Archive for the ‘science fiction’ Category

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Everything I needed to know about 9/11 I learned from Star Trek.

December 16, 2009

Riker: “9/11 was an inside job.”

See also (not as funny, kinda long, but y’know)

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“Parting The Veil of Faery”, The Neville Colmore Fatagravures

September 29, 2009

It involves  a Scottish adventurer, inventor, and photographer named Neville Colmore, who claimed to have constructed a device capable of “…parting the veil of Faery…”. The device, which he called the “Spectobarathrum”, produced beautiful photo graphic plates he called “fatagravures”, through a now lost process.

…or just go straight to the Flickr set.

More links to related stuff on the MeFi post.

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Sux2B an ant, example # 827.

January 28, 2009

Direct YouTube link.

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Dinosaurs in the Civil War

November 12, 2008

dinosaurkingdomphoto by Robert Kimberly

Dinosaur Kingdom
It’s 1863 and Union soldiers have discovered a hidden valley filled with dinosaurs. Now the Yankees plan to use the dinos as weapons of mass destruction against the South.

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Rideable Jules Verne-inspired robots.

August 26, 2008

Les Machines de l’ile: Official site (in French), Wikipedia,  two Flickr sets 1, 2.

My runaway favorite is the crab larva.

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Fearsome Creatures of the Lumberwoods

July 24, 2008

A 1910 book about funny critters that may or may not have vexed lumberjacks of yesteryear, now abailable as an online hypertext edition.

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Codex Seraphinianus as a cbz.

June 17, 2008

Alot of the traffic that I get here is from folks googling the Codex Seraphinianus, about which I posted a little more than a year ago.  The post was to a flickr set that has since gone dark.  However, you can download the codex as a cbz via torrent here.  You’ll need ComicBookLover or Comical or some goddamn thing to read it.