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Nick Brown2 hours ago
Rewatching... Doctor Who: Tomb of the Cybermen - Episode 4
"...the power of the Cybermen." Saturday 23 September 1967 Let's just talk about Victoria for a moment. Now those of you who've followed my ramblings may be aware I had a bit of a crush on Polly, so I...
Marshall Barnes4 hours ago
Why Those 2 Silicon Valley Billionaires Are Wasting Their Time & Money
Beginning 'round the time that Tad Friend, over at The New Yorker, published his October 10, 2016 article on Y Combinator founder, Sam Altman, the rumors flew far and fast concerning an odd footnote h...
Cerise Wallace5 hours ago
Our Oceans 🐋🐳🐟
Our world is covered in 70% water. It is a vital importance to earth and everything that lives in it. Sea water has properties that control out climate and make life on earth possible. If you think about it, without the oceans we would all be dead!! The carbon cycle that the ocean plays a part in a major role that makes life on earth sustainable. The oceans absorb 60% of the carbon dioxide we produce, and millions of plants and microbes photosynthesis that carbon dioxide daily. Did you know that...
pionic 6 hours ago
Black Holes and the True Nature of Space
These are my greetings from one hologram to another. No really, according to science there’s a strong possibility that you and I are nothing more but encoded information spread on a flat 2-dimensional...
Warning Shot Part 1
“Kyle, Kyle c’mon you got to wake up.” I slowly opened my eyes as the light pierced in stopping me from opening them fully. It was Tasia; even when she looked terrified she was still beautiful: her br...
Ryan Frawleya day ago
Adventures in the Infinite Library
I happen to be one of those people who thinks that there’s a Jorge Luis Borges story for everyone. I don’t believe in soulmates, or fate, or some mysterious ethereal force that wants you to find The O...
Under Metallic Skies: Titanium Oxide Discovered on Exoplanet For First Time
Space telescopes and ground-based telescopes have been discovering a wide variety of exoplanets in the last few decades - several thousand have been found so far and the estimated total number is in t...
Peter Rose12 days ago
In the Future Will We All Use Mind Control?
In the future will we all exercise “mind control” over others? I do not mean the emotional manipulation consciously used to get our own way. I mean the ability to get others to think the way we do and...
Riley Reese19 days ago
Facts About 'Dune' You Didn't Know
Dune has become one of the biggest names in sci-fi history. It has spawned a series of books, several movies and shows, and also created a number of major pop culture shifts that are undeniable to tho...
All Hail The Robot Overlords
Elon Musk thinks that we are on the brink of a Robopocalypse. With machine learning making leaps and bounds, it is easy to understand his fear. We’ve had warnings enough since Asimov’s day that as art...
Riley Reesea month ago
H.R. Giger's 'Alien' Art
H.R. Giger is one of the most famous names in modern art history, especially in the surrealist and sci-fi art genres. His work has graced magazine covers, music album covers, and even has been feature...
Sarah McDaniela month ago
What is Consciousness?
Perhaps one of the strangest mysteries of the universe is the question of how we became cognizant creatures. Being conscious is one of the bare-bone requirements of being alive, and yet, we still don'...
Star Wars Universe
The ultimate collection of movies, books, series, reviews, and more from the galaxy far, far away. May the Force be with you.
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Interplanetary spaceflight, astronauts, and beyond. NASA is leading the exploration into space.
Sci-Fi Artists
Exploring science fiction and fantasy art from the 1970s to today.
Marshall Barnes4 hours ago
Why Those 2 Silicon Valley Billionaires Are Wasting Their Time & Money
Beginning 'round the time that Tad Friend, over at The New Yorker, published his October 10, 2016 article on Y Combinator founder, Sam Altman, the rumors flew far and fast concerning an odd footnote h...
Kathryn Barnsley14 days ago
Did Jurassic Park Teach the Scientists of Today Anything?
We have all watched the popular science fiction, adventure film Jurassic Park directed by Steven Spielberg and released in 1993. Based on the best-selling book by Michael Crichton and making $1.029 bi...
Where the Body Ends and the Self Begins
In a few months we will be able to see the first human head transplant. After years of preparation and planning, surgeons hope that the procedure, successful or not, will lead to new treatments for th...
