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Thursday,  11/06/14  10:06 PM

planetary moshpit: Jupiter protects the inner planets from astroids...From jwz: planetary moshpit.  How Jupiter protects the inner planets from the asteroid belt.  One more factoid for the "Anthropic Principle":

The universe is constrained by the requirement that it must allow for our existence.

Screaming Eagle magnumRestaurant wine priced at "thirty-seven fifty" = $3,750.  Who doesn't know Screaming Eagle is expensive?  Oh, it was a "businessman from New Jersey".  That explains ... so much.

Toy Story ... 4?Pixar are bringing Toy Story 4 to the screen in 2017.  Hmmm.  I'm a huge fan of Pixar (and the Toy Story franchise) but can't they possibly come up with some new ideas?  What was the last great Pixar movie?  (The Incredibles?)

Tesla manufacturing ... Model X challenges delaying Model 3?Tesla Model 3 delayed by "Model X manufacturing challenges".  So be it.  I am rooting for the Model 3, it could be the electric car for everyone.

Rosetta and Philae prepare to land on comet 67PExcellent animation by the ESA showing the Rosetta and Philae spacecraft preparing to land on comet 67P.  How cool is that?  [ via Laughing Squid ]

Amazon Prime unlimited photo storageAmazon Prime's newest benefit is free, unlimited photo storage.  Wow.  I wonder what made them do this ... will it drive demand for Fire tablets and phones?


Moab timelapse

Thursday,  11/06/14  11:06 PM


Wow, this is incredible: a dark-sky timelapse of Moab, Utah
I've visited Moab on several occasions to go mountain biking, it is beautiful!



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