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Archive for October, 2017

Messier 107, These Are Not Individual Stars

http://spacetelescope.org/images/potw1229a/

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Sunday’s Songs

Tinariwen – ‘Assàwt’

Tacocat live

La Luz

Kavka Shishido


New News

Iraq’s Arm re-takes Kirkuk without a fight
https://www.theguardian.com/world/2017/oct/17/kurdish-forces-abandon-long-held-lands-to-iraqi-army-and-shia-fighters?CMP=share_btn_link

The proper way to have handled this, would be to ask the Kurds to hand security of Kirkuk back to Iraqi forces and then start negotiating the autonomous lines for their territory.

Um, the US Navy is using X-Box controllers for their Submarine Periscopes.
https://share.america.gov/this-controller-does-double-duty-on-submarine/

UK, you don’t get ti see the Brexit impact study you paid for..
http://www.bbc.com/news/uk-scotland-scotland-politics-41749270

Digging for water in the streets of Tripoli Libya
https://www.reuters.com/article/us-libya-security-tripoli/libyans-dig-for-water-in-latest-test-for-capitals-residents-idUSKBN1CW2SH


Hi/Bye Interstellar Comet..

https://www.jpl.nasa.gov/news/news.php?feature=6983


Tuesday Tunes Today

Dengue Fever

New Starcadian, Funky…

The Tourist Company

https://wnww.youtube.com/watch?v=183NVgjyNiM

Ethan Lipton = BEST SONG EVER SUNG


Antares Ready For Launch

First launch attempt 11 November, at Wallops Island North East Virginia shore. Hope this one doesn’t blow up too..
https://www.nasa.gov/centers/wallops/events/viewing_launches.html


Optical Illusion Tile Floor

Video at the bottom, very cool.
http://www.thisiscolossal.com/2017/10/an-optical-illusion-tile-system-designed-by-casa-ceramica/