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August 2005

Quest For Thrones

August 31, 2005 // 1 Comment

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 [...]

Free Books Under Creative Commons License

August 30, 2005 // 0 Comments

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 [...]

Google Earth Video

August 28, 2005 // 11 Comments

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

Does Golden Age Science Fiction Suck?

August 28, 2005 // 21 Comments

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 [...]

REVIEW: finding Serenity

August 27, 2005 // 0 Comments

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 [...]

REVIEW: Ventus by Karl Schroeder

August 27, 2005 // 0 Comments

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 [...]

REVIEW: Road to Mars by Eric Idle

August 26, 2005 // 0 Comments

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 [...]

New SciFi Anthology Show: Masters Of Sci-Fi

August 26, 2005 // 1 Comment

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 [...]

Libraries Offering Audiobook Downloads

August 26, 2005 // 0 Comments

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 [...]

Serenity World Premier Footage

August 26, 2005 // 0 Comments

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 [...]

We’re Doomed

August 26, 2005 // 0 Comments

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 [...]

REVIEW: Touch by Gayleen Froese

August 25, 2005 // 0 Comments

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 [...]

8 Stupid Mobile Technologies

August 25, 2005 // 5 Comments

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

River on iFILM

August 24, 2005 // 3 Comments

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 [...]
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