On the very same day that the 40 year old Voyager 2 probe reached interstellar space, the 6 month old Parker Solar Probe went the other way – making its first close approach towards our sun. Enduring temperatures greater than a million degrees Fahrenheit while being bombarded with intense sun light. The craft was able to withstand the unbearable temperatures by simply winding down a window.
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The machines play a fundamental role in surgery – with requests to ‘pass the scalpel’ or ‘apply pressure’ traditionally sent via fax. Surgeons say this ensures messages are relayed without ambiguity as verbal cues tend to be muffled by surgical masks – which can be problematic. One consultant recalled asking an assistant, ‘Did you just fart?’ on a day when the fax machine happened to be out of order. They responded by immediately removing the patient’s heart.
Is it also possible to make a child that doesn’t show up in photos? Then maybe our friends won’t show us two and a half thousand of the bastards on a daily basis… Also, if we’re going to start playing god how about changing the DNA of vegans so they’re not genetically inclined to mention it every five fucking minutes.