Archive for June, 2018

The Incredible Life of Astronaut and Artist Alan Bean
The fourth man on the moon was nicknamed "Sarsaparilla" because he never touched a drink. He was a methodical, meticulous man who always dotted the I's and crossed the T's. He was also the only astron...
Paul Levinsona year ago
Review of '12 Monkeys' 4-7.9
I've been saying for years—well, since 1995, when Terry Gilliam's movie, starring Bruce Willis and Madeleine Stowe first came out—that 12 Monkeys (based on the 1962 short, La Jetée) is the best time-t...
Guidelines for Successful Conduct of First Contact
By contemplating the idea of first contact with an advanced alien civilization, I devised these six guidelines for the official team that will communicate with them. I won't speculate about the compos...
Carlie F.a year ago
Dropping Clues
Miranda plops down on her couch. She grabs her favorite book from the table in front of her and curls up. She’s trying to distract herself from her thoughts and she knows that a good book should do th...
Paul Levinsona year ago
Review of 'Humans' 3.4
A big development in Humans 3.4, one which puts Sam very much in the spotlight of this narrative. It was a logical move, putting him right in the middle of our central characters, but one which I was ...
R. M. Townsenda year ago
Wicked
“What do I do now?” Her question hangs in my mind, my heart beating steady as I jingle little bronze bells over the flickering wick of an ocean blue candle. The light dances in my eyes and I study the...
Nancy Da year ago
The Best Noise Machine - For the Best Sleep You Will Ever Have
I am not being paid by Nightingale, nor did they send me free stuff. This is my honest opinion and a genuine review of how it has helped me get better sleep.
The Rusty Anvila year ago
Indigenous Sustainability
Indigenous Sustainability is a soulcentric and earth based practice founded by The Rusty Anvil. This practice calls on the human species to reevaluate our place on the planet. This is a calling to shi...
Home? (Part 2)
Walking through a white corridor illuminated by fluorescent blue lights, I feel completely emotionless. My uniform has been slightly stained, giving the whole outfit a different overtone from the rest...
Arati Joshia year ago
Erace
I looked out of my window at the hustle and bustle. One could say that having an apartment right above the city square was inconvenient, but from my point of view, I could see everything, and I loved ...
Monos D.O.Aa year ago
Light Show
~Be Dillon~ It was after dusk when you both approached the end of the field. You settled down a distance from the water's edge, gazing out from the thinning mist at the bay and further on, the sea. Th...
Erin Montgomerya year ago
Justified Paranoia
Over the last month, I have been driven… compelled… to talk about my experiences as a person who has interacted with extraterrestrial beings, or a contactee. Some people call this phenomenon “abductio...
Ada Zubaa year ago
Fearless 2
Morning came and just as promised I was able to go home. My whole family came. I was finally allowed to change into real clothes, but my clothes looked baggy and big on me because of the amount of wei...
Katy Preena year ago
Top Ten Superhumans
In comics and movies, human superpowers are limited by only our imagination. But in real life, there are some talented individuals with skills beyond the reach of ordinary mortals. Myths and legends a...
K Sa year ago
Culture, Religion, and the Intersection of the Two
I shift between whether I refer to myself as an atheist or an agnostic. Perhaps an agnostic atheist would be the most accurate—it's not so much an active disbelief in any deity as it is a passive lack...
The Monolith
As far back as memory will afford me, I know only two things; the Monolith and that I am compelled to climb it. A tower of cold black obsidian-like night bereft of pale moonlight. Spanning acres, punc...