Aetheric Adventures (continued)

It’s been a busy month at the Circle City Aerodrome.  While the Clan of Tek doctors helped our boffins get  T/sgt Van Der Graffe  (Claude)  back on his feet after that bout of aetheric dust poisoning, the Boffin corps were hard-pressed to contain the drift of the aetheric dust from the wrecked airship near Batesville  […]

What Does the Fox Say? – Prejudice

Ladies and Gentlemen, welcome to “What Does the Fox Say?” . . . Steampunk Agony Uncle advice from Yours Truly, Mr. Aloysius Fox . . . apparently some people are under the misimpression that I have the answer to just about anything, like having a real British accent makes you an authority on everything . […]

This Day in History – January 31st, 1862

A white dwarf, also called a degenerate dwarf, is a stellar remnant composed mostly of electron-degenerate matter. They are very dense; a white dwarf’s mass is comparable to that of the Sun, and its volume is comparable to that of the Earth. Its faint luminosity comes from the emission of stored thermal energy. The nearest known […]

Le Tour du Monde en Quatre-Vingts Jours

Today we have a bonus “This Day in History” to celebrate the first publication of Jules Verne’s Le Tour du Monde en Quatre-Vingts Jours (also known as Around the World in 80 Days to English speakers) on January 30th, 1873.   The story starts in London on Tuesday, October 1st, 1872. Phileas Fogg is a rich English gentleman […]

Special Event: British Vintage Car Show

This April, the British Car Club of Greater Cincinnati once more joins the International Steampunk Symposium with an array of vintage British cars. Admire fine automobile workmanship, great photo opportunities, and maybe even a chance to ride in one or two. The club is dedicated to all British car marques with a membership of about 100. Most of their members […]

The Science of Myst

Myst is a ground breaking video game released in 1990. Created by a couple of programmers in their garage nobody could have predicted its success. When a game sells over a million copies upon release you don’t leave it as it is, so what started as a standalone expanded quickly to a series. Today Myst […]

This Day in History – January 30th, 1862

The USS Monitor was an iron-hulled steamship. Built during the American Civil War, she was the first ironclad warship commissioned by the Union Navy and was launched on January 30th, 1862.  Monitor is most famous for her central role in the Battle of Hampton Roads on March 9th, 1862, where, under the command of Lieutenant […]

Weekend Recommendations – January 29th, 2015

It’s time for your weekly report of where we’re going to be this weekend, or where we wish we could be . . . Click on the banners to learn more and RSVP to the event’s Facebook page. Friday, January 30th, 2015 Jan 30 at 2:00pm to Feb 1 at 5:00pm – Greater Columbus Convention […]

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