Tolkien + Lego + Videogames=AWESOME!

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Awwww-yeaaaah! Coming this Fall: And don’t forget to accessorize with the new Lego Lord of the Rings building sets. There are some neat preview movies at the official Lego site. [Read more...]

The Cyber War: Dispatches from the Battlefield

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In “The Coming Global Cyber War,” I wrote about some of the more frightening developments we can expect as computer/viral warfare evolves. Recent viruses such as Stuxnet, Duqu, and Flame are showing the path towards a dangerous future in which terrorists and foreign governments can damage our industry, power, and transportation with viral attacks. This is [Read More...]

Shakespeare’s Curtain Theater Discovered

A Museum of London archaeologist measures bricks of the foundation of the Curtain theatre which was unearthed in Shoreditch, east London

England’s second permanent theater was built by the actor-manager James Burbage in 1576. Burbage called it …  The Theatre. (Look, they were making the greatest works of drama in the English language at the time: they couldn’t be bothered  to come up with a good name as well.) Not far away, in Curtain Close, Shoreditch, another [Read More...]

Monday Morning Chicken

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The girls are enjoying the posh digs we made for them: a nice coop with plenty of run and a spot to roost. What more could a chicken desire? (Bella the Ineffective Chicken-Herding Dog is the background.) [Read more...]


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