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Answering Bill Nye’s call – My #SpaceLoveStory

Bill Nye, head of the Planetary Society and all around excellent guy has put out a call to the members of the society to reach out and share there love for space with the world in general. Using the hash tag #SpaceLoveStory the members should just share exactly that: The …

Metallica calls on Cthulhu to get out of bed!

Given recent events, it is only logical that some leading minds of humanity should wish desperately for Great Cthulhu to get is lazy behind out of bed and do what he is best at: Clean the slate for a fresh start. Enter Metallica, after The Thing that Should not be …

Non-Euclidean Æthercast #40 – Cooking against the Apocalypse

http://media.blubrry.com/non_euclidean_aethercast/p/s3-eu-west-1.amazonaws.com/aethercast/aethercast/NonEuclidean40.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 22:32 — 13.0MB) | EmbedIt happens rarely I post something openly political, this time it has to be different. Because of recent events in the USA I had to voice my views on the matter and also point out a few things …

Public Service Announcement: Vote Cthulhu!

Well, USA, today you have a choice:   You can either vote for an insanely qualified woman who has served your nation in one capacity or another for years and years, has weathered any storm the batshit crazy party has thrown at it, who has also VERY close ties to …

A New Rogue One: A Star Wars Story TV Spot!

I have to thank my friend Stefan over at Phantanews for bringing this one to my attention. Yes, the time of release of Rogue One: A Star Wars Story draws ever nearer and to keep our interest kindled (as if this was neccessary in the first place) another TV spot has …

Noor Tagouri

Interview with Noor Tagouri (I can’t believe it myself…)

Noor Tagouri is one of the most high-profile young people in the USA today. She is a journalist, an activist, a speaker and many other things and she was recently involved in a controversy (of sorts) because she is the first hijab-wearing woman to give an interview in Playboy. Something …

Gilgamesh and Enkidu wrestling

Oh Great Old Ones, I am writing a Novel!

Lately I have not managed to update this blog as often as I would like to. Apart from the usual reasons of dayjob and family, another thing has crept up: I am actually writing a novel, and this time it is pretty serious. This is actually my second attempt at …

A Special Type of Doomsday: The False Vacuum of the Higg’s Boson

Doomsday scenarios are a common trope in science fiction of all media types and most of us can list a few of them out of the top of our heads. Common ones are: Global war of one sort or another (nuclear, biological, a mix of it all) Alien Invasion Zombie …

Distopia Argentina – A Latin American Steampunk Web Series! Please support!

Another message from the Ætherweb which filled me with delight. Every time I see something Steampunk-related going on outside the beaten paths of Western Europe and the anglophone world, it makes me happy and this message made me especially happy, since it came from an aerea of the world where …

Rogue One: Story Trailer #2 (Official) and New Poster

This one is hot off the press or rather hot off the web. Released two hours ago, please enjoy Rogue One: A Star Wars Story Trailer #2 (Official): And the glory does not end there, yesterday a new movie poster was also released, so please feast your eyes some more: …