Want to be an astronaut?

Here’s your chance. Kind of. The shuttles are retiring in 2010. The next space craft won’t be ready until 2015. So, other than Russian flights, I see some “downtime” here. Still, how often does NASA hold a casting call?

How much does it pay? “NASA offers a starting annual salary of $59,493 to $130,257, depending on qualifications and experience.” If you built and flew your own shuttle, I bet they’d pay more.

“Frequent travel may be required.”

Tough Subjects: Abortion, Religion, Breast Feeding, Comic Books, Rats, and Laundry

Another tab dump:

The Road To Forced Abortions Is Paved With Bad Legislation: Is parental notification helpful at all?

A Concession Letter: Wow, this was obnoxious.

It’s only natural! for us to judge you if you don’t totally love it: Reasons to breast feed which include “Done correctly, you can look like you’re doing something really important while you take a nap.”

Musings – Her Story: Thoughts about Kitty, Emma, and Joss.


Full Revelations of a Professional Rat-catcher: The internet is just full of stuff like this. Everything you wanted to know about catching rats in the 19th century.

Folding t-shirts: A simple technique. Can it possibly work?

WorklifeWizard: Actually, I’m not sure what’s here. I’m blogging it in the hopes I’ll remember to check it out later.