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Objects in Space 7/3/18: Independence Day Eve

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Jul 3, 2018

On this, Independence Day Eve, let us give thanks for all the staples of the holiday, like grilled food and swimming pools and firework displays. But let us also give thanks that it's happening in the middle of the week. It's like a summer Friday, only on a Wednesday.

Stay cool, my friends.

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- The beautiful, ugly, and possessive hearts of Star Wars. (Observer)

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