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Damien Shillingford39 minutes ago
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...
Nick Brownan hour ago
Rewatching... Doctor Who: Tomb of the Cybermen — Episode 3
"I'm really quite lively actually, all things considered." Saturday 16 September 1967 The first thing I notice this week is how the opening music goes on a bit longer over the action before fading, a ...
Paul Levinson3 hours ago
Review of Somewhere Between Finale
Well, Somewhere Between concluded last night with a photograph. I'm tempted to hum Ringo's song "Photograph" — I've heard it a few times in the past few weeks on the Beatles Channel, and it sounded go...
Dea Kronyka4 hours ago
Strange Love
"I am ..." "You are?" "I... I am feeling everything for you." She raised an eyebrow, uncertain of what he was saying. "Is that an expression here?" she asked. "I feel for you the way I feel for the un...
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...
Creative Hub9 hours 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...
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 Rose8 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 Reese15 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
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Sci-Fi Artists
Exploring science fiction and fantasy art from the 1970s to today.
Kathryn Barnsley10 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...
Pierre Roustan19 days ago
4 Inconvenient Truths About the Earth's Environment That May Freak You Out
Anyone who thinks viral news is nothing more than sensationalist might not get the entire truth, although there are some posers out there speculating about everything from the latest meteor heading to...
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Dan Shouinard12 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...
Dea Kronyka4 hours ago
Strange Love
"I am ..." "You are?" "I... I am feeling everything for you." She raised an eyebrow, uncertain of what he was saying. "Is that an expression here?" she asked. "I feel for you the way I feel for the un...
Troi Speaks2 days ago
Thank You Grimmie
All that is born will die and that’s where I chime in. I smile, a warm and welcoming smile, at every passing soul I encounter. And in all my immortal years I have noticed that only humans ask why. Onl...
Made in DNA2 days ago
Screaming Metal (Part 019)
That roll, however, was intended to buy the moment or two the Alley Cat needed to kick on its thrusters. Stuck on her butt in an awkward position, a frantic Priyanka still managed to magnetically lock...
Creative Hub9 hours 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 Atwood16 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...
Peter Rose19 days ago
Will the Future Be Progress?
What will the future bring? Real progress for all, or more deceit and pretense at progress? The year 1953 was that of the coronation of Elizabeth the second in England, I was 11 years old. I am thinki...
Pierre Roustan13 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 Tacketta day 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 Swygert6 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 Flurry7 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 Reese3 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...
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...
Damien Shillingford39 minutes ago
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...
Malachi Jonesa day ago
Tales of the Yokai: A Kitsune Love Story Pt.1
In the beginning, there existed two realms: the human realm and the spirit realm. In the human realm lived a man who almost formed the bridge between humans and demons. His name was John. John was a s...
Troi Speaksa day ago
This Is Not Déjà Vu
My earliest carcass didn’t know of time; in that life, it didn’t matter, didn’t exist. Yet, as what I now know was a bee, I existed. In that life, I didn’t bother to distinguish a difference between r...
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Katie Moon25 days 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
Anya Wassenberg10 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...
Nearly 3-Mile Wide Asteroid to Pass Close by Earth September 1st
A large rock will fly past Earth on Sept. 1, 2017, at a distance of 4.4 million miles (7 million kilometers). Asteroid 3122 Florence, named after modern nursing founder Florence Nightingale, is the la...
Indian Navigation Satellite Launch Suffers Failure
On Aug. 31, 2017, the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) launched its latest navigation satellite. During the flight, however, the payload fairing did not separate several minutes after liftoff...
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...