15 May, 2009

Curiosities: Random Awesomeness

As per usual, a look at some interesting articles, pics, and curiosities that I stumbled across during the week. Make sure to check out the last one, I was really into it.

A great article featuring Vernor Vinge on the Singularity and why science fiction writers are becoming increasingly hesitant to predict the future. 

Just in case you wanted to fine tune the difference between Military Science Fiction adn Space Opera.

Now this is science, not fiction, at its best: a lockbox made of DNA

Couple of these out there, but I enjoyed this one. A look at the science in Star Trek

Science fiction and fantasy readings for socialists. A look at the top 50 must reads. Can you name ten before looking at the list?

Lastly, I leave you with some amazing, and I mean truly cool fantasy photo manipulations. Make sure to check these out you won't be sorry. I just with the new Wheel of Time book had something this good...