The prize is a $700 HP MediaSmart EX495 PC, set up as a Windows home server, with 1.5TB of storage and Mac/Time Machine support. The winner shall be chosen at arbitrary whim. Runners-up get something random from the gadget dungeon.
The theme is "Found in Space." 100 words long. Go!
Update: Reader femaletrouble3 wins the HP MediaSmart for this entry. Runner up acrocker wins a Peek Pronto. Winners, email Rob at Boing Boing dot net for your loot!