Mindy of the Light

Jeffrey Aaron Miller
in Fiction

“Mindy, you’ve got to pay attention to what the trendy people are wearing,” Kristen said, pinching a fold of Mindy’s sweatshirt and pulling on it. “You don’t just put on whatever’s comfortable. That’s...

Full Disclosure, Please

Michael Thielmann
in Science

It's time for me to get something off my chest, even if it means stigma and ridicule from many people. I have always tried to be as skeptical as possible and endeavor to research everything thoroughly...

The Wickedness of A.I.

Tomás Brandão
in Science

Like with most things in life “There's no rose without a thorn”, in other words, there are going to be some negative points to this tale, and they don't exactly sound very reassuring, quite the contra...

Spontaneous, Terrifying, Destructive, and Deadly – Ten Worst Forest Fires In U.S. History

Marlene Affeld
in Science

Wildfire generates intense winds and can leap firebreaks, streams, roads and other natural and man-made obstacles. A large fire frequently creates hurricane force winds of more than 120 miles per hour...

Sweethearts: Chapter 1

Chas C. Smith
in Fiction

Zaz is in love. Unfortunately, he's in love with two different women. Before you get critical, he's not dating either one of them right now. Let us start from the beginning. Zaz started his day as he ...

Gender Ender

Mickey Finn
in Fiction

Carter didn’t know who she was or where she came from. He went to bed and when he woke up and came downstairs there she was at the casino bar. She had perfectly coiffed red hair, cut in a style from t...

Shoulders of Knees

F. Simon Grant
in Fiction

John Anomalies sold real estate for Shoulders of Knees long before he knew his whole world was inside the body of Theo Huxtable. Everything was full of bright light, unexpected in retrospect for insid...

The Close

Carla Day
in Fiction

A nondescript Volvo estate rolls down the gravelled drive, the engine switched off. This is the perfect way to intrigue a whole close, cobbled-together with geriatric and naturally suspicious neighbou...

Natural Evolution

Michael Thielmann
in Culture

This issue has been on many people's minds for a while now, sometimes in the form of science fiction content, but also as a real-life consideration that has gained traction as our technologies continu...

The Best Novel You Likely Never Heard Of

Paul Levinson
in Buyer’s Guide

Right, it's not one of my mine. And I do this every few years — blog about a novel that's not only one of the best you likely never heard of, but, for what it's worth, is one of the best I've ever rea...

Artificial Intelligence Programs For Startups

Madeline Basirico
in Culture

Artificial Intelligence, or AI, is a growing field where technology and machines are created to obtain knowledge and learn from it, just like humans. Algorithms are created that allow machines to comp...