Weekend Links: The Speediest Spaceships

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In the race between sci-fi spaceships, the TARDIS, the Heart of Gold, and Galactica take top prizes for speed. The real-life Voyager 1 space probe has nothing on warp drive.

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In 1983, Queen Elizabeth's advisors drew up a speech for her to read in case of nuclear war. In it, she urges her subjects to "help those who cannot help themselves, give comfort to the lonely and the homeless and let your family become the focus of hope and life to those who need it." Not so pithy but much more poignant than "Keep calm and carry on," no?

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Someone has finally designed a better travel pillow. The Nap Anywhere is more comfortable and more portable than the traditional U-shaped neck pillow, but unfortunately, it doesn't look any less dorky.

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Madonna's never really been a fan of wearing pants, has she?

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These pictures of famous authors in their young adult years, presented without comment, each tell a story all on their own.

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The winners of the 2013 National Geographic Traveler Photo Contest have been announced, and they're predictably stunning.

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How much caffeine is actually in your cup of coffee?

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Ellen DeGeneres will host the 2014 Oscars ceremony.

 

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August 3, 2013 - 9:00am
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