Happy Continued-Existence Day! Wednesday is the 35th anniversary of that time Stanislov Petrov may have saved the whole world by deciding, on his own, NOT ONCE BUT TWICE, to ignore the incoming missile detection system that it was his job to respond to.

So anyway that's why I think September 26th should be a Federal Holiday, thanks for coming to my TED talk.

If you need any further excuse to drink, check out the list of all the times we were only a bad mood or two from Mutually Assured Destruction:

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