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Its Halloween. Heres Whats Haunting the Runways. – The New York Times

Salvjiia is a beautiful fright. The Instagram persona of Lilith Morris, she is posed in a recent post as a mutant, her eyes dark pits, her wheat-colored hair cascading to the floor, her torso fused with the fur-covered legs of a deer. Salvjiia, 19, is part of a subculture of self-created oddities proliferating online and, more recently, leaching into the world of style. Continue reading

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Transhuman | Snafu Comics Wiki | FANDOM powered by Wikia

A Transhuman or trans-human is an intermediary form between the human and the hypothetical posthuman. The etymology of the term "transhuman" goes back to French philosopher Pierre Teilhard de Chardin who wrote in his 1949 book The Future of Mankind: Liberty: that is to say, the chance offered to every man (by removing obstacles and placing the appropriate means at his disposal) of 'trans-humanizing' himself by developing his potentialities to the fullest extent. And in a 1951 unpublished revision of the same book: In consequence one is the less disposed to reject as unscientific the idea that the critical point of planetary Reflection, the fruit of socialization, far from being a mere spark in the darkness, represents our passage, by Translation or dematerialization, to another sphere of the Universe: not an ending of the ultra-human but its accession to some sort of trans-humanity at the ultimate heart of things. Continue reading

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U.S. Transhumanist Party / Transhuman Party Official …

Steve Hill Editors Note: In this article, originally published on August 26, 2019, by the Life Extension Advocacy Foundation (LEAF), Mr. Steve Hill reviews an MIT Technology Review article authored by David Adam Continue reading

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James P. Hogan (writer) – Wikipedia

James Patrick Hogan James Patrick Hogan London, England Dromahaire, County Leitrim, Ireland James Patrick Hogan (27 June 1941 12 July 2010) was a British science fiction author.[1] Hogan was born in London, England. He was raised in the Portobello Road area on the west side of London. Continue reading

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Elevating the Human Condition – Humanity+ What does it mean …

What does it mean to be human in a technologically enhanced world? Humanity+ is a 501(c)3 international nonprofit membership organization that advocates the ethical use of technology, such as artificial intelligence, to expand human capacities. In other words, we want people to be better than well Continue reading

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List of campaign settings – Wikipedia

Campaign setting nameSubgenreSetting locationGame system(s)Publisher(s)Period(s) publishedCommentsAerthHigh fantasyThe planet AerthDangerous JourneysGame Designers' Workshop1992-1994Developed by Gary Gygax before and after he was forced out of TSR.AgoneHigh fantasyMultisim1999-2008Al-QadimArabian fantasyThe planet Abeir-TorilAD&D 2nd editionTSR1992-1998The Diamond ThroneMedieval high fantasyd20 System2003A giant-dominated setting; created by Monte Cook and first published in 2003.Arcanis: the World of Shattered EmpiresMedieval fantasyThe continent of Onara on the Planet of Arcanisd20 System, Arcanis rules systemParadigm Concepts2001-2011Focuses on moral ambiguity and politicsArs MagicaMedieval heroic cult fantasyMythic EuropeArs Magica rulesLion Rampant, White Wolf, Wizards of the Coast, Atlas Games1987-2004BirthrightMedieval High fantasyThe continent of Cerilia on the planet AebrynisAD&D 2nd edition, D&D 3rd editionTSR1994-2005Players each run their own country, and vie economically, politically, and militarily with or against each other and the rest of the countries on the map.BlackmoorMedieval high fantasy(The planet Mystara)D&DJudges Guild, TSR, Zeitgeist Games1977-2009First role-playing game campaign setting developed (1971-) for the purpose, later placed on Greyhawk, then on Mystara, then again relaunched as a standalone worldBlue RoseRomantic fantasyThe planet AldeaTrue20Green Ronin Publishing2005-presentCouncil of WyrmsDragon fantasyAD&D 2nd editionTSR1994-1999Players roleplay dragon charactersThe Dark EyeSword and sorceryAventuriaFantasy Productions, Ulisses Spiele1984-presentPrimarily in GermanDark SunHigh fantasy, post-apocalypticThe planet AthasAD&D 2nd edition, D&D 4th editionTSR, WotC1991-2010DiscworldHigh fantasyGURPS DiscworldSteve Jackson Games1998-2002Based on Terry Pratchett's Discworld seriesDragonlanceHigh dragon-centric fantasyThe planet KrynnAD&D, D&D 3rd editionTSR, Sovereign Press, Inc1984-, 2001-2007EarthdawnSword and sorceryprovince BarsaiveFASA1993-presentEberronSword and sorceryD&D 3rd edition, D&D 4th editionWotC2004-2009ForceliaHigh fantasyThe continent of AlecrastD&D (not TSR's official), Record of Lodoss War, Sword World RPG, Legend of Crystania and Rune SoldierGroup SNE1989 - presentPrimarily in Japanese.Forgotten RealmsMedieval high fantasyThe continent of Faern on the planet Abeir-TorilAD&D, AD&D 2nd edition, D&D 3rd/4th/5th editionTSR, WotC1987 - presentOriginally created as a paracosm by Ed Greenwood in 1967 to provide a setting for his childhood stories.Freeport: The City of AdventureSwashbuckling Medieval fantasyGeneric local settingd20 System, PathfinderGreen Ronin Publishing2000-presentAs a generic setting, Freeport can be expanded by the gamemaster, or inserted into another campaign setting.Garweeze WurldHack and slash satirical fantasyThe planet AldrazarHackmaster 4th editionKenzer & Company2001Based on the main setting played by the characters of the Knights of the Dinner Table comic series. It is strongly characterized by Hackmaster's wuss slapping honor system, +12 swords, sidewinder fireballs, etc.GloranthaSword and sorcery The planet GloranthaRuneQuestChaosium1978-presentFirst introduced in White Bear and Red Moon board game in 1975.Greyhawk (aka World of Greyhawk)Medieval high fantasyThe planet OerthAD&DTSR, WotC1980-2008HackjammerHack and slash space fantasyThe sky, Wildspace, the PhlogistonHackmaster 4th EditionKenzer & Company2005Parody of Spelljammer, and add-on to Garweeze WurldHrnLow magic medieval fantasyThe planet KethiraHrnMasterColumbia Games1986-2003Hollow WorldAncient fantasy (Roman, Greek)inside the planet MystaraD&DTSR1990-1992Hyborian AgeSword and sorceryEarth during the Hyborian AgeConan Role-Playing Game, GURPS Conan, Conan d20, Conan: The Roleplaying GameTSR, Steve Jackson Games, Mongoose Publishing1985, 1988-1989, 2004-2007Based on Robert E. Howard's Conan storiesIron KingdomsTechnofantasyImmorenPrivateer Press2004-2013KalibruhnSword and sorceryGeneric, d20 systemCreations Unlimited, Necromancer Games, Different Worlds1987, 2001-2004Developed by Robert J Continue reading

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