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The Daily Word 02.11.11

Mubarak resigns.

More women claim tainted yogurt samples. John Bear permanently swears off yogurt.

Ex-Astronaut not going to be Secretary of Energy.

Al Sharpton coming to New Mexico.

Opossum picks Oscar winners. (By the way, opossums are really chupacabras.)

Guy convicted of killing Chandra Levy to be sentenced.

Researchers find 200-year-old ship wreck.

Boss Hogg’s wife dies.

Happy Birthday, Burt Reynolds.

How to have good Valentine’s Day sex.

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NASA v. Comet Empire

It should come as no surprise that astronauts are a bunch of nerds. (The new ones anyway. Neil Armstrong and his boys were a bunch of hard-drinking, skirt-chasing wingnuts.) Leave it to a Japanese astronaut to take it to the next level, though. The other day, astronaut/otaku Soichi Noguchi hung out on the International Space Station dressed as Derek Wildstar (known as Susumu Kodai in Japan) from the anime series "Star Blazers" (known as "Space Battleship Yamato" in Japan). Awesome or nerdy or awesomely nerdy? You decide!

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