Google HotPot Reviews

I noticed the new HotPot ratings app-thingy-Google-toy when looking for restaurants on Google. has the scoop on Portland as Google HotPot’s test market. Because of course we are the city where The Dream of the 90s is Alive we’re a great choice. I like HotPot because you can write tiny reviews, and don’t have to worry about being long-winded. I’ve gone through and tagged many fine Vietnamese Pho joints that are my faves and are worth a visit. Nonetheless – read more about it yourself over at

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United Nations Office for Outer Space Affairs (UNOOSA)

The UN is cooler than you think. Yes, they have an office specifically set up for Outer Space Law! Initially developed in 1958 for research regarding the peaceful use of outer space, and to this day it looks like they do lots of research.

So the head of United Nations Office for Outer Space Affairs, Mazlan Othman, gets to be Earth’s go-to person in case of encounters! Is that a cool job or what?

Details forthcoming!
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United Nations Office for Outer Space Affairs (UNOOSA)

Mazlan Othman Wikipedia entry