Where are all the Bob Ross paintings?

New York Times: Bob Ross painted more than 1,000 landscapes for his television show — so why are they so hard to find? We solve one of the internet’s favorite little mysteries. Bob Ross was a national treasure. I’ve never … Continued

A new plan for keeping NASA’s oldest explorers going

Voyager 1 and 2 are now a mindboggling 13.5 billion and 11.1 billion miles from Earth. The people who originally designed them and the people who keep them working after 42 years should be incredibly proud of themselves.

Banff ditches big-bang Canada Day fireworks to protect wildlife

Fireworks were banned in my little town this year, partially for noise reasons but also because of a fire hazard concern (our town is surrounded by extremely dry forests). Tomorrow is the Fourth of July in the US – will you or your community use the “low-noise fireworks” (which I had never heard of before)?

Apple moves Mac Pro production to China

Not a huge surprise. Apple is weighing the tradeoffs of potential further tariffs against the cost of shipping components to the US for assembly.