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Gotta love a theory prefaced by "it begins to sound less insane that..." 
A leading theoretical physicist is fast unravelling long-held beliefs on the worlds about us - with huge significance for the future of humankind
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I'd take his idea that you don't have to worry about evidence, since it's all math, much more seriously if ideas based on wonderfully consistent math didn't fall in the face of evidence all the time in physics. Look up the Hawking-Turok bet on gravity waves, just as one recent example. Or several variations of string theory getting ruled out last year...
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When +Dave Gross interviews me, beans spilled include #fengshui2 continuity and blue-sky projects: 
Each week, I'll pester one of my creative colleagues with five questions about his or her work. Most of these folks are friends, a few are secret enemies, and one has been blackmailing me for years...
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Feng Shui 2! Can't wait!
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Pandemic designer +Matt Leacock applies Hamlet's Hit Points to user experience design: 
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Awesome, I really enjoyed Hamlet's Hitpoints, but haven't really applied it.  Great to see application examples.
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Hardware Store Found Poetry Corner: http://bit.ly/1lAJ7tj
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"Nice nest you've got there. Shame if something happened to it." Avian extortionists at work: 
If a restaurant owner fails to pay the protection money demanded of him, he can expect his premises to be trashed. Warnings like these are seldom required, however, as fear of the consequences is enough to make restaurant owners pay up. Similarly, mafia-like behaviour is observed in parasitic birds, ...
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Wait - if Robin is pitching ANYTHING, he needs to pitch a cable tv series based on Mutant City Blues! Because that would be the best police procedural EVER.
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The Birds: another of Pete's illusions crumbles to dust: 
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New webcomic from #Hillfolk illustrator +Rachel Kahn: 
Orin and the Dead Man's Sword will be running all summer, weekly on Friday. It will also be available in print this spring, in Weald's first double issue, launching at TCAF and VanCAF!
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Malay shaman arouses ire by offering to cleanse interstate highways of evil spirits: 
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Hey, man, if they don't want his help, we got some demonic potholes out on SR 1011 that could use an exorcist (especially if he's bringing the bituminous tack coat and some asphalt).
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After all these years my first novel, Pierced Heart, got a nice sales spike on its ebook release. Thanks to all who made for a happy royalty statement. 
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The reprint decision on that non-royalty project remains up to Steve Jackson Games.
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That Demon Within is your next must-see hard-boiled Hong Kong cop thriller  #fengshui2 
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+Ted LeBeau that is one of my all time favorite movies
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Writer and game designer Robin D. Laws brought you such roleplaying games as Ashen Stars, The Esoterrorists, The Dying Earth, Heroquest and Feng Shui. He is the author of seven novels, most recently The Worldwound Gambit from Paizo. For Robin's much-praised works of gaming history and analysis, see Hamlet's Hit Points, Robin's Laws of Game Mastering and 40 Years of Gen Con.
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