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Author Archives: Randy Reichardt

Book Review: The Internet – A Historical Encyclopedia

The Internet: A Historical Encyclopedia, is an ambitious three-volume set published by ABC-CLIO. This encyclopedia is a “major expansion of the RUSA-award winning predecessor”, History of the Internet: a Chronology, 1843 to the Present, by Christos J.P. Moschovitis, Hilary Poole, Tami Schuyler, and Theresa M. Senft. The 312 page title was one of the ALA’s Reference and User Services Association’s ... Read More »

Indiana Inventor Granted US Patent for Anti-Gravity-Powered Spaceship – Junk Science?

.: The USPTO has granted Boris Volfson, an inventor in Huntington IN, US Patent 6,960,975: Space vehicle propelled by the pressure of inflationary vacuum state. According to National Geographic News, the patent is a design for an antigravity space vehicle: Volfson’s craft is theoretically powered by a superconductor shield that changes the space-time continuum in such a way that it ... Read More »

Review: Six Feet Under – No Joy In Mudville

:: Six Feet Under is one of the many brilliant series on HBO, but I have found the fifth season to be the most depressing of the series’ run to date. In Episode 59, one of the supporting characters tells Brenda to shut the f*ck up, because she’s sick of listening to Brenda whine and complain about her failing relationship ... Read More »

The Huffington Blog

I love John Cusack (I want to BE John Cusack!), but I'm not sure what qualifies him and the others from film, tv, and music, to be blog columnists. Read More »