AMAZING NEWS: 8-16-15

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They Continue to Live:  Philosopher Slavoj Zizek on Rowdy Roddy Piper (Full video)

Sanford on SWATing

SciFi Economics Is Here

Science Fiction Influences Society (via Gary Farber) (we kinda knew this already, but….)

ENTERTAINMENT

Hugoverse:  Map of Puppyland (Amazing Stories’ has a nice sub-tropical island over there;  we’re thinking of building some artificial islands to increase our territory…)

Take a cruise with Captain Kirk (it’s a bit less than a five year mission…)

Shatner ‘doesn’t know who Takei is’

A Special DeeTee

RHPS 40th

Cookery SFWA Style

The Future Foretold (Ol’ Doc Brown caint be Fownd)

Star Wars Land Coming to Disney Parks (Star Wars Land?  That’s what they’re calling it?)

Sterling Riffs on the Future Before Congress

George Lucas Has Forever Altered The Past

INDUSTRY

Librarians on SF

Scalzi shares book sales info

Is Axanar Worth It?

Science Fiction Is Important?  What?

Canadian Zine Expert Interviewed (Graeme Cameron)

HAPNA! (The Swedish Amazing)

CSWS Offers Le Guin Fellowship

flying paghetting monsterSCIENCE

Fusion in your Garage

Launch Today at 8:58 EDT – But if you’re reading this, you probably missed it

Scientists Confirm Existence of Flying Spaghetti Monster! (Pope & ISIS Remain Non-Committal)

Coolest Science Job on the Planet:  Preparing for the Apocalypse

Never Seen A Microburst?  Do ya wanna?

Tony Stark’s Attorney Just Called….MIT Working on ARC Reactor

Space Veggies!

Linking Autism and Creativity

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