On February 3, 1984, the Space Shuttle Challenger launched for mission STS-41-B. This mission was notable for the first unmanned spacewalk and for holding the first high school experiment in space (about seed germination in zero gravity).
- LEGO Gets Told Off by A Seven-Year-Old Girl – She makes some great points about the boys vs girl LEGO figures. From CriticalDragon1177
- 8 surprising ways poverty is absurdly expensive – But, but, bootstraps! Free market! Trickle-down-onomics!
- Jeopardy’s Controversial New Champion Is Using Game Theory To Win Big – I both love him and hate him.
- New Atheism’s big mistake: Debating creationists solves nothing – “Bill Nye is intensely concerned about climate change and evolution, as are we. He should therefore ally himself with sane religious leaders, rather than debate fundamentalists.”
- Dear America, I Saw You Naked And yes, we were laughing. Confessions of an ex-TSA agent. – I don’t even know what to say about this. Audible sigh.
- GOP’s Obamacare fiction series: Latest horror story a creation from start to finish.