Professor of creative writing at Oregon State University in Corvallis, Marjorie Sandor, talked about her latest work compiling stories from the deeply unsettling to the possibly supernatural and why we love tales that delve into our increasingly unstable sense of self, home, and planet. In the first hour, bestselling author Juan Enriquez discussed how man is in a different phase of evolution and the future of life on the planet is now in our hands.
More than two dozen M- and X-class flares have erupted from the sun over the past week, blasting radiation into space. NASA's Solar Dynamics Observatory captured the rapid-fire explosions between Oct. 23 and Oct. 30, signaling an increase in activity over what has been rather mellow solar maximum. Several flares emerged from an active region of the sun currently facing Earth known as sunspot AR1884. Check out the video here.