Chelsea Bondy

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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, …

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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 …

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 …

The Best Science Fiction And Fantasy Books Of 2014

This was a crazy good year for books. There was mind-expanding science fiction —including William Gibson's return to the future! — along with …

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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 …