From my pal, Jim Leftwich: "The Russians were planning a lunar lander that looked like it was made from a beer keg. It's oddly sporty looking I think, compared to the American lander. More stylish!" Jim has a new blog, Jimwich.
Mark Frauenfelder is the founder of Boing Boing and the editor-in-chief of MAKE and Cool Tools. Twitter: @frauenfelder. Come and hear Mark speak at the ALA conference in Chicago on July 1.