Thursday just busted through the wall just like the Kool-Aid man. Oh yeah. Who wants to drink the Kool-Aid? The Kool-Aid of offsite links that we have lovingly curated for you.
1.) Real, unconfirmed aliens, might be actually the result of even realer pixels blurring together!
2.) Ridley Scott will destroy your DVD player if you ever watch a movie on a small screen again.
3.) Book sculptures are nifty.
Every day Stubby the Rocket jets around the internet looking for links of interest. When Stubby finds these links, they get put in our handy Links of Interest section and sometimes on our Twitter and Facebook! Here are today’s:
- Bad news for Mythbusters and a CA neighborhood: rogue cannonball gets lose, shoots through house and hits mini-van! (via ABC)
- Lightspeed Magazine talks to Richard Dawkins. (via Lightspeed)
- Ridley Scott writes a piece for HuffPo in which he tells you never to watch a movie anywhere but a theatre again. (via The Huffington Post)
- Thor 2 director Patty Jenkins is out, but still may direct “one of those superhero movies.” (via Deadline)
- Want to visit famous sci-fi planets right here on on Earth? This article tells you where many of them are. (via Clarkesworld)
- “Oh, great. When the network gains consciousness, it’s going to have atrocious grammar.” (via The Onion)
- Adam Gopnik wonders about mythology in YA Fantasy. (via The New Yorker)
- Lev Grossman’s top 10 books from 2011 features some of our favorites too! (via Time)
- John Scalzi imagines other terrible sci-fi holiday specials. (via Filmcritic)
- Star Trek VI came out 20 years ago yesterday. Take this trip down memory lane with a bunch of crazy retro videos. (via Trekmovie)
- Is this a real UFO hanging out near Mercury? (via Gizmodo)
- Totally amazing book sculptures invade Edinburgh. (via io9)
Stubby the Rocket is the voice and mascot of Tor.com. When Stubby the Rocket busts through walls Kool-Aid Man-style Stubby says “Just so you know, Mark’s an asshole.”