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This looks so delicious...
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Is this the most distant object ever seen?

Astronomers using Hubble may have found the most distant galaxy ever seen: it's at a mind-vaporizing 13.3 billion light years away!

I explain the whole thing over at my blog on Slate magazine: 

http://www.slate.com/blogs/bad_astronomy/2012/11/16/most_distant_galaxy_ever_seen_possibly_observed_using_hubble_space_telescope.html
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Interesting...
 
Who will be the next US company to put humans in space?

http://blogs.discovermagazine.com/badastronomy/2012/05/10/will-atk-beat-everyone-into-space/

ATK is a company that has some experience building rockets, and they've announced they'll have a rocket+capsule system ready to launch humans into orbit by 2015. If they can keep to this timeline then they can beat Space X. But it's still anyone's game right now.

[P.S. The picture is artwork; the rocket is not yet built.]
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This. Very well said.
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"Tell a devout Christian his wife is cheating on him, or that frozen yogurt can make an man invisible, and he is likely to require as much evidence as anybody else, and to be persuaded only to the extent you give it. Tell him that the book he keeps by his bed was written by an invisible deity who will punish him with fire for eternity if he fails to accept its every incredible claim, and he seems to require no evidence whatsoever." -Sam Harris, The End of Faith
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All this time I've been eating ice cream. What a waste!
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              A Real-Life Hobbit Town in Matamata, New Zealand

YouTube : Hobbit Town Newzealand
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Anyone considering getting Borderlands 2 - you can get it on Green Man Gaming for 35% off with voucher code GMG35-5BRU6-ZDRX7 (obtained from here http://blog.greenmangaming.com/)
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Sweeeeeeeet!!
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Just finished reading 'Mockingjay', the third and final book in the 'Hunger Games' series. Very good book/series! May have to look into her 'Overlander' series!
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HAPPY WINTER SOLSTICE (NORTHERN HEMISPHERE)! 5:30 UTC :) :) Axial tilt: the reason for the season!
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