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Catroulette

Adopting a cat has taken a giant leap forward (or backward, your pick), thanks to this mashing up of cat and chatroulette. Behold, catroulette! Link – via The Daily What, Thanks Kirsten!

R.I.P. Neil Armstrong

Neil Armstrong, the first man to walk on the surface of the moon, has died. He gave the world a quote on that occasion on July 20, 1969, that will live in history:  “That is one small step for (a) man, one giant leap for mankind.” Armstrong’s family released a statement through NASA. Here is [...]

The Missing Links: TV & Food

Today’s edition of The Missing Links contains TV and food. And that’s pretty much it. Because who doesn’t like those? Gone Too Soon: TV Character Edition Try not to tear up as you read through the 30 Saddest Television Deaths. And since people hate spoilers, I will tell you not to read this if you’re halfway through any [...]

Free NASA Audio Files

NASA has released some cool audio files free to the public! Here’s a collection of NASA sounds from historic spaceflights and current missions. You can hear the roar of a space shuttle launch or Neil Armstrong’s “One small step for (a) man, one giant leap for mankind” every time you get a phone call. Or, you [...]

Puppies Wearing Hats Eating Bacon Sharing Facts

Today, 53 years and a day after Laika the Russian space mutt became the first dog to launch into orbit, mental_floss hopes to help dogkind take a giant leap backwards: with a new column we’re calling Puppies Wearing Hats Eating Bacon Sharing Facts. Today’s topic is ranch dressing, and we’ve consulted some of the wisest [...]