How to be a moisture farmer like Luke Skywalker

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Yes, you too can be a moisture farmer just like in Star Wars! You just need some moisture vaporators, ie devices that take moisture out of the air. I was curious and found these devices actually exist. Ones like this :

Moisture vaporator

Here are some links to companies that make these :

Now you can start growing your empire. Just be sure to keep a look out for a couple of droids.

Detailed image of face on Mars

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I was curious…

…and I stumbled upon this image of the face on Mars :

Face on Mars

There’s an even more detailed 2400×2400 pixel image here. There are other pictures of the ‘pyramids’ nearby if you follow the links on the Cydonia wikipedia page.

What’s even cooler is I found the smiley face on Mars, otherwise known as the Galle crater. I just read Chapter IX of Watchmen and thought Alan Moore was having some fun. But the thing actually exists! Here it is on Google Mars.

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