Message in a bottle
The end-of-year challenge from New Scientist Magazine was to imagine yourself an alien just arrived on Earth. You need to send a report home, but are limited to 160 characters (I assume this to mean characters and spaces). What do you say? My message:
My billiards partner, Gordon, weighed in with this contribution:
The only digestible food (gaseous methane) you get in cubicles in a back room - if (and only if) a local happens to be there to leak some into the atmosphere.
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