First sea surface map out from NASA

First sea surface map out from NASA

Jason-3, a new U.S.-European oceanography satellite mission with NASA participation, has produced its first complete science map of global sea surface height, capturing the current signal of the 2015-16 El Niño. The first Jason-3 global map can be viewed at: http://www.jpl.nasa.gov/spaceimages/details.php?id=pia20532 The map was generated from the first 10 days of data collected once Jason-3 […]

What should travelers really be worried about?

What should travelers really be worried about?

From Travel Pulse This seems like a dangerous time to travel. Every few weeks, a new terror attack, plane crash or mass shooting hits the headlines. Formerly safe destinations like Mali, Tunisia, Turkey and Egypt are now seen as dangerous places. 2015 showed us that even popular tourist spots like Thailand are not immune to bombings […]

Emil Franzi on Music: Debussy – Children’s Corner Suite

Emil Franzi on Music: Debussy – Children’s Corner Suite

By Emil Franzi DEBUSSY – CHILDREN’S CORNER SUITE From the 2015/16 TSO series Claude Debussy, like many geniuses, was not a very nice man. Personal relationships were messy with both women and friends who, like Ravel and Chausson he alienated. He stated “I intend to live according to my wishes.” He mostly did. Admitted to […]

TSO Just for Kids performance of ‘Mel and Mama Cholla’

TSO Just for Kids performance of ‘Mel and Mama Cholla’

By SoAzNewsX The next program in the Tucson Symphony Orchestra’s Just for Kids Series is Saturday, March 19 with two performances of “Mel and Mama Cholla” at 10:00 a.m. and again at 11:15 a.m. at the Tucson Symphony Center, 2175 N. Sixth Ave. (1 block south of Grant). Just for Kids is a popular series […]

Eric Peters: 2016 Subaru Crosstrek new car review

Eric Peters: 2016 Subaru Crosstrek new car review

By Eric Peters The Subaru Impreza (yes, you’re reading the right article) is a versatile car. As it sits, it’s basically an economy car. But put into the weeds (4.9 inches of ground clearance) and put a powerful turbocharged engine under its air-scooped hood … and it becomes the high-performance WRX, an asphalt-ripping Rally car. […]

Bob Garver: “10 Cloverfield Lane” movie review

Bob Garver: “10 Cloverfield Lane” movie review

By Bob Garver “10 Cloverfield Lane” has been billed as a “spiritual successor” to 2008’s “Cloverfield.” This is an infuriating term that conjures up images of either a glorified remake or an unrelated film trying to cash in on the “Cloverfield” name. To be fair, it does somewhat fall into the latter category. From that […]

TSA working to shorten wait times at airports

TSA working to shorten wait times at airports

From Travel Pulse Due to larger crowds and longer wait times, the Transportation Security Administration is making some changes. The TSA chief told USA Today on Friday that the agency is hiring more screening officers and reassigning canine teams to busier airports. READ MORE: House Approves Bill To Allow Online Sign-Ups for TSA PreCheck TSA […]

Brickway Brewery & Distillery brings distilling back to Nebraska

Brickway Brewery & Distillery brings distilling back to Nebraska

Its nickname is the Cornhusker State, so perhaps it was little wonder – and a matter of time – before someone took the opportunity to utilize the state’s most famous crop to return distilling to Nebraska. Craft brewer and distiller Zac Triemert of Brickway Brewery & Distillery in Omaha has done precisely that. Mr. Triemert […]