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The news lately is full of the word “dotard,” and all of the news sources feel compelled to add a definition. As if everyone didn’t already know what dotard meant. In the small fishing village whence I come, “Dotard” is constantly on every man’s lips. Seriously, I’ve known it since…
Every once in a while, I run across something that makes me wish for a moment that I’d stayed in Academia.† Like this call for papers: Inside Out: Dress and Identity in the Middle Ages, the 38th Annual Conference at Fordham University’s Center for Medieval Studies. Not that I’d have anything to present — material […]
Listen up, people. Flare is not the same as flair, so don’t use one when you mean the other. A flare is a sudden burst of flame or light: A solar flare will cause the aurora borealis to be visible (except for wherever I happen to be at the time, which will be clouded over.) […]
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The news lately is full of the word “dotard,” and all of the news sources feel compelled to add a definition. As if everyone didn’t already know what dotard meant. In the small fishing village whence I come, “Dotard!” is … Continue reading
My connection with this group: Sometimes I do magic for them. —- I’m proud to announce that the Boys & Girls Club of Greater Nashua’s Camp Mariposa has been selected as one of 200 finalists in the State Farm Neighborhood Assist® … Continue reading
The mail brought our latest authors’ copies of an anthology with one of our stories. This is Science Fiction for the Throne: One-Sitting Reads edited by Tom Easton and Judith K. Dial. A collection of very short stories, mostly if … Continue reading
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Royal Road To Card Magic – A (Returning) Beginner’s Advice – Part 2: OH Shuffle Progression And An Introduction To Theory (sorta)
Guest post by Jack Viktor. Originally posted on Reddit r/magic Ok, so you did everything in Part 1!? Good. You’ve now over-practiced a move that you will now use for the rest of your life, especially in walk-around performances. Be … Continue reading
Climate change is real, it’s happening, it’s measurable, and humans are causing it. Here’s some more primary date for anyone interested: a free e-book from the University of Chicago Press: Walden Warming: Climate Change Comes to Thoreau’s Woods by Richard … Continue reading
Accessing Newsgroup Archives by FTP For a very limited time (now through through mid-morning April 2nd, 2017), you may access the newsgroup archives using FTP. Here are the settings you’ll need: Host: archives.sff.net Protocol: FTP Port: 21 Encryption: Explicit FTP … Continue reading