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Some cool University of Colorado images:

The Great American Peanut Tour
University of Colorado
Image by (aka Brent)
So I saw this giant peanut along the side of the road. (It was along US231 south of Dothan, AL which has a bit of peanut popularity.) It looks vaguely like the Nascar simulator that came to town a few months ago. Perhaps if was a simulator and you rode inside of it, it would simulate the life of a boiled peanut.

The trailer lists the National Peanut Board website, so I thought I’d go there and copy and paste some peanut fun facts.

Astronaut Allen B. Sheppard brought a peanut with him to the moon.

In August 1976, Tom Miller, a University of Colorado student, pushed a peanut to the top of Pike’s Peak with his nose(14,100 feet!). It took him 4 days, 23 hours,47 minutes and 3 seconds.

Archibutyrophobia (pronounced A’-ra-kid-bu-ti-ro-pho-bi-a) is the fear of getting peanut butter stuck to the roof of your mouth.

My new dog is named Peanut! (not actually listed on their website, but true nonetheless.)

Colorado State University
University of Colorado
Image by Brett Levin Photography
The campus of Colorado State University located in Fort Collins, CO.

MAVEN Briefing (201409170013HQ)
University of Colorado
Bruce Jakosky, MAVEN principal investigator, Laboratory for Atmospheric and Space Physics, University of Colorado, Boulder, is seen during a media briefing where he and other panelist outlined activities around the Sunday, Sept. 21 orbital insertion at Mars of the agency’s Mars Atmosphere and Volatile EvolutioN (MAVEN) spacecraft, Wednesday, Sept. 17, 2014 at NASA Headquarters in Washington. (Photo credit: NASA/Bill Ingalls)