Alternate History Thursday: WAR!

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Is good for absolutely nothing.  The song was right about that.  But we’re not talking about that song, we’re talking about something that actually happened.* When we last left our heroes (or villains as some might call them), The Nation of New York had started a war with the United States of America (Minus New … Continued

Alternate History Thursday: Carriers

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The President was having nothing of what the city of New York was doing.  With their intent to secede, it was clear that a state of war was about to exist.  However, these were still Americans there, and he didn’t want them all to be punished for the crimes of a select few crazies.  As … Continued

Alternate History Thursday: Electricity Gone

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Things have quickly spiraled out of hand in the great city of New York.  Soon after the bridges were leveled, and the tunnels blown up, the Mayor of NYC officially declared his intention to secede from the State.  He wasn’t totally crazy, he wasn’t going to secede from the Union, only the State.  However, the Governor … Continued

Alternate History Thursday: No Bridges, or Power

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The situation with the Federal Reserve Bank is getting out of hand.  Conventional wisdom said to let the world have it’s gold, after all, what good is it if you can’t use it as a bargaining chip.  Much of the rest of the country is coming back online and being functional again.  Except for New … Continued

Alternate History Thursday: Broadway

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It is the year 1999, the world is struggling to come up with a solution to the Y2k bug.  Similar to how speculation was in our existing reality, there were contrasting theories as to just how widespread the potential damage would be.  Exactly like our world, doomsdayers were preparing for the worst  This included governments, … Continued

It was December 24th

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You know the words. If that’s not your thing, then take a gander at this trailer for the documentary of the events from 28 years ago.

The Day The Music Died

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Today, 57 years ago, 4 people lost their lives in a plane crash in Iowa.  Three of those people were popular musicians Buddy Holly, Ritchie Valens, and J. P. “The Big Bopper” Richardson, the 4th was their pilot of the plane they charted to take them between shows in the mid-west.  America was stunned as Holly … Continued

Would You like some Fries?

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Because in case you weren’t aware, they are done. There’s not much else left to say here, just watch it, you know you want to.

Alternate History Thursday: Rosenberg, H-Bomb

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Sugar Ray, Panmunjom, Brando, The King and I, and the The Catcher in the Rye.  Those are the words to 3rd block of years in Billy Joel’s classic We Didn’t Start The Fire.  I don’t care what you think, this is a great song, and so I’m embedding the video below, watch it, watch it … Continued

Life3

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It’s Life Jim, but not as we know it.  Now I hope you have this song stuck in your head.  Anyway, James Tyrwhitt-Drake, who runs this pretty neat tumblr, Infinity Imagined, has put together a gif of an electron microscope as it zooms in on some bacteria on some algae on a super tiny crustacean … Continued