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Pluto Unisex Pullover Hoodie Small black
Pluto Unisex Pullover Hoodie
Pluto Unisex Pullover Hoodie Small black

#149: Pluto Unisex Pullover Hoodie black Small

$28.99

S M L XL 2XL
  • Comes with a enduring front pouch pocket, perfect for carrying an expensive smartphone, valuable wallet or any vital accessory
  • A strong mix of cotton and polyester, with a 100% cotton face
  • Comes with a tearaway label because itchy jackets suck
  • Natural-colored and strong drawcords to help fight the elements

Please allow 2 - 4 business days for shipment.


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Made by Next Level, this comfy and cozy Santa Cruz hoodie is crafted with a 100% cotton face and a nice mixture of both cotton and premium polyester. With durable and natural drawcords and an ample front pocket, you'll be feeling good and looking good while wearing this.

Based on Comic #149: Earth Says I'm Not A Real Planet

A despondent Pluto laments to a gruff Mars, "Earth says I'm not a real planet." Mars responds, "Yeah, that's cuz you're not."

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The Story Behind #149: Earth Says I'm Not A Real Planet

There is a clear divide in our household. On one side we have the more-cerebral, less-emotion camp; and on the other side we have the more-emotion, less-cerebral camp. This comes to a head every time we talk about the designation of Pluto as a dwarf planet.

One of the qualities I appreciate most about engineering, and science in general, is the emphasis on precision of language. Scientists use very specific terminology to describe things, events, measurements, etc. This focus helps resolve conflicts, and removes a lot of ambiguity, especially when you start working with complex systems like Particle Physics, Engineering, and Astronomy. In August of 2006 the IAU (International Astronomical Union) created an official definition for the term "planet". This definition would be the beginning of the end of Pluto's spot among the planets orbiting the Sun.

"Why? Why would we do such a horrible thing?" my wife asks. "Can't we just grandfather Pluto in?" My mind immediately begins pondering the consequences of "grandfathering in" old scientific findings for nostalgic purposes. This is a foundational aspect of science: new information forces us to reconsider old truths. As long as humans have been looking up we've known there were lights in the night sky that moved differently from all the others. The English word "planet" literally comes from the Ancient Greek word "planasthai" which means "to wander". Some cultures thought these were the souls of the deceased, others thought they were deities. It wasn't until technology gave humans the ability to physically see planets that we were able to appreciate them for what they really are. This takes us back to the question the IAU was trying to answer with their definition, what are planets?

The definition of a planet is fairly dry and space-nerdy: the object must orbit the Sun, the object must be massive enough to be rounded by its own gravity, the object must have cleared the neighborhood around its orbit. Unfortunately, Pluto only meets two of these three criteria. Since the early-1990's over 2,000 objects have been observed in the Kuiper belt (that's generally Pluto's neighborhood) and contemporary mathematical models show that there are probably orders of magnitude more tiny objects floating around out there. It is for this reason that in September of 2006 Pluto officially lost its designation as the 9th planet in our solar system.

Neither my wife nor I are professional astronomers, so our personal opinions will never carry any weight in the scientific community. However, I do know one thing for certain: regardless of Pluto's official designation, it will always hold a special place in our hearts and minds.


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No matter if you're young or old, living in Portland, Maine or Portland, Oregon, enjoying a cold winter night or a beautiful spring day, you can always use a hoodie!

There is something truly universal and always appealing about the hoodie. It's become a staple of just about every type of personality and fashion sense. For decades now, people have relied on hoodies to feel great and comfortable - and always hip - in any number of situations. That's why I am so excited to introduce the Taleas hoodie. With this comfy creation straight from Taleas laboratories in Austin, Texas, fans of original and creative humor will be able to feel great while supporting independent art.

Yes, each Taleas hoodie includes some of the hilarious, one of a kind artwork that has come to define our special, intelligent, quirky web comic. However, there is a lot more to these soft, pleasant pieces of clothing than just that. Each one is crafted with only the softest, most excellent cotton and terrific materials. This guarantees that none of our hoodies are going to fall apart any time soon. Take them out in the sun, the wind, the rain - they'll hold up and they'll continue to look out-of-this-world great for years to come.

And don't forget about the drawcords! A hoodie is only as good as its drawcords, right? Don't worry, you're going to get only the best with these hoodies. Pull the strings tight and enjoy the comfort of being bundled up against the elements - while showcasing the very best of Taleas!


Frequently Asked Questions

⏱ How long will it take to ship my rad new pluto unisex pullover hoodie?

It usually takes about 2 - 4 business days to make, pack and ship hoodies. If anything comes up I'll email you and let you know.

💰 How much is shipping?

Free for U.S. domestic orders. For more details check out the taleas shipping policies.

📦 Where does taleas ship hoodies from?

The pluto unisex pullover hoodie ships from Austin, Texas.

🪃 Is there a return policy?

Yep! 30 days for undamaged paper goods and unworn/unwashed clothes. If the product arrives busted please email us at hello@taleas.com or give us a call at 1-833-580-0600 so we can get the issue taken care of.

🤔 What if I have more questions?

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