In the background: Ilyushin Il-76T, Il-68, Tupolev Tu-154 and Antonov An-12.
Wednesday, October 31, 2018
Tuesday, October 30, 2018
Ben and Jerry's get political with their ice cream, and provide conservative wags with the perfect raw material for mockery
The company's announcement, made without any self awareness, apparently: "Today we launch Pecan Resist! This flavor supports groups creating a more just and equitable nation for us all, and who are fighting President Trump’s regressive agenda."
Here's their tub swathed in political correctness
It's like she's asking you to "resist" buying that fattening, overpriced ice cream!
The mockery was immediate,
And only accelerated from there...
After a review of the progress of the listening campaign, NASA will continue its current strategy for attempting to make contact with the Opportunity rover for the foreseeable future. Winds could increase in the next few months at Opportunity's location on Mars, resulting in dust being blown off the rover's solar panels. The agency will reassess the situation in the January 2019 time frame.
Monday, October 29, 2018
Sunday, October 28, 2018
NASA expects to soon end efforts to contact the Opportunity Mars rover, silent for more than four months after a major dust storm, but will continue to listen for signals from the spacecraft for months to come.