Weekend Links: Flying to Mars

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The Mission to Mars 3D simulator, the product of a collaboration between the National Science Foundation, the Department of Energy, and Mozilla, allows anyone to become a Mars rover pilot from the comfort (and safety) of their own home.

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The latest work from unconventional webcomic artist Allie Brosh of Hyperbole and a Half warns against the danger of letting children have dinosaur costumes.

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Classic rom-com Love Actually celebrates its 10th anniversary this year, but even diehard fans might be surprised to learn these little-known facts about the movie.

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This is what happens when a bunch of NASA engineers hold a pumpkin-carving contest.

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Star Wars: Episode VII, the franchise reboot helmed by J. J. Abrams, has announced a December 2015 release date—and they’re holding open auditions for two teenage lead roles.

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Cosplayers’ elaborate tributes to their favorite characters are impressive enough at conventions, which attract likeminded fans in droves, but they’re even more so when compared to the settings of their everyday lives at home.

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Even famous, award-winning authors had to keep their day jobs.

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What does a member of Congress do all day, anyway?

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November 10, 2013 - 11:00am
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