Surfing Saturday: a weekly round up of some of my favourite links on the interwebs.

Astronomy

Turns out there are a lot of astronauts on Twitter. Here is a giant list of current and former astronauts who tweet.
Want to know when the International Space Station is flying overhead? Provide your email to NASA - Spot The Station and they will email you on days when it is flying over your city.
A 15 year old girl wants to be the first astronaut on Mars. Read about her adventures and how she is educating other students at AstronautAbby.com
Wondering what the Mars Curiosity Rover is up to? Check out the website or find it on Twitter!
Ever wanted a picture of yourself from space? Consider pledging $25 to the ARKYD Space Telescope Kickstarter.

Game of Thrones

If you haven't seen the most recent episode of Game of Thrones, you can skip this section entirely as each of these links is going to contain massive spoilers! If you have seen it, check out these links about the Red Wedding.

io9 had the 100 Best Tweets about last night's Game of Thrones.
Gawker had 6 Minutes of People Losing Their Shit Over Last Night's Game of Thrones.
BuzzFeed had 25 Steps To Get Over Your Intense "Game of Thrones" Depression and The Best Tumblr Reactions to the Episode.
Maisie Williams, who plays Arya on the show, posted this fun Vine video.
HappyPlace always does pretty stellar If Game of Thrones Took Place Entirely on Facebook recaps. (Go back through and read them all if you haven't seen them - pretty funny stuff.)
Game of Thrones author George R.R. Martin told Entertainment Weekly why he wrote that scene.


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