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A Resubmission to Xenobiology by Clark et al.

Provided by S. R. Algernon December 21, 2218 Dear Editors of Xenobiology: We are writing in response to the latest round of reviewer comments on “The use of acoustic deterrents against macrofauna in the surface ice sheets of Europa: ecological and … Continue reading

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Selected Correspondence from the Pages of National Chronologic

Provided by M. Bennardo from vol. XII, no. 3 To the editor: There has been recently a distressing increase in the tendency of our fellow time travelers to treat past and future history with ignorance, contempt, and apathy. This boorish … Continue reading

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Application of the Scientific Method to Family Management: Informal Observations and Conclusions

Essay by L. Vira Calotes-Golem, PhD, as provided by Ash Krafton Illustration by Justine McGreevy I don’t know why such a big deal is made over women who successfully manage both a family and a career. Lots of us do … Continue reading

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Man Out of Time

An essay by Nikola Tesla, presented by Adam Israel Illustration by Katie Nyborg The beginning of the end started on 22 July, 1899. I stood outside my laboratory atop Pikes Peak, near Colorado Springs. The frequent electrical storms the area … Continue reading

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A Critique of Vorchek’s Holobiologia

An essay by Leonard Smok, as presented by Jeffery Scott Sims Photography by Eleanor Leonne Bennett In this latest edition of “Weird Case Files” we consider the curious new book, just published by Starfire Press, entitled Holobiologia: Unlocking the Ultimate … Continue reading

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An Experimental Excursion in Artificially Amplifying Armoured Animalia

Reported Retroactively by Ms. Cadmium Drury Addiber Graduate Studies: Contrapting, Abnatural Sciences, Electrogenesis, Illogical Reasoning, et al University of Mispury-Gearfax As provided by Jimmy Grist Illustration by Dawn Vogel Abstract The following research project took place sixteen (16) years ago. … Continue reading

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Encore

An essay by an anonymous bioethicist, presented by Thomas Canfield Illustration by Katie Nyborg March 11, 2117. Mark that date in your calendar. That was the day the first client in a state of cryostasis was revived. There were only … Continue reading

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Who’s Yer Mummy

Being a curious tale of Archaeology, Burn Fetishism, and World Domination, by world-famous Undead Egyptologist, Jack Eidolon, as told to Mike Bryant Photography by Eleanor Leonne Bennett “My name is Jack. And I’m a braineater.” That was me, about two … Continue reading

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An Arcane Methodology to Reach a Perfect World

An essay by Dr. Strangehate, presented by Jetse de Vries Photo provided by Eleanor Leonne Bennett PLEASE DELETE THIS UNREAD.   You didn’t, did you? Otherwise you wouldn’t be reading this. So don’t pretend reverse psychology doesn’t work. Let’s chat. … Continue reading

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The Natural History of Carnivorism in Unicorns

An essay by Dr. E. Haraldson, presented by Torrey Podmajersky Illustration by Katie Nyborg 1. Introduction Evidence of carnivorism in Equus ferus unicornus has been widely recorded, but until now neither studied nor explained by science. Unicorns have been credited … Continue reading

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