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colbertStephen Colbert is off and running again.  Sadly, it appears I now get a lot of my news via The Daily Show/Colbert Report combo.  I can't help it.  Both shows are so great and so funny. Recently NASA created a poll asking people to name the International Space Station's next connecting module.  Colbert asked his viewers to vote for his name.  He won but NASA couldn't bring themselves to name the module after him.   However, they did decide to name a treadmill after Colbert instead.  It's the Combined Operational Lead Bearing External Resistance Treadmill aka C.O.L.B.E.R.T They even made a patch, but now that patch has become a hot item because it has become a limited edition patch.  That's not normally the case with NASA patches but there were some complications with Comedy Central and the rights for using Colbert's face.  So if you were able to nab one of the patches, hang on to it because it may actually be worth something soon. What else is priceless is the fact that some people think Colbert is really a conservative.

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