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Happy June Solstice to all residents of planet Earth: Longest day of the year for north of the equator. Shortest for south of the equator. And for Equatorians, same old boring 12-hour day, just like every other day of the year.
In case you were wondering, one-third (95 out of 289) of all American Nobel Prizes in the Sciences have been earned by Immigrants to the United States.
As is true for all Mammals, we nurture, care for, and protect our young. So I’m guessing that if we were Bears, ICE agents who separated children from their parents would have all been mauled by now.
If pundits tells you something is true, and you don’t have the critical thinking skills to evaluate their statements, then you are putty in their hands, as they shape your world view to their will.
Leo recommends “Astrophysics for People in A Hurry” to all dogs in the neighborhood, whether or not they are in a hurry.
Of the forty translations of Astrophysics for People in A Hurry, “Dog” is not among them. Fortunately, Drew Pulley’s (https://t.co/fo55PTthJO) pharaoh hound, Leo, reads English.
PLANET DOG: One of four known exoplanets of the star system Kepler-79, designated letter “d”, orbits seven times for every Earth year, providing the mythical seven-to-one “Dog Year” ratio to Earth.
A GOLFER QUERIES A BASEBALL PLAYER:

Where’s the ball when you swing?

Whizzing by at 90 mph - the pitcher does not want me to hit it.

How quiet Is the crowd?

They’re making as much noise as possible.

How much time do you have to swing?

Four tenths of a second.
As @NASA searches for life on Mars, we lose the life of beloved Anthony Bourdain on Earth. Implicit and explicit reminders of how precious life is, anywhere in the universe.
A friend of @StarTalkRadio. A friend of Food & Culture. A friend to us all. Anthony Bourdain, RIP. (1956-2018).
Total(1) => 0.076992034912109 f_f_QM(2) => 0.056184053421021 indS(2) => 0.032900094985962 indM(2) => 0.021589756011963 indM_1(2) => 0.0049166679382324 indM_2(2) => 0.0013759136199951 indM_4(2) => 0.0037269592285156 indM_5(2) => 0.0032610893249512 indM_6(2) => 0.0038468837738037 indM_7(2) => 0.0029170513153076 indM_8(2) => 0.0011231899261475 f_f_pTL(2) => 0.0058491230010986 f_f_dT(20) => 0.0056002140045166