Jul. 21st, 2017 12:30 am

Courtesy of Facebook's On This Day

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I just got to a series of posts from 2014 Wiscon harassment meltdown. Ah, memory lane.
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Previous models set first occupation significantly later. Much earlier and the first humans on the path to Australia would have left footprints in the still-cooling ashes of the Toba eruption.
Jul. 19th, 2017 10:12 pm

Bah

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Reliable sources report the death of Jordin Kare.
Jul. 19th, 2017 10:00 am

Saaaaaaaaavvvvvvveeee mmmmmeeeeeeee

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It turns out you can connect Calibre directly to Project Gutenberg.

Having downloaded a bunch of public domain books, I then went looking for the proper cover art. Interestingly, although I am convinced I owned mid-1970s editions of both Blackman's Burden and Border, Breed nor Birth, I can find no evidence those editions actually existed.

Another interesting thing. This is the list of science fiction books on PG and this is the list of science fiction works by women on PG.
Jul. 18th, 2017 06:07 pm

Fig and the big window

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Things that do not inspire Fig to go into hunting mode:

A baby rabbit

Things that do inspire Fig to go into hunting mode:

A robin
A 50 kilogram dog

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