What Aliens Learn From Satellite TV

As I write this, the Tau Cetites are enjoying their first decade of watching the Power Rangers. In the interest of learning, Tau Ceti is about 11.9 light years from Earth. While that's "reach out and touch someone" close in terms of cosmic distances, it's not even the closest star we know of with planets.

The Great $5 Bill of Rights Robbery

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There were fourteen original copies of the Bill of Rights, one for the federal government and one for each of the 13 original colonies. Only eight states still have their copies: Connecticut, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New Jersey, Rhode Island, North Carolina, South Carolina and Virginia. One of those only recently reclaimed theirs.