Here to save the world before nap-time: Iron Baby!
Don’t make him cranky…
Check out Watt’s Up With That? for some very neat photos of a smoke ring blown by the Eyjafjallajokull Volcano, which has been wreaking havoc in Iceland and Europe for weeks, now.
And I am not going to make any jokes about the Earth enjoying a post-eruption smoke. Nope. Not at all. 🙂
(Also be sure to see the videos of fun with fluid rings.)
I never watched Lost, never had a desire to and, from what I’ve heard from others who did watch, I think I’m glad I stayed away. But, in honor of last night’s series finale, I can’t resist sharing this:
On eBay someone has offered a reasonably complete, good-condition copy of the first edition of Chaosium’s Stormbringer game. It’s a game I enjoyed and I’d like to collect the various editions of it, much as I would like to collect the various editions of Call of Cthulhu. So, I made what was for me a large offer and, for a couple of days, I was the only bidder.
This morning some rat outbid me. 😦
Okay, okay. I’m not owed anything. It’s an open auction and anyone can bid, but I just hate it when someone comes along who either has deeper pockets or is less responsible with their money than I.
Yes, I’m pouting.
The question is, is this something I want to be irresponsible about, too? If it were a 1st edition Call of Cthulhu, probably yes. But, for Stormbringer, much as I liked it? Probably not.
Browsing about Amazon, I looked up the roleplaying game Labyrinth Lord on a lark and discovered two used copies for sale: one for $999.97 and the other for just a penny more. Such a deal! 😀
Postage seems a little bit much at $3.99, though. I mean, do they think we’re made of money?