Random Thoughts: A Mindful Miscellany

from Marcus Wynne

Random Interesting Things…

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Here’s an Old Guy showing the Young Guns how it’s done:

My friends all know my love of post-apocalyptic and dystopian fiction; this gem by the astonishing duo of Neil Gaiman and Terry Pratchett is one of the *funniest* takes on the Apocalypse I’ve ever read:

http://www.amazon.com/Good-Omens-Accurate-Prophecies-Nutter/dp/0060853980

This graphic is a pretty cool overview of what’s minimally necessary in an emergency kit or “Bug Out Bag”:

bug-out-bag-big

I’m working on two books and a variety of articles (one will be forthcoming in John Robb and Shlok Vaidya’s http://www.resilientcommunities.com) as well as some blog posts. Think the next thing will be a gear round up. Or something else completely Random.

Stay tuned for another chapter of THREE’S WYLDE, available only via Smashwords for the time being. Thanks to my beta readers for your comments and notes; I guess I could turn down the f-bomb usage, however, that is *exactly* how people in those circumstances talk…as one of my teachers at the Iowa Writer’s Workshop opined…”Marcus has a grasp on the most pungent aspects of the colloquial…”

That’s fancy talk for “I swears a lot sometimes, jist like real pipples.”

LOL…

The Cognitive Neuroscience folks at DARPA are undergoing some changes to reflect the massive influx of attention and funding that last month’s announcement of the BRAIN initiative generated https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/BRAIN_Initiative — I’m looking forward to my next visit out there:
http://www.darpa.mil/Our_Work/DSO/Focus_Areas/Neuroscience.aspx

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Written by marcuswynne

May 1, 2013 at 7:34 pm

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