• Isaac’s Butterfly

    by  • September 2, 2013 • 0 Comments

    An essay by Abraham J. Miles, provided by Dan Hart Art by Shannon Legler 1991-07-07 – 16:00 My son discovered a giant green moth today. Its wing patterns are asymmetrical, with five-fingered jagged appendages peeling off the edges. It has three antennae protruding from its head instead of two. I’ve never seen anything like this...

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    Less Than Five Days Left to Save the World

    by  • August 27, 2013 • 0 Comments

    And by “save the world” I mean “submit to the special call for submissions.” If you have a story you’d love to submit, especially one that wouldn’t otherwise fit our guidelines, send it in! We also need more fictional classified ads and questions for the advice column. For details on what we’re looking for,...

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    Effects of Subcranial Electrode Implantation on Neurological Function: Insights from a Case Study

    by  • August 26, 2013 • 0 Comments

    An academic paper by Flavius Vulnificus, PhD, as provided by Carl Grafe Art by Luke Spooner ABSTRACT While electrical brain stimulation is commonly used as a treatment for disorders like Parkinson’s disease and epilepsy, the neurological effects of direct exposure to electric pulses over time are not clearly understood. In order to investigate the...

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    A Bright Future

    by  • August 19, 2013 • 0 Comments

    An essay by Keeper, as provided by Jamie Lackey Art by Justine McGreevy I strode through the long twilight shadows. My metal feet clanged against the cobbles as I dodged plumes of noxious steam rising from manhole covers and jumped puddles covered with filmy layers of oily sludge. Human offal lined the streets. I...

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    Frankenstein’s Fallacy: Optimizing the Process of Electrically-Based Corpse Resurrection

    by  • August 12, 2013 • 0 Comments

    An essay by Doctor Timothy Straznovic, as provided by David Ferris Art by Dawn Vogel It’s the same old story: scientist cannot find love (or is sterile), scientist seeks progeny, scientist creates life using crimes against nature, and lives happily ever after with his new son/daughter/slave. Some of us take the nice, predictable route, and build...

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    Review of Benedict Hall

    by  • August 8, 2013 • 0 Comments

    A review by Dawn Vogel Boeing engineers, female doctors, and high society collide in the 1920s Seattle of Cate Campbell’s novel, Benedict Hall. Four very different points of view intertwine to tell the story of the Benedict family and their associates as they adapt to a changing world following the conclusion of the Great...

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    The Trash Construct

    by  • July 29, 2013 • 0 Comments

    An essay by Miguel Hojuelas, as provided by Juan Angel Art by Scarlett O’Hairdye It smelled like wet cardboard the day Mr. Lorenzo took up in flight. The pitter-patter of rain on the aluminum roofs had ceased and, in its place, steam rose from the muddy slopes, the smear of smog vanishing from the sky...

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