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http://youtu.be/pR1lzpfQXsw

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Cool.  I didn't know Canada was bigger than Australia ("and it's a continent", lol ).  Very nice song.

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^^^
You forgot the most important of our country.

MAPLE SYRUP!!!

http://24.media.tumblr.com/tumblr_mcfj3sgghA1rcs6kto2_500.jpg

And Keanu Mnemonic just rules.
Been waiting so long for something like this to happen it's mad.

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Well that's it. Commander Hadfield is back. He's my new space hero. A job extremely well done. Congrats man.

http://www.ctvnews.ca/sci-tech/canadian … -1.1278677

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That's a great idea.
http://www.nasa.gov/home/hqnews/2013/ma … ibute.html

Hat off and RIP first american girl in space. you're missed Sally Ride.

http://nationalpostnews.files.wordpress.com/2012/07/sally-ride.jpg?w=620

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^^
Damn, I remember watching the news footage of that back in middle school (6th grade maybe?).  Columbia, right?

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Yes sir. The best of them to me really. My whole teen watching that on TV. That's why it's the best. The first and the last are my favorite of them all.

Sad it exploded though.

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RIP little guys. hmm

Rodent Space Travelers Perish in Orbital Test

A number of mice and eight gerbils sent into space in a Russian capsule perished during their journey, after a month-long mission touched back down on Earth.

http://news.discovery.com/space/mice-ge … 130519.htm

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Awww. RIP in rodent heaven.

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Makes me sadder than Doors keyboard's Death. I love animals.

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Me too, I have their distant cousin, Barkley the squirrel as a pet.

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Hmmm I love Maple Syrup! <3

Hard to find down in Aus sad

But we got Vegimite! Who likes Vegimite!?

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^^^
Never had that. Don't even know if we have it up here in cold True North.

This is wild. Weird stuff happening in a Neutron Star.
http://www.nasa.gov/home/hqnews/2013/ma … _star.html

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A near-Earth asteroid is to pass by us tomorrow, March 31st. Perhaps, if the sky is clear, I'll be able to see it.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ssYnC90U0mM

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So what you're saying is that tomorrow we'll magically transport two months into the past? 

I take back that "you've got a brain" thing.

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LoudLon wrote:

So what you're saying is that tomorrow we'll magically transport two months into the past? 

I take back that "you've got a brain" thing.

Oops. smile

http://i1261.photobucket.com/albums/ii597/creaturekillswell/Doh_zpsbbde4528.gif

edit - But no, seriously, Lon. Haven't you ever heard of a 'Time Machine' before? It's not magic either, it's science. Jeesh.

And no, don't expect me to further explain why a time machine is possible, because I haven't yet gotten that far in Michio Kaku's "Physics of the Impossible" book.

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You say that as if I care if a time machine is possible or not.  I don't.  Unless there's something about time travelling that will prevent me from going bald.

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You could travel into the future, get a cure for baldness, then travel back and prevent it.  Jeesh, you couldn't think of that?

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I'd have to know when the cure for baldness is invented first, but since the future hasn't happened yet, how the hell would I know where and when to go?

Logic!

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I am completely logical.  Just set it forward and keep experimenting.  Oh BTW, stop if you run into the Morlocks, you've gone too far.

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Morlocks, shmorlocks.  I've gone too far if I arrive past my own time of death.  Now THAT would be trippy.  Visiting my own grave, seeing the exact date I keeled over.  Totally clashes with my invincibility complex.

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Well this totally depends on which time travel theory you  buy in to.  Some say that traveling through time, you actually enter a different parallel universe to keep from crossing over and messing things up.

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But that would mean that there's more than one time line.  I can buy multiple universes, but I can't wrap my feeble little ant brain around time not being THE single constant of existence.

Damn it, now I have a headache behind my eyeball.

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Are you a cyclops?  Time is fluid not linear.  Well don't even look at string theory, for that to work we're talking about at least 11 different dimensions.  I'm still grappling with three.

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But wouldn't all these parallel universes and alternate dimensions still flow along the same single thread of time?  One hour here equals one hour there, time began at the same instant there as here, etc.?  It's not like time moves slower in another universe.  Ooh!  Maybe in limbo.  I hear it's pretty kooky there.