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Guy Sits In Sun to Defend Parking Spot

Cars have been around for over a hundred years. You'd think we would have figured out parking etiquette by now, but evidently we have not. Seriously, there's stories of people leaving fake notes to get back at selfish parkers, and other stories of people wasting someone's time for parking illegally. It seems like when it comes to parking, half of us think there's a code while for the rest it's just the law of the jungle.

A guy sits in the hot sun to battle an unfair person trying to save a parking spot.
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Laziest Naval Officer Ever Displays Bold Act of Pure Genius

An internet classic. If you haven't read this story, do yourself a favor and be enlightened.

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Strand managed to capture a similar halo around the moon and sun in Östersund, Sweden 10 hours apart. Put the two together, and you have a cool-looking surreal skyscape!

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Via Huffington Post:

The irregularly shaped hole spans about 400,000 kilometers (250,000 miles) at its widest point, said Dr. C. Alex Young, associate director for science for the heliophysics division at the space agency's Goddard facility in Greenbelt, Maryland. Its total surface area is about 410 times that of the Earth, he said (see below for size comparison).
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For the first time, a mission designed to set its eyes on black holes and other objects far from our solar system has turned its gaze back closer to home, capturing images of our sun. NASA's Nuclear Spectroscopic Telescope Array, or NuSTAR, has taken its first picture of the sun, producing the most sensitive solar portrait ever taken in high-energy X-rays.

"NuSTAR will give us a unique look at the sun, from the deepest to the highest parts of its atmosphere," said David Smith, a solar physicist and member of the NuSTAR team at University of California, Santa Cruz.