"Thank you for applying to be part of our America’s Science Idol workshop at the AAAS 2013 Annual Meeting. We had many quality applications which made choosing extremely difficult. Unfortunately, you were not chosen."
"I mean, a talking, blogging dog? You gotta be kidding us, right?"*[single tear]
My congratulations to all who were selected, it looks like it'll be a fun time.
*P.S. This was not part of the original rejection email.