“There is a lot of fear of science and I think science fiction is a marvelous prophylactic against future shock. If you read enough science fiction, nothing is ever going to catch you by surprise. “ Frederik Pohl, Seacon, 1979.
“Oh really?” Steve Davidson, 2017
ST:D Features First Star Trek Gay Male Kiss (The Orville Features Television’s First Human-Gelatinous-Thing Intercourse and no one mentions it)
Martha Well’s WFC GoH Speech (via Pretty Terrible)
Asgardia, World’s First Space Nation, Launches First Satellite, (via Jean Walker)
Increased Online Activity Can Lead to Teen Depression and Suicide (might just be watching the world through the internet that leads to this effect)