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twitter.com/flimshaw:

    "Now it’s either about technology that doesn’t work or about technology that’s used in bad ways. The anthology of the top twenty-five sci-fi stories in 1970 was, like, ‘Me and my friend the robot went for a walk on the moon,’ and in 2008 it was, like, ‘The galaxy is run by a fundamentalist Islamic confederacy, and there are people who are hunting planets and killing them for fun.’"
    Peter Thiel on the state of modern science fiction
    — 3 weeks ago with 2 notes
    #scifi 
    prostheticknowledge:


"My saddest photo yet …"
Alexander Gerst, an astronaut currently based at the International Space Station, takes a photograph over Gaza at night:

My saddest photo yet. From #ISS we can actually see explosions and rockets flying over #Gaza & #Israel

https://twitter.com/Astro_Alex/status/492003157531451392

    prostheticknowledge:

    "My saddest photo yet …"

    Alexander Gerst, an astronaut currently based at the International Space Station, takes a photograph over Gaza at night:

    My saddest photo yet. From we can actually see explosions and rockets flying over &

    https://twitter.com/Astro_Alex/status/492003157531451392

    (via cyborgmemoirs)

    — 1 month ago with 794 notes
    heyashley:

HELLO SEPTEMBER! Maybe you were lucky enough to miss it, but the summer of 2014 was a constant barrage of terrible news. As a way to process and move on from these horrible and tragic events, we’ve created a game to help cope with that helpless feeling of hearing over and over again just how awful the world can be. SHITTYBINGO, a game you’ll want to lose.
Check out http://www.shitty-bingo.com, where you’ll find a free downloadable version of the game, or a limited edition two color silkscreen printed version for purchase, where all proceeds will be donated to Doctors without Borders.

    heyashley:

    HELLO SEPTEMBER! Maybe you were lucky enough to miss it, but the summer of 2014 was a constant barrage of terrible news. As a way to process and move on from these horrible and tragic events, we’ve created a game to help cope with that helpless feeling of hearing over and over again just how awful the world can be. SHITTYBINGO, a game you’ll want to lose.

    Check out http://www.shitty-bingo.com, where you’ll find a free downloadable version of the game, or a limited edition two color silkscreen printed version for purchase, where all proceeds will be donated to Doctors without Borders.

    — 1 month ago with 4 notes

    Dumbell Nebula, Andromeda and the Veil Nebula

    — 1 month ago with 4 notes
    #astrophotography  #andromeda  #dumbell  #veil  #nebula  #science 
    "

    The U.S. Census Report finds that 50 million Americans are poor. Fifty million voters is a powerful block if they ever organized in an effort to pursue their common economic goals. So, it’s crucial that those in the wealthiest One Percent keep the poor fractured by distracting them with emotional issues like immigration, abortion and gun control so they never stop to wonder how they got so screwed over for so long.

    One way to keep these 50 million fractured is through disinformation. PunditFact’s recent scorecard on network news concluded that at Fox and Fox News Channel, 60 percent of claims are false. At NBC and MSNBC, 46 percent of claims were deemed false. That’s the “news,” folks! During the Ferguson riots, Fox News ran a black and white photo of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., with the bold caption: “Forgetting MLK’s Message/Protestors in Missouri Turn to Violence.” Did they run such a caption when either Presidents Bush invaded Iraq: “Forgetting Jesus Christ’s Message/U.S. Forgets to Turn Cheek and Kills Thousands”?

    "
    — 2 months ago with 2 notes
    #ferguson  #class warfare  #usa 
    Kinect self portrait

    Kinect self portrait

    — 2 months ago
    #gif 
    explorationimages:

Far side of the moon, from Apollo 16, April 1972.

Apollo 16 metric camera image of the Moon’s eastern limb and far side. The lower left part of the image shows a portion of the moon visible from Earth. The dark area at the 8:00 position on the edge is Mare Crisium. To the right of that is Mare Smythii. The upper right area shows the heavily cratered lunar far side. The Moon is 3475 km in diameter and North is at 10:30 in this image. (Apollo 16, AS16-3021)

    explorationimages:

    Far side of the moon, from Apollo 16, April 1972.

    Apollo 16 metric camera image of the Moon’s eastern limb and far side. The lower left part of the image shows a portion of the moon visible from Earth. The dark area at the 8:00 position on the edge is Mare Crisium. To the right of that is Mare Smythii. The upper right area shows the heavily cratered lunar far side. The Moon is 3475 km in diameter and North is at 10:30 in this image. (Apollo 16, AS16-3021)

    (via thedemon-hauntedworld)

    — 3 months ago with 218 notes

    ageofdestruction:

    erin: Surface of Mars, photographed by Mars Express, 19th June 2008.

    Section of the Gemina Lingula lobe of the north polar cap at top, down across the Gemini Scopuli toward the northern lowlands of the Vastitas Borealis at bottom. Around 80°N 30°E.

    Composite of 3 visible light images for colour, and 1 monochrome frame foe detail. 

    Image credit: ESA.  Composite: AgeOfDestruction.

    (via thedemon-hauntedworld)

    — 3 months ago with 314 notes
    Joke startup or real startup?  A new game I like to play.

    Joke startup or real startup? A new game I like to play.

    — 3 months ago
    "In two years, we’ll be stewing in the kind of cybernetic morass William Gibson would have written about ironically to make a point about global capitalism."
    Tycho Brahe (@TychoBrahe)

    (Source: penny-arcade.com, via stevewyshywaniuk)

    — 3 months ago with 1 note