NASA Astronaut Recruits Asked to Show Twitter Flair

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Aspiring astronauts were asked to write a Twitter post, a limerick or a haiku as part of their NASA applications. Here’s a winning entry from Victor Glover, 37, a U.S. Navy pilot and one of the eight members of the newly announced Astronaut Class of 2013: Eyes fixed gazing off into space/My mind in awe of the human race/This is all dizzying to me/Because I gave so much blood and pee/Happy to be here (by the) colonoscopy place. “That’s funny, if you go through this interview process, specifically the medical portion,” Glover told reporters during the group’s first press conference on Tuesday. For more on this story, click here!

Jeff-WeinerLinkedIn unveiled a new design for the network’s Group pages on Thursday, providing a new look for one of platform’s most popular features. The redesign is part of LinkedIn’s continued efforts to make the site “easier and simpler to use,” according to a press release. It also puts more emphasis on user content, making it easier to determine who has commented on a Group post or follow a conversation in the comments thread. Group moderators will also be able to customize the Group’s image at the top of the page. Click here  to read more!

patrick-stewartTwitter made every geek’s dream come true today with a Vine video featuring none other than Sir Patrick Stewart of Star Trek fame. Predictably, the Internet imploded upon hearing the news. More on this story (and to see the video)  here.

 

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