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  • For such a serious anime, I don't think I'm supposed to LOL but I did when I read this (subtitles ftl …).

    Anime Nano!

  • Apr 7th, 2010 at 1: 56 pm ceh: your googlefu is weak, grasshopper. cockchug ftl.

    SHOCKER: Vic’s Bagel Bar Is Better Than Ess A Bagel | Midtown Lunch - Finding Lunch in the Food Wasteland of NYC's Midtown Manhattan

  • They happily transport humans within the area they have been designated, but they also put strict limits within the agreement they have with humans, one among many being the prohibition of research into ftl travel.

    Review | Stealing Light by Gary Gibson (Tor UK)

  • As all travel is done at sub-light speeds, with ftl not possible, the events of travelling between systems is done in tens and hundreds of years of subjective time.

    House of Suns by Alastair Reynolds

  • Although humanity do not have the capability to use ftl travel, a species called the Shoal do, and are the only species in the galaxy with that know-how.

    Review | Stealing Light by Gary Gibson (Tor UK)

  • The Freehold have discovered a derelict ship, one with ftl capabilities, but not of Shoal origin.

    Review | Stealing Light by Gary Gibson (Tor UK)

  • But I'm not sure if the distinction between the elements and their rationalisation holds, or, put differently: why don't we regard rationalization itself as an element, alongside dragons, ftl and huge, hairy monsters?

    Archive 2008-01-01

  • Insomnia is ftl, its back with a vengence and i hope no one annoys me today because i haven't slept much.

    weekend roundup

  • Then there is her team's chief engineer Carl Edlund who happens to know genius physicist Simon Sandrisson, the discoverer of "hyperspace" some 10 years ago, from which discovery the possibility of ftl travel followed; after extensive drone testing and with the approval of the humanity's Space Security Council, Dr. Sandrisson is ready to take the first manned human ftl spaceships Holy Grail on a test ride.

    "Grand Central Arena" by Ryk Spoor (Reviewed by Liviu Suciu)

  • For myself and roughly speaking, the boundaries between sf and fantasy in a novel are defined more by how society is organized, the role science and technology play, the way humanity's - or whatever sentient beings are around - collective perception of the Universe is and such than by magic swords or ftl spaceships since after all you can have both of those cohabit a fictional universe quite well.

    Odds and Ends: The Arthur Clarke Award and Genre (by Liviu Suciu)

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  • Good call. Also For The Ladies. ;-)

    October 9, 2007

  • Or Faster Than Light.

    October 9, 2007

  • For The Lose (contrast with FTW), or Fruit of the Loom, or Free Talk Live.

    October 9, 2007