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Or as @aamer_rahman@twitter.com puts it so succinctly, a time machine.
RT @joftius@twitter.com What would it take for Jeong's jokes to actually count as racist?

1โƒฃ Long history of white people being forced to live underground
2โƒฃ Police throw 100's of old white men off cliffs every year
3โƒฃ Yearly SCOTUS rulings in favor of #CancelWhitePeople

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Solidarity with the anti-fascists fighting back the Nazis in Portland today. Theyโ€™re holding the line for everyone, thank them for it.
RT @itsmikebivins@twitter.com Most arenโ€™t budging

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โ€œAnti-fascists are the real fascistsโ€ say the fascist goons wearing t-shirts celebrating a fascist dictator.
RT @itsmikebivins@twitter.com Patriot Prayer strongman Tinyโ€™s shirt reads โ€œPinochet did nothing wrong.โ€
#DefendPDX #AlloutPDX

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Tacos > Hate

From the Cinco de Mayo menu at Cascabel.

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USA! USA! USA!

> A Republican State Representative from Arizona may have set an internet record; going from total obliviousness to full blown furry in under 24 hours.

horse-news.net/2018/05/gop-rep

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Picard in that episode: "A lot has changed in the past three hundred years. People are no longer obsessed with the accumulation of things. We've eliminated hunger, want, the need for possessions. We've grown out of our infancy."

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21st century
Alien

22nd century
Star Trek: ENT

23rd century
Star Trek
Babylon 5
The Expanse

24th century
Star Trek: TNG, DS9
Altered Carbon
THX-1138

25th century
Buck Rogers

231st century
Dune

245th century
Foundation

8,027th century
Time Machine

#ImaginingFutures

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The 2-second images are stacked groups of 60 to make 2 minute images (and others) then returned to Earth every 13.7 days. These are like little videos, and scientists will be able to search for dips in light that would suggest a planet crossing in front of the star. (NASA Ames)

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Why is @NASA_TESS@twitter.com so exciting? I'm willing to bet #TESS will be the spacecraft that finds the first planet outside of our solar system that we later determine has life on it. As well as planets that could be considered theoretically, if not actually, habitable for humans.

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Solar array deployment expected in about 2 minutes. #TESS

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Scientists can learn a surprising amount from a bit of transit data. The dip in brightness and size of the star gives them the size or radius of the planet. Time between transits gives them orbital period of the planet, and from that the average distance of planet from its star.

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.@NASA_TESS@twitter.com is talking to @CanberraDSN@twitter.com right now. ๐Ÿ›ฐ๐ŸŒ
eyes.nasa.gov/dsn/dsn.html

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why yes, amazon. by all means, do tell me when mark twain releases a new book.

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You can also request Google blur your home and more by following the instructions under Privacy & Blurring here (click "show more"): google.com/intl/en/streetview/

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Privacy: The homes of Mark Zuckerberg (CEO Facebook) and Sheryl Sandberg (Facebook COO) on Google Maps.

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Since taking over at EPA, he has surrounded himself with a 24/7 security detail of 18 people (as much as $3 million/year), built a secret phone booth ($25,000), added biometric locks and swept his office for bugs ($9,000). washingtonpost.com/news/energy

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A few days later the EPA administrator spent $36,068 to fly in a military jet from Cincinnati to New York so he could catch a plane to Rome. The flight to Rome was $7,003. All taxpayer money spent so he can destroy the last shreds of barely acceptable US environmental policy.

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