Friday, February 17, 2017

UCF and NASA team up to figure out how to build human habitats on Mars

Posted By on Fri, Feb 17, 2017 at 4:54 PM

Humans have been plotting the route to Mars for some time now and it seems more navigable every day that passes, but where are the brave souls who make this inevitable journey planning to live? With the awarding of a grant from NASA, professor Sudipta Seal, the interim chair of...

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Ambient hip-hop act Contour to headline a night of quiet sounds at Spacebar

Posted By on Fri, Feb 17, 2017 at 4:46 PM

Hazy, sleep-deprived and sublimely opiated soul/trip-hop from the young and otherworldly South Carolinian, Contour. Post-millennium tension reigns. They're touring behind new film/movie Softer. Contour plays with Infinitefreefall, Nory, Garrott Odom and Blue November this Saturday at 8 p.m. at Spacebar. Show is free. ...

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NRA says court treats gun owners like 'second-class citizens' in 'Docs vs. Glocks' ruling

Posted By on Fri, Feb 17, 2017 at 3:43 PM

The National Rifle Association's top lobbyist in Florida says the U.S. 11th Circuit Court of Appeals "treats gun owners as second-class citizens" after the court decided to strike down a state law that prohibited doctors from asking their patients about gun ownership. In a 8-3 decision, judges found that the...

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Orlando City unveils new business casual home uniforms

Posted By on Fri, Feb 17, 2017 at 2:32 PM

While the new Orlando City uniforms might look similar to jerseys past, one thing sets this new attire apart: It's business casual. Orlando City unveiled its new home jerseys for the 2017 season, revealing the new shirts are collared — every dad's favorite go-to on casual Fridays.  The shirts...

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Nesting hawks are attacking golfers at this Orlando club

Posted By on Fri, Feb 17, 2017 at 1:06 PM

This is not the type of birdie you want on a golf course. On Tuesday afternoon, the Orange Tree Golf Club in Orlando posted on its Facebook page that aggressive hawks are currently nesting on the course, and most importantly they more than likely will attack you. The club...

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Bonchon, the best Korean fried chicken chain, is coming to Orlando

Posted By on Fri, Feb 17, 2017 at 12:43 PM

We about lost our fried-chicken-loving minds when we heard about this: Bonchon is coming to Orlando. Three outposts of the chicken chain that originated in Busan, South Korea, before kickstarting the Korean fried chicken craze in the U.S. will open in the next two years. They will be the first...

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Local band Gary Lazer Eyes premiere new music video

Posted By on Fri, Feb 17, 2017 at 12:26 PM

Local quartet Gary Lazer Eyes has just premiered a brand new music video for the track "Galapagos" The short clip was directed by Steve Radley and features local burlesque performer Ivy Les Vixens. The video is a solid visual entry point into the band's light-drenched, buoyant indie-beach grooves. Watch the "Galapagos"...

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Following Disney's lead, Universal raises ticket prices

Posted By on Fri, Feb 17, 2017 at 11:58 AM

Because Universal seems to think anything Disney does, it can do better, the theme park followed the House of Mouse's lead and raised its ticket prices. Universal's one-day single-park tickets have jumped $5, and are now $110. Park hopper tickets, allowing guests to travel between Universal Studios and Islands of...

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BB-8 will start meeting guests at Disney's Hollywood Studios this spring

Posted By on Fri, Feb 17, 2017 at 11:25 AM

One of the newest additions to the Star Wars family might not be hitting the big screen again until December, but now you'll be able to see everyone's favorite spherical droid before then. According the Disney Parks Blog, the loyal droid BB-8 from The Force Awakens movie will begin greeting...

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