Remove lid. Add water to fill line. Replace lid. Microwave for 1 1/2 minutes. Let cool for 3 minutes.

The Best of The Week

WARNING: spoilers ahead. Not quite as bad as my previous writeups, but there's still spoilers. Proceed with caution.

Hi. This is strange... Stranger than I expected. I guess I'm supposed to write this in past tense, though I hardly feel like admitting it's over. My name is Bit, and if you're reading this, I'm already dead.

Hacknet is a puzzle/hacking simulation video game. A spiritual successor to Uplink: Hacker Elite in quite a lot of respects, Hacknet was developed by Team Fractal Alligator1 and published by Surprise Attack Games in 2015. The player assumes the role of a computer hacker who has received cryptic messages from a hacker called Bit, claiming that he's "already dead". The player takes on hacking jobs using the HackNet OS provided to them, and (possibly) eventually untangles the web that Bit has found himself in.…

My name is Ben Hansen (no, not the actor). I used to write for a zine called Bust Out that covered millennial culture with a focus on social media trends. About a year ago now, out of the blue, I received an invitation to do a live, on camera interview with Mr. Tickles. The Mr. Tickles. The calico cat whose fame, even by standards of internet giants like Grumpy Cat and Boo the Dog, is truly mind-blowing. This is the story of what happened that day and a transcript of the interview…

Different lines of time and physics intersected at where I was.

Kayl had brought me out to see it.

"This is where you and the rest of your world is right now," she said. "And here is the direction you are going in." She pointed to one particular line through the snapshot of our universe.

"And what are those other lines?" I asked.

"Each possibility is shared by many other realities," she said. "For example, here's one going in the exact opposite direction of your ray.…

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