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April 19, 1971: The USSR launches the first space station, Salyut-1. Salyut-1 launched unmanned. Its first inhabitants arrived on June 7, 1971, as part of the Soyuz-11 space mission. The cosmonauts lived on Salyut-1 until June 30, at which time … Continue reading
Today I thought I’d share some of the best things I saw on others’ blogs this week. All of the linked posts and/or videos are SFWOK (safe for work and kids), but I can’t guarantee the same for everything else … Continue reading
Central Connecticut State University has released its annual list of the “Ten Most Literate Cities in America.” For the second year in a row, Washington D.C. tops the chart (and Sacramento receives a no-show, though San Francisco appears at #9). … Continue reading
Awesome job, McDonalds. Three words I thought I’d never say. (Not without irony, anyway.) My unexpected praise for the Golden Arches stems from McDonalds’ restaurants’ recent decision to give away children’s books in its most recent UK Happy Meal promotion. … Continue reading
We’ll file this one under “strange, but awesomely compelling”: Written? Kitten! A website which promises (and delivers) a new photograph of a kitten every time you type another 100 words into the text box. I found this via Twitter’s @LiteratiCat … Continue reading
This is what happens when puns (and baked goods) attack. Earlier this week, a Chicago woman allegedly assaulted her husband … with cupcakes. The husband called 911. When police arrived the wife admitted to “pelting” her icing-smudged husband with baked … Continue reading
September 2011 is official “Chicken Month” and also official “Happy Cat Month.” (I don’t create ‘em, I just report ‘em.) Maybe it’s just me, but I’m having some difficulty reconciling the two objectives in a way that doesn’t end up … Continue reading
Build your own fission reactor. Just follow these easy steps. Step 1: Build DIY atom-splitting device. (Plans available on the Internet, or create your own for extra family fun!) Step 2: Split atoms. (Note: minor meltdowns may occur. Use the … Continue reading
In March 2011, Forrest Lunsway married his long-time sweetheart, Rose Pollard. They met at a dance in the 1980s – a blind date, if the story is correct. Both had been married before (they were a widow and widower when … Continue reading