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Simon Mcbridean hour ago
The Kardashev Scale
Nikolai Kardashev is a little known Russian astrophysicist—certainly in regards to the current phenomena of science-related pop-culture icons, but despite this, some of his ideas have seeped in throug...
Amanda Stamper2 hours ago
Best Tanith Lee Books
Where do you start with Tanith Lee? The highly prolific writer wrote 90 novels and more than 300 short stories — so jumping in just anywhere can seem pretty intimidating to most readers, possibly caus...
Made in DNA4 hours ago
Screaming Metal (Part 020)
"Ma'am?" Surprised, Deshel questioned the order. Had Deshel assumed they'd leave Shake Hands now that their real reason for being on-planet had been discovered? Priyanka didn't doubt it. No one sends ...
Astronomers Strike Gold (Literally) in the First Observations of Gravitational Waves Produced by Colliding Neutron Stars
There was some big astronomy news this week, as astronomers announced the first direct observation of gravitational waves produced by the collision, or merging, of two neutron stars. This collision ev...
Joseph Farleya day ago
Best New Sci-Fi Books
The best sci-fi books always feel sort of new, that's part of their wide appeal. While many folks like to stick to classic sci-fi, there are many great new writers doing amazing things, and that's why...
The Accident
I'm trying to look on the bright side of things. Things could be worse, I'm mean I could be dead. They could have shot me on sight like my mother always said they would. Instead I'm sitting in a padde...
Simon Mcbridean hour ago
The Kardashev Scale
Nikolai Kardashev is a little known Russian astrophysicist—certainly in regards to the current phenomena of science-related pop-culture icons, but despite this, some of his ideas have seeped in throug...
Underrated Foreign Language Sci-Fi Films
Over the years, many countries around the world have tried their hand at creating great science fiction. Most of the best science fiction films of all time, if you ask mainstream audiences, come from ...
Natasha Sydor13 days ago
Interview with Orson Scott Card, Co-Creator of Extinct
Orson Scott Card was the first ever author to win back-to-back Hugo and Nebula Awards with Ender's Game and Speaker of the Dead. With an impressive collection of books, plays, and short stories in his...
M.P. Laluep21 days ago
Study Says That the Top 2% of Intelligent People Share the Same Article on Social Media.
Mike Study, of Mooresville, Alabama, and Mind Unleashed subscriber, released his results of a two-second observation he made on Facebook today. He claimed that only the most intelligent share the same...
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 Rosea month 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...
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.
NASA
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.
Facts About Nuclear Fallout
In the event of nuclear fallout, here are some facts you may find useful.
Marshall Barnes24 days 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 Barnsleya month 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...
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Dan Shouinarda month 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 McDaniel2 months 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 Sharrock2 months 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...
Made in DNA4 hours ago
Screaming Metal (Part 020)
"Ma'am?" Surprised, Deshel questioned the order. Had Deshel assumed they'd leave Shake Hands now that their real reason for being on-planet had been discovered? Priyanka didn't doubt it. No one sends ...
Serita Phillips2 days ago
The New Eden Project
I sat on my recently sterilized bed, waiting for the security warden to make his last rounds, finally the slot opens on my cell door and he spoke quietly, "Eat your dinner, starving yourself will not ...
Emme Baumier3 days ago
Speakeasy
CHAPTER I You see nothing, you hear nothing. You don’t scream if you’re hurt or dying. You obey. You stay on the path. You’re born and registered. You grow and learn. If you don’t follow, the nightly ...
Simon Mcbridean hour ago
The Kardashev Scale
Nikolai Kardashev is a little known Russian astrophysicist—certainly in regards to the current phenomena of science-related pop-culture icons, but despite this, some of his ideas have seeped in throug...
Cortny Sellers14 days ago
Time Prison
What is time, and why do we seem to never have enough? Time is very much a paradox in that it doesn't exist exactly. If no conscious being is there to keep track of events, then time is only an idea. ...
