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Once People Danced

“Ther number 38?” the Director called, looking up from hir lavender soft-bot.

“Yes.” said 38, feeling hir stomach tighten.

The Director’s windowless chamber was pastel blue with vases of soft yellow and green tinsels fashionable set about. 955 more words

The Drowned World by J.G. Ballard

This British SF novel from 1962 depicts a London city centre which has been submerged by the sea following the effects of global warming. Here, Ballard presents many images where nature and the remnants of civilisation meet: iguanas in former board rooms, submerged planetariums, giant fern trees among high rise towers, pirates in tuxedos. 277 more words

SF

A Brief Aside about Politics (and yes, SF is always political)

Let’s do some math. I know, bear with me. According to the US Census Bureau, there were 324,831,561 residents of the U.S. (not counting US citizens abroad) in November 2016. 548 more words

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Rogue One: A Star Wars Story Chinese Trailer

Join the rebellion. Rogue One: A Star Wars Story premieres in China January 6, 2017.

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Poetry

Turtle Tower

Those who know me know I love a good bowl of noodle soup. No one makes a better chicken pho (pho ga) than Turtle Tower… 85 more words

Food

Fave Five: Escape Velocity

Fave Five (12/9/2016)

Our Fave Five essentially represents a listing of stocks with favorable short term total return forecasts (1 year, according to Analyst Consensus Estimates, or ACE) combined with strong long-term return forecasts and good/excellent quality rankings. 584 more words

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