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The current size of the human head is limited by the pelvic size of women
This is incorrect, the reason human babies aren't more developed at birth is because the energy required to continue development is larger than the energy the mother's body can produce. Unfortunately, my google-fu seems to be faulty; I can't find the BBC documentary where this was shown...
The government - if that is the word - of the middle Northern American country, colloquially known as the Americas [sic?], has decided to refrain from participating in any so-called "Moon race" because it "reminds them too much of the novel 'The Stand'", and any reference to 'The Trash-Can Man' does NOT refer to "the National Aero-Spatial Agent... - What do you mean that's not what it's.. Turn off that micr."
You mean, you have to pay a premium to call it _free_? That's the most popular one I've seen... besides lowering costs for manufacturers by lowering wages. That one's a favourite!
Hot vents can melt (some) metals, which may eventually lead to the discovery of metallurgy, which may then lead to fireless blacksmiths with better (non-oxidized) iron...
Just a thought. Hope one of my favourite SF authors sees it and runs off with it.
Does this mean that Neptune is not a planet, since Pluto, Charon et al are still bothering it!?