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Lunar Lander

Ian and I were watching 2001: A Space Odyssey just now, and the scene where the ship lands on the Moon reminded me of the old Atari Lunar Lander game I used to play (and play and play) at the arcades. (strangely, I seem to remember playing the game in my early high school years, […]

It’s The Geeks’ Fault

At least in Italy anyway… Italian government officials have accused the country’s top seismologist of manslaughter, after failing to predict a natural disaster that struck Italy in 2009, a massive devastating earthquake that killed 308 people. … Enzo Boschi, the president of Italy’s National Institute of Geophysics and Volcanology (INGV), will face trial along with […]

If James Bond Had Ever Settled Down…

( Cars! )

… I’m convinced that this is the car he would have in his garage. No doubt 007 would have it outfitted with all manner of special weaponry and secret agent toys, but I sure wouldn’t turn it out of my own garage even in its current form. Given the fact that my garage space is […]