Nuketown is closed to fiction submissions. After June 2002, the fiction section will be closing down (although it will live on in the archives) and it is not likely to re-open any time in the near future. This does not[…]Read more
Nothing makes me more nauseous than cries for government intervention in order to “Save the Children”. The latest effort to promote an ever-more paternalistic government comes from California Democrat Joe Baca, who’s introduced legislation making it a crime to sell[…]Read more
I don’t know if it’s a question of overconfidence in computers, a dumbass move by Hasbro to save money, a decision by WotC to skimp on an event that they’re washing their hands of next year, or simply bald-faced incompetence,[…]Read more
The net’s a big place. Watson helps make it smaller. Produced by a California-based company called Karelia Waston is a sort of specialized search engine for the Mac OS X operating system that offers 16 tools designed to provide a[…]Read more
Wired.com did a story recently about deep linking, which is the practice of one site linking to a story, article or resource inside of another site (as I just did with the link to Wired). Such links bypass the site’s[…]Read more
The vast wasteland that is modern television is filled with the dredges of the worst ideologies, the sort of collectivist, socialist drivel that’s torpedoes plenty of good ideas and made bad ones even more unwatchable.
Fortunately, there’s a guide that picks out the diamonds glinting among the drudgery: Miss Liberty’s Film and TV World.
A look at Godlike, a new superhero role-playing game set during World War II.Read more
An well-meaning email circulating on the net claims that coughing might just save your life if you’re suffering a heart attack. The science behind it is questionable, and some sources say it could actually kill you. Here’s the original e-mail:[…]Read more
An e-mail promising free Applebees gift certificates for forwarding it to your friends is a hoax. The e-mail is similar in spirit and syntax to a Cracker Barrel hoax that’s also circulating. And like that piece, the only thing this[…]Read more
They’re out there. Lurking in the shadows. Waiting to strike at a moments notice. They’re renegade medical students, and they’re hell bent on stealing your kidneys and selling them on the blackmarket! Or not. The infamous kidney thieves are a[…]Read more