Friday News Bites: Space! History! Internetting!

This week’s news stories are quite a bit about reconciling the past with the future. It’s a mixed bag of good and bad, as per usual, but there were a lot of interesting links to catch my eye. Let’s get started.

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Lunchtime Poll: A Gen-X Dilemma

You’re out driving and listening to the ’90s station as usual, since you’re fairly skeptical about pretty much all music that came out after 2003 or so. Suddenly, “Macarena” comes on. What do you do? Read More Lunchtime Poll: A Gen-X Dilemma

This Open Thread Blames It On the Bossa Nova

So, who wants to have this song stuck in their head for two days like I have? It’s not my fault. An editor who shall remain nameless (*coughSelenacough*) brought it up in her The West Wing recap, and then that diabolical maniac linked to the song itself. Read More This Open Thread Blames It On the Bossa Nova