Tuesday, July 9, 2013
9 July 2013
Georgie Henley b. 1995 (Narnia)
Linda Park b. 1978 (Enterprise)
Jimmy Smits b. 1955 (Star Wars)
Many happy returns to today's birthday boys and girls.
Predators released, 2010
Despicable Me released, 2010
Prediction: 2007: The moon is colonized when Jacob Hovestraydt founds Hovestraydt City
Predictor: Patchwork Girl by Larry Niven, published 1986
Reality: We all know the first moon colony will be called Gingrichistan.
Here's a fun fact. Heinlein reprints, Niven novels and the science fiction of Newt Gingrich are all published by Baen Books.
Here's a second fun fact. References to Newt Gingrich's alternate history book have been scrubbed from the Baen website.
Looking one day ahead... INTO THE FUTURE!
John Elfreth Watkins predicts the future of medicine... in the year 2000!
Join us then... IN THE FUTURE!