This is the way Mac Tonnies would have done it, link to a free thinking outer space site, then make a few pithy comments. And then complain about not being able to get a girl friend.
It is my feeling that he never married because he had the precognition psychic ability. And he was a nice guy. Because he was a nice guy he was not going to leave someone he loved in the lurch when he died young. He was a great man.
As to building some 3D printed McDonalds on Mars? Who the frak cares?
(The girl in the tube is an inside joke, only readers of Mac’s blog will get. (I never got it, he was a strange cat. Wonderfully strange).