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Dezember 2014

Non-Euclidean Æthercast #28 – Deep Time and Time Travel

http://media.blubrry.com/non_euclidean_aethercast/p/s3-eu-west-1.amazonaws.com/aethercast/aethercast/NonEuclidean28.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 14:20 — 13.1MB) | EmbedYes, I managed! I was afraid I would not be able to complete another episode of the Non-Euclidean Æthercast before the year was up, luckily, I did! Today’s episode concerns itself with deep time, the resurrection of ancient …

Minutes at the Edge #9 – Airships and Cloud Cities for Venus

http://media.blubrry.com/non_euclidean_aethercast/p/s3.amazonaws.com/ScienceEdge/Edge9.mp3Podcast (minutesedge): Play in new window | Download (Duration: 6:04 — 5.6MB) | EmbedThere is a NASA study out, which proposes using airships and cloud cities, habitats in the upper atmosphere of Venus, to explore the planet. The whole idea is far less freaky than it sounds, believe me! Here’s …

Wil Wheaton plays a Steampunk Game

Watch Wil Wheaton, Alicia Day, Alan Tudyk (a.k.a. Hoban Washburne), and Jon Heder suffer through a game of Forbidden Desert, a fun, cooperative, and hellishly difficult Steampunk-themed game by Matt Leacock. I am not going to spoil anything, just watch Wil get really worked up a couple of times: Also, …