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So happy to share with you: the first scifi story I've ever sold, appearing today in Strange Horizons!

Contains:
- robots
- cryogenic exoplanets
- linguistics
- beeping
http://strangehorizons.com/fiction/68hazardcold/

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an atlantic trip -

starting from FISH in DUBLIN
stopping at WALT in BROOKLYN
finishing on WHAL in NANTUCK&

fish
wish
wist
wilt
walt
wait
whit
what
whal

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pangolin
pangola (extinct)
pangocello (extinct)
bass pangol (extinct)

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(yes i did this gag on twitter a few years back but it feels like time to revive it, with an illustration this time!)

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What it means to be human:

Playing chess really well, —1997
Playing Go really well, 1997—2016
Identifying crosswalks, 2016—

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Nice talk by Erika Nelson, creator of the World's Largest Collection of the World's Smallest Versions of the World's Largest Things

youtu.be/Hg4tOOo5k0A

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🦴 Histoire des végétaux fossiles, ou, Recherches botaniques et géologiques sur les végétaux renfermés dans les diverses couches du globe /.
A Paris et a Amsterdam: Chez G. Dufour et Ed. d'Ocagne . ., 1828-1837.
http://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/40155271

MLT is a delightful weirdo, and it comes out well in this film!

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Twinkle Dammit! is a documentary about my neighbor Margaret Leng Tan, the world's most famous toy piano player!

brooklynfilmfestival.org/film-

(Brooklyn Film Festival free registration required to watch it)

((hey, i'm slightly visible in the audience around 5:00!))

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Two Harbors2 LosAngeles located at 33.441299,-118.486115. Altitude: 110m

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Food 

Arugula flowers are like spicy insect wings.

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