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    How to Build a Pig-Duck: The Do-It-Yourselfer’s Guide to Hybrids, Chimeras, and Synthetic Biology

    by  • December 10, 2018 • Fiction • 0 Comments

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    An essay by S. M. Plathock, as provided by Rachel Rodman Art provided by Leigh Legler Introduction For you, nature isn’t enough. When you go outdoors and see something beautiful–a deer, say, backgrounded by trees–you feel all the normal stuff: awe, wonder, majesty, and blah, blah, blah. But beneath that, not too far below the...

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    Weed of Ill-Omen

    by  • December 3, 2018 • Fiction • 0 Comments

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    An essay by Dr. Abderrafie Alhazred, as provided by Sarah Yasin Art provided by Luke Spooner Some drug dealers keep big dogs to scare the cops. I always found that tactic to be labor intensive. Who wants to poop-scoop those massive feces every day? Not I. The drug business is purely an economic opportunity...

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    In memoriam: Hammy, the Last Pig on Earth

    by  • November 19, 2018 • Fiction • 0 Comments

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    By Marianne MacDonnal, provided by Joachim Heijndermans Art provided by Leigh Legler Follow Marianne @mmacdonnal-london12 or sign up with @london12-news/entertainment to receive her latest articles in your mail. ~ On Wednesday, February 12th, a day that will never be forgotten by anyone who lived through the Pork Wars, Hammy the pig died. Hammy was...

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    Fetch Monkey

    by  • November 12, 2018 • Fiction • 0 Comments

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    An essay by S. Dewisker et al. as related by Thomas Diehl Art provided by Leigh Legler Day 1 Today, we commenced final research in our project for animal control through electronic stimulation of brain activity. After promising results with canines and felines, we decided to move on to primates. The institute was not...

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    To See the Light

    by  • November 5, 2018 • Fiction • 0 Comments

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    : This story contains medical horror. Readers should be advised. An essay by Max Allaway, as provided by J. Harper Art provided by Luke Spooner A deep, groggy breath. I tried to open my eyes. All I saw was black. Had I not opened them? I tried to open my eyes as wide...

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    The Girl Who Killed Gods

    by  • October 29, 2018 • Fiction • 0 Comments

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    An essay by Dr. Thomas Ain, as provided by Matthew R. Davis Art provided by Errow Collins My friends, I have been called before you tonight in order that I might bring you something that has been sorely lacking in recent days, and that thing is … hope. Here, then, is a story we all...

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    Deddville

    by  • October 22, 2018 • Fiction • 0 Comments

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    An essay by Nathan Williams, as provided by Nicole Tanquary Art provided by Scarlett O’Hairdye The door to the shop was open, so I walked in, scuffing the bottoms of my shoes against the welcome mat to get off the slush. Mrs. Mabel was way in the back, hunched low over her worktable. She...

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    Missed Connections: Creature Seeking Creator

    by  • October 8, 2018 • Fiction • 0 Comments

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    Correspondence initiated by Unclassified Sample 38267, as provided by Julia K. Patt Art by Leigh Legler Are you there, Professor? It’s me, Unclassified. You: A brilliant but ostracized xenobiologist, recently denied tenure from a prestigious university. Me: The beaker of extraterrestrial goop you definitely weren’t supposed to bring home from the lab and combine with...

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