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Science can be lame, too.

Science can be lame, too.

Since writing more SF, I pay more attention to science. Doing so allows me to examine global conflict and development from another angle, one more intimately connected to reason and research than strained appeals ethics that we are all only presumed to share. My interest in and appreciation for the field consequently makes me twice as baffled and frustrated when I hear about utter wastes of time, effort, and resources like the Anti-Mosquito Laser. Now, astrophysicist Jordin Kare from the…

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Death Ray Rants: ghost cars and Scooby snacks

Death Ray Rants: ghost cars and Scooby snacks

“Seriously, can the kids just solve the mystery of the fucking ghost car, already, so that Scooby-Doo can get some Scooby snacks and we can all go home? I mean, usually, I’d deal with it for the length of a short story. But no. It rambles on for SIXTY PAGES.”* …Mr. “Death Ray” Ashby assures me that the writer of this particular story is deceased, and thus can’t be angry with me for posting this rant. But you can see…

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