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The Future Is an Emily Post Guide to Interstellar Carpooling Etiquette

15 MARCH 2022

TOP STORY

Second Most Valuable NFT Collection Buys IP of Most Valuable NFT Collection

The IP of the most valuable NTF collection in terms of trading volume, CryptoPunks, was just bought by the creators of the second most valuable NFT collection, Bored Ape Yacht Club (BAYC). It’s a blockbuster sale that demonstrates that even an industry built on the concept of decentralization may not be able to resist the siren song of consolidation.

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HEADLINES FROM TODAY

ONEPete Davidson Is Only Going to “Space” If You Define “Space” as “Fairly High off the Ground But Nowhere Near Orbit”

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TWONASA Says Its Astronaut Is Definitely Still Carpooling Back to Earth on a Russian Spacecraft

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THREEScientist Says Dark Matter Could Likely Be Incredible Fuel for Spacecraft

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OF INTEREST

Elon Musk Threatens Vladimir Putin with Flamethrower

SpaceX CEO Elon Musk managed to claw his way back into the discourse yet again after challenging Russian President Vladimir Putin to “single combat” — and now, he’s threatening to bring a Boring Company flamethrower to the Thunderdome.

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NEWS IN QUOTES

“ It’s difficult to tell what actually caused the disintegration as the sea ice was already showing cracks prior to the breakup. 

— Stef Lhermitte, a geoscience and remote sensing researcher at the Delft University of Technology

FROM THE DEPT. OF STUFF TO SPEND MONEY ON

Switch-Up Game Enhancer is a Modern-Day Game Shark for Nintendo Switch

For those of you old enough to remember the incredible resplendence of the Game Genie, you will recognize the utterly incredible genius of what we’re about to show you. For those of you who aren’t: My god, did you miss out. But you don’t have to, anymore.

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