On that headline alone, you should apply for this thing. It’s a four-month-long Cornell and NASA study that wants to figure out what it would be like to store, prepare and eat food on a hypothetical Mars mission, and it’s in Hawaii! And it involves your getting to “live and work together in a small isolated Mars analogue habitat in a Mars-like environment.” Meaning no-oxygen and horrible creatures? That might be a short study. The requirements are pretty simple for a Mars mission: science degree, physical fitness, normal sense of taste and smell, etc. The study pays for round-trip travel, food and lodging, and a $5,000 bonus when it’s done. Deadline is Feb. 29!
Few things could alleviate the stress of the coming election, save for maybe an acupuncture session or a Hallo-weekend binge drink. This video, however, manages to do some meaningful damage control on your politically-wrung psyche, while giving you an entirely different reason to scream. Written by Bill Kirstein and Ginny Liese (a comedy gem, btw) and starring […]
It turns New Yorkers are willing to put up with a lot of negativity and cynicism in our city, except when it comes to bodega cats. If you mess with bodega cats, those lovable, mouse-chasing, not-exactly-legal mascots of bodegas citywide, the internet will come after you, and hard. So since we ran this story yesterday about someone taking […]
We know it’s hard to believe, but life will go on after the 2016 general election is over. Regardless of who wins (no Trumpies no Trumpies) you’ll have a life to get back to, an apartment to pay rent on and a job that’ll help you do it! Unless, that is, you don’t have a job. […]