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Enter the Pulp Magazine Archive, Featuring Over 11,000 Digitized Issues of Classic Sci-Fi, Fantasy & Detective Fiction

<i>Pulp Fiction</i> will likely hold up generations from now, but the resonance of its title may already be lost to history. Pulp magazines, or “the pulps,” …

Science Fiction

Read Elon Musk's bold Mars colony plan for free online

The SpaceX founder details how he plans to get us to the Red Planet in a new publication by peer-reviewed journal New Space that's available for anyone to review.<p>Elon Musk's latest plan to colonize Mars is now officially part of the academic literature.<p>A summary of the SpaceX and Tesla Motors CEO's …

Space Travel

10 Breakthrough Technologies 2018 - MIT Technology Review

Every year since 2001 we’ve picked what we call the 10 Breakthrough Technologies. People often ask, what exactly do you mean by “breakthrough”? It’s …

Artificial Intelligence

The 100 Casts New Villain for Season 5

<i>The 100</i> has found a new baddie to terrorize what remains of the human race after the latest wave of fatal radiation washed over the planet in the …

A free sf anthology about space travel, inequality, equity and public policy: Kim Stanley Robinson, Madeline Ashby, Eileen Gun, Ramez Naam, Steven Barnes, Karl Schroeder and more!

Joey from ASU's Center for Science and the Imagination sez, "Today, we published Visions, Ventures, Escape Velocities, a free digital collection of …

Andy Weir's 6 favorite science fiction books

<b>I, Robot by Isaac Asimov</b> (Spectra, $8).<p>Asimov's first collection of stories established a setting and made it feel deeply real. That setting would …

The 35 best science-fiction movies since Blade Runner

The most widely admired science-fiction film to come out of the 1980s, <i>Blade Runner</i> <i></i>reimagined the nocturnal, seductive, and pessimistic qualities of …

Science Fiction

The Top 40 Sci-Fi Movies of the 21st Century

From space-invader thrillers to interstellar-overdrive headscratchers, we're counting down the best science fiction films since the turn of the …

Brian Aldiss

<b>We’re just hearing of the sad death of Brian Aldiss, OBE on his 92nd birthday (19th August 2017). His impact on British SF is immeasurable, not only</b> …

Literature

Reviewers of Tesla’s Newest Vehicle Are Unanimous: “The Model 3 Has No Competition”

A Peerless Ride<p>As the Tesla Model 3 launch was imminent, Jack Stewart of <i>Wired</i> wrote, “The arrival of Tesla’s Model 3 signals a new chapter in …

Hollywood's favorite video-editing tools arrive in a free app

If you're serious about video editing and are weighing up your software options, two choices usually pop up: Adobe Premiere Pro CC and Final Cut Pro X (FCPX). But Avid, Hollywood's go-to editing company, just played a wild card by releasing Media Composer First, a limited version of its pro …

Filmmaking

Neural networks can now help you colorize old photos like a pro

Colorization, or the process of adding color to monochrome photographs, is both art and science because it usually requires you to extrapolate hues for skin tone, clothing and physical objects. It also requires precision and practice to achieve good results. Now, newly trained neural networks are …

A futurist tells us what life will probably look like in 2040

This week, UK’s government set out plans to end the sale of new petrol and diesel cars by 2040 – so what else will we see in 23 years’ time?<p>Here, …

Artificial Intelligence

7 Major Moments From 'Game Of Thrones' Season 6 To Remember Before Season 7 Begins

It has been over a year since “Game of Thrones” Season 6 wrapped up. (How are we even OK???)<p>Fans have been patiently waiting for what feels like an eternity for Season 7 to premiere, and now, the day is finally upon us. This Sunday, we will get to start the next season of the HBO series that has …

43 Embarrassing Grammar Mistakes Even Smart People Make | Inc.com

When someone uses grammar incorrectly do you make an assumption about his or her intelligence or education? Like it or not, words, spelling, and punctuation are powerful and can leave a lasting impression on others. But even the most educated people often unknowingly make common writing and …

Language

Our favorite sci-fi books of all time

Science Fiction

Earth - We might live in a computer program, but it may not matter

<i>This story is part of BBC Earth's "Best of 2016" list, our greatest hits of the year. Browse the full list.</i><p>Are you real? What about me?<p>These used to be questions that only philosophers worried about. Scientists just got on with figuring out how the world is, and why. But some of the current best …

Quantum Mechanics