My co-workers for today

but I don’t want to be at work anymore.

(Reblogged from newsweek)

kqedscience:

NASA Is Planting A Veggie Garden In Space

"It’s spring planting season and NASA is getting in on the action with a vegetable garden bound for the International Space Station.

The experimental garden will be grown in a sealed, expandable chamber which researchers are calling Veggie. Their first crop will be Outredgeous lettuce, a red romaine variety that we can confirm tastes pretty good within the confines of Earth’s atmosphere. But researchers say they Veggie can support all kinds of “salad-type crops.”

(via io9)

I can’t keep weeds alive in my backyard, meanwhile in space NASA had a salsa garden…show off

(Reblogged from kqedscience)

they get it. 

Artificial blood ‘will be manufactured in factories’

Wellcome Trust-funded stem cell research has produced red blood cells fit for transfusion into humans, paving the way for the mass production of blood. read more

so apparently Tru Blood is real

NASA to conduct unprecedented twin experiment: 
One twin to spend a full year circling Earth at 17,000 mph on the international Space Station, while his brother (a retired astronaut) remains Earth-side to act as the control to test the effects of long-term space travel on the body. 

NASA to conduct unprecedented twin experiment: 

One twin to spend a full year circling Earth at 17,000 mph on the international Space Station, while his brother (a retired astronaut) remains Earth-side to act as the control to test the effects of long-term space travel on the body. 

(Source: phys.org)

I’m in Portland for the week and since my husband and I made a pact that neither one can watch 'Game of Thrones' without the other, I have to essentially quit the internet until Thursday to avoid spoilers at all cost.

advice for future Jess: avoid all out of town travel during ‘Game of Thrones’ season- you will regret nothing. 

spaceexp:

A Full Sweep of Saturn’s Rings

(Reblogged from spocksbeard)

i hope everyone i encounter feels this way when i speak.

(Source: ourdrunkitchen)

(Reblogged from wilwheaton)

there are funny April Fool’s jokes. 

and then there is this. no. i just… no.