Links of the Week, Vol. 2, Issue 6

http://bit.ly/hL9b59 — Jon Sprunk writes on TOR.com about the problems with basing your speculative fiction on Role Playing Games.

http://www.guardian.co.uk/science/the-lay-scientist/2011/feb/13/3 — Science commentator asks if political bias is a problem in science. I think it is but either way, thought provoking.

http://www.publishersweekly.com/pw/by-topic/columns-and-blogs/cory-doctorow/article/46105-with-a-little-help-the-early-returns.html — Cory Doctorow’s Publisher’s Weekly column on the release of his short story collection via Lulu. Interesting stuff re: publishing.

http://www.enter.net/~torve/critics/Dream/dream1.html — Fascinating essay on “The Death of Science Fiction

http://io9.com/#!5762349/stardust-probe-sifts-through-the-remains-of-a-collision-between-comet-and-machine
— Comet and Machine collide and provide valuable data on the makeup of a comet

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Fw_GnjE-des — Mr. Rogers learns to break dance. A funny reminder of a great show.

http://well.blogs.nytimes.com/2011/02/17/a-doctor-at-the-funeral — Passionate, moving article of a doctor’s reaction to attending the funeral of one of her cancer patients.

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