Science, Fiction & Fantasy Notes

Science, Fiction & Fantasy Notes

It’s Friday and there’s a long, holiday weekend ahead. To see you through, here’s some leftovers bits and pieces from all over… From Phil Plait’s awesome Bad Astronomy blog, Bill Nye (The Science Guy) contrives a sundial at Cornell...

“If we have learned one thing from the history of invention and discovery, it is that, in the long run — and often in the short one — the most daring prophecies seem laughably conservative.”
— Arthur C. Clarke, The Exploration of Space, 1951

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Steve Jobs Steps Down

Steve Jobs Steps Down

“Your time is limited, so don’t waste it living someone else’s life. Don’t be trapped by dogma — which is living with the results of other people’s thinking. Don’t let the noise of others’ opinions drown out your own inner...
Dorothy Already Knows

Dorothy Already Knows

To those of you who have disparaged Kansas, my twice-upon-a-time home, as being “flat as a pancake,” it turns out you were underselling your claim… Kansas is flatter than a pancake.

August 9, 2011

Down goes the Internet! Down goes the Internet! Facebook now Grouping News Feed by Topic On This Day in Tech History: Netscape...
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