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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

Saturn

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 cool! No related [...]

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

Octopulps!

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 glory. No related [...]

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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