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Januar 2017

Rest in Peace, John Hurt

Sir John Vincent Hurt (CBE), who will be remembered by so many fondly and with great respect, has passed on aged 77. He was one of the greatest actors of his generation, as his BAFTA awards and nominations clearly show, and his work spanned six decades. To the readers of …

Announcement: Steampunk Hands Around the World 2017

Steampunk Hands Around the World is returning for another installment in February 2017 and this year, the participants will be tackling the subject: Steampunk: Making Life Better   This is the Press Release, as released by the head organizer and benelovent dictator, the Airship Ambassador: Steampunk Hands Around the World …

Edgar Allen Poe

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I have to thank my friend Stefan Kramperth for this one, he shared it in his stream. I was not aware of this modern parody of Edgar Allen Poe’s classic before, and I almost died laughing. As a heavy internet user and bibliophile who loves Poe almost as much as …

Featured Website: SteampunkArtifacts

It has been a while since I did a proper steampunk-related post on the blog, so I am going to remedy the situation right now by doing a little feature on this website:     SteampunkArtifacts came to my attention via my ætherbox, the owner of the website contacted me …

Youtube Channel Recommendation: Isaac Arthur – Futurism at its Finest!

Something slightly different today: I would like to recommend the Youtube channel of Isaac Arthur to you. It concerns itself with various aspects of futurism, tackling everything from technological utopias, eco-friendly archologies and transhumanism to interstellar colonization and megastructures. All videos cover their respective subject in depth and carry lots …