I just realized the mainpage changed today but for me it hasn't cuz I immediately performed Operation Sleepy Tiger. For those of you not using the snoring cat, is it working OK for you? Because I have a feeling there is going to come a time soon when there will be no putting this Tigger to bed. »
Been awhile since I or spaced99 have done one of these. Figured I'd do it right now because some of these are tunes that I like listening to at night that help me get creative or put me to sleep. Per my last post, I haven't slept much since Friday. I might crash hard after hitting "publish" on this beatch. »
Earlier today Expedition 38 on the International Space Station ended as Oleg Kotov, Sergey Ryazanskiy and Mike Hopkins departed in their Soyuz TMA-10M spacecraft. This left Mikhail Tyurint, Koichi Wakata and Rick Mastracchio aboard to be joined later by the rest of Expedition 39. »
I haven't seen this around here, so here is Nick Pizzolatto with some brief words about the season finale and season 2, which sounds amazing! But I liked the season finale, so I'm obviously defective is some way. »
Along with NuKinja's atrocious commenting system there is another new addition, specifically to the main io9 page. This...thing which is some kind of mascot just sits there lurking, watching as you read and comment. Why io9, why? How about a cute anime girl instead? No? Fine, keep your creepy cyber-franken-baby. »
That's going from Friday when I woke up at 5 AM to right now. Two hours. All weekend. (And I'm almost certain that one of those hours I wasn't asleep, I just put myself into a vegetative state staring at the wall but it was enough for my body to say "fuck it, I'll count that as sleep cause I'm running on empty right… »
30 years ago I received my first proper Apple-compatible computer, and a single game to play on it — Infocom's text-based The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy. The BBC has prettied up the game for its 30th anniversary, and it's still just as wonderful as it was way back when. »
In fiction, paternal characters are everywhere (from Obi-Wan to Qui-Gon to Yoda), but there is a lack of strong maternal ones, especially in video games. It is a huge credit to Obsidian to create Kreia, a character that is strong, wise, and cunning, with nary the sense of cheesecake or fanservice...