Space tourism continues to grow. The third man to pay for a trip into space intends to use his time in orbit to conduct a variety of experiments involving infrared sensors, pollution detection, and crystal growth. Read the full story.
Anyone else filled with unease at the thought of the United Nations regulating the net? Contrary to some sentimentalists, the U.N. is filled with dictators and totalitarians who are more concerned with regulating the Net than promoting unfettered access to it amongst their populations. Read the full story.
For various reasons -- renting Season 1 from Netflix, reviewing the X-Files: Resist or Serve game for SCI-FI.com, working on my Delta Green campaign -- I've been spending an awful lot of time thinking about the X-Files, and about what went wrong with the series. This blog entry speculates on what went wrong with the series -- and how it might be made right again.
Thoughts on Fluid's new Dundjinni mapping/adventure creator program.
Living Gods is a supplement for Alderac's Stargate SG-1 Role-Playing Game, based on the television series of the same name. It details the System Lords, ruling class of the Gou'ald who pass themselves off as gods with names taken from human mythology.
Microsoft formally announced today that it's dropping the price of its Xbox game console to $150, from $180. The price will go into effect on Tuesday, and with any luck, I'll be buying an Xbox sometime soon.