Uh, Captain, I Don’t Think We Can Turn Here

The global shipping debacle still unfolding in the Suez Canal can be summed up in one movie reference: Austin Powers’ endless 3-point turn, only much, much bigger. 
 
A 220,000 ton-capacity cargo ship screeched to a self-inflicted T-bone Tuesday while en route from China to the Netherlands, causing a massive inconvenience for global trade—and bringing humor, ingenuity, and self-reflection to the internet, Vox reports.
 
Some saw the situation as a direct reflection of their own inner turmoil ( “Emotionally, I am the Suez Canal,” someone lamented), writer’s block, and more.
 
Others focused on finding ways to help. Some reasonable suggestions: 

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