December 8th, 2010

Nicodemus

Misc News

SpaceX Successfully Reaches Orbit and Returns to Earth



SpaceX launched a Dragon 9 today. It did a two-stage ascent to enter orbit. The capsule (a mock for the test flight) separated and returned safely to Earth, splashing down in the Pacific in the vein of the Apollo flights. The mission was nearly flawless and an amazing demonstration run.


Fursuits for Science!



How to best handle baby pandas so that they don't get used to humans? Fursuits, of course! The laudable goal is keeping the creatures as natural as possible so that they can be returned to the wild. No word on whether they use anything to cover human scent.


Being a Geek and a Parent is Hard



Yeah. It's pretty much like that.