Stuff written while I should be working on my next novel.
Friday, January 09, 2015
Looking Forward: 2015 Almanack: Notable Events: June - December.
June 15 – North Korea claims to have successfully cloned their Glorious Leader, the clone being declared Leader-In-Waiting. The media at large is doubtful, and a series of cyber attacks are launched against the New York Times, The National Enquirer, and the British magazines New Scientist and Private Eye.
June 26 - ISIS troops ousted from Ar-Raqquah, by Syrian Governmental forces.
July 6 - US researchers claim to have demonstrated 'room temperature super-conductivity'.
July 26 – Reports that the cometry lander - Philae has activated and is relaying a modulated signal (the so called 'song of the asteroid') in a manner indicative of sonic design.
August 11 - Philae hoax, uncovered, as hacker Zara Mitchel admits to broadcasting signal from iphone flown into low-earth orbit by helium balloon. Pattern in signal is her rendition of 'Let it Go!'.
August 12 – Disney law suit against Zara Mitchel.
September 9 - SGF troops ousted from Ar-Raqquah, by ISIS forces.
Septernber 17 - North Korea becomes first modern "regency-archy" following mysterious 'retirement' of Glorious Leader Emeritus Kim Jong-Un.
September 18 - ISIS troops ousted from Ar-Raqquah, by Syrian Governmental forces.
October 20 – Super-conductivity demonstrations lead to crashes in traditional engineering stock. Purchase of General Motors from US Government majority stock holders by Apple.
October 23 - The town, and city of, Thermopolis and Buffalo, Wyoming suffer Brown Outs, and electrical storms.
November 1 - US military conduct "exercise" centred around Devil's Tower National Landmark.
December 5 – Russian satirical Magazine Войнальду (Icy War!) publishes 'alleged' satellite pictures of Yankees vs The Bear God of the Cheyenne under the heading: Американцыпротивдругогомедведя (America fights yet another Bear!).
December 27 - Powder River Valley earthquake, US.
December 29 – UK - New Year's day fireworks detonated in error along South Bank, faulty private supplied computerised timers blamed. Damage to London Eye.