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Cassini: Nature’s Canvas

The beauty of Saturn’s rings:NASA – Nature’s Canvas From the description of the image: In a splendid portrait created by light and gravity, Saturn’s lonely moon Mimas is seen against the cool, blue-streaked backdrop of Saturn’s northern hemisphere. Delicate shadows cast by the rings arc gracefully across the planet, fading into darkness on Saturn’s night […]

Fear of Flying (and traffic jams)

Geez. Between headline news about pat-down searches state-sponsored groping, the news that smiling for passport pictures is verboten, and RFID chips that will beam your passport info up to 30 feet away, I’ll stick to driving. [via Q Daily News] (The searches news makes me paranoid. Maybe I should wear a tin-foil hat. No, I […]