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Links for 2010-10-18

  • A Farewell Note From the Publisher
    REALMS OF FANTASY magazine dies (again).
    (tags:magazines sf )
  • NASA Ames? Worden reveals DARPA-funded ?Hundred Year Starship? program
    "NASA Ames Director Simon ?Pete? Worden revealed Saturday that NASA Ames has ?just started a project with DARPA called the Hundred Year Starship,? with $1 million funding from DARPA and $100K from NASA. ?The human space program is now really aimed at settling other worlds,? he explained. ?Twenty years ago you had to whisper that in dark bars and get fired.? (Worden was in fact fired by President George W. Bush, he also revealed.)"
    (tags:space )
  • Moombahton, Boombahchero and 21st-century genre meltdown – The Arts Desk – Arts Reviews, Features and News
    "Some days I feel like I've woken up on the other side of some wormhole in the spacetime continuum, and the world is a subtly but definitely different place to yesterday. So it was last week when I got a slightly drunken email from a music producer in Rotterdam, with some remixes of his work, saying ?There was this dude called DJ Orion and this dude was working in his lab on his freak creation. Mixing Moombahton with Footwork and Guarachero at 140 bpm. He named it: Boombahchero.?" Joe Muggs ftw
    (tags:music writing )

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