April 2, 2021

Fri. 04/02 - When Ships Were Stuck at the Suez Canal for Eight YEARS & a Micronation Was Formed at Sea

It turns out we got lucky with how quickly the Ever Given was freed. The last time the Suez Canal was blocked, it dragged on for eight years and led to the creation of a micro-nation at sea with a separate postal service and even their own Olympic Games. How Finland celebrates Easter with trick-or-treating and Easter Witches. NASA’s InSight lander has observed two strong marsquakes recently, helping us measure the planet’s core, but what are quakes like on a planet without tectonic plates?


It turns out we got lucky with how quickly the Ever Given was freed. The last time the Suez Canal was blocked, it dragged on for eight years and led to the creation of a micro-nation at sea with a separate postal service and even their own Olympic Games. How Finland celebrates Easter with trick-or-treating and Easter Witches. NASA’s InSight lander has observed two strong marsquakes recently, helping us measure the planet’s core, but what are quakes like on a planet without tectonic plates?

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