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Living Dead in Dallas

• <b>Author:</b> Charlaine Harris<p><b>Visit our Sookie Stackhouse series feature page</b>.<p>When a vampire asks Sookie Stackhouse to use her telepathic skills to find another missing vampire, she agrees under one condition: the bloodsuckers must promise to let the humans go unharmed. Easier said than done.

Afterlife

• <b>Author:</b> Keary Taylor<p>Afterlife is the 11,000 word novelette companion to Vindicated (Fall of Angels)<p>Cole Emerson never was and never will be a good man. He has his position for a reason. But there are consequences for returning to the world of the living. He is about to lose the one thing he still …

Blood Rights

• <b>Author:</b> Kristen Painter<p>Gothic fantasy meets vampire fiction in this debut novel from<br>Kristen Painter - full of politics, intrigue, and blood.<p>Born into a life of secrets and service, Chrysabelle's body bears the telltale marks of a comarré -- a special race of humans bred to feed vampire nobility. …

Dead Until Dark

• <b>Author:</b> Charlaine Harris<p><b>Visit our Sookie Stackhouse series feature page</b>.<p>Sookie Stackhouse is just a small-time cocktail waitress in small-town Louisiana. Until the vampire of her dreams walks into her life-and one of her coworkers checks out.... Maybe having a vampire for a boyfriend isn't such a …

Speaker for the Dead

• <b>Author:</b> Orson Scott Card<p>In the aftermath of his terrible war, Ender Wiggin disappeared, and a powerful voice arose: The Speaker for the Dead, who told the true story of the Bugger War.<p>Now, long years later, a second alien race has been discovered, but again the aliens' ways are strange and …

NASA: Sun Getting Ready For A 'Field Flip'

Our nearest star is about to pull a once-in-11-years move by swapping its north and south magnetic poles.<p>The sun's polarity switch is a natural part of "solar max" — the period of peak activity during what averages out to be roughly an 11-year cycle. According to NASA, this year will mark the …

NASA Spacesuit Engineer Talks Space with Students

This recycling bin is following you

<b>Update (Aug. 12):</b> City of London halts recycling bins tracking phones of passers-by<p>Recycling bins in the City of London are monitoring the phones of passers-by, so advertisers can target messages at people whom the bins recognize.<p>Renew, the startup behind the scheme, installed 100 recycling bins …

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Coding cognition: IBM needs apps for its digital brain

A far fetched idea inches ever-closer to reality<p>IBM wants to see researchers writing programs for the digital equivalent of a human brain. It's a lofty, almost sci-fi task that's likely a far way out, but IBM announced on Wednesday that it had made some significant steps toward making it happen: …

Use These Apps To Help Inspectors Find Nuclear Warheads

Well, some day<p>Inspecting nuclear weapons sites, while an important part of international treaties limiting a nation's number of warheads, can be expensive and tricky, depending on the availability of trained inspectors, the ability of those inspectors to survey facilities unhindered, and the travel …

Mars Rover Curiosity's 10 Greatest Hits

The rover landed on Mars a year ago today. Happy Mars-iversary, Curiosity! You've been busy.<p>Mars rover Curiosity landed on the red planet one year ago today, so we here at <i>Popular Science</i> figured we'd take a look back at the journey. It's not an easy trip to summarize, since Curiosity marked a <i>ton</i> of …

Perseid meteors: All you need to know

In the Northern Hemisphere, the annual August Perseid meteor shower probably ranks as the all-time favorite meteor shower of the year.<p>In the Northern …

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