I am heartbroken by the news of the catastrophic fire at Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris. As of this writing (6:23 PM EDT on April 15, 2019) no deaths or injuries have been reported, but the magnificent central spire has been destroyed and much of the interior has been gutted by the blaze—a devastating architectural, … [Read more…]
Writer, iconoclast, and all-around world class pain in the ass Harlan Ellison passed away earlier today at age 84. Harlan wrote over 1,700 stories in his long and celebrated career. He won eight Hugo awards, including one for his 1967 Star Trek script for “City on the Edge of Forever”, widely considered the best episode … [Read more…]
Today, we stop asking where our promised flying cars are. The way most people drive these days, we should thank FSM we don’t have flying cars. Simultaneous dual booster rocket landings? Much cooler, and definitely more useful for things like, oh, the expansion of humanity into the Solar System and survival of the species. Today, … [Read more…]
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