Dave Langford's latest Ansible newsletter quotes Popbitch as the source of the following report: 'Famous Sri Lanka resident Arthur C. Clarke has survived the terrible floods. He was found in the sea clinging on to a buoy...'
As I say, this report is at least third-hand so it may not be entirely accurate, but it sounds like good news for science-fiction fans.
Meanwhile the Ansible newsletter is excellent news for anyone who is remotely interested in science fiction or fantasy. It usually provides mentions of a number of books which might be worth reading, plus occasional humour; not a bad mixture. I have provided a link to Ansible above.
As for Popbitch, I haven't provided a link to that because when I went there the first thing that greeted me was an advert for thoroughly filthy DVDs. Also there were some very hurtful things said about Prince Charles on the message board, so naturally no reader of the GOB could possibly be interested. You can find it on Google if you absolutely insist. Oh all right then.