Watch, listen, enough said:
And if you want to support Malala’s work, you can do it here: http://www.malalafund.org/
All right. The fundraiser has concluded, and although we did not reach the goal of raising 500$, at least we managed to raise more than 100$ and since every little helps. We did a good job.
Eben more important, we had donors from all over the world, from Down Under, to The Old World to the Americas. Once again proof that Steampunk is an international phenomenon.
Here is the receipt of the donation and there is further information available on request.
The Steampunks for Malala Yousafzai fundraiser is almost over and there is still a lot of way to go to the target-amount of 500 $ which will be donated to the DIL Trust.
I am in contact with some members of the board of the DIL Trust and I will of course publish the money-transfer document here on the blog (and on the site of the fundraiser) to make sure, everybody knows where the money went.
But since it is still more than half-way to the goal, please spread the word around and consider making a small contribution. This is for the common good, a way to make this world a better place. Steampunks, stand up for girls‘ rights to get an education!
Today’s episode of the Non-Euclidean Æthercast is all about the end of the world as prophesied by the Maya.
I am actually broadcasting from Neu Schwabenland, waiting to board my Reichsflugscheiben liner to Cydonia on Mars where my family and me will settle after Earth has been distroyed.
There is one flaw in this: The Maya said nothing like it. To find out more, check out this Skeptoid episode, and I am not going to go to Mars… (but maybe I am actually broadcasting from Neu Schwabenland… You will never know! Muahahaha!)
And then we go on to talk about the Bloop and Great Cthulhu and finish with another request for donations concerning the Steampunks for Malala Yousafzai Fundraiser.
So please, enjoy and have a safe and happy Solstice!
When I was informed by IndieGoGo they had blocked my account because of unusual activities, I first feared some Taliban-affiliated hacker had tempered with it. My fears were unfounded, luckily. The true reason why my account was blocked and the fundraiser for Malala Yousafzai (please click and take a look) taken offline was:
IndieGoGo wanted to make sure I would not abuse Malala’s name and the situation to simply grab some money for myself. I have since been in regular contact both with IndieGoGo and with representatives of the DIL Trust (the charity the money is intended for). As of this morning, IndieGoGo has lifted the block on the campaign after all the prove of its legitimacy had been delivered. Now, it is open for donations again, so please, chip in, every singe buck helps and you help make this world a better place and give a child a chance of a better future.
Steampunks, rally to Malala’s cause!
OK, it is good if we all send get-well-soon wishes to Malala who is currently treated in the UK, but it is even better if we pick up her torch and see to it that girls in Pakistan get an education.
This is the reason why I created the Steampunks for Malala Yousafzai fundraiser.
Find out more about it here:
And this is my message: