Your Space Battles Shaped The Stories In The New EVE Online Comic Book I wouldn't say its 'every mmo ever', as Eve isn't like every MMO ever. It's not World of Warcraft or its army of themepark clones. I'd warrant the comments likely stem from a place of good humor. That and the fact that on its face, Eve on the on the day-to-day (outside of the grand spectacle of fleet/roving gang/gate-camping combat) can be really, really, really excruciatingly boring. Boring like 'filing your taxes' boring. Gameplay largely consists of rare (yet incredibly epic) moments of 'this is totally batshit crazy, I'm stoked to be alive!' Eve could best be described as a extremely harsh game of economics where you can.. you know... occasionally murder some poor hapless stranger in the most humiliating way possible then rob their corpse. SExpand It's not spreadsheets for every player, but all those ships, all the ammo, all the modules fitted to the ships, and even the fuel used to propel them into the battle has to be manufactured.
We have absolutely no clue what built this crazy-complex structure I know what this is! It's an arachnid Jurassic Park! Just look at the third picture! Whatever is in the middle, it's not being protected from us. We're being protected from it! And the silk. As the person who has broken the doors wide open to what this is I feel entitled to give whatever emerges a name. Edit: Finally a chance to use this pic! My reaction at first seeing the pic and imaging the spider that built it... SExpand 1311: 2014 The comic includes many predictions from the 1800s and early 1900s. Many of them are for the twenty-first century in general, and only three specifically mention 2014 (two of them as in "a century from now"). Just a note that the PNG file for this comic is (or was initially) actually a TIFF file with a PNG extension. 184.108.40.206 05:37, 1 January 2014 (UTC) And now it's fixed. 220.127.116.11 06:07, 1 January 2014 (UTC) I presume most of the quotes are genuine, but surely Randall has made up the one about subsisting on jellies? I wouldn't be so sure. Spherical jelliies and creams were very fashionable in the era in which it was written, so it may have been simply a prediction of great luxury for the future. 18.104.22.168 14:37, 1 January 2014 (UTC)(Kyt) Here's the Book-lover reference:  Two sections from the H.G. "They gave him some pink fluid with a greenish fluorescence and a meaty taste, and the assurance of returning strength grew." Ok ... Christopher Baldwin:  ... Actually, no.
Calvin & Hobbes Search Engine - by Bing I have always been a big fan of Calvin & Hobbes comics, and their author, Bill Watterson. Since discovering the complete script online, as well as a collection of every daily strip on another website, I knew I could make the two reference each other and therefore create a "Calvin & Hobbes Search Engine" for lack of a better name. So I set out to do it. Currently the search only looks for EXACT phrases (not case sensitive), so if you're looking for a comic with the words "balloon" and "airplane" you cannot enter them both, or it will search for "balloon airplane" together. There is one exception though! Please find the credits for everything found on this page below. - Michael "Bing" Yingling Calvin & Hobbes : Copyright & All Rights Reserved by Bill Watterson and Andrews McMeel Universal Calvin & Hobbes Search Engine by Michael "Bing" Yingling Script from Scribd, likely from S.
How the Battle of Asakai Became One of the Largest Space Battles in Video Game History I was there. I was there and it was horrible. The game's developers have taken this unholy, all consuming black nightmare and turned it into a PR triumph, but let me tell you my perspective on Asakai. By the time my fleet, a Goonswarm subcapital reinforcement fleet, arrived, maximum time dilation was already occurring; time was technically being made to pass in this solar system at one tenth the speed of normal time outside the system. Over the span of 5 hours, the actual fighting that took place would under normal circumstances have happened in about 10 minutes. Then, because it was only happening in that system, the entire rest of Eve still running at normal speed had hours to speed across the universe, jumping system to system hundreds of times faster, to participate in or just to see this fight the likes of which have never been seen and had hours for breaking news of it happening to spread.
