A winding tale of an inexplicable compulsion and a cold-war era throw-back. Reality gets a bit stranger than fiction in a way that’s unsettling yet contagious. Consider yourself warned and read at your own risk.
Tree: “Haha.. made ya flinch… AGAIN!
Moon: ” #^%@* tree. You’re not surprising me ANYMORE!”
Tree: “That’s what you said yesterday ;-)”
According to “SIMPLICITY THEORY,” an event is UNEXPECTED if it is simpler (=less complex) to describe than to generate.
This mundane body part is easily dismissed and definitely not much to look at. A tongue is ignored until it either gets “bit,” “twisted” or “got by the cat.”
It’s one thing to get to go to space. It’s a ripe red cherry on top when you come back a rock star. Chris Hadfield gets to thank physics for the “not-so-special,” special effects.