Dana Halladay22 days ago
The Tale of the Monster Hunters, Part 3
That night, sleep escaped Jax and Dasia, even though deep down they knew they would need it. They tossed and turned in their grey duvet, spooning or lying back to back. Hours went by. Dasia watching t...
Pierre Roustana month 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 Herring2 months 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
Joseph Farleya day ago
Best New Sci-Fi Books
The best sci-fi books always feel sort of new, that's part of their wide appeal. While many folks like to stick to classic sci-fi, there are many great new writers doing amazing things, and that's why...
Journey to New Emerald
The sun beats down on me as I wander the unfamiliar terrain, surrounded on either side by enormous redwood trees; half of which are dead, the other half, mutated so that their needles glow softly in t...
Bill Shaffir11 days ago
Best Dan Simmons Books
Dan Simmons is one of the most prolific authors of the past three decades, and his work is incredibly varied in both tone and style. Simmons is one of the few novelists whose work spans the genres of ...
History in Layers: The Work of Simon Kregar Jr.
While photographs are great for accurately capturing historical elements, sometimes they are out of focus or miss something that is just out of frame. Enter the artist. When a trained artist takes a h...
Riley Reesea month 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 Reesea month 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...
The Accident
I'm trying to look on the bright side of things. Things could be worse, I'm mean I could be dead. They could have shot me on sight like my mother always said they would. Instead I'm sitting in a padde...
Jaspar Reese2 days ago
We Met at the Library
Her fingers seemed to dance across the book as she scanned for one that sparked her interest. She smiled gently to herself as she slid out a book. She stared at the title; Legacy Of The Six Heroes. Th...
Care Killed the Cat
He remembered what his aunt taught him. What his mother would or could not be bothered to. What his sister had long discarded and forgotten. "Panther," she said. "Always be kind. Kind and gentle. You ...
Crystal Caraway7 days ago
Conversations with an Alien
I came across a video I found on Youtube that caught my attention right away. I am a firm believer that there is another world outside of our world and possibly many more. Does this mean my faith is questioned? No, I still do believe in God very much, but I think that there is life among ours as well. After coming across this video, I found it very disturbing and somewhat realistic at the same time. The interview states events that will happen when you die and how death doesn't exist which, in t...
Abducted
I was being led through a long silver hallway. It was like I was sleepwalking. I had no control over my body. The floor felt cold beneath my bare feet as my body moved farther down the corridor. My fo...
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Katie Moon2 months 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...
Astronomers Strike Gold (Literally) in the First Observations of Gravitational Waves Produced by Colliding Neutron Stars
There was some big astronomy news this week, as astronomers announced the first direct observation of gravitational waves produced by the collision, or merging, of two neutron stars. This collision ev...
Simon Mcbride5 days ago
Red Dust
Right now, Mars is waiting for our bootprints, its dust drifting on the light Martian breeze in anticipation of its settling over our habitats, coating them in red. When we reach Mars, it will not be ...
China Eyes Manned Lunar Landing by 2036
Recent and rather bold statements made by Chinese officials suggest that the country is moving forward toward its goal of sending Taikonauts to the surface of the Moon. China is the third country (aft...
Tips for Writing a Novel with Artificial Intelligence as a Villain
In many sci-fi movies and novels, the common theme of a man-made horror of the web is often incorporated as the driving factor for the plot's progression as the indifferent super-intelligent life-form...
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 DNA2 months 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...
H.R. Giger's Influence on 'Prometheus'
H.R. Giger has gone down in history as one of the most famous science fiction illustrators and artists ever to be born. Anyone who's ever flipped through H.R. Giger art books could tell you why — his ...
00s Sci-Fi Cult Classic Movies
Last decade was definitely not a golden age in science fiction. In fact, many people believe it might have been one of the worst times out there for sci-fi. However, this decade wasn't entirely bad. T...
Best Science Fiction Films Never Made
Is it possible to love something that you've never seen? Or rather, something that never fully existed? If you're talking about science fiction films, the answer to both questions is a resounding yes....
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Knighten Cooper2 months ago
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 DNA2 months 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 McClintock2 months 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...