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Top scientist admits 'space telescope image' was actually a slice of chorizo

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    Wes
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    Come on, that's hilarious. There's nothing wrong with a scientist having some fun with his Twitter followers. I'd also say that is pretty obviously a slice of meat, but of course I had the context...

    Come on, that's hilarious. There's nothing wrong with a scientist having some fun with his Twitter followers. I'd also say that is pretty obviously a slice of meat, but of course I had the context of the title before seeing it so maybe it's less-obvious otherwise.

    I think we could all do with a lesson in skepticism and critical thinking now and then, and a good-natured joke like this is as fine a method as any other.

    23 votes
    1. kfwyre
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      I definitely chuckled. In a news landscape that is constantly and unrelentingly bleak, interstellar sausage pulling brief focus is some welcome levity.

      I definitely chuckled. In a news landscape that is constantly and unrelentingly bleak, interstellar sausage pulling brief focus is some welcome levity.

      6 votes
    2. acdw
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      hard agree. I first saw the apology news on masto and I thought /it/ was a joke--its so totally bonkers, I love it!

      hard agree. I first saw the apology news on masto and I thought /it/ was a joke--its so totally bonkers, I love it!

      5 votes