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Greg Fishbone
Greg Fishbone
Greg Fishbone

Greg Fishbone

Author of the Galaxy Games series of middle grade science fiction from Tu Books at Lee & Low Books. Author Site: http://gfishbone.com

Hey, Koch brothers, does this put climate change into enough perspective for you?

What aliens are watching on TV--though I'm not sure how The Goldbergs jumped the line.

Check out the comic try-hard :: The Ugly Tadpole

Monarch butterflies are disappearing at an alarming rate because: (1) the Mexican forests where they overwinter are being cut down; (2) modern agriculture has eliminated milkweed, a primary food source for young butterflies, from midwestern US fields; and (3) climate change has placed deadly droughts and cold snaps along their migration route.

'You see the same pattern all over. Take Detroit--' 'Hold on. Why do you know all these statistics offhand?' 'Oh, um, no idea. I definitely spend my evenings hanging out with friends, and not curating a REALLY NEAT database of temperature statistics. Because, pshh, who would want to do that, right? Also, snowfall records.'

This smells amazing when you burn it next to the new Baked Potato scented candle from Yankee Candle.

Planets in our neighborhood. Let's get to work on that warp drive so we can go exploring! xkcd.com/1298/large/

On Bad Machinery, Shelley answers the question that no creative person ever wants to hear.

Haha! Minion pumpkins! OH MY GOSHHH yesssss

The LEGO Group is already the world's largest tire manufacturer.

It can also potentially create a black hole that will destroy the earth. That the probability of that happening is infinitesimal is just a technicality.

October 17, 2013

If the celestial sphere were mapped to the Earth's surface, astronomy would get a LOT easier; you'd just need a magnifying glass.

'Big Data' doesn't just mean increasing the font size.

This explains why Casper the Friendly Ghost hasn't gone viral on YouTube.

After 40 years, Mr. Irby retired from Prestonwood Elementary School in 2013, after wearing the same exact outfit for his entire teaching career.

How we are changing Earth's atmosphere.

IBM has made a Star Trek lego out of atoms, just not in the way most things are made out of atoms. See the atoms?

I'm all about Abraham Lincoln, but why can't we have astronauts and robots on our five dollar bills too?

Closing in on a better map of the Galaxy. I wonder whether the central bar serves pan-galactic gargle blasters...

Moonmelon (scientifically knows as asidus). This fruit grows in some parts of Japan and is known for its vibrant blue colour. This fruit's party trick is that it can switch flavours after you eat it. Everything sour will taste sweet, everything salty will taste bitter, and it gives water a strong orange-like taste! Bucket list fruit!