The Warner Bros. Pictures' 'Gravituy' is a visual spectacle, in no small part due to director Alfonso Cuarón's desire to pay tribute to space exploration. The film includes some obvious and not so obvious nods to real space history – and even past space films. These may not be "easter eggs" in the traditional sense, but here are five details that space enthusiasts might only notice in "Gravity."
The Stimson Center's Russell Sticklor argues in a recent op-ed for the Monitor that more attention must be paid to a looming water crisis in the Middle East and North Africa. Here, Sticklor offers four ways that individuals can learn about and help combat water scarcity.
Grand Theft Auto 5 (GTA V) made headlines as the biggest video game release of all time, selling more than $1 billion worth of copies in three days. But GTA V didn't get to this landmark moment by itself. Find out more moments that changed the course of video game history in this list, from most recent to the beginning of (video game) time.
Cybersecurity is an increasingly important kind of awareness for everybody to have, because, in this very social media environment, security – of our data, identity, and property – it's just as “crowd-sourced” as media is now. Cybersecurity has become such a pervasive risk that the Department of Homeland Security has designated October as Cybersecurity Awareness Month. We all know that kids are doing as much, if not more, sharing and producing as everybody else. So here, from our brand-new guide at ConnectSafely.org, are some kid-specific cybersecurity pointers for parents:
Critics who say Obama lost foreign-policy ground to Russia, Assad, and Putin on the Syria crisis have it just plain wrong. Here are four reasons why the critics are mistaken.
Here are some of the most compelling responses to a recent web op-ed by Elizabeth Jahr, "Pro-life groups don't really protect the unborn."