Tweet of the Day, There’s A Proper Grasp Of Science… edition.

There’s a proper grasp of science, there’s my grasp of science, and then there’s Hollywood’s. This makes me feel so much better about the outrages I’m doing right now to the laws of physics in my latest SF-horror story…

Tweet of the Day, Clever Girl edition.

If you don’t think this is mildly terrifying, you haven’t had toddlers around for a while. …Hold on. I haven’t had toddlers around for a while. So why do I find this video mildly alarming?

(Via PJ Media)

Tweet of the Previous Weekend, This Is Getting Excitingly Dull, Fast edition.

Oh, look. It was just another successful private space mission. This one happened to be manned, fully automated, and involved multiple orbits. Oh, yes, and there were the usual reusable booster and all the rest of the things SpaceX does, sure, sure.

How… prosaic.

Civilian orbital space mission going fine.

…Damn, but I love living in the future sometimes.

The crew of the first all-private orbital space mission has spent Thursday, the first full day of the mission, circling the Earth every 90 minutes at over 17,000 mph.

SpaceX reported the Crew Dragon Resilience capsule with four civilians inside was traveling 363 miles high over Asia as of mid-morning, quickly moving over the massive continent. The altitude is a full hundred miles higher than the International Space Station.

Continue reading Civilian orbital space mission going fine.

Tweet of the Day, Vicki Embraces The Storm edition.

This will not end quietly. It will probably end hilariously, but not quietly. And as one of the wondering responders to the original tweet noted: Vicki does not, in fact, hate to be this person. This is why she was put on the Earth.

Continue reading Tweet of the Day, Vicki Embraces The Storm edition.

Tweet of the Day, We Already Knew This, But It’s Great To Have A Confession edition.

At least, I hope we all already knew this. It was pretty obvious, right? :Goes to check to make sure there’s nothing in the archives that would contradict that confident statement: