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    Quantum Entanglement for Better Living

    by  • January 9, 2017 • Fiction • 0 Comments

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    An essay by Fremde Zwilling, CEO, Paradoxical Twins, Inc. Brought to our attention by E. B. Fischadler Art by Amanda Jones One of the most curious developments in quantum physics is quantum entanglement. This is a phenomenon that allows two particles to behave in a manner consistent with instantaneous exchange of information with no apparent...

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    The State of Mad Science, 2016

    by  • December 26, 2016 • Fiction • 0 Comments

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    A speech by Professor T.D. McClure, MPhD, President of the Mad Scientists of America, presented by Laura Roberts Art by Amanda Jones Dr. Evil, Mr. Vice President, Members of the International Scientific Community, my enemies, my co-conspirators, my fellow Mad Scientists: The State of Mad Science in 2016 is a precarious one, despite our...

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    Constructing the Provably Complete Library

    by  • December 19, 2016 • Fiction • 0 Comments

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    An essay by V. Cardigan, as provided by Emma Tonkin Art by Dawn Vogel Abstract The theoretical concept of a provably complete library, generated by an infinitely parallelised random process, is well-known. In this article, I report on the results of a sample implementation of Borel’s well-known “typing monkey” thought experiment. Through analysis and evaluation...

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    It Won’t Cost You a Cent

    by  • December 5, 2016 • Fiction • 0 Comments

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    A letter by J. Julian Watson, as provided by his cousin, Dana Mele Art by Errow Collins Dear Family and Friends, Happy holidays from the Watson family! As always, this December delivers swirling snow, crowded malls, and another annual update from Julian, Molly, Hunter, and Tesla. It’s been a year, and so much has...

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    Note On the Law of the Excluded Middle

    by  • November 28, 2016 • Fiction • 0 Comments

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    An essay by Dr. Earnest Lee Lightweight, as provided by Alan Meyrowitz Art by Luke Spooner I had the privilege of delivering an invited talk to the 2014 Conference on Pushing the Boundaries and took that opportunity to speculate on the possibility that the Law of the Excluded Middle is not an immutable law after...

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    Wrong Guy

    by  • November 21, 2016 • Fiction • 8 Comments

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    An essay by Jake “The Hammer” Hurley, as provided by Michael Rettig Art by Shannon Legler I sat in the back of the old wooden fishing boat, gripping the outboard motor handle with white knuckles. I’m a member of the most powerful gang in the country. My grandmother calls me a thug. But a...

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    A Formal Apology for Recent Developments

    by  • November 14, 2016 • Fiction • 1 Comment

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    A letter by Hansel Calloway, as provided by Church Lieu Art by Justine McGreevy To Whom It May Concern: It has come to my attention that my most recent paper, as published in the Vanguard journal on applied artificial intelligence, drew incomplete conclusions from my experimental data. I would like to offer my greatest,...

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    An Atheist’s Guide to the Afterlife

    by  • November 7, 2016 • Fiction • 0 Comments

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    An essay by Dr Quintum Magnamaby, as provided by J. R. Hampton Art by Luke Spooner For this report, I have implicitly assumed that there is an afterlife. This may not be so. There are three possibilities: There is an afterlife. The afterlife exists as a hypothesis based on infinite impossibilities, which can be regularly...

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