douglas adams

Google UK's Doodle Celebrates Douglas Adams

Google UK’s doodle for March 11th was — still is, thanks to that whole international dateline thing — a celebration of what would have been Douglas Adams’ 61st birthday.


Meet The Most Important Parachute In The Solar System

The Mars Curiosity Rover is now on the surface of Mars. During the seven minutes of terror that preceded touch down, all the stages had to work perfectly in sync, or the rover would have plunged into the surface. The first critical piece was the parachute.


Douglas Adams On The History Of Books

We’re just past the anniversary of Douglas Adams’ birthday. Adams loved his technology, and this audio, recorded back in 1993 covers his predictions as to where books were going.


Hitchhiker's Live Reunites Original Radio Cast For Limited Tour

A way too limited tour, in my estimation. Aussie tour producers — get onto getting this local, will you? Or failing that, anybody got a spare plane ticket to the UK they don’t need for mid-year?


Today Is The Ultimate Answer To The Ultimate Question Of Life, The Universe, And Everything

Today is October 10, 2010. 10/10/10. In binary, that’s 42. And 42 is The Answer to the Ultimate Question of Life, the Universe and Everything. Or at least, that’s what Douglas Adams says.