Nasa-Planetary-Protection-Officer

Want to do your planet a solid? NASA is currently looking for a Planetary Protection Officer, someone to safeguard our space rock from alien lifeforms, and they want to pay said person anywhere from $124,406 to $187,000 to do it. No this is not a joke. Okay, so you aren’t exactly playing the role of Will Smith in Independence Day, hoisting futuristic weapons to your shoulder and flying spaceships, but you are, honestly, protecting the planet. The job requires someone make sure robotic equipment and spacecrafts returning to Earth are clear of “organic constituent and biological contamination” from the places they traveled to. The position has actually existed since the ’60s, but the opening has excited a lot of people. Unfortunately, having “seen Arrival a bunch” is not enough to qualify you for the job. 

1-12-Scale-Pallet-of-Mini-Cinder-Blocks-IF2

[Shop]  We might not all agree on watches, wallets or other pieces of the everyday carry, but the one thing we can all agree on is our mutual love of building things out of small bricks. Forget plastic building bricks that can only be used with specific mats and upgrade your conference call and boring meeting building with this 1:12 scale mini cinder block pallet set. With 24 miniature cinder blocks and one pallet per set, this has everything you need to build a great foundation for the big box creation of your dreams. Whether you’re making a small creation of your own devising with the 24 pieces that come with it, or adding multiples to build something more grandiose, this is the best way to build when you’re not using plastic.