Looking Back at the Future

Inside the head of science fiction writer and critic Derek Austin Johnson.
Capitol dome.

Capitol dome.

brucesterling:

cazadordementes:

Frida Kahlo and Diego Rivera at the Casa Azul (x)

SuFrida Kahlo y Diego Cieguera, grandes mugralistas Mexicanos.

*Nice blue house Frida had.  I’ve been there.  You should see the endless streams of well-educated, artsy foreign women who truck through that joint.

(Source: puyols)

'He asked, “What makes a man a writer?' 'Well,' I said, 'it's simple. You either get it down on paper, or jump off a bridge.'

—Charles Bukowski (via wordpainting)

The circus is in town.

The circus is in town.

The US Navy believes it has finally worked out the solution to a problem that has intrigued scientists for decades: how to take seawater and use it as fuel. The development of a liquid hydrocarbon fuel is being hailed as “a game-changer” because it would signficantly shorten the supply chain, a weak link that makes any force easier to attack. The US has a fleet of 15 military oil tankers, and only aircraft carriers and some submarines are equipped with nuclear propulsion. Vice Admiral Philip Cullom declared: “It’s a huge milestone for us.”

The US Navy believes it has finally worked out the solution to a problem that has intrigued scientists for decades: how to take seawater and use it as fuel. The development of a liquid hydrocarbon fuel is being hailed as “a game-changer” because it would signficantly shorten the supply chain, a weak link that makes any force easier to attack. The US has a fleet of 15 military oil tankers, and only aircraft carriers and some submarines are equipped with nuclear propulsion. Vice Admiral Philip Cullom declared: “It’s a huge milestone for us.”

Dinner. Chicken with lemon pepper and curry oil and sautéed fresh brussel sprouts.

Dinner. Chicken with lemon pepper and curry oil and sautéed fresh brussel sprouts.

Treasures.

Treasures.