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Dan Shouinard16 days ago
What Does the World Have Left In the Tank?
Mother Nature cries every time we slap her in the face...and now she is returning the hurt.
Sarah McDaniela month ago
The Science of Belief
As a child, I grew up with a very confusing set of morals. On one side was my father, whose family had no belief in God or anything of the sort; on the other hand was my mother's family, who were extr...
Rebecca Sharrocka month ago
The Perfection of Life
Technology is rapidly growing at an increased rate with every passing year. Computers are storing more memory, the internet is becoming faster and more widespread, graphics are getting ever more reali...
Warning Shot Part 1
“Kyle, Kyle c’mon you got to wake up.” I slowly opened my eyes as the light pierced in stopping me from opening them fully. It was Tasia; even when she looked terrified she was still beautiful: her br...
Chas C. Smitha day ago
Sweethearts Chapter 3
Chapter 3 With Zaz having been stabbed, Rebecca's nights had become restless. The worst part is she didn't know why... Rebecca stood at the beachside, staring off into the sunset. The waves were comin...
Dana Halladaya day ago
The Tale of the Monster Hunters, Part 2
On the next flight they could catch, Jax and Dasia were on their way to Buckingham Palace. But this wasn't their first trip here. Flight records show that on business, the hunters flew to London 86 ti...
Ryan Frawleya day ago
Adventures in the Infinite Library
I happen to be one of those people who thinks that there’s a Jorge Luis Borges story for everyone. I don’t believe in soulmates, or fate, or some mysterious ethereal force that wants you to find The O...
Creative Hub4 days ago
The Human Experiment: Dark Origins, Dark Ends
Last week, I had a dream. A dream like no other dream could possibly be. It was, in fact, a nightmare. The most profoundly horrifying, fear to induce, soul chilling nightmare I have ever had in my lif...
Emma Atwood20 days ago
Speechless
It’s 2135 and we are stuck in what’s left of Pittsburgh. We aren’t allowed to speak. Or laugh, or cry, or scream. We aren’t allowed to write, and we have nothing to listen to. Every time I cough or sn...
Pierre Roustan17 days ago
5 Articles About Earth and the Creatures on It That'll Shock the Crap Out of You
The scary thing about the fact that this kind of stuff actually does happen -- or will happen, or has happened right under our noses -- is that on the surface it's meh. I mean, so what! And that's par...
Jessica Herringa month ago
Best George Orwell Books
Born as Eric Arthur Blair, George Orwell, was known in the 19th century for his direct and creative writing style. He often wrote novels with short concise sentences instead of using a lengthy poetic ...
Matthew Sullivan2 months ago
My Personal Ranking of Star Wars Movies
Eligible Movies: The Phantom Menace, Attack of the Clones, Revenge of the Sith, Rogue One, A New Hope, The Empire Strikes Back, Return of the Jedi, The Force Awakens
Lexus Tackett5 days ago
Annarchy
This is the breaking point. We can’t keep ignoring them anymore. The ‘Mint will no longer be in control. I run though the base. “What is going on Ann?” Gunter exclaims from behind me. I don’t stop jog...
Lavon Swygert10 days ago
Leaf Pile Adventure
Let's admit it; English isn't everyone's favorite subject. We've all spent hours upon hours on essays and pondering silly questions about books we hated reading, but in the end, we all did it one way ...
Lucky Flurry11 days ago
King
Remus’ stomach bottomed out, and it didn’t have anything to do with being at the end of his Father’s arm. It was those goddamn blue eyes staring back at him. The ones that matched his to a T. “Why can...
Riley Reese2 days ago
H.R. Giger's 'Dark Star'
H.R. Giger is legendary in the art world. He is the man who helped create the artwork behind one of Danzig's finest albums, made the xenomorph we all recognize from Alien, and also was one of the top ...
Riley Reese7 days ago
Best H.R. Giger Art Books
H.R. Giger is one of the few artists out there who was born last century and still remains easily recognizable by pop culture. He's the mastermind behind facehuggers and xenomorphs. He's worked with A...
Skunk Uzekia month ago
Best H.R. Giger Album Cover Art
H.R. Giger is one of the most famous sci-fi artists of all time, and his iconic artwork has become some of the most easily recognizable in the world. Throughout his career, he has scored quite a few a...
