Alka-Seltzer added to spherical water drop in microgravity. Lots of bubbles. Via Skepchick
Humanity has made it to the stars. But only because the Shoal, an ancient alien race who control access to the stars has granted humanity some limited access. [Read more →]
Bit of a spending splurge on books this month. So much for reducing the size of my To Be Read pile. [Read more →]
Five adventurers set out for fame, fortune and XP. It couldn’t be easier, they just have to embark on a quest to save the world. They even have the help of the gods. Which is a problem, since the gods aren’t quite sure what they are supposed to be doing.
Hong Kong architect really maximises the space available in his tiny apartment. Youtube video via Wired.com
A Lego Rubik Cube solver Youtube video
The Bridges of Death! These make me want to take up caving.
Inside an underground submarine base.
Strange horror underground art.
Angry Robot Books, available now.
A near future Cape Town, where corporations and governments work hand in hand to maintain each others dominance and control over the populace. This is a fast and furious near-future dystopia, that feels scarily real.
Solaris Book of New Science Fiction Volume 3
Runcible Tales by Neal Asher
The City and The City by China Miéville
Lavinia by Ursula Le Guin