- Looking for something new to read? Forbiddenplanet.com has listed 50 SF books that they think you absolutely must read.
- Giveaway: Tor is giving away a few books on Goodreads. The first is Range of Ghosts by Elizabeth Bear. The second is Blowout by Byron L. Dorgan and David Hagberg. The third is Chrysanthe by Yves Meynard. Click on the book title for the entry link. The entry deadline for all of these is February 10, 2012.
- Brass Goggles is a fun steampunk site. Check out this pic of an antique R2D2 droid. And the next time I find an extra $90,000 laying around, I just might buy myself one of these incredible Montblanc pens sure to match any steampunk outfit.
- Calling all gamers! Interested in winning four model ships from the EVE universe? Entry deadline is February 14, 2012.
- Ok, this is just weird. Cyborg cockroaches. I guess robotics labs have to start somewhere.
- Did you know that in the 1950s and 1960s one scientist controlled people’s brains with permanent implants? It’s no surprise that he eventually had to leave the U.S. due to lawsuits.
- Are you a Dungeons and Dragons player? Wizards of the Coast is planning a makeover and this time, they are seeking input from fans. Here’s your chance to be heard!
That’s all for now. You guys have a great weekend — and if I missed any good links, please share them with us below! See ya next week.