Weird Places: Europe's Dancing, Crooked Forests World Heritage Site A UNESCO World Heritage Site is a place (such as a forest, mountain, lake, island, desert, monument, building, complex, or city) that is listed by UNESCO as of special cultural or physical significance. The list is maintained by the international World Heritage Programme administered by the UNESCO World Heritage Committee, composed of 21 states' parties which are elected by their General Assembly. The programme catalogues, names, and conserves sites of outstanding cultural or natural importance to the common heritage of humanity. Under certain conditions, listed sites can obtain funds from the World Heritage Fund. As of 2013, 981 sites are listed: 759 cultural, 193 natural, and 29 mixed properties, in 160 states parties. By sites ranked by country, Italy is home to the greatest number of World Heritage Sites with 49 sites, followed by China (45), Spain (44), France and Germany (both 38). History Convention and background Nominating process "Article 53.
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Gigantic Space Battle Breaks Out in EVE Online, Thanks to Unpaid Bill According to an email EVE Online sent out today, more than eight Titans—these are the real bad mofos of the EVE fleet, capable of equipping a superlaser—have already been destroyed in the Battle of System B-R5RB. Holy hell, they really want this station.In the last battle, wasn't it said that no Titans were destroyed? Skimming the after-action reports it sounds like some titans were lost at HED-GP, but I don't have total numbers. And these things are worth more than a grand, right? "Yes." I really have no idea what the 1:1 comparison is between ISK and Earth Buxx. They're worth around 70 billion ISK each, which, at ~550 million ISK per single "PLEX", gives an amount of about 128 PLEX, which, times 20 USD, gives a total of 2.5k USD. These numbers are somewhat misleading, though, because there are bulk discounts for PLEX (and you can actually negotiate prices for purchases on very large scales). Also, actually *selling* a titan is pretty tricky. Someone is going to be sour when this is over.
Striking natural landscapes that look like works of fantasy art Would they remain unharmed? Absolutely NO! There is a wonderful cave in The Buffalo National River park in Arkansas, called Fitton Cave. I have been in his cave probably 20 times since the late '60's. Thanks, that was quite insightful and exactly what I mean! I told my sister about this and according to her, if we don't go to these places to observe them, then what is the purpose of these places at all? Well, I can see both sides of that. But at least some of these places are in areas that are so well hidden, or too difficult to get to, they do have natural protection. SExpand The top three images here are in an area called Helectite Passage. PS, sorry for the poor quality on some of these.
Home | Polonsky Foundation Digitization Project Moebius: The Long Tomorrow Today is French genius Moebius' birthday, and to celebrate, here's something really cool. Back in 1976, Jean Giraud was working on Alejandro Jodorowsky's ill-fated production of Dune , supplying concepts and designs. One of the people in charge of special effects for the movie was Dan O'Bannon, who wrote Alien , Blue Thunder & Return Of The Living Dead , but who fans of a certain age will always remember as whiny astronaut Pinback in his & John Carpenter's sci-fi black comedy Dark Star . Both men were sitting around Paris for months, with basically nothing to do, while the film shuddered to a slow halt around them, so O'Bannon started drawing comics. One of the comic strips he drew was a futuristic detective story called The Long Tomorrow .
Blind men and an elephant The story of the blind men and an elephant originated in the Indian subcontinent from where it has widely diffused. It has been used to illustrate a range of truths and fallacies; broadly, the parable implies that one's subjective experience can be true, but that such experience is inherently limited by its failure to account for other truths or a totality of truth. At various times the parable has provided insight into the relativism, opaqueness or inexpressible nature of truth, the behavior of experts in fields where there is a deficit or inaccessibility of information, the need for communication, and respect for different perspectives. It is a parable that has crossed between many religious traditions and is part of Jain, Buddhist, Sufi and Hindu lore. The blind men and the elephant (wall relief in Northeast Thailand) The story In various versions of the tale, a group of blind men (or men in the dark) touch an elephant to learn what it is like. Jain A king explains to them:
How did crows develop a social safety net? I have to share my Raven story. Here in the Pacific Northwest Crows are common. We have Ravens too, some places, but though they look similar they are far different creatures. So last spring I was outside the shop where I work and noticed what I thought was a murder of Crows sitting on the garbage dumpster. They were Ravens. Well it turns out someone threw the carcass of some animal in the dumpster.