AMAZING NEWS 1/26/20: Double Dose

This week’s round up ranges from the cute to the interesting, but doesn’t skip the ugly along the way.


Exactly what do you mean by “Apartheid”?

The “Helicopter” story and more (plenty of additional commentary out there as well)

Cory Wears ‘Em:  Surveillance Camera Defeating Sunglasses

This Company’s Facial Recognition App Could Make Privacy Obsolete


In celebration of one of SF’s early franchises – Planet of the Apes

Two more Trek series on the drawing board.  No details, but you can read the blather.

MARVELous Ms. Maisel Mashup

Seems I can’t resist any mention of Fireball XL5

Mad Max Tike Trikes

Yeah, ok.  It’s cute.  Papa Lucas and Baby Yoda

A Reading of Weinbaum’s A Martian Odyssey, in French

Tarantino declares war on Marvel, Star Wars, and other film franchises


RandomHouse wants you to know that Star Wars books are coming: Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker: Expanded Edition, Thrawn Ascendancy (Book I: Chaos Rising), Shadow Fall (An Alphabet Squadron Novel), and, already out Resistance Reborn 

Hope you can see this:  Scott Edelman’s tribute to Steve Stiles

Webinar on how to make accessible forms available to people with disabilities

Butcher drops a new Dresden tale

Christopher Tolkein 1924-2020

SF from a decade ago was pretty prescient

Szal steps down from StarShipSofa

Furries to the Rescue

Coming Soon:  Nichelle Nichols Farewell Engagement

SF Commentary will now only be published in PDF format.  Maybe.


Map of the new Coronavirus known and suspected cases

DNA found in illuminated manuscripts 

Robots made from living cells:  You’ve seen this already – check it out again.

Who knew the VW Beetle was actually a Beetle?

Betelgeuse is Dimming.  Oddly.

NASA really seems to like 3D printing

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