Tim Maughan sez, "I've been wanting to thank all the BB readers that checked out my book Paintwork after Cory reviewed it last year – and what better way than some free stuff. Here's my gamification of looting story Limited Edition – which has been shortlisted for the BSFA award – over on New Scientist's Arc magazine. Enjoy!.
Only David Lynch. This video resurfaced recently of an incident that happened in 2003(?). It shows David Lynch eating a pair of warm panties just removed by "Cinema Lover," a member of the DavidLynch.com chatroom. He stuffs the panties in his mouth and then attempts to pronounce the handle of another chatroom member, WMMVRRVRRMM. Paging… READ THE REST
Wikimedia's Chris Koerner interviews Annie Rauwerda, whose encyclopedic knowledge of the encyclopedia means she finds (and shares) the most wild, offbeat and fascinating articles. (See also her work here at BB) From the interview: What's a common misconception you find people have about Wikipedia? I'm often surprised by how many people forget that they can… READ THE REST
I really get a kick out of Satanic Puppeteer Orchestra, a conceptual band out of San Diego with a robot lead singer. So when the band's human, Professor B. Miller, asked me to write the liner notes for their latest laser-etched LP, Balance a Checkbook, I couldn't say no! It's a "financial record," so I've… READ THE REST
We thank our sponsor for making this content possible; it is not written by the editorial staff nor does it necessarily reflect its views. You do a lot on that little laptop of yours, from (reluctantly) answering work emails to shopping for a new ride. But with all these digital tasks come many annoying roadblocks,… READ THE REST
We thank our sponsor for making this content possible; it is not written by the editorial staff nor does it necessarily reflect its views. If you've got a fuzzy feline friend at home, you know how important it is to keep them active and stimulate their curiosity. They can get bored quickly of stationary toys, and… READ THE REST
We thank our sponsor for making this content possible; it is not written by the editorial staff nor does it necessarily reflect its views. There's only so much side-hustling you can do in one lifetime — perhaps it's about time you chose a career that has great earning potential you can really enjoy, like cybersecurity.… READ THE REST