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Sweet Merciful McGillicutty, Star-Lord's
Sweet Merciful McGillicutty, Star-Lord's Origin Is Friggin' Weirdio9... abandoned Englehart's messianic storyline, and sought to remold the saga closer to the space operas of his youth, such as the juveniles of Robert Heinlein and Andre Norton, with echoes of Poul Anderson's Polesotechnic League and Larry Niven's Known ...and more »
Posted on 27 August 2014 | 2:04 am
Girls Golf Preview: Class changes, but goals
Girls Golf Preview: Class changes, but goals don't for Central ValleyTimesonline.comThere are some good schools in Class AAA,” Central Valley coach Larry Milosh. “We graduated two really good girls, but we have most ... Juniors Maya Niven and Emily Ursprung are the two top returning golfers. ... Seniors Summer Maine, Olivia Pigza ...
Posted on 22 August 2014 | 1:10 am
The Mote in God's Eye - MaltaToday (blog)
The Mote in God's EyeMaltaToday (blog)I trust that Larry Niven and Jerry Pournelle will forgive me for stealing the title of their classic 1974 sci-fi masterpiece novel for this article. But there are some ingenious turns of phrase that are just too clever not to be used again. 'The Mote ...and more »
Posted on 21 August 2014 | 4:49 am
California's new solar power plant is
ExtremeTechCalifornia's new solar power plant is actually a death ray that's incinerating ...ExtremeTechWhat spans 1,600 hectares, cost $2.2 billion to build, and potentially fries hundreds of thousands of birds per year? The new BrightSource solar power plant in California's Mojave Dessert. The plant, which uses some 350,000 garage-door-sized mirrors to ...and more »
Posted on 20 August 2014 | 6:47 am
Hollywood icon Lauren Bacall dead at age 89
New York TimesHollywood icon Lauren Bacall dead at age 89TBO.comActress Lauren Bacall speaks during an interview with talk show host Larry King on the CNN's “Larry King Live” in 2005. The actress died at age 89. THE ASSOCIATED PRESS. This Jan. 23, 1993 file photo shows actress Lauren Bacall .... She organized late ...Lauren Bacall's legend more than just acting and Humphrey BogartLas Vegas Sunall 2,203 news articles »
Posted on 12 August 2014 | 6:24 pm
Award-winning Author Brad Torgersen Releases"The Chaplain's War" is gritty and thought-provoking hard science fiction written by Brad Torgesen, winner of the Writers of the Future award. (PRWeb September 02, 2014) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2014/09/prweb12139654.htm
Posted on 2 September 2014 | 4:55 pm
Hunting for “Minimoons” Orbiting EarthIt’s an engaging thought experiment. What if Earth had multiple moons? Our world has one large natural satellite, just over a quarter the diameter, 1/50th the volume, and less than 1/80th the mass of our fair world. In fact, the Earth-Moon system has sometimes been referred to as a “binary planet,” and our Moon stands […]
Posted on 2 September 2014 | 10:24 am
Is there a microchip implant in your future?You can inject one under your skin and no one will ever notice. Using short-range radio frequency identification (RFID) signals, it can transmit your identity as you pass through a security checkpoint or walk into a football stadium. It can help you buy groceries at Wal-Mart.
Posted on 30 August 2014 | 2:18 am
The American Idol For Writers AndThe end of the 31st year of Writers and Illustrators of the Future in just a few weeks has been compared to the finale of the American Idol (PRWeb August 20, 2014) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2014/08/prweb12110984.htm
Posted on 20 August 2014 | 6:52 pm
The Magicians Trilogy Author Lev GrossmanThe Magician's Land, out today, concludes Lev Grossman's realist fantasy series — sometimes described as "Harry Potter but with drugs" — about a group of 20-something magicians who find themselves in charge of a Narnia-like land. These are the books, movies, comics, and bands that inspired Grossman while writing the Magicians ... More »
Posted on 6 August 2014 | 8:05 am
Award-winning Author Brad Torgersen ReleasesBrad has also collaborated with bestselling award-winners Mike Resnick and Larry Niven. He is now releasing his first full-length novel in October with Baen Books. The story was first published as a short and was nominated for several awards. It has now ...
Posted on 2 September 2014 | 9:55 am
Award-Winning Author, John Michael Cummings,PLJ has published works by and interviews with New York Times bestselling writers like Larry Niven and Cinda Williams Chima. Subscription: To subscribe to 3 annual issues for $45 (includes shipping), email Director Anna Faktorovich at director@ ...
Posted on 2 September 2014 | 4:07 am
Hunting for “Minimoons” Orbiting EarthHey, to paraphrase science fiction author Larry Niven: unlike the dinosaurs, we have a space program! Read more about the fascinating history of moons that never were and more in the classic book The Haunted Observatory.
Posted on 2 September 2014 | 3:44 am
MARK OF THE BEAST: Microchip implants in"This should be a matter of individual choice, but fighting crime should be much easier using chips," sci-fi author Larry Niven adds. Niven predicted chip implants in the 1970s and he says he supports chip implantation for security reasons, provided it is ...
Posted on 30 August 2014 | 6:00 pm
Is there a microchip implant in your future?“This should be a matter of individual choice, but fighting crime should be much easier using chips,” adds sci-fi author Larry Niven, who predicted chip implants in the ’70s. Niven said he supports chip implantation for security reasons, provided it ...
Posted on 29 August 2014 | 6:00 pm