Archive for July, 2017

Paul Levinsona year ago
Review of Twin Peaks: The Return 1.12
A slightly subdued Twin Peaks: The Return 1.12 last night, with no song at the end. I mean, there was a three-piece band on the stage at the end, as the credits eventually rolled, and they were playin...
Katie Marchbanka year ago
Best Ray Bradbury Books
If you didn't have to read one of Ray Bradbury's books in high school, who were you? Whether it was in an English class or for summer reading, most students have had to pick up one of this author's no...
Yvonne Glasgowa year ago
Why Are Our Bees Dying And What Can You Do About It?
In the span from April 2015 to April 2016 the United States lost 44 percent of its honey bee colonies, so close to half that it should be frightening to anyone reading this. It’s not just the honey be...
Jake Frommera year ago
Most Powerful 'Star Wars' Jedi
United in their observance of the Force, the Jedi were the guardians of peace and justice throughout the galaxy. Noble beings from hundreds of worlds, they were. It is no easy task to decide which of ...
Rich Monettia year ago
Top Five Sexist Moments in the Original 'Star Trek'
Star Trek was groundbreaking on unprecedented levels. Of course, it couldn’t rise above the flaws of the time in every instance, and despite the egalitarian outlook, Roddenberry envisioned, sometimes ...
Peter Rosea year ago
The Natural Laws of Existence
What are the natural laws? Those rules that affect everything and can not be avoided. Some may call them God's law while others say they are the scientific rules of physics. Why the importance of univ...
Intelligence: Reshaping The Human Brain
The brain is the very center of our humanity, personality, and sense of being, yet we know almost nothing about its massive complexity. With the help of advanced technology, scientists have been able ...
After the Awakening
Faith is a sloppy way to run a universe. —Robert A. Heinlein Faith isn't how the universe is run. —Jeffrey A. Corkern
William Ea year ago
The Dynamo
Guy sat watching the foreman’s sweat-lined lips moving, not hearing a word. Something about birds nesting in the coil. He’d never liked the foreman, a fat man, aggressive, whose tiny amount of power h...
Ari Brina year ago
The Problem with Hollywood's A.I.
The exactitudes of 2015's Ex Machina might have passed from your memory, but the sci-fi film's influence is still felt by many within the industry. Made for a relatively small budget (as science ficti...
C. A. Wilkea year ago
Mutants in Spaaaace, Space, Space...
As a child, I was never that interested in the idea of generation space ships. I mean, what was the point, right? We were going to have warp speed or hyperspace to get us to and from all those amazing...
Ty Tatuma year ago
Sentinel
This is a sequel to Arthur C. Clarke's The Sentinel.
Aurora Skyea year ago
Jenna's Sacrifice
In the beginning, all was shapeless and still, filled with darkness and emptiness. Then with a single low, tolling note, a pale light appeared that quickly grew to fill in the cracks in... everywhere....
Taylor Densona year ago
The Confessions of an Apostatized "Church Mouse" Part I
I sit on a dark orange pew awaiting the sound of music to begin. It is a time of joy, excitement, and sheer wonderment or so I am told. I wait for the "honor" and "privilege" of hearing words of wisdo...
Shelbie Myersa year ago
Serenade
The sea was nothing like the stranded man. It was serene, calm, beautiful —as he was before his sin. He sat limp in his boat, watching the mocking sea with dim eyes. His clothes were filthy and loose,...
daniel morrisa year ago
Kyoto Protocol
A mysterious signal radically shifts the destiny of an entire world...