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Dune, 50 years on: how a science fiction novel changed the world

It has sold millions of copies, is perhaps the greatest novel in the science-fiction canon and Star Wars wouldn’t have existed without it. Frank Herbert’s Dune should endure as a politically relevant fantasy from the Age of Aquarius<p>In 1959, if you were walking the sand dunes near Florence, Oregon, …

20 Surprisingly Profound Quotes From Fantasy & SciFi.

1. "Never forget what you are, for surely the world will not. Make it your strength. Then it can never be your weakness. Armour yourself in it, and …

George R.R. Martin

Is it moral to save this puppy?

Animals raised and slaughtered for food number in the billions and endure horrible pain. We should help them first<p>Melissa Berman, the president and chief executive of Rockefeller Philanthropy Advisors, includes “rescue abused animals” as another of the charitable causes which she appears to believe …

The myth of pure science: It’s all about political, economic, religious interests

Scientific research can flourish only in alliance with some ideology. Even Darwin couldn’t have done it alone<p><b>The Ideal of Progress</b><p>Until the Scientific Revolution most human cultures did not believe in progress. They thought the golden age was in the past, and that the world was stagnant, if not …

2015 Could Be The Year Canada Elects A Prime Minister Who Actually Cares About Climate

It’s safe to say that, among environmentalists in Canada, Prime Minister Stephen Harper isn’t well-loved.<p>Harper, who assumed office in 2006 and who …

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The Best Science Fiction And Fantasy Books Of 2014

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30 Great Sci-Fi Movies on Netflix Streaming Right Now

"What if?" is the burning question our favorite sci-fi movies ask: What if Earth was invaded by aliens or giant spiders? What makes us human once we start bending the laws of genetics and robotics? And if we worked out really really hard, would we ever have Linda Hamilton's arms in "Terminator …

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The Top 3 Ways Animal Experiments Hurt Humans

Suppose you are sending your 12-year-old daughter off to a summer camp two states away and she is flying on a plane by herself for the first time. Would you put her on that plane if you knew that it had less than a 10 percent chance of landing safely at its destination?<p>Why do we accept these odds …

Five Ways to Identify Fake Eco-Tourist Attractions

Parts of Colorado are already under snow. SNOW! As Winter settles in for a couple months of cold, many of us will begin daydreaming about vacations …