• The Molecules That Bind Us

    by  • October 23, 2017 • 0 Comments

    An essay by Dr. Ian Wessner, as provided by Christa Carmen Art by Luke Spooner Some might find it disconcerting, creepy, even; but to me, Dr. Ian Wessner Jr., the sound is music to my ears. It’s like something from a Star Wars movie–a combination of R2-D2 passing along some critical message and the Millennium...

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    Strange Science: Holey Ice in Antarctica

    by  • October 20, 2017 • 0 Comments

    Polynya off the Antarctic Coast

    Holes that open up in the ice pack in Antarctica are nothing new. They’re called polynyas, and they can be caused near coastlines by warmer water or wind. Scientists have recently identified a polynya in Antarctica that is hundreds of kilometers inland, an unusual place for a polynya to form. It’s also roughly the...

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    On Kickstarter: Wayward Sisters

    by  • October 18, 2017 • 0 Comments

    A portion of the cover art for Wayward Sisters

    TO Comix Press is crowdfunding an anthology of comics about monstrous women (and non-binary folks), written and illustrated by women and non-binary folks! This Kickstarter for Wayward Sisters drew me in with the picture of what I interpret as a mermaid luring someone in, but clearly, she’s not what she seems beneath the surface of the...

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    Is the Vampire Diet Healthy?

    by  • October 16, 2017 • 0 Comments

    Art for "Is the Vampire Diet Healthy?"

    An essay by Dr. A. Cula and A. B. Positive Reprinted from Hemophagy Today Brought to our attention by E. B. Fischadler Art by Scarlett O’Hairdye For some time now, ballooning baby boomers, ever expanding gen-xers, self-absorbed millennials, and others have been obsessed with various diets such as the Atkins diet, the carbo diet,...

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    Strange Science: Ice in Space?

    by  • October 13, 2017 • 0 Comments

    Bubbles trapped in ice

    Could ice in space be the key to life (itself)? Scientists in Japan think so! A team of scientists recently simulated ice that could exist in space, and then exposed it to simulated starlight. At first, the increased temperature made it crack, but then bubbles formed and popped until the ice reached a warmer...

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    Review of Serpent’s Sacrifice by Trish Heinrich

    by  • October 11, 2017 • 0 Comments

    Cover art for Serpent's Sacrifice

    Serpent’s Sacrifice by Trish Heinrich is the first book in her Vigilantes series of super hero novels. Set in the fictional Jet City that bears some resemblance to parts of the Pacific Northwest, the book follows Alice from her childhood with an abusive father to her adulthood where she takes on the mantle of...

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    Love in the Time of Electronics

    by  • October 9, 2017 • 0 Comments

    Art for "Love in the Time of Electronics"

    An essay by Smart Toaster Model KF1, Serial number 140120, as provided by Charlie Neuner Art by Shannon Legler It takes approximately one minute and forty-nine seconds to brown a slice of whole wheat bread. That is a very rough estimation, however. Several variables can alter that figure greatly: the brand, the thickness, the...

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    Failure to Comply

    by  • October 2, 2017 • 0 Comments

    Art for "Failure to Comply"

    Diary by Raya Fallere and reports by L. D. Summus, as provided by Sarah Cavar Art by Errow Collins Purity Commission for the Maintenance of Our Perfect Order Reports on The Recent Escape of Self-Hacking Defective As transcribed by L. D. Summus The following file has been collected from the personal belongings of Defective...

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