I just watched the prequel episode (!!!!!!!!!! thank you lilasianartist for telling me it existed!!!!!!!!!!) of KnK and all of my Feelings came rushing back at once


Hey so Chris Hadfield wrote us an article (!) involving pooping and peeing (!!!!!!!).

6 Ways Movies Get Space Wrong (by Astronaut Chris Hadfield)

#5. Going to the Bathroom in Space Is Awesome

For the solid waste, air sucks it into storage, where it’s exposed to the vacuum of space, which kills off any bacteria and neutralizes the smell. We have to brace ourselves in order to keep the digested remnants of our freeze-dried ice cream from floating off into the station, but other than a bit of an upward draft, it’s rather comfortable. The waste is packed onto returning supply ships, which burn up when re-entering the Earth’s atmosphere (so if you saw a shooting star in early 2013, you might have had me to thank, although I wouldn’t recommend wishing upon it).

For urine, men use a funnel and women use a cup. These attach to a tube that sucks the urine into storage, where it’s later converted into drinking water. It’s expensive and impractical to bring water up to the station, so every drop of refinable liquid counts. And you can pee upside down, which I did, just for fun. Wouldn’t you?

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All right kids, you asked for it - my zipper pouches are now available on Etsy for ONE WEEK ONLY!!! On July 18 these listings will be deactivated!

If you are going to be at Otakon and you want a bag, send me a message with your name and which one you want, and I’ll save one for you until the end of the day Friday. See you guys there!!!

Last chance! I’ll be taking these down tomorrow night!!!


I scaled this up to be a print for Otakon! 

(it is, of course, still a parody of that one Georges Leonnec painting)

you can read the ongoing comic about these two morons here


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