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Mars Curiosity has landed!!! YEEEHHAAAAAAA!
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It's awesome stuff. Have you watched the videos of it's descent?

I learnt the other day that the soviet's were sending probes to the surface of Venus between 1962-1985. 460'c surface temperature! Anyway, I thought it was awesome to see photos of Venus's surface: http://www.mentallandscape.com/C_CatalogVenus.htm

They're sending a new one in 2016 which they expect to last <3 hrs on the surface... doesn't quite compare to the min. 2 years they expect curiosity to survive for, but... Venus! It's 25 million miles closer to the sun than us! http://venera-d.cosmos.ru/index.php?id=658&L=2 

Also, an interesting read is regarding Curiosity's nuclear battery: http://www.about-robots.com/curiosity-rover-nuclear-battery.html http://www.inl.gov/research/mars-science-laboratory/ ... 40-year-old tech, but could potentially last 14 years!

Anyway. I'm geeking out. I'll stop and breath for a while.
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Life is tough for a cat in our house!!?!
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Crikey! That was all rather moving! Had a lump in my throat. Clare Forbes did the bit past us. She's partially blind and a double amputee. Here's her story : http://www.london2012.com/torch-relay/torchbearers/torchbearers=clare-forbes-4259/index.html
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Waiting to see the Olympic torch! Exciting!!
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Hey Ho! Olympic scale tax dodging... an infuriating read!!
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Anyone know of a good independent report on site visitor confidence in SSL certificate authorities? Does the Verisign logo inspire more confidence than Thawte? Than Comodo? Does EV really make people more confident?
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This is how you pour sherry properly!
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Now we know at last!!
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Tee hee...
 
The game of our imagination... How high is the carpet above the surface? 
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First bit has gone past!
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Ahh... poor little chap!
Dog trying to get a 'stranger' to throw a stick for him.
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