Other Ten Percent 11/28/13

Nov 28 2013

Happy Thanksgiving everybody! Enjoy these links and also probably some food some time today.
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A Few Possible Ways That We Could Fund Interstellar Travel
Macroscale economic activity to fund interstellar traffic you guys! If the Star Wars prequels taught us anything it’s that EVERYBODY loves long discussions of economics on a galactic scale. Also, does anybody else think it sounds adorably optimistic when Stephen Hawking says we’ve got a whole millennium to spread to other planets before we’re screwed?
via io9 http://io9.com
November 18, 2013 at 05:20PM
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World’s first robot SUICIDE as family return to find…
Just like how the first robot to kill somebody happened YEARS ago and has happened multiple times but we’re still asking when the first robot murder’s going to take place I’ve got a feeling when somebody writes a definitive history of robots (and, let’s be honest, that sounds like a job for a robot) this is going to be like the 22nd robot suicide at best.
via The New Aesthetic http://new-aesthetic.tumblr.com/
November 19, 2013 at 05:01AM
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Scientific Questions About Animorphs
I never knew I needed this but now I’m genuinely kinda upset when there stop being answers to these questions. These issues have also bugged me about Odo on DS9 because there’s one episode he turns into a bird and flies and that raises some issues.
via The ToastThe Toast http://the-toast.net
November 19, 2013 at 07:00AM
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Ex-Men: Jubilee, Professor X Insults & Fires Jubilee During an X-Men Comedy Sketch
Just going to keep posting every single one of these forever, sorry everybody.
via Laughing Squid http://laughingsquid.com
November 19, 2013 at 07:53AM
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​Mystery Science Theater Thanksgiving Day Marathon Returns!
Hope you’re enjoying your Thanksgiving today but if it ever turns out you’re not and there’s a TV with cable nearby I’ve got a solution for you.
via io9 http://io9.com
November 19, 2013 at 07:58AM
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Theme Songs That Read Alternately Cheerful and Terrifying
Welp, not going to be able to unhear this.
via The ToastThe Toast http://the-toast.net
November 19, 2013 at 11:00AM
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Googlyify, A Tool for Adding Animated Googly Eyes to GIFs
Is everybody bored with this by Thanksgiving? I could totally see everybody being bored with this by then or it becoming a vital part of all of our lives. It really could go either way.
via Laughing Squid http://laughingsquid.com
November 19, 2013 at 11:27AM
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The bizarre history of our obsession with unicorns
Unicorns: because ancient christians were too stupid to know what an ox was.
via io9 http://io9.com
November 19, 2013 at 11:47AM
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The False Housewives of Atlanta
I would actually watch reality television if reality were this interesting.
via The ToastThe Toast http://the-toast.net
November 19, 2013 at 01:00PM
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Fly Coast-to-Coast in 40 Minutes via Rocket Plane
Rocket Plane is my new band name.
via io9 http://io9.com
November 19, 2013 at 03:00PM
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