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The sun is shining, it’s cold outside, and here are things from around the Internet! There’s a project on indiegogo to get a Mini-Mill from Canada all the way to Iceland, to spin the wool from local sheep into nice … Continue reading

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I’m back home from the long weekend, and it was a wonderful thing to hang out with this special bunch of friends – as most of us only meet once a year, for just this long weekend. The weather was … Continue reading

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Gillian, my partner-in-Beastly-crime, has a new book coming up. It’s her latest academic work, published by Peter Lang, titled “History and Fiction. Writers, their Research, Worlds and Stories”. The book looks at how writers understand and use history in their … Continue reading

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Assorted links for you on this Friday – and hooray, weekend is almost upon us! First of all, a post about how little changes can have rather large effects overall, sometimes without us noticing it at first: How a lamp … Continue reading

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Jim Hines has posted a long article about the Puppies in 2016, linked to the upcoming Hugo nominations. It looks like there might be less of a kerfuffle and less nastiness this year in the nominations and the voting – … Continue reading

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Today, you are getting all kinds of cool stuff! First of all, for all of you who read German, one of my friends has written a book called “Von der Badewanne ins Haifischbecken – ein Survival Guide für junge Designer”. … Continue reading

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