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  Magicka Dev's New PlayStation-Exclusive
Magicka Dev's New PlayStation-Exclusive Shooter Helldivers Gets a Release DateGameSpotSpartan Assault was decent game, but hardly anything original. Speaking of which, core Halo plot is hardly original - it borrows from other games, novels.... like Larry Niven's Ringworld. But it's not always about originality - in fact, it rarely is ...and more »
Posted on 14 February 2015 | 4:46 pm
  Best Remastered Games for Xbox One, PS4, Wii
TrustedReviewsBest Remastered Games for Xbox One, PS4, Wii U and PCTrustedReviews... a whole new host of new gen virgins have been introduced to the series' ridiculous lore and discombobulating plot (and it's doubtful any of them even know the structure of the Halo worlds was ripped off wholesale from Larry Niven's series of sci fi ...
Posted on 13 February 2015 | 3:34 am
  Director Matthew Vaughn on Making Kingsman:
Superherohype.comDirector Matthew Vaughn on Making Kingsman: The Secret ServiceSuperherohype.comI mean, the easiest way of describing it, you've got “Bond” movies, with Roger Moore and Sean Connery, and then you have “Casino Royale” with David Niven, Woody Allen and God knows who else is in it, you know? That shows the difference between spoof ...and more »
Posted on 12 February 2015 | 7:14 am
  Shades of 'Grey': 50 sexy films that raised
azcentral.comShades of 'Grey': 50 sexy films that raised ire,"Kids" (1995): Larry Clark's movie, written by Harmony Korine, was all kinds of controversial, depicting a day in the life of wild, sexually active teenagers. (There's drug use, for good measure.) It follows Telly (Leo Fitzpatrick), who likes to have ...
Posted on 10 February 2015 | 1:53 pm
  The Ultimate Trip: An Analysis of Cerebral
moviepilot.comThe Ultimate Trip: An Analysis of Cerebral Sci-Fi Films That Bend Reality ...moviepilot.comOther noteworthy hard SF authors include Isaac Asimov (first video above), Arthur C. Clarke, Hal Clement, Greg Bear, Larry Niven, Robert J. Sawyer, Stephen Baxter, Alastair Reynolds, Charles Sheffield, Ben Bova, Kim Stanley Robinson and Greg Egan.and more »
Posted on 10 February 2015 | 8:06 am
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  No happy endings here
Neil Gaiman hopes his latest collection of dark tales disturbs and engages.
Posted on 16 February 2015 | 6:37 pm
  10 Superheroes Who Can Never Have Sex
It's tough to be a superhero. Not only do you have to drop everything and get into a brawl at a second's notice, but you're frequently misunderstood. Superheroes' personal lives are a mess — especially their sex lives. But it gets worse. Here are 10 superheroes who are physically unable to have sex. Ever. Read more...
Posted on 13 February 2015 | 11:03 am
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  Ringworld author Larry Niven tapped for top
He’s never had a book or short story turned into a major motion picture. But ask any fan — or writer — of “hard” science fiction who the most influential practitioners of the pure scientific-extrapolation genre have been, and odds are they will ...
Posted on 3 March 2015 | 2:19 am
  Niven Named SFWA Grand Master
The Science Fiction & Fantasy Writers of America have named Larry Niven the recipient of the Damon Knight Memorial Grand Master Award, citing his “invaluable contributions to the field of science fiction and fantasy. In addition to his contributions ...
Posted on 2 March 2015 | 1:13 am
  What West Point Cadets Learned By Studying A
When Chris Moseley, an instructor at the U.S. Military Academy at West Point, decided to teach a "special topics" course on general relativity, he opted for an unusual supplementary textbook: Larry Niven's 1973 novel Protector, which vividly depicts a ...
Posted on 12 November 2014 | 2:15 am
  Brad Torgersen Collaborates with Larry Niven
Brad Torgersen has had a very successful career since winning the L. Ron Hubbard Writers of the Future contest back in 2010 with his story, "Exanastasis" with thirty plus stories being published in the speculative fiction galaxy. The contest is also where ...
Posted on 3 September 2014 | 8:23 pm
  Xkcd and TED
But one good thing to come out of that is a great and fun TED talk by my friend Randall Munroe, author of the xkcd and what ... its something science-fiction authors Isaac Asimov and Larry Niven would do in their speculative nonfiction essays that I ...
Posted on 24 May 2014 | 1:30 am
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  TheLeeBase: RT @jerrypournelle: View:
TheLeeBase: RT @jerrypournelle: View: Climate Change Politics; Office 365: Chaos Manor View, Wednesday, March 04, 2015 Larry Niven and Steve B... http:…
Posted on 4 March 2015 | 8:08 pm
  wookawookafresh: RT @jerrypournelle: Mail:
wookawookafresh: RT @jerrypournelle: Mail: Climate Change Politics; Office 365: Chaos Manor View, Wednesday, March 04, 2015 Larry Niven and Steve B... http:…
Posted on 4 March 2015 | 8:08 pm
  SFTCBoston: Congratulations to Ringworld
SFTCBost!&: C!&gratulati!&s to Ringworld author Larry Niven, the latest recipient of the SFWA's Grand Master Award.
Posted on 4 March 2015 | 8:08 pm
  THErealDVORAK: RT @jerrypournelle: View:
THErealDVORAK: RT @jerrypournelle: View: Climate Change Politics; Office 365: Chaos Manor View, Wednesday, March 04, 2015 Larry Niven and Steve B... http:…
Posted on 4 March 2015 | 8:08 pm
  sabatetamaro3: N-Space - Larry Niven
sabatetamaro3: N-Space - Larry Niven
Posted on 4 March 2015 | 8:08 pm
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  Open Question: Larry Niven Known Space
Hi. I am beginning the known space series by larry niven. Im about to start neutron star. What is the best order for the rest? I have seen so many list that conflict with each other. I want to read everything and i don't want to jump from book to book reading a story here and there. Can someone provide me with a detailed list and your thoughts about reading the series in that order?
Posted on 8 October 2014 | 7:37 am
  Resolved Question: Lin Carter or Larry
Which author do you prefer more as an author and why?
Posted on 11 April 2013 | 4:32 pm
  Resolved Question: Has anyone else here read
Just out of curiousity. I enjoyed the book, and wondered if anyone else had too. If not, I highly reccomend it.
Posted on 15 April 2012 | 8:04 pm
  Resolved Question: What page is this quote,
Here's the quote: Boredom is my worst enemy. It's killed a lot of my friends, but it won't get me. When I get bored, I go risk my life somewhere. LARRY NIVEN, Ringworld Even if you don't know the exact page number, if you could just tell me what section of the book it is in would be extremely helpful. Thanks!
Posted on 7 March 2012 | 7:13 am
  Resolved Question: Did Bungie have legal
Posted on 6 August 2011 | 11:28 pm
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