Science fiction as a literature genre? lecture by Neal Stephenson

Xeno-ethnologist, confusion of genres, the standard model, post-cypberpunk.
Neal Stephenson has it all, in his ex cathedra "seminar" at Gresham College.
-> The top-10 Movies of all times are SF!


Syndicate Styled Muppets

Brooks Brothers | How To Tie A Tie | Classic Tie Knots

Brooks Brothers | How To Tie A Tie | Classic Tie Knots

A classic All-American store gives advice of note (and pictures) on how to tie a tie!

Why public toilets should pay you. - By William Saletan - Slate Magazine

Why public toilets should pay you. - By William Saletan - Slate Magazine

What? You've been giving away your urine for free?

All these years, you've been sitting there like an idiot—or standing, or squatting, or whatever it is you do—pissing away a perfectly good liquid asset. Turns out, you could have sold it.

I bet somebody will figure out pretty soon how to monetize toilet waste. And it won't be the government; it'll be the private sector. Did you see the New York Times story a few weeks back about restaurant grease? It's being illegally siphoned from filthy bins and barrels. Bandits are selling it for conversion to biodiesel. When bandits start siphoning public toilets, maybe governments will wake up and get in on the action. And you'll stop having to pay.


Are you rich

what's your annual income: approx. 45.000€? then you are the 56,480,199th richest person on this planet and you fit in the TOP 0.94%!

While you're out calculating, consider giving a bit to CARE


Tool, killer ap. alternative to Iphone...


The 20 Deadliest Plants of the planet... live in your backyard

Oleander, Belladonna-Deadly Nightshade, Taxus Baccata, Ligustrum, Poison Ivy (Toxicodendron radicans), Hyacinth, Digitalis purpurea, Angel's Trumpet (Brugmansia)

They all live in our backyards and public parks and potentially are a hugely dangerouus threat to our lives...


Zombie Infection Simulation - The Original

Zombie Infection Simulation - The Original: "Zombie Infection Simulation v2.3 - The Original"

The planet is fine... the people are f$cked

George Carlin is simply too much
- the planet isn't going anywhere, we're going... Pack your shit folks
- why are we here? because the Earth wanted plastic and needed humans to make it...

Water Wiki's etc

The International Water Community is discovering new tools on the internet to hook up and spread knowledge and news. the latest discovery is SISWEB