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Unburied.

Isn’t it amazing that something as well-known as Stonehenge can still have things discovered about it? It’s like the controversy over the age of The Great Sphinx of Giza. Egyptologists say it was built about 2900BC, but geologists look at … Continue reading

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Why? Here’s Why

“She hung up before he could say goodbye. Stood there with her arm cocked, phone at ear level, suddenly aware of the iconic nature of her unconscious pose. Some very considerable part of the gestural language of public places, that … Continue reading

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Good News on the Remake Front

I read that Universal is making a prequel to John Carpenter’s The Thing, one of my favorite horror movies. As a juicy reminder of the fun, here’s one of my favorite scenes (not for the squeamish). “Runaway Alien Head”

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Good, chewy fun

Check out the Pixar Week essays at The House Next Door. Not the list at Instapundit/Amazon. Lots of good insights and some things to disagree with. There’s even a passing reference to Shel Silverstein’s grotesque The Giving Tree. My favorite … Continue reading

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Anime and Robots

Two years ago I was at the Convention Center in Honolulu with my robotics team, and at the same time an Anime convention was happening at an upper level set of rooms in the center. It was wild to see … Continue reading

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Curiosities

I love the odd, obscure, and the weird. I know of folks who like weirder things than I do, but I’m more than a standard deviation (!) beyond the norms. Here are a few beautiful blogs that are reasonably new … Continue reading

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Gordon Brown likes to watch

I was poking around on Twitter, looking for likely twits, and I ran across a feed for Number 10 Downing Street – the official Twitter feed of the PM of Great Britain. So I added it. I noticed a moment … Continue reading

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