- The Man Who Sold the Moon by Robert A Heinlein – SFFWorld.
- A One Syllable Per Line Sonnet – Learn Fun Facts. Novelty poetry rather than SF but neat and about an “aeronaut.”
- Tsundoku: The art of buying books and never reading them – BBC News. Also not SF. I’ll stick with “bibliomania.” Got the link from “I Have Stage 4 Tsundoku – Auxiliary Memory.”
- 1913-11-07 Albert Camus
- 1960-11-07 Linda Nagata (read online)
- 1847-11-08 Bram Stoker (read online)
- 1932-11-08 Ben Bova (read online)
- 1954-11-08 Bill Joy (author of the original version of my text editor)
- 1934-11-09 Carl Sagan
- 1759-11-10 Friedrich von Schiller (read online)
- 1922-11-11 Kurt Vonnegut, Jr. (read online)
- 1850-11-13 Robert Louis Stevenson (read online)
- 1888-11-13 Philip Francis Nowlan (read online)
- 1957-11-13 Stephen Baxter (read online)
- Think you’re bad at math? You may suffer from ‘math trauma’.
- SF and Nonsense: Physics cornucopia (physicopia?).
- One of the oldest stars in the universe found | Astronomy.com.
- NASA’s Dawn Mission to Asteroid Belt Comes to End | NASA. Official statement.
- Dusk for Dawn: NASA’s mission to Vesta and Ceres has ended | Astronomy.com. Nice write-up.
- Farewell to Dawn. Centauri Dreams‘ take.
- The Grammarphobia Blog: When English met Latin. (Of its links, the illustrated “Etymology: Languages that have contributed to English vocabulary over time” is particularly interesting.)
- ‘Painted People’ in Scotland Developed Written Language 1,700 Years Ago.
- Scandinavia 2016 (#3) – Roxy Travels – Nordkapp motorcycle trip. I’ve been following her blog for a long time but I think I’ve neglected to actually link to any of her posts.
- The Rambling Writer Explores More Greek Islands, Part 3: Around the Athens Acropolis. On the other hand, this is a new discovery and there are many more such posts tagged “The Rambling Writer.”
Calvin and Hobbes at GoComics.
Kingdom of the Holy Sun – “Getting Higher”
The Chemical Brothers – “Got Glint?”