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How an astronomer was honoured by mentioning his name without mentioning his name.

I love this. To do with these 8 asteroids, and explained in full at the always brilliant futility closet*.

1227 Geranium
1228 Scabiosa
1229 Tilia
1230 Riceia
1231 Auricula
1232 Cortusa
1233 Kobresia
1234 Elyna

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Shark Attack Laundry Basket #awesome

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By Jolanta Uczarczyk, via Thinx

T. Rex: always the fail in participation grades.

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By Mark Parisi, via IFLS.

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