One can argue with the particulars, but this is one succinct set of infographics: The Trilogy Meter.
Discovered this a month too late, but these are still cool: Be My Anti-Valentine cards Valentine’s Day is like herpes: just when you think its gone for good, it rears its ugly head once more. No wonder some people prefer to call it VD.
Jack Womack is guest-blogging at William Gibson‘s blog about his collection of oddities, such as this wonderful lung remedy: Produced during that brief moment in American history when heroin, chloroform, alcohol, and North Carolina pine tar pretty much took care of anything that ailed you. That, and radium. [heads-up via Paul McAuley]
Remember Ultraviolet, the feel-good movie of the decade? Here’s a reminder: Ultraviolet Trailer Now via Story Games, I learned that someone has written an RPG that perfectly captures the film experience: When fighting faceless, roll 2D6. That’s how many of them die. No, they don’t get to try to hurt you. You just kill them. […]
A catalog of 300 or so extra-solar planets, with statistics and orbital animations, all ready for someone’s space story or science fiction RPG campaign. [via Paul McAuley].