Talk not to me of blasphemy, man; I’d strike the sun if it insulted me.
Herman Melville, Moby Dick
I used to wonder whether humanity had gone mad, but I guess there is no point in doing so anymore. Elon Musk launches his Tesla Roadster into space. This is utterly insane and completely brilliant! It is a great testament to human ingenuity and the ultimate example of hubris and complete recklessness. It will not save humanity — but at least we will go down with style!
Read all about it here: SpaceX oddity: how Elon Musk sent a car towards Mars