I just noticed I have about five Linkoramas lingering in my queue. So I’ll take out whole bunch here.
DARPA is looking into recycling satellites. This makes a huge amount of sense if it can be done. Space debris is a big problem. And the launch is one of the biggest expense of any mission. If you could put something up there cheap that could rove around and repair satellites, it would be worth a fortune.
Cracked has a nice article about how poverty isn’t the cliche we like to think it is.
An interview with James Alan Fox disputing Mother Jones on mass shootings.
This is an amazing story about how a family was cut off from civilization for 40 years. A modern-day Swiss Family Robinson.
I love this depiction of what Mars would look like with water. In actuality, it wouldn’t look quite like that, since erosion would wear down the extreme features.
I also love this depiction of what Cambrian creatures might have looked like.
When you make a little girl in a wheelchair cry that she doesn’t want to go to Disney World, you are slime.
Nine hilarious NYT corrections. I mean, even I knew the My Little Pony one.
Anatomy of a drug panic.
Anatomy of a female orgasm.
Tags: Astronomy, Gun Control, Gun Violence, Humor, Paleontology, Politics, Poverty, Space, Transportation Security Agency, War on Drugs, Welfare