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A Star Wars Cosplay Hustle From 1977

In 1977, as <i>Star Wars</i> was first blowing up, Lucasfilm were famously ill-equipped to get enough merch out to satisfy fans. While some people waited …

Playing Dungeons & Dragons for the first time this century

Playing Dungeons & Dragons for the first time this centuryWhat happens when one man returns to playing Dungeons & Dragons, for the first time in a …

Board Games

Cammy cosplayer forced to cover up at CEO, but not by tournament staff

Posted by John 'Velociraptor' Guerrero • June 25, 2016 at 2:46 p.m. PDT<p>Cosplayer Ashley Riot! planned to show off her Street Fighter 5 Cammy cosplay …

Fox News to His Holiness the Dalai Lama: You Ever Seen <i>Caddyshack</i>?

[There was a video here]<p>After meeting with President Obama to discuss such far-reaching issues as human rights and climate change, His Holiness the …

Hinduism

Howard Kurtz saw a liberal on television last night, and it's freaking him out

Putative media critic Howard Kurtz, who now works for Fox News, cannot be this stupid. It's not possible.<p>x<p>Rachel Maddow's smart & did a good job last …

Unproven ebola drugs deemed ethical by the World Health Organization

Following outbreak, WHO okays experimental drug use to treat infected<p>Officials from the World Health Organization today said that experimental medications, like the one currently being used to treat some patients in the West Africa outbreak of the deadly ebola virus, are ethically sound. A panel of …

Experimental Ebola drug 'exhausted,' as experts debate ethical use

As U.S. medical experts raised concerns Tuesday about the use of experimental drugs to treat the<p>Ebola virus, makers of the unapproved medication ZMapp said their supply has been "exhausted."<p>In a statement published online late Monday, Mapp Biopharmaceuticals Inc., of San Diego, said it had complied …

Disease

10 Great Novels That Will Make You More Passionate About Science

Many of the world's greatest scientists were inspired to go into their fields by reading science fiction books. And it's easy to see why. A lot of …

Science Fiction

The Science of Why We Don’t Believe Science

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Baton Rouge News, Sports and Entertainment

Crime/Police<p>Former Kenner mayoral candidate says police got it wrong after casino brawl, arrest<p>Advocate staff report<p>Dona Reynaud, the wife of Kenner …

Baton Rouge

The Internet's largest gallery of Painted Miniatures and Miniature Painting art - Site

Friday, 16 February<p>We've got a new crop of <i>Dark Age</i> releases for you today. Let's jump right into it.<p>We begin with the Outcast Faction Starter …

If correlation doesn’t imply causation, then what does? | DDI

It is a commonplace of scientific discussion that correlation does not imply causation. Business Week recently ran an spoof article pointing out some …

Cocktail Science: 5 Myths About Ice, Debunked

Editor's Note: Please welcome Kevin Liu of Science Fare to SE: Drinks. We're pumped to have him here to share a bit of cocktail science.<p>The difference between a perfectly balanced cocktail and a so-so one often comes down to ice. How does ice affect temperature? Dilution? Since as much as half the …