Etymological Evolutions

Let’s play a little game. Do you speak English? Are you sure? Okay then, read this. WHAN that Aprille with his shoures soote The droghte of Marche hath perced to the roote, And bathed every veyne in swich licour, Of which vertu engendred is the flour; Whan Zephirus eek with his swete breeth Inspired hath in every holt and heeth The tendre croppes, and the yonge sonne Hath in the Ram his halfe cours y-ronne, And smale fowles maken melodye, That slepen al the night with open ye. I’ll wait…

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Facebook Hoax For Dummies

Lets keep this short and simple. “Facebook Hoax for Dummies 1.0”  1.) Create a sad story: Maybe you are a gay person who has been shamed by a customer who didn’t tip and left a hate rant on their credit card reciept. Or Maybe not. Just put it out their on social media anyway and see if it goes viral. But beware… if people find out you were faking the funk the backlash will be much worse than the original adulation. 2.) Take an actual tragedy and then embellish A…

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Catching Up

We’ve been BUSY BUSY BUSY here at the World News Center. The lovely and talented Chayse Love has been working on a film and I’ve been splitting my time between doing a rewrite on a novel and trying to earn a living. Someday I hope that the former covers the latter. But until then we all must make do. A couple of quick things; several readers wanted to know, when I discussed the discovery of actual teleportation, if by “proof of concept” that I was trying to say some mad…

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Beam Me Up Scotty

What do atomic bombs, the Internet, lunar landings, radar, online newspapers, tanks, virtual reality games, video chat, credit cards, scuba diving and cell phones all have in common? They were all inspired by science fiction writers. And in a related note, water beds were actually invented by Robert Heinlein as a way for burned soldiers to heal better. He never patented the idea because he felt the technology should be free to all. Had he known that they would become the go-to prop in 70’s porn films he might have…

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