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Latest images from Curiosity rover

NASA Finds Water On Mars, Dan Quayle Still Wrong

Exciting nerd news, as NASA confirmed what had been suspected for a while now: Mars has liquid water! At least some of the time, under the right conditions. Scientists reported on Monday definitive signs of liquid water on the surface...
The living will envy the dead

Run For Your Lives, The Apocalypse Is Coming, And This Time It’s Mormon!

Any time you start getting too cocky about how we're a modern technological society that has space exploration and fancy digital watches and everything, it's nice to see a reminder that at least some of us are still impressed...
Note the Leia-bun knit cap

You Know You Want This Star Wars Speeder Bike Rocking Horse: Your Saturday Nerdout

It's your Saturday geek-out, so have another bulb of coffee, or tranya, or Romulan ale -- it's the weekend after all -- and enjoy. Most Awesomest Nerd Dad Ever Builds little Speeder Bike An Australian dad and Instructables addict, ‘Tez Gelmir,’...
But is it a 'Class M' planet?

NASA Discovers Earthlike Planet For Donald Trump To Be President Of: Your Saturday Nerdout

It's Saturday, and time to be ridin' Nerdy. We really wanted to show you an allegedly cool video of Neil deGrasse Tyson explaining the history of the universe in under eight minutes, but it got "removed as a violation...
RIP straight marriage

Butthurt Missouri County To Spend Year Mourning Gay-Murder Of Marriage

There are sad losers and really sad losers, and then there's this un-freaking-believably pathetic three-person commission in Dent County, Missouri, who unanimously voted to spend the next 12 months crying like Nancy Kerrigan with a skinned knee because BOO HOO GAY MARRIAGE....
And Hitler believed in germs!

Science Nerds To Climate Deniers: Wanna Bet ‘Climate Change’ Isn’t Real? For Real, Wanna Bet?

We're pretty sure this counts as Nice Time, or something close to it: The Committee for Skeptical Inquiry (CSI), the pro-science group that challenges pseudoscience and paranormal claims, has challenged the climate-change deniers at the Heartland Institute, which loves...
Ready for her close-up

Of Course Fake ‘Black’ Lady Will Get Reality TV Show Now, Because America

In our noble and oh-so-exceptional country, panels of men explain how ladies and their parts work, "not a scientist" politicians teach us about science and how it's all fake anyway, and people who think we're the U.S. of Jesus tell Jews how to...
Him?

People Have Paid Millions To Listen To George W. Bush, For Some Reason

The new rule is that making money is bad (if you're a Clinton). And making money by charging speaking fees is bad (if you're a Clinton). And being able to charge a TON of money because people really want...
Go home, NASA, you're drunk

Republicans Slash Money For NASA Because NASA Might Use It For Science

The House Science Committee, in a move that took absolutely no one by surprise, voted last week to slash NASA's budget for Earth sciences, because apparently the planet we live on has had enough science done to it and doesn't...
Get your denier bingo cards out!

Now It Is Ted Cruz Who Is Poor Persecuted Galileo, And Climate Scientists Are The Church

In a bravura performance Tuesday, Ted Cruz crammed an astonishing number of lies about global warming into four minutes of a longer interview with Texas Tribune reporter Jay Root. It was really pretty impressive! Cruz asserted that "we should...
JPL'S Orbiting Carbon Observatory 2

Hero Ted Cruz Will Save Us All From NASA Studying Our Climate

Ted Cruz is pretty darn annoyed with NASA these days, seeing as how it's just been wasting a lot of taxpayer money studying the climate and foolishness like that. For heaven's sake, everyone knows that NASA is supposed to...
What they said

Idiot Republican Remembers Leonard Nimoy As Best Republican EVER!

For a guy who claims to be the hugest Star Trek fan in this galaxy or any other, Oregon state Rep. Bill Post is kind of a moron. After we learned last week of the death of Leonard Nimoy...
Manhater

Correction: Barack Obama Is Not In Fact The Antichrist

Best newspaper correction ever or BEST EVER?Here's the original letter. It's quite something: Who and what is Barack Obama? Obama claims nobody can stop him or change anything he's done. This evil must come to pass before the Lord's return...

Good Job, Everyone! 2014 Was The Hottest Year Ever, And It’s All Our Fault

We set a new record in 2014, heating our oceans and destroying this one and only planet we live on, but it's OK because some "scientist" somewhere says it's a hoax and God will take care of it anyway....
We'd watch this, actually

Ted Cruz, Marco Rubio Now In Charge Of Murdering Science In The Senate

It's a great day to not believe in science, America! Sen. John Thune, chair of the Senate Commerce, Science and Transportation Committee, has picked the perfect heads for two science subcommittees: Ted Cruz, who doesn't like NASA doing science...
Take a nap on your own time

At The Times, A Call For New York Cops To Do Their F*cking Jobs

It would seem the editorial writers of the usually sedate New York Times are a tad miffed about a thing. And it's not how hard it is to find good help these days to make organic artisanal vegan food...