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How one guy revolutionized science by guessing

 In general, we look for a new law by the following process. First, we guess it (audience laughter), no, don’t laugh, that’s really true.

-Richard Feynman, …

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The Dark Tower by C. S. Lewis

C. S. Lewis is renowned worldwide for his children’s fantasy novels, especially the Chronicles of Narnia, but his less known works include a trilogy of science fiction novels plus an unfinished fourth (The Dark Tower.) An intended fourth entry to The Cosmic Trilogy, it was never finished or published. 561 more words


July 2017 global temperature anomaly update

According to NASA,  July 2017 was the warmest July on record, just slightly higher than July 2016. The global average anomaly was 0.83° C. 203 more words

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Urban Fantasy in London

“Summertime and the livin’ is easy…”

Well, not if you’re scribbling away, or worse, staring over the deck while wracking your brain as to what you should write next. 828 more words

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The Rise and Fall of D.O.D.O.: My Thoughts

I ask you audience: what the fuck do you people see in Neil Stevenson? Because between this, and Seven Eves (heh, I see what you did there), I just don’t get it. 1,437 more words



The quality of mercy is not strained;
It droppeth as the gentle rain from heaven
Upon the place beneath. It is twice blest;
It blesseth him that gives and him that takes:

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May 2017 global temperature update (belated)

I update the GISTEMP records every month, but I missed writing up April’s monthly summary. Real-world events have set my priorities elsewhere and this May 2017 write-up is a couple of weeks overdue. 716 more words

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