The blue-tongued skink, also known as a blue-tongued lizard, is already fascinating due to its colourful gob, but researchers have discovered its secret power. Ordinarily when threatened, the lizard uses its tongue as a warning to predators. SEE ALSO: Meet the tardigrade...the world's most 'indestructible' animal But it's the final throes of the skink's defence […]
Clear out your living rooms and get ready for an upgrade: Solange is collaborating with Ikea. Saint Heron, the art collective founded by Solange Knowles, announced the collaboration on Thursday. According to the announcement, the collection will explore "architectural and design objects with multifunctional use." SEE ALSO: Hold onto your youth, Ikea sells skateboards now […]
Your wedding venue search is over. Who needs a wedding chapel when there's a perfectly functional driverless shuttle bus roaming the streets of Las Vegas? That's the venue the American Automobile Association is offering a lucky couple looking to get hitched in Las Vegas. The regional office is holding an essay contest to find the […]
More than 3 billion years ago, Mars was a very different place. It wasn't the rusty, dead seeming world we see today. Instead, lakes, rivers, and deltas likely covered much of the planet's surface. Thanks to previous NASA research, we know that at least some parts of the planet were, in fact, capable of supporting […]
Instagram just added one of its most-requested features to Stories: the ability to re-share a post from friends. That's the good news. The bad news is that the feature is limited to posts you've been tagged in — you won't be able to just re-share any Stories posts to your own account. SEE ALSO: Instagram reveals […]
The George Mason statue is kitty-corner to the Johnson Center and the Mason Pond Parking Deck, where guests can easily park on the first three levels (Fairfax campus map). As soon-to-be emeritus faculty, I'm always happy to meet with friends and my former Mason students on campus.
Film critic and GMU alum Kevin McCarthy encouraged students during his many visits to my GMU classes to pursue internships and "get noticed!" See some of Kevin's terrific interviews on his Nerd Tears website.