Hollow Dreams
Have you ever woken from a dead sleep soaked in sweat, your breathing accelerated? Do you remember your heart beating so hard you could feel it in your ears? Do you remember the fear? Do you remember ...
G.F. Brynna day ago
Alex The Inventor-Chapter 5 (Pt.1)
Read Chapters 1 - 4 at: Deep Sky Stories
Ember-Blade
Chapter One: The Ember Core Beau watched the shopkeeper patiently, waiting for his chance to steal his freshly baked meat pies. The fat merchant used a dirty old rag to wipe the sweat off his bald hea...
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Katie Moona month ago
Traveling On the New Age Train
It has been 15 years. At my age ( 43 ) that time can seem like the blink of an eye, and yet I remember being an age where the future seemed stretched out, and I was invincible. I was married to my fir...
Zachary Bellrosea month ago
Colour of City
Welcome back! Picking up from where we left off, we begin with the end of Alulim's reign and exile onto the dustball we know and love today, Mars! Shortly after this, management of Eridu is transferre...
G.F. Brynna month ago
Alex the Inventor - Chapter 2
Read Books 1 & 2 at: Deep Sky Stories
pionic 6 hours ago
Black Holes and the True Nature of Space
These are my greetings from one hologram to another. No really, according to science there’s a strong possibility that you and I are nothing more but encoded information spread on a flat 2-dimensional...
1 Year After Falcon 9 Explosion, SpaceX Makes 2017 Its Banner Year
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. — One year ago, on Sept. 1, 2016, a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket exploded at Space Launch Complex 40 (SLC-40) in Florida during a seemingly routine static fire test. The fireball destro...
Anya Wassenberg14 days ago
NASA Says Good-Bye to the Cassini Saturn Orbiter
On September 15, 2017, the Cassini-Huygens mission to Saturn will culminate in a dramatic and fiery collision with the planet's upper atmosphere. NASA, the European Space Agency, and the Italian Space...
All Hail The Robot Overlords
Elon Musk thinks that we are on the brink of a Robopocalypse. With machine learning making leaps and bounds, it is easy to understand his fear. We’ve had warnings enough since Asimov’s day that as art...
Made in DNAa month ago
Screaming Metal (Part 015)
There didn't seem to be rhyme or reason to the timing of the outbursts. She needed to calm herself, lest she trigger a collapse and join Il'on and the rest of the junk here in eternal obscurity. As be...
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Karli Healeya month ago
Offline: Chapter 1
"Powering on. Welcome to Future™." A monotone, synthetic female-like voice echoed through the surround-sound. The genius mind and the face of Future™ smiled invitingly on the loading screen. He was on...
Annie Kendalla month ago
Movie Review: "Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets"
I knew little of the plot of this movie when I went to see it. Something about a giant space station, a number of different aliens (including humans) that populated it, and the inevitable threat that ...
Alan Dobbins2 months ago
Four Sci-Fi Movies That Should Totally Get A Reboot
In general I hate the idea of rebooting or remaking a classic movie. They very rarely are as good as the original and come across as a lazily made cash grab which is exactly what they usually are. I m...
Kelly Hawks2 months ago
Top 10 Sci-Fi Movies of the 1960s
While the ‘50s were the golden age of science fiction, the 60s were just as influential in today’s filmmaking. Many of the great 50s sci-fi flicks concentrated on aliens and monstrosities of science, ...
The World's Metamorphosis
I leveled the sword against my opponent. "I challenge you to a duel. Winner takes the throne." The king stood up and while removing his crown and outer cloak replied, "So be it." He lunged forward whi...
Made in DNAa month ago
Screaming Metal (Part 015)
There didn't seem to be rhyme or reason to the timing of the outbursts. She needed to calm herself, lest she trigger a collapse and join Il'on and the rest of the junk here in eternal obscurity. As be...
Kevin McClintocka month ago
The Bose-Einstein Crucible
"The Bose-Einstein condensate is a state of matter in which extremely cold atoms clump together and act as if they were a single atom." ––Wonderpedia "Isaac Newton produced many works that would now b...