* Does someone you know need a map of John Carter's Mars? http://mythicimages.com/product.php?product_id=145 Thanks to Amanda for the link!
* This isn't science fiction now, but it was just a short time ago. Mind-controlled artificial limbs coming soon: http://www.wired.com/wiredscience/2012/11/mind-controlled-robotic-arm/
* Congrats to Borderlands Cafe employee Cole Kelly, who placed third in the recent local Star Trek Convention's costume contest! Cole was dressed as the 10th Doctor from "Dr. Who". http://www.sfweekly.com/slideshow/great-costumes-of-the-official-star-trek-convention-38202868/#37
* I wish we'd thought of this first! The Monkey's Paw, a used bookstore in Toronto, has created an incredibly cool random book-vending machine: www.npr.org/2012/11/18/165219956/book-vending-machine-dispenses-suspense?utm_source=NPR&utm_medium=facebook&utm_campaign=20121118
* Read Local asked 10 local booksellers (including us!) for a holiday recommendation for their gift guide: http://blogs.sfweekly.com/exhibitionist/2012/12/holiday_gift_guide_10_local_books.php