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Rosetta’s Comet Looks Like a Rubber Ducky or Marshmallow Peep

Comet Churymov-Gerasimenko you're the one. You make bath time lots of fun.

The European Space Agency(ESA) got a closer look at Comet Churymov-Gerasimenko that their Rosetta spacecraft is approaching and discovered it's a contact binary – two differently-sized objects in close contact. That's an exciting discovery, but as UC Berkeley astronomer Alex Parker pointed out it looks like a rubber ducky and that's arguably more exciting.

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The Giant Rubber Duck’s Finally Made It To America, Presumably To Ravage Our Coastal Cities

He makes bathtime lots of fun. *maniacal laughter*

You guys have all heard of the Rubber Duck project by now, right? It's this series of 40 foot tall floating sculptures that have been cropped up on the shores of Amsterdam, Osaka, Sydney, Sao Paulo, and Hong Kong since 2007 or so. Now it's making it's way up the Allegheny river in Pittsburgh. No one is safe from the horror.

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Is the Penguin Invading London Now? Giant Rubber Ducky Sails the Thames

For reasons we still don't quite understand, Tim Burton decided to have the Penguin cruise around Gotham City in a giant rubber ducky in Batman Returns. That made about as much sense as what happened yesterday. To promote their new "FUNdation," JackPotJoy.com sailed a 50-foot-tall rubber ducky down the Thames in London, England. Is JackPotJoy.com a thing in America? We wouldn't hate seeing a giant rubber ducky cruising down the Hudson when we leave work today.

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