still The Biggest Storm In The Solar System

The diameter of Jupiter's Great Red Spot has been shrinking about 500 miles a year since 2012. It bears mentioning, however, that, even in its diminished state, Jupiter's ruddy storm system is truly gigantic. » 7/09/14 4:00pm Yesterday 4:00pm

Never-Before-Seen Photo of Europa Shows Rivers of Red Ice

The folks at JPL just published a new image of the surface of Europa – Jupiter's watery, chaotic, eruptive, and potentially life-harboring satellite. The photograph illustrates the contrast between the moon's relatively pure water ice (blue-white terrain) and its saltier, and thereby ruddier, surface ice. » 7/09/14 3:40pm Yesterday 3:40pm

Proof That Boxtrolls Will Be One Of The Year's Most Striking Movies

Laika's next stop-motion venture, The Boxtrolls, is bringing a lush world of crooked buildings, lavish costumes, cheese-fiending villains, and, of course, the Boxtrolls themselves with their elaborate mechanical inventions. We visited the set, and if you have any doubts about the movie's glorious puppets, props, and… » 7/09/14 3:30pm Yesterday 3:30pm

How to Approach Every Day Like an Explorer

Explorers are never bored for long. Their lives are filled with mystery, adventure, and the thrill of the unknown. While that may sound more aspirational than attainable, a few small adjustments to your routine could release the explorer inside you — you may even be just the type of person National Geographic's … » 7/09/14 12:00pm Yesterday 12:00pm