Libertarian Futurist Society / May 9, 2008
The home of the Prometheus Awards, given annually to the best in libertarian science fiction. It also publishes a quarterly newsletter called Prometheus. Great organization, but its web site is profoundly underwhelming.
Antipodean SF / May 8, 2008
Antipodean prides itself on flipping the minds of its readers through thoughtful short-short stories written by Australian writers. The webzine aims to show the world that there are such creatures as Australian writers, while also expanding minds.
Philadelphia Science Fiction Society / May 7, 2008
The science fiction organization for the greater Philadelphia region. PSFS holds monthly meetings as well as PhilCon, its annual convention.
Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America / May 6, 2008
The SFWA is America's best known association for writers in the science fiction and fantasy genres. The site includes information about the association's annual Nebula Awards, information about joining the group, recommended reading lists, and a member web site directory.
Planet Magazine / May 5, 2008
Planet Magazine is a speculative fiction webzine that's been published regularly since 1994. Originally published quarterly, the blog switched to an ad hoc blog format in 2004.
Savage Heroes / May 4, 2008
Savage Heroes is an unofficial fan site for Savage Worlds packed full of resources for the fun, fast and furious role-playing game. Of particular note is the "Conversions" section, which offers dozens of system conversions for everything from Alternity to Crimson Skies to Fading Suns.
There's also the exceedingly useful Savage Beasts fan supplement containing 64 pages worth of monstrous goodness for Savage Worlds and an "Adventures" section with a two dozen-odd adventures, rule supplement and errata.
System47 Star Trek Screen Saver / May 3, 2008
System47 is a screensaver that simulates the famous LCARS computer interface from Star Trek: The Next Generation and its successors. Diagnostic screens run showing the layout inside the Enterprise-E while scans display information about astronomical phenomenon. It's extremely well done, and perfect for anyone waxing nostalgic about the good ol'days of Star Trek. Window XP and Mac versions (up to Tiger) are available, but unfortunately it doesn't run on Mac OS X Leopard.
Reason / May 1, 2008
The web site for the libertarian magazine Reason carries on the tradition of its print counterpart with daily doses of liberty-loving commentary. The web site feature full-length articles, while it's companion Hit and Run blog offers breaking news and commentary from a libertarian perspective.
Quantum Muse / Jul 12, 2009
The long-running Quantum Muse webzine publishes an eclectic mix of science fiction, fantasy and horror short fiction, with occasional doses of uncategorizable fiction mixed in. The site had been on extended hiatus, but returned to publication in late-spring 2009.
GenCon / Apr 30, 2008
The mother of all gaming conventions, held annually in Indianapolis, IN. Four days of role-playing, card, board and strategy games (as well as just about any other kind of game you can imagine).
Cato Institute / Apr 30, 2008
A libertarian think tank whose site features daily commentary, news about upcoming events and conferences, audio and video podcasts, research papers and more.
Griffin's Crier / Mar 17, 2013
'The home page for Nuketown editor Kenneth Newquist's gaming group. Primarily dedicated to the Dungeons & Dragons 3.x campaign set in the World of Greyhawk, it also includes links to our other campaigns, including Fading Suns, Spycraft and Mutants & Masterminds.
Urban Legends Reference Pages / Jul 21, 2008
Bill Gates want to give you free money? Mutant flesh-eating bananas threatening your supermarket? Don't believe it? Then check out the legendary "Snopes.com" which debunks just about every hoax, scare e-mail and urban legend ever propagated onto the Internet.
Tales of Future Past / Apr 29, 2008
A series of guided tours to the future ... as imagined by the past. Lots of retro art galleries -- with explainations -- of futuristic topics like transport, food, cities, war and atomic power from the point of view of those living in the mid-20th century.
Baby Toolkit / Apr 29, 2008
Geek parents talk about baby gear ... and the hacks that make them work best. If you've ever looked at your kid's diaper pail, bottles, or diaper bag and thought 'damn, I wished this worked better', then this is the blog for you.