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Five years in, the new Doctor Who is an unqualified success. For those who may have yet to discover the series, here are my two favorite stories thus far:
Series 1: The Empty Child/The Doctor Dances
The Ninth Doctor (Christopher Eccleston) and Rose (Billie Piper) follow a mysterious spacecraft to London during the Blitz, only to encounter an equally mysterious — and terrifying — child:
Series 4:Silence in the Library/Forest of the Dead
The Tenth Doctor (David Tennant) and Donna Noble (Catherine Tate) visit the biggest library in the universe, and discover another mysterious child and a deadly danger lurking in the shadows:
Series 5: Preview
Matt Smith portrays the Eleventh Doctor in the current series. I haven't seen all the episodes myself, so instead of a favorite, here is a BBC preview. You might want to find something to hang on to…
John Scalzi presents the morning announcements at the Lucas Interspecies School for Troubled Youth…
FriedBeef's Tech has a sizable list of sites that supply free books — including ebooks for free download, and sites that coordinate swapping physical books.
James Galea performs his signature trick, 673 King Street…
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