The Economist with an interesting obituary of Gary Gygax
Why giant mecha robots are stupid — (Thanks to goulo.)
A response to the above — Citing our own the_flea_king!
Inside NeverLand Ranch — (Thanks to willyumtx.)
The Theory of Interstellar Trade — This Paul Krugman piece is funny. And interesting. And weird. All at the same time. This piece really ought to be reprinted in a current genre market.
Alpha Centauri Scoped for Earth-Like Planets
Google Sky — Ooooh.
Big dog robot — Weird video of developmental defense tech. (Thanks to GS.)
Globe spanning Obama siblings — Interesting. And utter cannon fodder for the racist, nativist core of Republican America, unfortunately. (Thanks to my Dad.)