Today is Judgment Day!
Suicidal planet on a death spiral with star.
DNA swap could cure inherited diseases.
The porn of Franz Kafka.
Watching robots kiss is actually really fucking creepy:
Am I right?
That beautiful place where peep shows and love hotels meet.
Child bride’s nightmare after divorce.
“I’m happy because I’m stupid, scared of spiders, scared of flies.”
“Physicists use the wave theory on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays and the particle theory on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays.”
-William Henry Bragg, quoted in the Dictionary Of Scientific Quotations.
An android is a robot designed to appear as a male, while a gynoid is a robot designed to appear as a female.
Robots can carry out conversations and even sing.
Is human space travel actually feasible?
I hope that when I’m dead, my friends/family/enemies don’t find out via twitter.
The trailer to Christopher Nolan’s Inception looks mind blowingly awesome. Set within “the architecture of the mind,” huh? With that and Lost, can it be 2010 already?
“Toast always lands buttered-side down, and a cat always lands feet first. I propose we strap buttered toast to the back of a cat; the two will hover, spinning inches from the ground. With a giant buttered-toast/cat array, a hovering monorail could easily link New York with Chicago.”
-Jon Frazee, from the Journal Of Irreproducible Results.
Lorrie Moore, as reviewed by Jonathan Lethem.
Reading Rainbow is over. That’s seriously depressing. I loved that show. And even more depressing is that it’s ending partially because of funding, of course, but also because of George W. Bush. The “why to read” is just as important as the “how to read,” kids.
Speaking of which: The 61 essential post modern reads. How many have you read?
The future of reading: Read what you like.
Reading is sexy.