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  • November 16, 2012
    Astronomers believe they may have just spotted the furthest galaxy ever, a little cluster named MACS0647-JD (his parents must have really hated him), between the Big and Little Dippers. That's right, like THE furthest one. What's beyond it? The restaurant at the end of the g... / Continue →
  • December 9, 2011
    You get down from there this instance! (Instance is the new instant btw) Cockroaches: they don't really bother me. You live with something long enough and you just kind of get used to them. Now I'm not saying I've gone and named them, but I can recognize a couple by sight. ... / Continue →
  • April 19, 2011
    Seen here looking suspiciously like my favorite buttplug *checking sock drawer* whew, a General Atomics employee showcases the latest aerodynamic projectile to be shot by their 'Blitzer' railgun. And speaking of Blitzers -- get me one with the ground up Heath bar and Oreos on ... / Continue →
  • December 13, 2010
    It takes longer to heat up a burrito! Plus, what good is a burrito if it's 100 miles away? Zero. As you may recall, the Navy has been working on a railgun that they hope will eventually be able to accurately shoot projectiles up to 200 miles. And, well, they're halfway ther... / Continue →
  • September 18, 2008
    That's right folks, this is not the light at the end of the tunnel, it's a star and orbiting planet some 500 light years away. While scientists have found numerous planets by detecting gravitational "wobble" in stars, "this is the first time we have directly seen a planetary... / Continue →
  • February 21, 2008
    Some Canadian on eBay is selling the rights to become "the rightful governor and overlord of Galaxy M81". Key features of the galaxy include an 11.6 million light-year distance from earth, a whole freaking shit-ton of stars, and a sweet black hole of 70 million solar masses i... / Continue →