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Mai 2013

Minutes at the Edge #4: Mammoths and Cloning

Another Mammoth carcass has been found in the frozen wastes of Siberia. More specifically on Lyakhovsky Islands and the Mammoth, a female, was about 50 – 60 years old. What is most intriguing about this find: The scientists who discovered the carcass also found liquid blood, liquid at temperatures significantly …

Happy Birthday, Peter Cushing

Grand Moff Tarkin Doctor Who Doctor Van Helsing Sherlock Holmes and many, many more. All these are names connected to Mr Peter Cushing, one of the great old men of British cinema. Although never quite as popular during his life time than Hammer Film co-star Christopher Lee (film adversary and …

Help fund Accurate Comics Online

I have been a comic collector for the past 18 years now, starting with Gen 13 and The X-Files and later collecting Neil Gaiman’s Sandman in its entirety. So now it is with great pleasure I present the following fundraiser to you: My friend Louis Shosty (of Space: 1889 and …

The surprising need for strangeness

Strangeness is great. After all, we Steampunks are a pretty strange bunch. Now listen to this: Strangeness is a great thing, triggering innovation and change, as Maria Bezaitis will tell you: So people: Stay strange and help humanity! Oh, and by the way: Have you noticed the Steampunk decor in …

Featured website, film and project: The Cosmonaut

Let me point your attention to this amazing project: The Cosmonaut (http://thecosmonaut.org/)   The Cosmonaut is a crowd-funded project, four years in the making. What sets it apart: It is completely CC. Once you get your hands on the material, you can use it for your own purposes. Here’s what …

Steampunk Magic Book – The Fundraiser

Alex of the Steampunk Magic Book (see below) got back to me and informed me he now has a fundraiser running to get the book in print. Concerning the fundraiser, I think it is most important to know that the art, all 48 pages of it, is already finished. The …