Space porn: These images are (quite literally) out of this world
Liz Smith reports in her gossip column today that Tucker Carlson, the young conservative in the bow-tie on CNN’s Crossfire, loosened up a bit with an Elle reporter and made these delightful comments about his views on women and sex. (We were going to make one of these “quote of the day,” but who could choose just one?)
Carlson: “One area of liberal phenomenon I support is female bi-sexuality — this apparent increased willingness of girls to bring along a friend. That’s a pretty good thing.”
What do women want, Elle asks Tucker? “They want to be listened to, protected and amused. And they want to be spanked vigorously every one in a while.”
If you could be a woman, Tucker, what woman would you be? “[Elizabeth Birch] formerly of the Human Rights Campaign because you’d be presiding over an organization of thousands of lesbians, some of them quite good-looking.”
Who is Carlson’s “guilty fantasy bedmate”? “Hillary. Every time I see her I think I could, you know, help … She seems tense.” Which female conservative pundit would Tucker prefer, Laura Ingraham or Ann Coulter? “Laura would be less likely to hurt you. With Ann you could get bruised on the angles.”
It is best not to argue with a woman, Tucker says. “Most of the time you can beat a woman in an argument. But what do you win? Nothing. You get short-term pleasure followed by a lot of pain.”
He also says, “I like women.” To that, Liz Smith replies: “Well, good luck getting them to reciprocate your Neanderthal feeling, kid.”
Geraldine Sealey is senior news editor at Salon.com.More Geraldine Sealey.
NASA astronaut Mike Hopkins
On December 28, 2013, Expedition 38 crew member Mike Hopkins participating in the second of two space walks to replace a degraded pump module on the International Space Station. (NASA astronaut Rick Mastracchio is reflected in his helmet!)
The Soyuz TMA-10M
The Soyuz TMA-10M headed towards the International Space Station with crew members from Expedition 37 onboard.
40 years ago the Apollo 8 mission flew up to the moon, orbited it ten times and then returned to Earth. This picture was taken from that flight and shows the Earth as it seemingly rises in similar fashion to a sunrise.
Sunrise from Expedition 36
NASA Flight Engineer Karen L. Nyberg of Expedition 36 took this photo of the sun rising -- a sight they saw nearly 16 times per day due to the speed of the International Space Station's orbit around the earth.
A pair of NanoRacks CubeSats -- nanosattelite spacecrafts carrying experiments -- were launched by Expedition 38.
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