Lavie Tidhar sez, "We're launching the World SF Travel Fund, to to enable one international person involved in science fiction, fantasy or horror to travel to a major genre event. The first person will be Charles A. Tan, from the Philippines, who is currently nominated for a World Fantasy Award. We are running a fund-raiser with some amazing prizes, including an original illustration by China Mieville from Un Lun Dun, a special donation from Neil Gaiman, a whole score of books from PS Publishing, and e-books and other rewards from Angry Robot Books, Chizine, Apex Publications, Tachyon and PS Publishing.
Ecuador's naturally formed rock archway, Darwin's Arch (about 600 miles west of Ecuador's mainland), collapsed Monday. Now just two rock pillars stand, with a heap of rubble in between. The cause of the collapse is believed to be due to natural erosion. From Ecuador's environment ministry Facebook page: "This event is a consequence of natural… READ THE REST
The real Elon Musk described his Dogecoin pumping as "a hustle" a week ago, under cover of comedy, but the fake Elon Musks already figured that out: more than $2m was looted in the last few months by crypto scammers pretending to be the billionaire, reports CBS. The theft is part of a so-called giveaway… READ THE REST
There's been a big crack in a steel beam on the I-40 bridge over the Mississippi River since 2019. The bridge inspector had one job. He no longer has that job. Arkansas Department of Transportation Director Lorie Tudor said the inspector was fired after drone video showed the crackon the bridge spanning the Mississippi River… READ THE REST
There's a plumbing problem somewhere inside your walls. There's something blocking the garbage disposal. That missing sock has got to be hiding out back behind the dryer. And what the heck is that noise up in that crawlspace or attic? Your home is full of mysteries. Not too long ago, that would have required a… READ THE REST
Considering how easy it is to do most things in our technologically advanced world, it's still fairly shocking how difficult it can still be at times to do something relatively simple — like present an idea. Say you saw a photo online with a piece of art in the background that you'd like to feature… READ THE REST
Do you have a team in place? Have you scoped out your competition? Do you know the right level of funding you need? And most importantly, why should I give you money when so many others are looking for the same thing? Those are all questions an investor will often ask a startup entrepreneur —… READ THE REST