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Celebrate Stan Lee’s 90th Birthday by Watching All of His Marvel Movie Cameos

(Video Link)  Comic book artist Stan Lee is famous for making short appearances in films about the superheroes he made famous. Today, he turned ninety–though it’s hard to tell at the pace he keeps. Let’s mark the occasion by watching all of his film cameos. -via Tor

Data, Geordi LaForge and Neil deGrasse Tyson

Celebrity physicist Neil deGrasse Tyson hosts a podcast called Star Talk. He recently invited Data and Geordi LaForge, the actors who played Brent Spiner and LeVar Burton on Star Trek: The Next Generation,* onto the show. You can listen to it at the link. Link -via Tor *I reject your reality and substitute my own.

Six Months, Three Days

In the science fiction love story Six Months, Three Days, the first line sets up the scenario: “The man who can see the future has a date with the woman who can see many possible futures.” But can two people who recall the future the way the rest of us recall the past ever find [...]

I, Cthulu

Author Neil Gaiman contributed a story to Tor called “I, Cthulu, Or, What’s A Tentacle-Faced Thing Like Me Doing In A Sunken City Like This (Latitude 47° 9′ S, Longitude 126°43′ W).” As usual, Mr. Gaiman’s humor is fantastic and fun. (This little gem is from 1986.) I was spawned uncounted aeons ago, in the dark [...]

Mysteries of Glastonbury Tor

Glastonbury Tor is a place of legend, intrigue and mystery; a conical hill in the Somerset landscape it has been the subject of many tales ranging…