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Just one week to go until The European Steampunk Convention

Just one week to go… Oh my! When the European Steampunk Convention was still just an idea back in September 2011, a year seemed such a long time. Now it is September 2012, a year has passed (surprise!) and the European Steampunk Convention will happen. I hope it will be …

Chance Encounter with a historic Steam Train

Yesterday, i was at Augsburg main station with my family, and the fates conspired in my favor. A few minutes after we arrived, a historic steam train pulled in at the next platform. I rushed over and took this short video: If only the sun had not been more or …

A personal message to my friends from The Golden Gear

My dear friends from the Golden Gear, especially Carlos Jack Winchester and Lady Elisabeth Winchester a.k.a. Sra. Espectro, I am so grateful for all the support you give and work you put into getting the European Steampunk Convention on the road and organizing the event in Madrid. Today, the parcel …

The Non-Euclidean Æthercast Vol. 4: Augsburg Zombie Plug

The fourth episode of the Non-Euclidean Æthercast: Industrial monuments, Zombies and my very own book on Steampunk. http://media.blubrry.com/non_euclidean_aethercast/p/s3-eu-west-1.amazonaws.com/aethercast/aethercast/NonEuclidean4.m4aPodcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 19:05 — 26.6MB) | EmbedBe warned! Parts of this Æthercast are not safe for work and also not for the faint of heart, but it …

Fun Friday: My kind of Cereal

Oh would it not be wonderful, to actually find this product in the cereal aisle of the local supermarket: Me, being a loud and proud heathen, I would obviously become a huge fan and eat it not only for breakfast. Alas, I do not expect to get my hands on …

Houston, we have a boson! A historic moment in Physics!

Daily Steampunk joins scientists and science enthusiast around the world to congratulate CERN, the people at the LHC and everybody else involved in the hunt of the Higgs boson on finding a new boson that matches the predicted attributes of the Higgs boson. To quote Peter Higgs: …really the most …

Eat more Insects – Save the World

Watch this, it is all true: Insects are great food, protein-absorbtion from eating insects is better than when you eat beef, for example. Besides, like it or not: Shrimps and lobster are related to spiders, just count the legs. So why don’t you dig into a scorpion or tarantula? Other …

Gentlemen need Cocktails!

Well, it took some time but summer has hit. Now it is rather on the warm side outside, in other terms: It is cocktail weather. Under most circumstances, my cocktail of choice is the White Russian, which, coincidentally, has nothing to do with my political stance. If you did not …

Podcast: The Non-Euclidean Æthercast Volume 1

http://media.blubrry.com/non_euclidean_aethercast/p/s3-eu-west-1.amazonaws.com/aethercast/aethercast/NonEuclidean1.m4aPodcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 9:22 — 13.1MB) | Embedhttp://media.blubrry.com/non_euclidean_aethercast/p/s3-eu-west-1.amazonaws.com/aethercast/aethercast/NonEuclidean1.m4aPodcast (aethercast): Play in new window | Download (Duration: 9:22 — 13.1MB) | EmbedSo here it is, my very first forray into the realm of podcasting, my Podcast, done all by myself. I have previously been a guest …