Two Hour Documentary “Triumph at Saturn” chronicles JPL’s Cassini Mission
Most mispronounced words of 2021
“Influencing” may not extend to “Book Reading”…or…Marketing doesn’t have all of the answers?
Warp Bubble Created (fans of Alcubierre shiver with anticipation)
Adjacent: The Best Sherlock Holmes Portrayals of All Time (Basil Rathbone is only #2!)
Fox News XMas Tree Set on Fire (Think the tree was mistaken for pants?)
Robotic Dog Now With Sniper Rifle Action! (It’s not autonomous, but it could be soon)
Clarion Workshop now accepting applications
MINI EDITORIAL: Word on the street is that there are as many as 800 registered Worldcon members from China with the right to vote in this year’s Site Selection, which will determine the location of the 2023 Worldcon. Given the relatively low voter participation in site selection, that makes it look like a lock when it comes to voting for 2023.
I urge you to vote for Winnipeg instead.
China is engaged in genocide against several ethnic minorities in its country and is using a variety of means to cover this up on the international stage.
Just as they have used their influence over films distributed in China, businesses in China and even sports played in China, so too will this regime use an even like Worldcon to polish its image and distract from what it is really doing. China’s win does not have to be a forgone conclusion.
The title says it all: WTF Did I Just Watch?
Adjacent: Michael Nesmith of the Monkees has passed
We’ve Hear This One Before: Lightsails will take us to the Stars!
Fossil Footprints push human presence in North America back to 21,000 years ago