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You can go to space...or you can care for a plastic plant as though it were real. The range of the human experience is astounding.

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Everyone wanted to be an astronaut as a kid, right?

Well, now is your chance, NASA is accepting applications to be part of the space program as the agency gears up to get back to the moon - and Mars.

It can’t be that hard. You have to be super smart, academically accomplished, physically fit and...willing to be launched into the cold vacuum of space. No problem.

You have three weeks to polish the resume and hit the treadmill. Do it!

#BeAnAstronaut: NASA Seeks Applicants to Explore Moon, Mars | NASA
For the first time in more than four years, NASA began accepting applications Monday for future astronauts. Aspiring Moon to Mars explorers have until 11:59 p.m. EDT Tuesday, March 31, to apply.

Frosted Flakes

Huskers Finish Second at Big Ten Wrestling Championships - NEWS CHANNEL NEBRASKA
The fourth-ranked Nebraska wrestling team finished in second place with 132 points at the 2020 Big Ten Championships

Nebraska Volleyball announces spring match in Grand Island
The Nebraska volleyball team will play a spring match against Northern Colorado at the Heartland Events Center in Grand Island on Saturday, April 25. The match is set to begin at 6 p.m., with doors opening at 4:30 p.m.

Spring practice storylines to watch - KLKN-TV: News, Weather and Sports for Lincoln, NE;
Four storylines we’re watching as Nebraska kicks off spring football Monday.

Husker weekend recap of women’s and men’s tennis, beach volleyball and men’s golf | Sports |
The Nebraska women’s tennis team had a double header on Saturday at the Dillon Tennis Center, facing the Wyoming Cowboys and the Illinois State Redbirds. The Huskers defeated the Cowboys 6-1 and the Redbirds 4-0, moving their record to an impressive 9-0 at home this season and 11-4 overall.

College Basketball Misery Index — When madness turns to sadness
March is about celebrating the best in college basketball, but the College Basketball Misery Index seeds which fans feel the worst when March Madness starts.

You knew Nebrasketball would be in any article with a title like this.

Huskers to battle Indiana in Big Ten tourney opener | |
The Nebraska men’s basketball team looks to keep its season alive Wednesday evening, as the Huskers take on the Indiana Hoosiers in the first round of the Big Ten Tournament.

Our secret weapons - an offensive lineman and backup quarterback will completely turn basketball strategy on its head. I shall call it...The Hoiberg Maneuver

Huskers continue busy stretch against Bears | KNEB
The Nebraska baseball team (5-8) continues its 10-games-in-10-days stretch with a pair of midweek contests against Northern Colorado (4-11) at Hawks Field at Haymarket Park.

The Huskers won game 1 with an uninspiring 1-0 victory (hey, but a win is a win is a win). Here’s to sweeping the series later today!

Sportsin’ Stuff Outside the 402/308

Jennifer King: A pioneer for female coaches in the NFL — The Undefeated

Oliver Luck, XFL commissioner, contributes cup to Defenders fans' beer snake -
This is the stuff that legends are made of

Ex-Indiana QB Peyton Ramsey heading to Northwestern
Former Indiana starting quarterback Peyton Ramsey is heading to Northwestern.

This will be the eighth quarterback on the Wildcat roster. THEY HAVE MORE QBs THAN NEBRASKA HAD KICKERS IN 2019! Put your money on Fitzgerald’s team to win the B1G now.

More Noise and Other Disturbances

WWII Bunker Used by Churchill's 'Secret Army' Unearthed in Scotland | Smart News | Smithsonian Magazine
British Auxiliary Units were trained to sabotage the enemy in case of German invasion

‘It’s like you have a hand again’: An ultra-precise mind-controlled prosthetic | University of Michigan News
“This is the biggest advance in motor control for people with amputations in many years,”

The Most Dangerous Economist : Planet Money : NPR
In 1954, CIA director Allen Dulles recruited an economist, Richard Bissell, as his special assistant. It was the start of one of the strangest roles an economist has played in American history.

Dangerous. Economist. I had to read the article purely for that.

UFO Sightings Increase in 2019 | Mental Floss
Surprisingly, Nevada—home to alleged UFO testing ground Area 51—wasn’t among the top states for UFO sightings.

The Poop Articles are Back!!

Pig sparks farm fire in England after eating, defecating battery-powered pedometer | Fox News
Firefighters in England were called to “save the bacon” Saturday after a pig sparked a fire in its pen by swallowing a pedometer which then combusted “after nature had taken its course,” officials said.

Then There’s This

'I'm in the jailhouse now!' 100-year-old woman goes to jail for her birthday | News Headlines |
When a 100-year-old woman celebrated her birthday this week, she crossed something off her bucket list. She went to jail!

Live life with no regrets!

Fake succulent: California woman cared for ‘perfect’ plant for 2 years
Caelie Wilkes put the plant in her kitchen window and regularly cared for it. After two years, she learned it was plastic when she tried to repot it.