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Still More New Horizons Pluto Celebration

In keeping with my previous  Pluto posts, found here and here, yet more from NPR and a wonderful, informative collection of links and information from IO9, on the New Horizons Pluto mission, and the data and imagery it is generating. … Continue reading

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Flying Machine

http://ooolongjohnson.deviantart.com/art/101110-1-2-2-426693932

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1 In 4 Americans Think Sun Rotates Around Earth

I’m posting this link out of shame and disgust. Ugh!  I guess it’s what creationism gets us. http://www.npr.org/blogs/thetwo-way/2014/02/14/277058739/1-in-4-americans-think-the-sun-goes-around-the-earth-survey-says No, they’re not exaggerating.  Or making it up as part of some “socialistic” plot. And adding these as a public service:

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Explosive Bras Signal Love Connection

Better be careful…you could put an eye out with that thing! http://www.techtimes.com/articles/2979/20140127/think-japanese-bra-that-unhooks-when-woman-finds-true-love.htm

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Best Damn Quotes #5: Bobby Henderson, founder, Church of The Flying Spaghetti Monster

“I don’t have a problem with religion. What I have a problem with is religion posing as science. If there is a god and he’s intelligent, then I would guess he has a sense of humor.” —Bobby Henderson, founder, Church … Continue reading

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Keeping With the Speculative Fiction Sub-Theme…

http://www.amazon.com/COVER-RUTHVEN-ROCKET-MUSHROOM-ART/dp/B00GV4QYSG/ref=pd_sim_sbs_b_3

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Excerpt: Novel in Progress

Someone asked me about the novel in progress…here’s some: It took both of them to drag me up from the hole, and from their grunts and curses  it wasn’t easy for them.  I had stopped struggling weeks before, and was … Continue reading

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Novella Excerpt: Sharp Del

    “Come on out of there, you motherless—.” Sharp Del’s voice died beneath a deeper, more malevolent rumble. “My mother,” the hulking Brin stepped out from the shadows behind him, “was very young.” Sharp Del whirled around with startled fury, … Continue reading

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U.F.O.–My Gateway Science Fiction Drug

I can remember playing Star Trek when I was awfully small, maybe 6 or 7, with my friend Dan, who was Spock to my Kirk. Every once in a while, this weird kid named Jimmy McKelvy visited his grandparents on … Continue reading

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