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Delayed Visual Gratification on Pluto, In Parts

PC Magazine says that the reason we’ve had to wait so long for high-resolution pictures of Pluto is, “in part,” because Pluto and the New Horizons craft are so far away from Earth: “Pluto is super far away. Like waaaay super out there. It’s so

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Is A Leaf Blower Really Faster?

On a walk early this morning, I encountered a darkly comic sight: three grown men with leaf blowers tackling a strip of grass 50 feet long by 20 feet wide. On my way back 20 minutes later they were still at it. I could hear

Psst... what kind of person doesn't support pacifism?