PMMJ (cheetahmaster) wrote,

Space madness: "It turns out NASA has detailed, written procedures for dealing with a suicidal or psychotic astronaut in space. The documents, obtained this week by The Associated Press, say the astronaut's crewmates should bind his wrists and ankles with duct tape, tie him down with a bungee cord and inject him with tranquilizers if necessary."

This week's Zeitgeist checklist.

* Why public financing just isn't a viable option for candidates anymore.
* Britain ponders what to do about climate change and its endangered coastline.
* Gene Weingarten polls the minority of Americans who still strongly support Bush.
* Firsthand accounts of life in the trenches.
* Joel Achenbach discusses particle physicists. Bonus: cubits!
* Oh, lord, do we need a spinoff of Grey's Anatomy?
* Wizard discusses Miracleman.

Ten things we didn't know this time last week.

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