Space porn: These images are (quite literally) out of this world
What’s a mayor to do when he’s no longer mayoring? In the case of former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani, the answer is appear as a paid spokesman for cable news commercial mainstay Lifelock.
In November, the identity theft-prevention outfit announced a partnership with “America’s Mayor,” who will be a “Strategic Advisor” who will “be providing strategic counsel to LifeLock’s leadership and working with LifeLock to stay ahead of the constantly evolving threat of identity theft.”
Now, as Mediaite points out, Giuliani is finally popping up in ads for the company, telling prospective customers: “Looking forward to your tax refund? So are identity thieves, and they can steal your identity without you knowing it, in order to get your refund.”
“You have to be proactive when it comes to identity theft, especially during tax season,” he says in the ad.
Jillian Rayfield is an Assistant News Editor for Salon, focusing on politics. Follow her on Twitter at @jillrayfield or email her at email@example.com.More Jillian Rayfield.
NASA astronaut Mike Hopkins
On December 28, 2013, Expedition 38 crew member Mike Hopkins participating in the second of two space walks to replace a degraded pump module on the International Space Station. (NASA astronaut Rick Mastracchio is reflected in his helmet!)
The Soyuz TMA-10M
The Soyuz TMA-10M headed towards the International Space Station with crew members from Expedition 37 onboard.
40 years ago the Apollo 8 mission flew up to the moon, orbited it ten times and then returned to Earth. This picture was taken from that flight and shows the Earth as it seemingly rises in similar fashion to a sunrise.
Sunrise from Expedition 36
NASA Flight Engineer Karen L. Nyberg of Expedition 36 took this photo of the sun rising -- a sight they saw nearly 16 times per day due to the speed of the International Space Station's orbit around the earth.
A pair of NanoRacks CubeSats -- nanosattelite spacecrafts carrying experiments -- were launched by Expedition 38.