NASA astronaut Scott Kelly’s 7% mutation in space.

This sounds… odd.

A new study from NASA has found that astronaut Scott Kelly’s genes are no longer identical to those of his identical twin after spending a year in space.

Preliminary results from NASA’s Twins Study found that seven percent of Kelly’s genes no longer match those of his twin, Mark. Scott Kelly spent one year aboard the International Space Station during the study, while his brother remained on Earth.

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Oh, for Pete’s sake, Mark Kelly… Admit it: YOU WANTED AN AR-15.

I understand why you wanted one, too: it’s an extremely popular rifle for a reason.  You figured that getting one used from a reputable dealer was a good bargain, which it is.  And as for the risk… what risk?  Are you not a perfectly law-abiding individual?  Have you not demonstrated that you’re a responsible citizen?  Can you not be trusted with a semi-automatic weapon?

And indeed, you can be so trusted.  But here’s the thing, Mark Kelly: WE CAN TRUST VIRTUALLY EVERY OTHER PERSON IN THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA WHO HAS EVER PURCHASED AN AR-15.  As witnessed by the fact that we do not live in a post-Collapse urbanized wasteland.

Moe Lane

PS: …Hypocrite.