Good Day NWA: “Spongebob Squarepants” Creator Dies

Good Day NWA

A video of engineers celebrating NASA’s Mars landing is going viral. NASA’s Insight lander reached Mars Monday and mission control erupted with pride. Including two systems engineers who gave each other an epic handshake.  Turns out they were inspired by 49ers players Marquise Goodwin and Kendrick Bourne, who did a handshake during a game last September. NASA’s Insight lander is designed to get an in depth look at Mars. The mission is expected to take two years.

You’ll want to moooooove over if you ever see this big guy.  Say hello to ‘Knickers’, a Holstein-Friesian steer which is a dairy breed of cattle.  As you can see he towers over the other cows at his farm in Australia, standing at more than 6ft 3in. and weighing in at nearly a ton! In case you’re curious the world’s largest steer measured about three inches taller than ‘Knickers’ at a 2010 cattle show in Rome.

The town of bikini bottom is mourning. The creator of the animated Nickelodeon show “Spongebob Squarepants” has died.  Stephen Hillenburg, a former marine biology teacher created the underwater world of Spongebob.  It premiered on Nickelodeon in 1999 and was later followed by two feature films and even a Tony-nominated Broadway musical.  Hillenburg died after battling Lou Gehrig’s disease.  Nickelodeon tweeted in party “we are observing a moment of silence to honor his life and work.”  He was 57 years old.

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