Mini Comics Kickstarter

This is my favorite Kickstarter ever. It’s going to end in 48 hours and I need it to reach its goal. Three guys, all of whom are charmingly terrible on camera, are trying to produce six mini comics. The name Mini Comics Included refers to the old-school marketing ploy of including a mini comic in […]

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Minecrack

I can’t be the first one to make that joke. Here is Westeros recreated in obsessive detail within a game of Minecraft. Thank you, Wired.

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De-Extinction

I’m thrilled by the scientific capability. I have a problem with his answer to the final question, though. How can you argue to bring back species sent to extinction by the carelessness of humanity at the cost of other species? Isn’t that just exchanging one extinct species for another? Possibly more?

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Goodbye Old Google

James Whittaker explains why he left Google. It’s a brisk read, and a nice perspective on some of the things that have really been bothering me lately about Google. It’s not news, but who doesn’t love to hear their own opinions, written well, by a person in the know? The TL;DR version could easily just […]

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Rachel Maddow explains the election

YouTube user Tumwatl uploaded and transcribed this exhilarating clip from the Rachel Maddow show. I encourage every American to watch this. In the first minute she dispels the fringe theories of the right-wing, but then at 1:17 she gets right down to the structure of the two party system. Her salient argument is that we need vigorous debate […]

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