Erstwhile Stereophile scribe and Audio editor Corey Greenberg has a new mission: To bring back the manly art of wet-shaving with a badger hair brush and a "real" razor. No matter how obscure the subject, Greenberg's always an entertaining read.
Philip K. Dick, far from being too paranoid to be prophetic, might not have been paranoid enough. After all, even my comments section makes you prove you're not a robot (Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep?) and there really are cameras everywhere for our protection (Through a Scanner Darkly). Oh yes, and legislation aimed at protecting us from terror may have invaded our privacy (Flow My Tears, the Policeman Said).
Prevailing wisdom held that either the Sun was just like the planets in terms of oxygen composition or that it was rich in the isotope oxygen-16. Now research on Lunar dust indicates both theories are wrong.