Night Sky with lone figure in center, from Tony Grove Lake, United StatesHere’s the teaser for Percy Jackson and the Olympians, the series, from Disney.

Peach Momoko will be the first with a set of one-shot comics based on Star Wars, coming soon.

The Con-Com from the Chengdu WorldCon provides a few video-updates at their 60-day-out mark.

An original Doctor Who episode, long lost in live action, will be animated and available on Blu-Ray and DVD. (Thanks to File770.)

Over at Nerds of a Feather, Clara Cohen reviewed R.J. Barker’s The Gods of the Wyrdwood. It’s safe to say she didn’t like it. It’s a fair and well-written review, though.

Technology can’t quite create plant based “salmon” yet, but they’re getting close according to this article from Ars Technica. The most interesting part to me was the press-release (dumbed-down) explanation of the process. My takeaway from the article is that the company has a palatable food product here and maybe they don’t need to call it “salmon.”

This slide show fills you in the backstory of Disney’s series Ahsoka, who is someone important in the Star Wars universe.

Atlas Obscura introduces two books that help us see stargazing as mindfulness.


  • Marion Deeds

    Marion Deeds, with us since March, 2011, is the author of the fantasy novella ALUMINUM LEAVES. Her short fiction has appeared in the anthologies BEYOND THE STARS, THE WAND THAT ROCKS THE CRADLE, STRANGE CALIFORNIA, and in Podcastle, The Noyo River Review, Daily Science Fiction and Flash Fiction Online. She’s retired from 35 years in county government, and spends some of her free time volunteering at a second-hand bookstore in her home town.

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