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July 25, 2014

Beyond the Ukraine: There is a lizard sex satellite floating in space and Russia no longer has it under control

The Foton-M4 research satellite launched on July 19 with five geckos on board.
The plan: To observe their mating activities in the zero-gravity conditions of Earth orbit. Several other earthly creatures, including plants and insects, were also placed on board for experiments. But shortly after the satellite made its first few orbits, it stopped responding to commands from mission control.
- The Washington Post

Posted by gerardvanderleun at July 25, 2014 6:50 PM. This is an entry on the sideblog of American Digest: Check it out.

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Aha. I knew it. there is a race of ammonia-breathing insects from a distant galaxy intent on conquering the Earth, looting the raw materials and subjugating the inhabitants to slavery most severe. These "geckos" as we naively call them are an advanced party of warriors. They might be little but there are an awful lot of them.
The only successful defense against these aliens is a magnetic belt buckle and a garage door remote opener. The combination of magnetic and electro-magnetic waves causes a harmonic dissonance that disrupts the sinusoidal waves holding the creatures together. You will know you've thwarted them when you hear a faint hissing burning sound.
My uncle Louie "Letsgo" Lozko raised bantam chickens. They eat many insects and in so doing defend the Earth from invasion.

Posted by: chasmatic [TypeKey Profile Page] at July 25, 2014 9:32 PM

Space Godzilla!

Posted by: USS Ben [TypeKey Profile Page] at July 26, 2014 6:02 PM

I, for one, welcome our new lizard overlords. I've never been lied to by a gecko. Well, except maybe that one that does the commercials.

Posted by: Svenster [TypeKey Profile Page] at July 27, 2014 5:05 AM

The geckos want their privacy. Can you blame them?

Isn't there a GEICO commercial in here somewhere?

Posted by: DonRodrigo [TypeKey Profile Page] at July 28, 2014 7:54 AM

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