• Coda

    by  • October 15, 2012 • 0 Comments

    An essay by Dr. Deitolf Hamm, as provided by Eryk Pruitt The specimen is Sam Tuley, chosen not just for his overzealous sex drive, penchant for alcohol and violence, and inability to make the most of a second chance, but rather because, try as he might, he will forever be damned to a hospital bed...

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    A Call For Retroaction

    by  • October 8, 2012 • 0 Comments

    An essay by Professor B.A. Darling, as provided by Rebecca L. Brown To all at ‘The Journal of Better Times,’ I am writing in response to Dr. A. Muchworthy’s paper of July 1892, which I believe was entitled ‘Looking Towards a Better Future: Potential Techniques of Forecasting and Prediction.’ I feel that I must express my...

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    Summer 2012 now available!

    by  • October 2, 2012 • 0 Comments

    I was going to launch yesterday, but I didn’t want to steal the thunder of Monday’s story. So now I can say: Mad Scientist Journal: Summer 2012 is now available on Smashwords! In addition to the last three months of fiction, we have some awesome original fiction from Emily C. Skaftun and our classified-ad-style flash...

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    Financial Strategies for Innovative Researchers

    by  • October 1, 2012 • 0 Comments

    An essay by Kelvin Schrödinger, as provided by Kenneth Schneyer From the Bulletin of the Society for Innovative Research and Invention, vol. 195, no. 3 (Summer, 2012): Everyone knows that funding is a perennial problem. With so little hardware and so few suitable reagents available off-the-shelf, your work becomes impossible without moles of ready cash. It’s...

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    Robot Ethics and the Turkish Turtledove

    by  • September 24, 2012 • 0 Comments

    An essay by Mando Viday, as provided by Django Mathijsen Dylah wasn’t the prettiest girl I’ve ever known. Still she is the only one I often recalled with melancholy and even regret. Because although we’d been close, we’d never become “an item.” I’ve often wondered if she should have been the one. So it...

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