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Hope the ventilation system was working
From Harper’s Weekly Review: …[T]he crew of a SpaceX capsule were forced to wear diapers on their flight back from the International Space Station after the ship’s toilet broke. “You know, space flight is full of lots of little challenges,” … Continue reading
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Mysteries of Life: Random weirdness from Harper’s Weekly Review
A drug-dealing, white-supremacist stripper was sentenced for obstruction of justice in Texas… But how did she/he obstruct justice? I really want to know. Tennessee issued a guidance that gives school districts the option to send teachers exposed to COVID-19 back … Continue reading
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Thus spake Hal. Again. Uh oh.
From 538 Significant Digits: 46 seconds into its favorite song There’s an AI robot aboard the International Space Station, and it’s not happy. CIMON, as it’s called, was meant to be a friend to the space-bound astronauts. But 46 seconds … Continue reading
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