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Tripping Cyborgs and Organ Farms: The Fictions of Cordwainer Smith

On March 9, 1948, a China scholar, psychological-warfare expert, and spy for the U.S. government named Paul Linebarger typed a letter to the editor of a 25-cent pulp magazine in Los Angeles called Fan... read more

GMOs, Journalism, and False Balance

That’s what Dr. Oz has done twice on his popular daytime show, when he featured Jeffrey Smith as his go-to source on the supposed dangers of genetically modified foods. It’s also worth noting that the... read more

Science Fiction Faces Facts

Illustrated by the great astronomical artist Chesley Bonestell, the series fired the imaginations of a generation of tech lovers; it was science fiction with all the rivets showing. Many cite it as th... read more

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On Superheroes and Superintendents

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I'm a starry-eyed techno-utopian, and proud of it

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Top 14 viral videos of 2011: Royal weddings, zombies and muppets top list

2011 was a great year for viral marketing case studies. The entertainment bar is getting ever-higher, making viral marketing briefs among the toughest that any creative agency can receive. For a viral ... read more

Seriously jaw-dropping picture of the Sun

Need your slice of awesome today? Then check out this truly astonishing picture of a detached prominence off the limb of the Sun: Holy wow! Click to ensolarnate. And I mean it: you want to see the big... read more

A.M. Links: Massive Earthquake Strikes Nepal, Protesters Decry Police Abuse in Baltimore, Loretta Lynch Sworn In Today

Holmes has pleaded not guilty by reason of insanity. Loretta Lynch will be sworn in today as attorney general. "The Clinton Foundation's acting chief executive admitted on Sunday that the charity had ... read more

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