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Brian K Vaughan na Comic Con Portugal 2014 | aCalopsia

Brian K Vaughan na Comic Con Portugal 2014 | aCalopsia | F_C | Scoop.it
Eu hoje tinha feito um contra-ponto entre a política de divulgação do AmadoraBD e da Comic Con Portugal. Não sei se alguém lá no Norte me ouviu, mas o anúncio que a organização fez hoje ajuda a reforçar o argumento com o anúncio do primeiro convidado de renome a nível da BD: Brian K. Vaughan. Apesar de o autor ser praticamente desconhecido do público português – só tem actualmente publicado em Portugal Fábula de Bagdad (Pride of Baghdad), ilustrada por Niko Henrichon, pela VitaminaBD e Dr. Estra
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mesmo assim... não vou. é no porto. não é que não aprecie ir ao porto, e que não gostasse de estar presente, mas os orçamentos têm limites. mas hey, ainda bem que não é só lisboa que mexe. 

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2014 Ig Nobel Prizes Awarded

2014 Ig Nobel Prizes Awarded | F_C | Scoop.it
Slipping on banana peels, seeing Jesus in toast, magnetic dogs, and baby poop sausage: what do these thing all have in common? They are the subjects of prize-winning scientific research!Our friends at The Annals of Improbable Research pulled off the 24th First Annual Ig Nobel Prize Ceremony last night at Harvard’s Sanders Theater. The winners are:PHYSICS PRIZE [JAPAN]: Kiyoshi Mabuchi, Kensei Tanaka, Daichi Uchijima and Rina Sakai, for measuring the amount of friction between a shoe and a banana ...
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for science! só o ig nobel da física é o sufiente para ir às lágrimas de riso...

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Discovering Cuban Sci-fi

Discovering Cuban Sci-fi | F_C | Scoop.it
Ilan Stavans did some literary exploring in Cuba, and he's sharing with us the fruits of his (and many others') labors.
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Bomb

Bomb | F_C | Scoop.it
In this twisted short animation written and directed by David OReilly (the guy behind the hilarious interactive video game in Her), a man sets off a bomb that turns out to work a little differently than he imagined.
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Portraits of Claustrophobic Russian Mothers

Portraits of Claustrophobic Russian Mothers | F_C | Scoop.it
Three novellas about family
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concept ships: White Castle by Yuri Shwedoff

concept ships: White Castle by Yuri Shwedoff | F_C | Scoop.it
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The Oldest Jokes Meet Crowdsourced Internet Wisdom

The Oldest Jokes Meet Crowdsourced Internet Wisdom | F_C | Scoop.it
The world’s oldest joke book has been around for millennia, but not until last week was it possible to evaluate those jokes with Internet crowdsourcing.
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Amazon's $200 Kindle Voyage is the Rolls-Royce of e-readers

Amazon's $200 Kindle Voyage is the Rolls-Royce of e-readers | F_C | Scoop.it
Perhaps Amazon sold a lot of 3G Paperwhites without special offers. Or maybe Kobo's Aura HD has quietly taken the world by storm and Jeff Bezos decided
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Can science fiction save the world?

Can science fiction save the world? | F_C | Scoop.it
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The Most Feminist Moments in Sci-fi History

The Most Feminist Moments in Sci-fi History | F_C | Scoop.it
Mary Shelley, Lieutenant Uhura, Ellen Ripley, and so many more. 
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Short Fiction | Ken Liu, Writer

Short Fiction | Ken Liu, Writer | F_C | Scoop.it
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Auto da Índia | Luso Livros

Auto da Índia | Luso Livros | F_C | Scoop.it
Download do livro "Auto da Índia", uma peça de teatro de Gil Vicente, o pai do teatro português que fala sobre o tema do adultério
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Boeing and SpaceX will shuttle American astronauts to the ISS

Boeing and SpaceX will shuttle American astronauts to the ISS | F_C | Scoop.it
There had been rumors of NASA awarding Boeing a big contract for its Commercial Crew Program, and it turns out that the claims were true -- and then
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The 2014 Utopiales European Award Nominees | Europa SF - The European Speculative Fiction portal

The 2014 Utopiales European Award Nominees | Europa SF - The European Speculative Fiction portal | F_C | Scoop.it
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A Brief History of Sex in Weird Fiction | Bobby Derie

A Brief History of Sex in Weird Fiction | Bobby Derie | F_C | Scoop.it
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The Surprising Origin Story of Wonder Woman

The Surprising Origin Story of Wonder Woman | F_C | Scoop.it
The history of the comic-book superhero's creation seven decades ago has been hidden away—until now
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Fiction: The Rhett Butlers

Fiction: The Rhett Butlers | F_C | Scoop.it
He is 40. You are almost 17. You know his kiss is coming, that day in the classroom, but still it surprises you.
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How Will Humanity Need to Change if We Want to Live on Other Planets? | VICE United States

How Will Humanity Need to Change if We Want to Live on Other Planets? | VICE United States | F_C | Scoop.it
Lord Martin Rees—Astronomer Royal and a professor of cosmology and astrophysics at the University of Cambridge—talks cyborgs, nuclear power, and the end of Darwinian natural selection.
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assim de repente? man plus. 

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Selfies by Lavie Tidhar | Tor.com

Selfies by Lavie Tidhar | Tor.com | F_C | Scoop.it
Read Selfies, a new original dark fantasy short story on Tor.com by Lavie Tidhar.
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Custom Made "Acbarassing Bodies" Figure Is a Puntastic Horrorshow

Custom Made "Acbarassing Bodies" Figure Is a Puntastic Horrorshow | F_C | Scoop.it
What do you get when you put a memefied Star Wars character, a pirate action figure, just the head of an Action Man, and a "reality" medical show into a blender and hit the puree setting? This thing by Mick Minogue, apparently.
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What Sci-Fi Gets So Wrong About Income Inequality

What Sci-Fi Gets So Wrong About Income Inequality | F_C | Scoop.it
This piece is part of Future Tense, a partnership of Slate, New America, and Arizona State University. On Thursday, Oct. 2, Future Tense will host an event in Washington, D.C., on science fiction and public policy, inspired by the new anthology Hieroglyph: Stories & Visions for a Better Future. For...
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Diversions of the Groovy Kind: Makin' Chaykin: "Duel!" by Kanigher and Chaykin

Diversions of the Groovy Kind: Makin' Chaykin: "Duel!" by Kanigher and Chaykin | F_C | Scoop.it
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Elric Of Melniboné Comes To Life In The Ultimate Comic Adaptation

Elric Of Melniboné Comes To Life In The Ultimate Comic Adaptation | F_C | Scoop.it
If you're any kind of fan of Michael Moorcock or Elric, the dark fantasy antihero he created, you owe it to yourself to check out this new graphic novel adaptation. Not only is it empirically gorgeous, Moorcock himself says it's the first comic to "capture the sense of utter decadence" of his fantasy epics.
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Clarkesworld Magazine - Science Fiction & Fantasy

Clarkesworld Magazine - Science Fiction & Fantasy | F_C | Scoop.it
A Hugo Award-Winning and World Fantasy Award-Nominated Science Fiction and Fantasy Magazine.
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The Internet Is Losing Interest in Computers

The Internet Is Losing Interest in Computers | F_C | Scoop.it
Google searches for the category of "Computers & Electronics" are down 60 percent since 2004.
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ou então pode ser a atitude "que se lixe, o g33k que resolva, deixem-me lá ver as fotos do fappening icloud ou o que se passa com o desafio das abelhas, outros que se preocupem com a infraestrutura e o como é que isto funciona".

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