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Drained, and yet…

January 31, 2015 Ben Zwycky 0

  Another interrupted night Another day half-zombified Concentration all but gone; Tempted to just drift along. No will to attempt what needs doing, Yet worth it for that heavenly viewing Of little faces filled with […]

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Reading some ancient writings!

January 31, 2015 sciphi 1

It seems that Ancient scrolls of Philodemus, carbonized by Vesuvius are now readable, which is awesome. Check out the story from Daily Nous Using a technique known as x-ray phase-contrast tomography (XPCT), a research team […]

Superversive Literary Movement

The Hobbit, the Tolkein Fan Edit

January 31, 2015 sciphi 0

There has been an interesting rework of [easyazon_link asin=”B00BEZTMFY” locale=”US” new_window=”default” nofollow=”default” tag=”superversivesf-20″ add_to_cart=”default” cloaking=”default” localization=”default” popups=”default”]The Hobbit[/easyazon_link] by Peter Jackson, with the 3 gargantuan episodes stripped of all of their extraneous material and cut […]

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BSG LARP on an old German Destroyer

January 30, 2015 sciphi 0

The German government is funding a Battlestar Galactica LARP on a retired destroyer, which is pretty cool. Live-action role-playing, or larping, can be just a nice way to spend a weekend. But especially in parts […]

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All of the Time Travel movies ranked!

January 30, 2015 sciphi 0

io9 has an interesting list of Every time travel movie ever. [easyazon_link asin=”B0054OGQOQ” locale=”US” new_window=”default” nofollow=”default” tag=”superversivesf-20″ add_to_cart=”default” cloaking=”default” localization=”default” popups=”default”]Back to the Future[/easyazon_link] came at the top of the list and [easyazon_link asin=”B000K8EQ5W” locale=”US” […]

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The First Fifteen Lives of Harry August

January 30, 2015 sciphi 0

[easyazon_image add_to_cart=”default” align=”left” asin=”0316399620″ cloaking=”default” height=”160″ localization=”default” locale=”US” nofollow=”default” new_window=”default” src=”http://ecx.images-amazon.com/images/I/51v6RbXo-LL._SL160_.jpg” tag=”superversivesf-20″ width=”107″] [easyazon_link cloaking=”default” keywords=”claire north” localization=”default” locale=”US” nofollow=”default” new_window=”default” tag=”superversivesf-20″]Claire North[/easyazon_link] has written a wonderful book that I recently finished called [easyazon_link asin=”0316399620″ […]

Philosophy & Theology

Thomas Sowell and Random Thoughts

January 29, 2015 sciphi 0

The American public intellectual Thomas Sowell has another of his Random Thoughts columns out that just make some observations about the passing culture. Always worth a read. Actually pretty much everything by Thomas Sowell is […]

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Sarah Hoyt weighs in on Sad Puppies

January 29, 2015 sciphi 0

It seems everybody is getting into the sad puppies act with Sarah Hoyt throwing in her, ever insightful, opinion on the topic. Meanwhile I bring you news of great puppy sadness. But first let me […]

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The Sad Puppies Mindset

January 29, 2015 sciphi 0

David Freer has an interesting article up at the Mad Genius Club detailing the strange disconnect between the SJW’s that support the Hugo’s and the Sad Puppies who think the whole campaign is a bit […]

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Ninja Kitties

January 28, 2015 sciphi 0

I’m just going to have to give in and do cat posts periodically because I have two and they are fun. So check out 30 cats that are Secretly Fighting Ninja. Check them all out