J.J. Lendl is the creator of the X-Files Poster Project, a tumblr page that will feature a new graphic design per day for each X-Files episode.
- Drugs in science fiction? This article discusses the history of getting the buzz on, in futuristic tales like 1984 and Dune. Apparently, the federal government was getting wary of science fiction’s growing acceptance of mind-altering substances, enough so to publish a report on the subject.
- No, this is not hallucinogens at work. This picture of a Cheshire cat in space is real, courtesy of the gravitational lensing effect.
- From large cats to bears, oh my! DNA studies of the water bear show a remarkably mixed heritage. This might explain why this microscopic animal is the only one known to survive in space.
- While artificial intelligence may still struggle to decipher images (see Google Dreams), this new AI software can create pictures from samples of text – some quite odd and surreal.
- Shooting star, satellite, or space junk? This website, utilized by NASA, shows the heavenly objects whizzing through our night sky. Just pick your city to customize the view.
- Randall Munroe explains the Mars Rover (i.e. the Red Car)