In Some Remarks, his new collection of essays, interviews, and short fiction, Neal Stephenson's topics range from the hazards of sitting down all day to the clash of worldviews in Waco when government agents had their standoff with the Branch Davidians, from China's absorption of Hong Kong to a midwestern college town's influence on the novelist David Foster Wallace. Together, Anders Monsen reports, these pieces showcase Stephenson's eye for detail, his ability to weave compelling stories from reams of research, and his excitement about the world of ideas.
The bill, which the state House passed yesterday, says police may seize vehicles in which they find untaxed vaping products.
A German Museum Tried To Hide This Stunning 3D Scan of an Iconic Egyptian Artifact. Today You Can See It for the First Time
After a three-year freedom of information campaign, everyone can finally see the Egyptian Museum of Berlin’s official scan of the Bust of Nefertiti.
Can't buy it? That's okay, you can easily get the pieces to build one yourself.
San Francisco Activists Are Trying to Stop Business Owner From Converting His Arcade Repair Shop Into a Normal Arcade
Neighbors say Joey Mucha's plans for a Skee-Ball arcade in the Mission would be a positive addition to the community. Activists disagree.
Federal Government Can't Just Allow 3D Gunmaking Software To Proliferate Without a License, Federal Judge Declares
Various states sued to stop the feds from allowing such gun-making files to circulate legally. Now, a federal judge says the decision to not prohibit them was "arbitrary and capricious."