SpaceX's second supply run to the ISS was a resounding success! Now we can sit and just be overly excited for the next trip in September.

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Via NJ:

A high-tech, $219,000 conference table purchased by Kean University raised eyebrows on the school's campus, where some students questioned whether the expense was warranted.

The 22-foot oak table was specially manufactured by a company in China, where Kean recently opened a campus, and serves as the centerpiece of a new conference center.

While school officials have reportedly dismissed criticism of the purchase, students on Monday said they were surprised the public university would pay so much.

"That's ridiculous," freshman Melrose Johnson said. "It's a table. You're just sitting around it."

"I mean, does it talk to you or something?" added Johnson's friend, sophomore Sydney Espada.
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Via: NY Times
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At 72, he said, he feels a moral obligation to step up his activism in his remaining years. "If we burn even a substantial fraction of the fossil fuels, we guarantee there's going to be unstoppable changes" in the climate of the earth, he said. "We're going to leave a situation for young people and future generations that they may have no way to deal with."
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