Hmmm. I wonder if it's really true that mob
hackers "own" the switching stations for Sprint telephones in Las
Vegas. If so, it's right out of the old "Legion of Doom"
Here are 56 Spaniards who play Quake. Instead of wiping each other out
with nailguns and chainsaws, they've managed to stack their character
into an awe-inspiring tower.
Of course, even that remarkable feat scarcely compares to the
crazed ingenuity of these "AIM Buddies."
Since the best astronomical data is all digitized now, why get out of
your chair and look up at the sky? Sit down and log on to the good ol'
You don't have to sift through all those tiresome reams of Hubble
data, either. It's a lot easier to simply concentrate on the weirdest
stuff in the universe.
The Very Large Telescope is not only very large, it's run by Europeans and
located in Chile. If you can't afford a Hubble, better hook up a
bunch of big ground instruments digitally in South America, on a
mountain, in the world's driest desert.
Voici les nifty-keen commercial posters, und so weiter.
These guys campaign in a quixotic effort to let human beings see the stars
without cosmos-obscuring light pollution.
Check out 24-hour America, glowing from coast to coast like an abyssal
Bruce Sterling knows more than is seemly about the ecological implications of mining lard from sewers and having the dead devoured by birds. If you go to Viridian Design, he'll share that knowledge with you. He also writes books.