- Black Gate » The Princess Bride: What’s Not To Love?
- EFF’s Pwning Tomorrow, It’s Great to Be Back! | The Saturday Evening Post. A classic tale from Heinlein and a 2015 mostly-reprint anthology (with stories from the likes of Brin, Cadigan, Kelly, Rucker, Sterling, and Ashby, Bacigalupi, Doctorow, Gaiman, Rajaniemi and many more) struck me as a couple of the high points from the latest installment of “Free Speculative Fiction Online: New Additions.”)
- 1904-10-04 Earl Binder (read online)
- 1924-10-04 Donald J. Sobol
- 1941-10-04 Anne Rice
- 1949-10-08 Sigourney Weaver
- 1952-10-09 Steven Popkes (read online)
- 1956-10-09 Robert Reed (read online)
Astronomy and Physics
- Bizarre Particles Keep Flying Out of Antarctica’s Ice, and They Might Shatter Modern Physics
- Introducing ‘The Goblin’: A new, distant dwarf planet bolsters evidence for Planet X | Astronomy.com. A report on the new dwarf planet.
- New extremely distant solar system object found during hunt for Planet X — ScienceDaily. The press release on the same thing.
- Gaia spots stars flying between galaxies — ScienceDaily
- Dazzling laser feats earn these physicists a Nobel | Science News
- Why do galaxies align? | Astronomy.com
- On Michael Atiyah and the Riemann Hypothesis | Blog on math blogs
- The Carolinas are waging war against nickel-sized hurricane mosquitoes | Popular Science
- Photographer Captures Rare, White Deer Mid-Sneeze (Because Nature Is Majestic)
- The History Blog » Painted 2 c. B.C. tomb discovered in Cumae
- Tornos News | Minoan palace of Zominthos in Crete yields exciting Bronze Age finds
- The History Blog » Opiate traces found in Bronze Age vessel
Calvin and Hobbes (from GoComics)
Still free-associating. From “Eep Opp Ork Ah Ah” to…
“Wooo ee ah ah” (which also means “I love you (at least for now)”).
The Cramps – “She Said”
Roy Orbison – “Ooby Dooby”