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August 2005

Quest For Thrones

November 8th, 2005 is the (latest) release date for the oft-delayed next book in George R.R. Martin’s A Song of Ice and Fire series: A Feast For Crows. Until then, fans [...]

August 31, 2005 // 1 Comment


The Cassini spacecraft is still orbiting Saturn and returning volumes of useful information. In case you weren’t keeping up on our changing understanding of the solar [...]

August 31, 2005 // 1 Comment

Free Books Under Creative Commons License

Although we posted before about books that are available for free under the Creative Commons License, I thought I’d point out that the Creative Commons Wiki also offers [...]

August 30, 2005 // 0 Comments

Google Earth Video

I have yet to install and play with Google Earth, but this video showcasing some of its capabilities looks way [...]

August 28, 2005 // 11 Comments

Does Golden Age Science Fiction Suck?

In an NPR article, Jacob McMurray, senior curator at the Science Fiction Museum and Hall of Fame in Seattle, says: “A lot of books in the ’50s and ’40s [...]

August 28, 2005 // 21 Comments

REVIEW: finding Serenity

REVIEW SUMMARY: An Firefly love-in that any true fan will love. Otherwise, I think you’d best give this one a pass. MY RATING: BRIEF SYNOPSIS: Anthology of 21 essays [...]

August 27, 2005 // 0 Comments

REVIEW: Ventus by Karl Schroeder

REVIEW SUMMARY: A high-tech story set in a finely detailed, low-tech world. MY RATING: BRIEF SYNOPSIS: A rogue AI sends a cyborg to take over the planet Ventus in order to [...]

August 27, 2005 // 0 Comments

REVIEW: Road to Mars by Eric Idle

REVIEW SUMMARY: A solid sci fi book with some statements about comedy and humans. MY RATING: BRIEF SYNOPSIS:2 comedians and thier robot (who attempts to unravel the secret of [...]

August 26, 2005 // 0 Comments

New SciFi Anthology Show: Masters Of Sci-Fi

Along the same lines as its Masters of Horror series, Showtime will soon be adopting short science fiction stories for the small screen in an anthology show called Masters Of [...]

August 26, 2005 // 1 Comment

Libraries Offering Audiobook Downloads

From CNN: …libraries from New York City to Alameda, California, are letting patrons download Tom Clancy techno-thrillers, Arabic tutorials and other titles to which [...]

August 26, 2005 // 0 Comments

Serenity World Premier Footage

In order to maintain that Firefly fanboy status we all so desperately wish to have, I have found this link to the footage from Serenity world premiere. The link is courtesy [...]

August 26, 2005 // 0 Comments

We’re Doomed

The newest Doom movie trailer has been released on Yahoo! Movies. The interesting thing here is the inclusion of several first-person scenes, where the film is mimicing the [...]

August 26, 2005 // 0 Comments

REVIEW: Touch by Gayleen Froese

MY RATING: BRIEF SYNOPSIS: Anna Gareau can, with a touch, read a person’s past, whether she wants to or not. After a woman is drowned at the hotel where she is staying, [...]

August 25, 2005 // 0 Comments


And you thought SF was only for squid! Not so. Octopus Pulp! shows us old pulp SF covers featuring octopuses (octopi?) in all their science fictiony [...]

August 25, 2005 // 0 Comments

8 Stupid Mobile Technologies

Mobile Magazine has an article listing the 8 Stupid Mobile Technologies. The winners? MP3 Bluetooth Cell Phone Service Microsoft Windows The Internal Combustion Engine [...]

August 25, 2005 // 5 Comments

River on iFILM

From our friends at /., we have some links to video of River during some time she is imprisoned. They are called The River Tam Sessions. I know not very creative but a bit [...]

August 24, 2005 // 3 Comments

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