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Non-Euclidean Æthercast #55: Horrors of both Education and a Lack of Education

https://media.blubrry.com/non_euclidean_aethercast/p/aethercast.s3-eu-west-1.amazonaws.com/aethercast/NonEuclidean56.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 12:13 — 13.2MB) | EmbedThe last week has seen some stunning displays of ignorance by various politicians (to nobody’s surprise) and I have personally struggled with an astonishing lack of knowledge in certain areas in my favourite class. Today’s episode of the …

The benefits of controlling multiple bodies

Having multiple bodies is one of the most underrated superpowers ever invented, I think. Right now, I find myself wondering how beneficial it would be if I had more than one body at my disposal. I am not talking about a clone-body with spare parts if I have an accident …

The Non-Euclidean Æthercast 13: You have ain't seen nothing yet

http://media.blubrry.com/non_euclidean_aethercast/p/s3-eu-west-1.amazonaws.com/aethercast/aethercast/NonEuclidean13.m4aPodcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 13:19 — 18.5MB) | EmbedToday’s podcast starts out as a happy piece about new influences coming into the Steampunk scene and than turns into a rant about politics and colonialism. You have been warned, but enjoy anyway! Subscribe on iTunes And here …

And this is why Nature hates You!

You know, so many people say this world is beautiful. Look at it: It is filled with life. There is life everywhere. Is life not beautiful? Well, I guess I have news for you: 99% of all species that have ever, ever, lived on earth, have died out. Some of …

The Secret Police is hard at work

Where do I start… A few days ago I was cruising through the ætherweb like I usually do and found another place I thus far had not been to before. I will also not return there. Among other things, Steampunk as a fashion and life style was discussed and there …

Excuse me mankind, how about a reality check?

This is a non-steapunk update, this is a rant. Did I miss the memo or what is going on here? According to my latest information, the category of creatures called demons are complete and utter fabrications. They are nothing more and nothing less then a form given to our primal …

I long for the Golden Age of Travel

The 1920’s and 1930’s are widely regarded as The Golden Age of Travel. It was the time of the Orient Express and the great transatlantic passenger lines. It was also the time the plane became a viable method of transport and it was the time of the Zeppelins. In any …

Steampunk, Dieselpunk and nasty weather

The weather in Germany is a bit odd right now. So far, we only had a handful of really nice days this year. What’s worse: It is June 2nd now and it is cold, wet and windy. Actually, this is the kind of weather you would find in late September …

Screenshots and a short rant

So here are two screenshots from the video I mentioned in yesterday’s post, they are from a in-game cut-scene: Looks good! It also reminds me a bit of this cheesy 80’s video by A-HA “Take on me”, anyone remember that one? Yes, I am actually old enough to remember it …