Wednesday Wanderings: Camping in Churches, Exoplanets Discovered, Guardians of the Galaxy 2 Trailer, and Why We Think Things Are Cute

Now this might actually make me want to go camping (or champing):

Camp in Medieval Churches

Astronomers have discovered seven new planets that may have Earth-like properties:

Exoplanets Discovered

The new Guardians of the Galaxy trailer debuted on Tuesday on Jimmy KImmel’s show. The first link is the bit on the show with Chris Pratt as an audience member promoting his new movie, and Kimmel pretending he has no idea what he’s talking about. The trailer is slightly edited in that first clip. The second has the full trailer, including a first look at Kurt Russell as Starlord’s Dad:

Jimmy Kimmel and Chris Pratt

Guardians of the Galaxy 2 Trailer

Ever wonder why we think babies and kittens are cute? Here’s a quick lesson on that reaction:

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