Lego Galaxy Commander
jnadiger: This was my absolute favourite Lego set when I was a kid. The front jet can detach from the weird little radar cubicle on the back. Side-story: All the little lego spacemen had monochrome space suits. There were Red Spacemen and Black Spacemen and Yellow Spacemen (who always weirded me out because it was like they were naked in space) but the coloured spaceman I coveted above all...
yes, I think human interstellar exploration (and yes, maybe even colonization)...– The myth of the starship - Charles Stross (via m1k3y)
Seafaring ships of the great age of exploration were largely wooden, and — with...– The myth of the starship - Charles Stross (via m1k3y)
No Moods, Ads or Cutesy Fucking Icons... →
toastyghost: Shared by Kyle Yes! This is exactly what I think on this climate change leak bollocks. Science doesn’t work despite scientists being asses. Science works, to at least some extent, because…
fuckyeahzelda: uniformresourcelocator: MF Doom...
And No One Was Ever Murdered Over a Michelob Deal... →
The Washington Post reports that support for legalizing marijuana is gaining momentum. The article includes this fun quote from Bruce Mirken of the Marijuana Policy Project: “…there is a reason you don’t have Mexican beer cartels planting fields of hops in the California forests.” Thanks to Bob Ewing for the tip. from The Agitator by Radley Balko
Best Buy email-preview ad does has Eid al-Adha ref in it; waiting to see if any local heads explode in jingoistic fervor.
Now you've done it, Johnny →
If you’re a cop, and you’re going to post a hateful little diatribe about how much you dislike and look down upon a certain group of people, lifting a picture from a photojournalist’s site that’s sympathetic to that group isn’t the best idea.
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(via jnadiger) Hahaha Cats4Gold
I cannot say that this affair comes as much of a surprise, especially given that it involves a “social media” expert at a flagging fourth-estate property. The print media has long been host to such prima donna attitudes in its approach to handling the distribution of information, and this is yet further evidence of the “we know better than you” attitude that all-too-many print workers take in...
I don’t know. The weaponization of god is nice and all, but it’s...– Tecumseh in Whitechapel SUPERGOD 1 talk thread
I Dated a Cyborg - Cochlear implants, psychic... →
When comparing another entity’s sentience to ours, then, we must take into...– Toward a meaningful definition of posthuman sentience | Machines Like Us (via m1k3y)