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July 2005

Firefly Photo Essay

Livejournal user, Liminalliz, has created a funny and succinct Firefly Photo Essay. It starts with a little history of SF on Fox, then dives right in with capsule revies [...]

July 31, 2005 // 3 Comments


Astronomers have recently discovered a body orbiting the sun at a distance beyond the orbit of Pluto but larger than the diminutive ninth planet. The object is whips around [...]

July 31, 2005 // 15 Comments

2005 World Fantasy Award Nominees

The 2005 World Fantasy Award Nominees include: NOVEL Jonathan Strange & Mr Norrell by Susanna Clarke The Runes Of the Earth by Stephen R. Donaldson Iron Council by China [...]

July 30, 2005 // 2 Comments

It’s A Good Day To Be A Firefly Fanboy

That’s because the newest trailer is now online! Woo hoo! Lot’s o’ nouget-y Firefly goodness inside, with a bit more plot spelled out. September 30th cannot [...]

July 30, 2005 // 3 Comments

Ice Lake found on Mars

ESA’s Mars Express spacecraft has taken amazing photographs of a lake of water ice on Mars. Well, at least they are pretty sure it’s water – nobody has gone [...]

July 29, 2005 // 0 Comments

A Sneak Peek at the Fall 2005 TV Season

The Seattle Post-Intelligencer, aside from needing a less cumbersome name (sorry, the Seattlt P-I nickname sounds more like a 70’s cop show than a newspaper name), has [...]

July 29, 2005 // 2 Comments

ST:TNG Bloopers

A little Friday humor: A blooper reel from Star Trek: The Next Generation, season 1. Cussing included. [Link via Not That I’m Subscribed to Wil Wheaton’s RSS Feed [...]

July 29, 2005 // 0 Comments

Tales Of Colossus

Tales of Colossus is a new giant comic book from Pixar animator, M. Andrews. It takes place in a medieval setting, with castles, siege engines, swords and a giant, well, [...]

July 28, 2005 // 0 Comments

DOOM Movie Web Site goes Live

Thanks to the folks over at Joystiq, we now know that the DOOM movie web site is live. I have not spent alot of time looking through it, but it does have a link to the [...]

July 28, 2005 // 0 Comments

Potter Fans a Little Testy

David Kipen from the San Francisco Chronicle responds to reactions (including death threats) to his less-than-stellar review of the latest Harry Potter book. In his response, [...]

July 27, 2005 // 3 Comments

Radar Men From The Moon, For Free!

So once again, the Internet Archive comes through with quality, old-school pulp SF action. This time they have the first 12 chapters of Radar Men From The Moon available for [...]

July 27, 2005 // 0 Comments

More on SETI

As an unrelated afterword to scott’s post on SETI, James Patrick Kelly’s latest Asimov’s Magazine column SETI and Such talks about SETI, the always-popular [...]

July 26, 2005 // 0 Comments

Blog Depression

Here’s a humorous public service pamplet on Blog Depression. Now, if only I can find the time away from link-stealing to go read it… [Link via Cynical-C] No [...]

July 26, 2005 // 1 Comment

Fly The Falcon

The RC Groups discussion forums has a cool thread about people who have created replica Star Wars ships in remote control format. The Falcon model is sweet and has lots of [...]

July 26, 2005 // 2 Comments

Windows Update Now Requires Piracy Check

In an effort to stem piracy of its Windows software, Microsoft now requires a validation check before proceeding with the update feature. Users of Windows Update will be [...]

July 26, 2005 // 4 Comments

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