It’s the last phase of the Weimar Republic. Right before someone swoops in and takes over. I mean, I don’t mean to be gloomy. I just think it’s kind of an accurate reading. I mean, when we’re talking about Ayn … Continue reading
The sooner we start understanding this, the sooner we can become a good neighbor to the rest of the world…or at least try to be. 10 Things Most Americans Don’t Know About America.
I find the absurd inappropriateness more distracting than anything. It sets me to thinking about how vulnerable and/or uncomfortable the warrior is and what else would make more sense. Fantasy Armor and Lady Bits – Mad Art Lab.
We really need a lot more game designers who are not of the Male Gaze variety — whatever gender they happen to be. We also need to not go too far the other way in the Female Gaze direction. Balance. … Continue reading
What if XNet exists in a thousand robots, and they all decide for some weird reason that humans should stand completely still at 30 degree angles? I highly anticipate our future benevolent robot overlords, but can’t help appreciate the irony … Continue reading
God, I love this show. Shiny! Top 10 reasons why seafarers love Joss Whedon’s Firefly | Deep Sea News.
As someone who also tends to write “strong female characters”, I applaud this article. via Why I Write “Strong Female Characters”.
Fear lives in the shadows of our hearts. It’s easy to exist there, close to the ground, so you don’t have far to fall. Courage gives us the strength to stand up and warm ourselves in the sun. Remember the … Continue reading
“NASA’s irrational approach to risk undermines its mission and costs thousands of lives.” Sadly, it’s a direct result of our PR-obsessed, risk-averse society. As callous as it seems, we definitely need to return to looking at the big picture of … Continue reading
We do a lot of thing wrong in America compared to other countries. Treating our kids like automatons or pieces on a game board is probably the worst. It’s time for change. Lincoln High School in Walla Walla, WA, tries … Continue reading
Can we just ban the MPAA already? It’s not really doing much of anything that’s particularly useful. Hollywood Loves a Sequel — But Really, SOPA 2? | Electronic Frontier Foundation.
“Working long days and weeks has been incontrovertibly proven to be the stupidest, most expensive way there is to get work done.” By getting the executive suite types to understand this affects their profits (i.e. end-of-year mega-bonuses), maybe then their … Continue reading
I also wonder how the Tennessee lawmakers would feel if, say, teachers used this potential law to teach about Islam, or astrology, or Wiccan beliefs. That would be interesting indeed. This is what I’ve been saying. via Tennessee legislature boldly … Continue reading
Because when we invest in science, when we invest in space, when we invest in exploration, we always, always get far more back in return than we put in. And not just in dollars and cents. THIS is why we invest in … Continue reading
This also applies to art, illustration, photography, and web design. After a while, you learn why contracts are so important — but not a guarantee from the criminally scummy and dickish. Preposterous Twaddlecock: How to Deal with Writers Effectively in … Continue reading