Tag Archives: Magic

The First Casualty of Time Travel

I was thinking about time travel recently, and while I’m a firm believer in Niven’s Law that the most stable universe is one in which time travel is not possible, I think there are reasons to hope that we can’t … Continue reading

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What if…

… the kodama from Princess Mononoke went to work for the tobacco industry after the forrest spirit was slain? From Who Killed Bambi?

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Google, Rockin’ the Casbah

So Google just announced a new DNS resolution service. I followed their instructions to reset my DNS server to theirs, and pages are loading lightning fast. I don’t know if this is just an early adopters benefit and will fade … Continue reading

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Random Thought While Watching Brendan Fraser

If we found an Abominable Snowman in the Italian Alps, would he be called Yeti Spaghetti?

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Wow!

A cure for radiation sickness? This sounds like an amazing thing. I particularly like the fact that it may ameliorate the damage to healthy tissues during radiation treatment of cancers.

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I must create a system, or be enslaved by another man’s.

Cause you can never have too much William Blake.

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The Upside of Increasing Deafness

It’s been a few years since I rode the Indiana Jones and The Temple of The Forbidden Eye (awful name) attraction at Disneyland. My main impression from the first time I rode was that it was painfully loud. So loud … Continue reading

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DIY Prayer Changes Things

I noticed “Prayer Changes Things” written on the front of the van of a local church. I thought that studies had demonstrated the truth of this statement. Whether one wants to draw the conclusion that this proves God’s existence is … Continue reading

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Little, Big Update

I’m getting into the second half of John Crowley’s Little,Big and I’m enjoying it even more. There appears to be a war going on, though we aren’t sure of the factions. One side is the faeries, the other has not … Continue reading

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Crowley Little/Big Update

Adultery has been committed, Santa has been invoked, George Mouse has been added to the Tale. Let’s see what happens next..

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