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Weekend Links: Immigration Papers from the Moon

Allison Keene
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io9 posted this great creepy article about an incredibly dangerous water slide that combines an astounding amount of phobias. Then Wired followed up with a very physics-dense consideration of G-Forces in a Looping Water Slide (something the designers clearly did not do).
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I just finished watching "Battlestar Galactica" yesterday (I'm surprised I can form sentences, I have so many feelings right now), so when I saw this news about Mystery Objects Spotted Piercing Saturn’s Ring my first thought was … Cylons? (Actually my first thought was "bogey on dradis!" but then … Cylons!)
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Things Being Smashed in Slow Motion. What more do you want??
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You may have started seeing illustrated tweets elsewhere, but don't forget our own David Israel's Twaggies did it first! (and better, of course)
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"I went to the moon and back, and all I got was this lousy immigration form?!" Yes indeed, check out the Customs and Immigration form filled out by Apollo 11 astronauts upon returning … from the moon.
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Extra, Extra read all about it (and rejoice!): It’s time for America to embrace the long, leisurely lunch break. I have always been guilty of wolfing down lunch while staying at the computer.
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More ways to waste precious time … (but it's so cute?)
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Can you outsmart the 20 Questions computer? It guessed "handle" when I was thinking of "doorknob," but it's close enough that I'll give a pass. Let me know if you stumped it!
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