A history of solar eclipses and bizarre responses to them – CNET

A history of solar eclipses and bizarre responses to them – CNET

Johann Berkowski took this image of the total solar eclipse in 1851. Johann Berkowski On Aug. 21 the moon will pass in front of the sun, completely blotting it out for those along a 70-mile-wide corridor stretching across the contiguous United States. Although a total solar eclipse only lasts a few minutes, the rare phenomenon […]

Antarctica is home to considerably more volcanoes than previously thought – The Verge

Antarctica’s ice sheet hides a massive system of volcanoes, one that is comparable to volcanic regions in East Africa and western North America, according to a new study, which found 91 previously undiscovered volcanoes, some over 12,600 feet tall. Volcanoes aren’t completely unknown in Antarctica: some poke up through the existing ice sheet, while other […]

‘This is bigger than me’: Seahawks’ Michael Bennett sits for national anthem before preseason game – Washington Post

Michael Bennett sat on the bench during the national anthem before Sunday’s preseason game. (Ted S. Warren/Associated Press) While his teammates stood and locked arms on the sideline as the national anthem played before Sunday’s preseason game against the Los Angeles Chargers in Carson, Calif., Seattle Seahawks defensive lineman Michael Bennett sat alone on the bench. […]

Real Madrid Transfer News: Marco Asensio Seeks Talks, Davinson Sanchez Rumours – Bleacher Report

fotopress/Getty Images Real Madrid starlet Marco Asensio is reportedly looking for “emergency talks” with the club amid interest in his signature from Arsenal. Elsewhere, Los Blancos are said to be preparing a bid for Ajax defender Davinson Sanchez, but the Dutch club don’t want to sell. Spanish outlet Diario Gol (h/t The Sun‘s Jake Lambourne) reported […]