The Sun’s gradual brightening will seriously compromise the Earth’s biosphere within ~ 1E9 years. If Earth’s orbit migrates outward, however, the biosphere could remain intact over the entire main-sequence lifetime of the Sun.
And, as the apocalypse continues to rumble ever onwards, I find myself with more than a little time to kill. Enter Mini Motorways – a deceptively difficult minimalist strategy game about moving things from A to B.
Apparently, in those more freeform pre-Blair-government days of February 1997, The Guardian (or at least those parts of the Guardian who worked Saturdays to put out the Observer) decided to put out a guide to cults.
How the Internet Gave Us Access to Obscure Television
Up until the late-1990s, if you missed something on television then it was unlikely you were going to see it again any time soon. Even if you had – and I understand younger readers’ horror at this proposition – managed to position yourself in front of your television at a set time, you would need a hardy memory to remember it over the years.