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Can't stop the signal

Yesterday I went to Awesome Con in DC, my first con! I only went on one day, but it was AMAZING.

I walk into the convention center, all nervous-like, but the number of cosplayers and the knowledge that I am Among My Kind made me giddy. 1,550 more words

Actual Happenings

WonderCon Trip 2014

WonderCon for this year has come and gone for this attendee. With only one day free from work over the weekend, a friend and I managed to go for Day One of the convention on Friday. 758 more words

General Thoughts

Cons

High construction costs

Waste lasts 200-500 thousand years

Produces radioactive waste which is lethal to people exposed to it
Ex. Death and cancer

Can experience meltdowns which result in scattering of radioactive material into the atmosphere… 24 more words

RavenCon 2014

If you’re in Richmond and have an interest in fantasy, science fiction, or horror, you probably already know about RavenCon. If you don’t, however, it’s a convention that’s happening next weekend, April 25th-27th, at the  30 more words

Writing

Michael C Ruppert staged suicide?

When news hit the headlines of a suicide of Michael Ruppert a renowned whistleblower, journalist, commentator, author, he was found dead of a self-inflicted gunshot wound. 1,015 more words

Wretched Richard's Almanac: If You Believe This, I've Got a Bridge . . .

April 18, 1968

Famous real estate deals abound — the sale of Manhattan for beads, the Louisiana Purchase, Seward’s Folly. One of the more unusual is the April 18, 1968, sale of London Bridge for a mere $1 million (of course, as any schoolchild knows, the thing was falling down). 189 more words

Humor

A new chapter in Healthcare

Healthcare in the United States has always been a hurdle for society. Just measured in 2013, there were about 44 million individual Americans without health insurance. 191 more words

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