Last Week Tonight with John Oliver

John Oliver Gave The Russian Sex Geckos A Proper Send-Off Last Night

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John Oliver gave the Russian sex geckos a musical eulogy with special guests and poured a little out for our geck-homies departed.

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R.I.P. Russian Sex Geckos: All Five Reptilian Cosmonauts Have Perished

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All five Russian sex geckos have perished. This is a dark day for all of us.

Space

NASA’s Latest Space Drive Breaks The Laws Of Physics

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A great man once said: "You cannae break the laws of physics!" Turns out, though, you might be able to.

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NASA Will Test A Potential Terraforming Tool On Mars

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We might be taking the first step to moving to Mars for good.

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John Oliver Is Sad About The Lost Gecko Space Orgy, Will Start WWIII If Russia Doesn’t #GoGetThoseGeckos

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John Oliver is very upset about the gecko orgy Russia lost in space. So he started #GoGetThoseGeckos.

Space

Russian Scientists Fire Gecko Orgy Into Space, And Now Can’t Find It

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Russia, in the course of performing valuable research on how lizards do it in space, lost the satellite said lizards were on. Yes, really.

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American Astronaut Reid Wiseman Continues To Dazzle Us With Vines From Space

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When Astronaut Reid Wiseman isn't doing all that science stuff on the International Space Station, he's sending amazing Vine's to Earth.

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The Sun Never Sets On The First Vine From Space

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The first Vine from space shows the unusual way the sun moves around the International Space Station.

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Neil DeGrasse Tyson And Cinema Sins Find Everything Wrong With ‘Gravity’

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Neil DeGrasse Tyson helps take down Sandra Bullock's space odyssey.

YOU WILL NOT GO TO SPACE TODAY

SpaceX Reveals The Dragon V2 Spacecraft. In Yo’ Face, Russia!

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SpaceX CEO Elon Musk unveiled the second version of their Dragon spacecraft while wearing a crushed velvet jacket (as one does).

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Grab Your Parka, We’ve Discovered The Coldest Brown Dwarf Yet!

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Astronomer Kevin Luhman has found a brown dwarf star only 7.2 light years away, the coldest ever discovered. And it is actually cold.

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The First Earth-Sized Exoplanet In A Star’s Habitable Zone Has Been Found. Dibs.

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NASA has found an exoplanet similar in size to Earth orbiting in the habitable zone of red dwarf star. Dibs. We just called dibs.

Space

Is Saturn Showing A Baby Bump? Inquiring Astronomers Want To Know!

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Saturn may be adding its 63rd moon to the family soon.

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Underground Ocean Detected On Saturn’s Moon Enceladus

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New findings from the Cassini spacecraft point to a large body of water beneath the surface of Enceladus, Jupiter's sixth-largest moon.

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Apparently Becoming An Astronaut Won't Make You Any More Confident About Your Penis Size

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Think becoming an astronaut will solve your confidence problems? Think again...

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Europa: NASA Starts ‘The Final Countdown’ For Mission To Find Life

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NASA is planning to send a robotic mission to Europa, one of Jupiter's moons, to collect water samples and search for life.

TIME TRAVEL

Before Hollywood Ruins Them: 14 Sci-Fi and Supernatural Scripts On The 2013 Black List

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This year's Black List, a ranking of executives' favorite screenplays of the year, is out now. Here are 14 that are relevant to our interests.

#CONAN

Chris Hadfield And Conan Discuss ‘Gravity’ And The Accuracy Of Sandra Bullock’s Underwear

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Astronaut and internet sensation Chris Hadfield visited Conan to discuss his new book, 'Gravity' and the accuracy of Sandra Bullock's underwear.

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Lady Gaga Will Perform In Space. No, Seriously, Lady Gaga Will Perform In Space.

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Lady Gaga will travel on Virgin Galactic to perform in outer space during Zero G music festival in 2015. Seems fitting.

#ANIMATION

It’s Business Time: Bret McKenzie Is Making An Animated Series About NASA

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Bret McKenzie from Flight of the Conchords -- sorry, we meant <a href="http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1204342/">Oscar winner</a> Bret McKenzie -- is developing an animated comedy series set in a NASA space center.


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