Jason battles the hydra in the 1963 Jason and the Argonauts, with animation by the always-inspirational Ray Harryhausen.
Hope you’re having a SUPER day!
A reminder that there is an image of the sunset seen from Mars.
Take a moment to realize that this is the result of a robotic motor vehicle travelling millions of kilometres of space, successfully landing on the surface of another planet and communicating with Earth from there.
Captured by NASA’s Spirit rover in 2006.
The dreaded dracolich. (Larry Elmore, from “The Cult of the Dragon, Describing the dreaded dracolich and the sorcerers who create them” by Ed Greenwood, Dragon magazine No. 110, June 1986; adapted from Elmore’s cover painting for Pillars of Pentegarn.)
This is probably the most painful bug report I’ve ever read, describing in glorious technicolor the steps leading to Knight Capital’s $465m trading loss due to a software bug that struck late last year, effectively bankrupting the company.
The tale has all the hallmarks of technical debt in a…
SEE THE LIGHT
Nothing is out of the question for me. I’m always
creating. My future starts when I wake up in
the morning and see
the light…then I’m grateful.
Tribute a Miles Davis by Jimmy Rage, Dutch poet.
All relationships end.
We live in a culture that pours endless energy into beginning relationships well, but very little into ending them well. It is possible, at the end of a relationship, to inventory the past and resolve everything in need of resolution.
George “Speed” Webber illustration for Ronald Pehr’s featured review of Rolemaster, in Fantasy Gamer No. 1, Steve Jackson Games, August/September 1983.
Ron decided “Rolemaster is what D&D should have been,” but the many detailed charts functioned best as a coherent set of supplements to add depth to other games rather than as a stand-alone system for players new to RPGs.
The mystery of life isn’t a problem to solve, but a reality to experience.
People joke about you being all young and fresh-faced, and after a couple of months they still haven’t tired of the joke, and no other young women have been hired, so you’re still the “young girl.” Oftentimes you’re the only woman in a packed conference room. Oftentimes you’re the only one under 40.
Queensland, Australia-based artist Loui Jover creates striking artworks by using pen and dripping ink on pages of vintage books.