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29 Jul 2016

Friday Fun Blog: Secret Satellite Edition

It’s time once again for everyone’s favorite Friday-related link dump, the Friday Fun Blog! As always, we’re brought to you by the fine folks at Dave & Buster’s (we’re not).

On to the links!


If you’ve never been witness to the magic of Disney theme parks, you’re really missing out. I don’t mean “magic”, like, “Oh this place is magical!” I mean, MAGIC. Disney Parks is known for their going-so-far-out-of-the-way-to-make-you-happy customer service policy that it produces amazing moments like this: A young child dressed as Kylo Ren from Star Wars is escorted through the park to meet Kylo Ren by a pair of Stormtroopers who…force-fully…push passersby out of the way for their leader.


Remember Doom for the PC? Remember how scary it was? Yeah, turns out that’s all in your memory, and your mind is totally playing tricks on you.


Obligatory Space Post(s) of the Week: Check out these amazing astronomy photographs and gaze at the splendor of our dope universe.


The US Government just launched a secret satellite into space that will be performing secret tasks for a secret mission. The mission is detailed as being part of national defense, but I hope that it deals with defending our planet from alien threats; I’ve never wanted anything more in my entire life.


If you’ve ever watched a sports broadcast and wondered how they can turn a basketball arena into a hockey arena overnight or for any other sporting event or vice versa, check out this awesome video of how they turn a basketball arena into an Olympic-style swimming pool.


Indestructability: That’d be my superpower of choice, if I had one. I’m sure you’ve thought extensively about this too, whether you’d want to be able to fly, or be invisible, or control fire. But, each superpower definitely has its drawbacks, so check out this list of the 10 worst superpowers to have.


And finally…

Last night, Hillary Clinton accepted the Democratic nomination for President, and a gigantic celebration filled with fireworks, confetti, music, and—of course—balloons followed her speech. It was A LOT of balloons. Either way, someone has to pop those balloons to get rid of them.

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See you next week!

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