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January 12, 2007 5:30 PM   Subscribe

Tired of missing astrological events such as comets, eclipses, or meteor showers? With Spaceweatherphone's service, when auroras appear over your hometown, your phone will ring. When the space station is about to fly over your back yard, your phone will ring. When planets align ... you get the idea.
posted by localhuman (16 comments total) 2 users marked this as a favorite

Title should read moviephone spaceweatherphone. I always screw up seinfeld references..
posted by localhuman at 5:31 PM on January 12, 2007

If a coronal mass ejections occurs, your phone may not ring.
posted by hal9k at 5:45 PM on January 12, 2007

If a GRB hits earth, look for the sooty shadow where your phone used to be.
posted by hal9k at 5:48 PM on January 12, 2007 [2 favorites]

Errr, uhhh, am I the only one getting an invisible line that's a link for "Spaceweatherphone" over the first line of the post?
posted by SmileyChewtrain at 6:10 PM on January 12, 2007

I do not think astrological means what you think it means.
posted by rob511 at 6:19 PM on January 12, 2007

No, SmileyChewtrain, you're not. I think localhuman put a link in the link field but nothing in the link title field.
posted by brundlefly at 6:42 PM on January 12, 2007

brundelfly: correct.
posted by localhuman at 6:46 PM on January 12, 2007

N.B. : Don't select "neutrinos" as a trigger.
posted by eriko at 6:50 PM on January 12, 2007

I'm saddened to see astrology confused with astronomy.

Astronomy = fascinating science.

Astrology = Bullshit for creduloids.
posted by Tube at 8:00 PM on January 12, 2007


comets in astrology

eclipses in astrology

and so on. (though maybe not space stations!) anyway i think it's perhaps a big assumption to make, even though you're probably right.
posted by sergeant sandwich at 8:58 PM on January 12, 2007

ring ring ring ring ring ring ring spaceweatherphone
doo doo de doo de doo!
ping pong ping pong ping pong ping spaceweatherphoooooone ...
posted by kcds at 4:58 AM on January 13, 2007

tube, unfortunately you are correct in usage of these terms. At some point, the definitions were reversed (bad monk translation?) and it stuck. Kind of like oi polloi mean hi-falutin, when it should mean low-life/commoners.

regardless, nice link, thanks.
posted by Busithoth at 9:37 AM on January 13, 2007

You might also like The Light Cone RSS FEED, which lets you know how far your sphere of potential causality has traveled since your birth.
posted by roll truck roll at 9:38 AM on January 13, 2007

I would consider it if it was an sms, but the voice mail... nah. I wonder why they don't send text instead of the silly voice recording.
posted by tracy_the_astonishing at 6:21 PM on January 13, 2007

posted by jewzilla at 9:06 AM on January 14, 2007

Et phone you know what i mean
posted by baker dave at 10:05 AM on January 14, 2007

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