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"Death in Space" is a collection of 2 second scenes depicting the many ways to meet an untimely death in outer space. I've been working on this…
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President Obama made news during his trip to Vietnam by ending a ban on selling military equipment to the country. But first he stopped for a lunch of cheap noodles in Hanoi with Anthony Bourdain: ...
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Elon Musk says SpaceX will land a Dragon capsule on Mars as soon as 2018. That's not as silly as it seems.
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I really admire Elon's Musk's drive to put people on Mars, but I think he's missing out on the importance of creating Lunar infrastructure for our long term expansion into the solar system.
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I'm not sure this is a bug so much as a feature, given the people behind the hysteria. So technically this only counts as "unintended consequences" for anyone who honestly thought it was really about bathrooms. But then I'm a cynical sort of panda.
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Holy carp! That was an amazingly smooth landing.
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New video is up! Check out these adorable heron chicks, and some of their animal neighbors :)
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The new short Hyper-Reality takes you into a hellscape where augmented reality runs our lives.
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Sam is knocking it out of the park every week.
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The party has recruited formidable-seeming challengers in several red states.
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Point Defiance Zoo and Aquarium
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Website: http://www.pdza.org The primary links on the website are under the titles: Visit, Animals, Events, Education, Conservation, Support

Results of My Month-Long Distraction Experiment
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I mentioned a month ago of an experiment to cut out some distractions from life, to see what would happen. I was partially successful. Let's

Katanas & Trenchcoats: Car Wizards
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If you've ever been to Gen Con, your life has been touched by a dear friend of mine: Derek Guder, the Events Manager for Gen Con. He's been

Katanas & Trenchcoats is Live!
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Do you yearn to portray the passionate and harrowing drama of awesome Immortals in a secret supernatural world? Does your heart sing the anc

Turning Impulses into Conscious Choices
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There's something I've recently rediscovered as I'm on month nine of dieting that's also a part of how I handle depression and how I deal wi

Folks I Admire: Daniel Solis
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I've said to some that Daniel Solis is the creator I want to be when I grow up.[1] I was overjoyed to work with him on the Origins Award-win

asasparrow: magic doors Asasparrow is an elven... | Attacks of Opportunity
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asasparrow: “ magic doors ” Asasparrow is an elven wizard who speaks truth.

ursulavernon: vixyish: brightblueinky: ... | Attacks of Opportunity
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ursulavernon: “ vixyish: “ brightblueinky: “ coldalbion: “ yukonstar: “ anachronistichybrid: “ [source] ” Guh, flawless. Non-Westernised int

Fate*World!
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You may have seen that Dungeon World won RPGGeek's Best of RPGs Tournament, with Fate being the final game it defeated. That means Fate is p

Comic: Lucky, the littlest Google self-driving car
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Macworld and Rich Stevens of Diesel Sweeties present Multitouch Theater, a weekly cartoon about Macs, iOS, and everything in-between. This w

The Ansel Adams Wilderness: A photographic tribute by Peter Essick
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Esteemed National Geographic contributing photographer Peter Essick revisited the Ansel Adams Wilderness 75 years after Adams’s photographs

LIFTOFF – New Traveller Starter Set coming out
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LIFTOFF – New Traveller Starter Set coming out. Times have changed. Your own imagination is still the most advanced storytelling engine, but

Go Play NW 2014 - Eventbee
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Go Play NW 2014 - 27 Jun 2014, 05:00 PM, Seattle University - Seattle

Issues
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Fund Human Needs, Not Corporate Greed. Raise the minimum wage to $15/hr. A Millionaire's Tax to fund mass transit, education, and living-wag

Three Ways Writers Screw Up Mental Health
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I mentioned this at a Gen Con panel, and Mike Shel made some great additional comments that prompted this post. There are three big ways tha

Play Everything
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Play everything at least once. Play card games, board games, video games, roleplaying games, live-action games, ARGs, social games, every ga

My Father's Day Lament
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It's Father's Day this weekend in the US, and as I don't have a father[1], it's a weekend that I reflect on something that almost happened:

Now, You Can’t Ban Guns at the Public Pool
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In a decades-long campaign to deny cities the power to regulate guns, even the smallest local rules are now coming under attack.