When societies fail to respond to reduced circumstances through orderly downsizing, it isn’t because they don’t want to, it’s because they can’t. -- Collapse is simply the last remaining method of simplification.On space travel - Warren Ellis avaruusmatkailusta.
The single simplest reason why human space flight is necessary is this, stated as plainly as possible: keeping all your breeding pairs in one place is a retarded way to run a species.Planning our next steps in space - David Brin valmisaterioiden lähettämisestä Marsiin etukäteen.
The mud creature that lives without oxygen - Sanoiko joku jotain hankalasta elinympäristöstä?
The beasts live in conditions that would kill every other known animal. As well as lacking oxygen, the sediments are choked with salt and swamped with hydrogen sulphide gas.Cars that drive better than you
Harry Potter and the Methods of Rationality - Eliezer Yudkowskyn fanifiktiota.