Some Canadian police departments give out "positive tickets" to thank people for doing something good.
Kleine–Levin syndrome (also known as Sleeping Beauty Syndrome) is a disorder that causes people to sleep for weeks at a time, waking up only to eat or go to the bathroom.
Frozen facts about polar bears. ❄️
Southern flying squirrels have been targeted by poachers in Florida for at least the past five years
Southern flying squirrels have been targeted by poachers in Florida for at least the past five years
Tagging Bennu: by OSIRIS-REx, University of Arizona, @NASA, Goddard Scientific Visualization Studio
Tagging Bennu: by OSIRIS-REx, University of Arizona, @NASA, Goddard Scientific Visualization Studio
NASA
@NASA
Finally home 😎

@Astro_SEAL and his crewmates are all smiles after having exited the Soyuz spacecraft. They will be on their way home soon, having completed their mission aboard the @Space_Station:
We’ve lost one of the greats. James Randi was an amazing man, a wonderful magician, and a thoughtful intellectual who brought the joy of scientific inquiry to millions. He left the world better than he found it. He will be missed.
We’ve lost one of the greats. James Randi was an amazing man, a wonderful magician, and a thoughtful intellectual who brought the joy of scientific inquiry to millions. He left the world better than he found it. He will be missed.
Close friends really do begin to think alike and process the world in exceptionally similar ways.
Heath Ledger’s depiction of “The Joker” scared Michael Cain so much, he forgot his lines.
A full moon always rises at sunset.
A new moon always rises at sunrise.
A first-quarter moon always rises at noon.
A third-quarter moon always rises at midnight.
NASA
@NASA
As we await hatch closure of the Soyuz spacecraft, let’s take a walk down memory lane.

🚀 Here’s a look back at Chris Cassidy (@Astro_SEAL) and cosmonauts Anatoly Ivanishin and Ivan Vagner launching to the @Space_Station on April 9, 2020.
NASA
@NASA
"Particles are flying all over the place. We really did kind of make a mess on the surface of this asteroid, but it's a good mess, it's the kind of mess we were hoping for." - @OSIRISREx principal investigator Dante Lauretta on the new sample collection images. #ToBennuAndBack
Rudy Giuliani accidentally married his second cousin at the age of 24.

They were married for 14 years.
NASA
@NASA
Next stop? Home 💙🌎

Our astronaut Chris Cassidy (@Astro_SEAL) and Anatoly Ivanishin and Ivan Vagner of @Roscosmos have safely undocked from the @Space_Station at 7:32pm ET and are on their way back down the 250 miles to Earth’s surface:
Touchdown!!! The Exp 63 crew, with @Astro_SEAL, @ivan_mks63 and Anatoly Ivanishin, has returned to Earth landing safely in Kazakhstan at 10:54pm ET.
Starship nosecone, high bay & tiki bar
Starship nosecone, high bay & tiki bar
SCIENTISTS: “@OSiRISRex intercepted asteroid Bennu, 300-million km away, to retrieve samples for lab analysis.
RESPONSE: “Oooh!”

SCIENTISTS: “Research shows humans are catastrophically warming Earth”
RESPONSE: “That conflicts with what I want to be true, so it must be false.”
NASA
@NASA
TAG! We're it!

Just released: new @OSIRISREx views from yesterday as our spacecraft touched the surface of asteroid Bennu for about six seconds, and used its robotic arm to attempt to collect a sample of rocks & dust:

#ToBennuAndBack
NASA
@NASA
🗓️ Mark your calendars: We will be revealing a new discovery about the surface of the Moon from our airborne @SOFIATelescope observatory, and YOU are invited.

✏️ Pencil us in for 12pm ET on Monday, Oct. 26! To participate:
🗓️ Mark your calendars: We will be revealing a new discovery about the surface of the Moon from our airborne @SOFIATelescope observatory, and YOU are invited. 

✏️ Pencil us in for 12pm ET on Monday, Oct. 26! To participate:
Elon Musk
@elonmusk
Now that Tesla FSD beta is out in limited release, FSD price (new or upgrade) will go up by ~$2k on Monday
SpaceX
@SpaceX
Targeting Thursday, October 22 at 12:14 p.m. EDT for Falcon 9’s launch of Starlink from SLC-40 in Florida. Keeping an eye on weather; current forecast is 50% favorable for liftoff
NASA
@NASA
"Maybe one more time - it's just so cool. I must have watched it about a hundred times last night." - @OSIRISREx principal investigator Dante Lauretta of @UArizonaLPL reveals the first images from the spacecraft's TAG of asteroid Bennu yesterday. #ToBennuAndBack
NASA
@NASA
Welcome home @Astro_SEAL! 🌏

One of our @NASA_Astronauts Chris Cassidy and cosmonauts Anatoly Ivanishin and Ivan Vagner have safely landed in Kazakhstan at 10:54pm ET after spending 196 days in space:
When Charles Darwin made a list of the pros and cons of marriage, the pros included: "constant companion and a friend in old age... better than a dog anyhow."

The cons: "less money for books" and "terrible loss of time."
About 7.6 billion years from now, the sun will reach its full size as a red giant. Its surface will extend past Earth's orbit by about 20%.

Earth will die a hot, terrible death.