What fanfic is and isn't

So, I started this post a few months ago when Amazon announced their Kindle Worlds experiment and never finished it. But I was reading yesterday's crowdfund post and people were disparaging fanfic writers in the comments and that just ticks me off to no end (for most of the same reasons FF Friday did). All of it is… » 12/02/13 12:18pm 12/02/13 12:18pm

Costumers Ask, "What are Women?"

There is some serious cognitive dissonance between costume companies desire to sell costumes to women, and their understanding of what women are - their understanding of fictional women at least. » 10/27/13 2:21pm 10/27/13 2:21pm

This time it's official. Voyager 1 is in interstellar space.

It's been reported before but today the Voyager team at JPL made it official. The Voyager team estimates that the craft entered interstellar space in August, making it the first human-made object to venture into interstellar space. » 9/12/13 3:07pm 9/12/13 3:07pm