Monday, December 17, 2012

5 Fascinating Facts We Learned From Reddit This Week

1. There's poop on the moon.

Apollo 11 left a lot of crap at Tranquility Base, both figurative and literal. Among the things untouched since 1969: a U.S. flag, a pair of tongs, two empty food bags, a gold olive branch, two defecation collectors and four urine collectors. In fact, there's concern among World Heritage advocates that these droppings may be disturbed when space is commercialized. So if you take a moon tour in 2050, try not to step in anything, mmk? Image via NASA.

Click here to view this gallery.

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One day, your children will fly to the moon to get a look at Neil Armstrong's poop. Don't believe me?

Check out this week's batch of Reddit Facts above.

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Thumbnail photo via Flickr, NASA

This story originally published on Mashable here.


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