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Sunday, March 24, 2019 14/86478

Panama Canal: Once they selected the other proposal, we could have kept shopping ours around, but we would had to modify it include an aqueduct over their canal, which would be totally unreasonable.

Wednesday, March 20, 2019 14/86434

Google Trends Maps: It's early 2020. The entire country is gripped with Marco Rubio fever except for Alaska, which is freaking out. You're frantically studying up on etiquette and/or sexting.

Tuesday, March 19, 2019 14/86420

Luna 2: The flags were probably vaporized on impact, because we launched it before we had finished figuring out how to land. That makes sense from an engineering standpoint, but also feels like a metaphor.

Friday, March 15, 2019 14/86393

Space Mission Hearing: Our grant application contains one of those little greeting card speakers that plays spaceship noises when you open it.

Sunday, March 10, 2019 14/86364

Light Pollution: It's so sad how almost no one alive today can remember seeing the galactic rainbow, the insanity nebula, or the skull and glowing eyes of the Destroyer of Sagittarius.