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sci-fi saturday: prologue
# sci-fi saturday

sci-fi saturday: prologue

shadow nation / future shock / chapter 000

sci-fi saturday: why we really need more science fiction
# sci-fi saturday

sci-fi saturday: why we really need more science fiction

Each installment of Sci-Fi Saturday and attempt at introducing science fiction at Weird Things was given a very positive reception, so the experiment is expanding. Here’s how and why.

no, no, go on, bring on the hate clicks
# astrobiology

no, no, go on, bring on the hate clicks

Nick Redfern’s publishers really didn't like having his theory debunked...

yes, the universe can be explained by the spinning of atoms. get over it.
# science

yes, the universe can be explained by the spinning of atoms. get over it.

Curtis White fancies himself a man of deep thought and keep insight. His "nuh-uh" take on Dawkins' The God Delusion shows otherwise.

why evolution didn’t really need darwin
# evolution

why evolution didn’t really need darwin

If Darwin never published his treatise, we'd still have a theory of evolution almost identical to the one we have today thanks to his contemporaries.

the hypothetical economics of a new world order
# politics

the hypothetical economics of a new world order

If the world ever tried to come together as one government the reason wouldn't be pan-species utopianism, but cold, hard cash.

shadow nation, now on amazon.com
# oddities

shadow nation, now on amazon.com

The sci-fi experiment is now loose on Amazon.com for less than the price of a latte.

defending us from enemies, even imaginary ones
# oddities

defending us from enemies, even imaginary ones

Right wing conspiracy theorists are really, really, really invested in a New World Order plot they believe is outlined in a document called Agenda 21...

the challenge of popular science writing
# science

the challenge of popular science writing

No good deed goes unpunished, including writing a science book that will get critiqued by scientists who aren't shy about getting pedantic.

and so the world loses a titan of journalism…
# politics

and so the world loses a titan of journalism…

R.I.P. Christopher Hitchens, 04.13.1949 - 12.15.2011

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