Tuesday, December 15, 2015

Link roundup

1. "Star Trek Beyond Will Politely Ignore Into Darkness"

The end of Star Trek Into Darkness fundamentally changed the status quo of the Star Trek universe. Not only did the Federation now have the ability to beam themselves between planets in different parts of the galaxy, ending the need for starships, they had also cured death thanks to the magic blood of Khan and his crew. The human adventure had come to an end, it seemed, as humanity had ascended to the level of immortals who could be essentially omnipresent in the galaxy.
2. "Experts have discovered a new gait pattern among several well-known top Russian officials, including President Vladimir Putin and Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev. The authors term this 'gunslinger's gait' because it may be triggered by KGB or other forms of weaponry training."

3. "Three Big Tech Companies All Had Great Gatsby-Themed Holiday Parties This Year"