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The Wednesday Slatest Newsletter

A JLENS blimp at the Aberdeen Proving Grounds in January.

Photo by Brendan Smialowski/AFP/Getty

A giant, marauding spy blimp—specifically, a blimp from the Army’s Joint Land Attack Cruise Missile Defense Elevated Netted Sensor System (JLENS)—came untethered today and has been marauding over the East Coast for hours, knocking out power lines and terrifying the citizenry with its marauding malevolence. In other news:

Have a good day out there.