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Ad Astra, Stephen Hawking

Stephen Hawking, rock star scientist and one of the brightest minds of the present has passed on. He was 76 years old. Considering that his doctor gave him two years to live, due to his disease, 50 years ago, this is actually cause for celebration. Mr Hawking, Sir, you led …

This is not Fallout: Miss Atomic Bomb

For all its retrofuturistic appeal, awesome gameplay, fantastic graphics, and stunning storytelling and in-game universe, Fallout is/was for a time very much the real world.  At least as far as the aesthetics and sheer enthusiasm for the atomic bomb are concerned. Case in point: Miss Atomic Bomb. Yes, this used …

About Goth and, well, Goth

Have you ever wondered why we find goths everywhere? From the darkness of the lands beyond the borders of the Imperium Romanum, to medieval Cathedrals to literature, music and a thriving subculture that has outlasted many others, Goth and Goths are everywhere. But what is the reason for that? Are …

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 …

Rest in the Force, Carrie Fisher

Carrie Fisher, who will forever be remembered for personifying Princess Leia Organa has passed on at the age of 60 after suffering a heart attack. She will be missed by millions of devoted fans and leaves a gap in one of the most vibrant fandoms in the world which will …

John Glenn, true hero, has passed on

2016 will not stop taking great ones. Yesterday, John Glenn, military aviator, test pilot, astronaut, and US senator has passed on at the venerable age of 95. Most people will know John Glenn as the first American to circle the earth in space, but he also is famous for another achievement: …

Joe Dever has passed on

http://media.blubrry.com/non_euclidean_aethercast/p/s3-eu-west-1.amazonaws.com/aethercast/aethercast/NonEuclidean17.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 10:43 — 9.5MB) | Embed2016 does not relent and another legend leaves us. It is with great sadness I report the passing of Joe Dever, whom many role playing enthusiasts will know as the principal author of the Lone Wolf series of …

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 …