Monday, December 8, 2008


If you're like me and completely missed the season premiere of Robot Chicken last night, i09 has pictures and a link to the entire episode online. See why Ronald Moore and Joss Whedon want to kill Seth Green.

RIP Forrest J Ackerman. The man who came up with the term "sci-fi" and became the most famous fan ever has died at the age of 92. Sources: LA Times, SFWA, SF Scope, SciFi Wire list of 25 things to miss about Forry, and SF Signal.

SF Gate has an article about tomorrow's 40th anniversary event for computer history fans.

HP and Arizona State University have developed a better flexible display, although it will be years before we see it available commercially.

Researchers have found a link between Herpes cold sores and Alzheimer's Disease. This may lead to antiviral treatments or a vaccine.

If you are still using Firefox 2.0, upgrade to 3.0 instead of installing the final security patch, which will remove the anti-phishing features.

TVShowsonDVD has information on the Direct to DVD Dead Like Me movie coming out in February.

Hawaii is planning to set up an electric car charging network, hoping to replace gas cars (which causes most of their pollution and is expensive to get on the islands) with electric from renewable energy sources by 2030.

Wired has an article about a comic book designed to teach science.

DVRs for tonight:
8pm Big Bang Theory, Chuck, & Sarah Connor Chronicles
830 How I Met Your Mother
9pm Heroes & 2.5 Men

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