Sunday began early again, this time for the Bunnies sig, run as traditional by bunny_hugger.( Collapse )
This is the sort of thing which drives people to wear safety goggles all the time.
Trivia: The biology instrument package for the Viking Mars landers was delivered too late to allow for proper, end-to-end functional and operational testing before launch. (Component tests and partial full-system tests were done.) Source: On Mars: Exploration of the Red Planet 1958 - 1978, Edward Clinton Ezell, Linda Neuman Ezell. NASA SP-4212.
Currently Reading: Empires Of Food: Feast, Famine, And The Rise And Fall Of Civilizations, Evan D G Fraser, Andrew Rimas. I was expecting a kind of broad-picture view on how eating habits evolve in time, and there's a good bit of that, but there's a lot more ``we're growing more food and transporting it farther than we ever have before, therefore, we're doooooooomed to famine'', and I could just imagine james_nicoll throwing this at the wall after the ninth iteration of this thesis.