Weird Weekend Reading – Unicorns, Cyberpunk, and Ghostbuster Prophecies

Friday has arrived,¬†confused and trembling and showing early signs of scurvy after eating nothing but chocolate rabbits for the last week. Greetings, my friends! Today we return to our regularly scheduled Weird Weekend Reading. The offerings this week include cataclysms in space, history being rewritten, and the discovery of the thing that will probably turn us all into cyborgs. Jupiter was hit by something really big again. Unicorns really were real, but they went extinct about 30,000 years ago Scientists hope to learn long lost name of ancient Etruscan god/dess from a stone tablet just in time for the new Ghostbusters movie We may really, finally, seriously be about 5… Read More

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Cats, cyberpunk, and conspiracy theories: Your Friday reading list

Friday has arrived, like a snail fleeing a sunbeam. May you have a lovely weekend, and time to take in some reading. Here are my favorite articles from this week: Genetic tests show the complicated history of domesticating cats. A species other than the western wildcat (ancestor of all modern house cats) was making friends in China earlier than 3000 BC. This contradicts previous assumptions. The terrifying and somewhat insane history of pictures taken in Chernobyl¬†years after the melt down. “Russian radiation is best radiation.” Some real life, cyberpunk mad scientist stuff right here. A neurologist experimented on his own brain to advance his ideas about brain implants and human… Read More

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iSkin Tech Will Make Your Cyberpunk Fantasies Real

Imagine that your phone rings, and to accept the call you squeeze a specific point on your ear.

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