Kate Lieberman

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Operative Revenge

Two senior White House staffers stumbled out of the Fairmont Hotel in Chicago into the boozy, early-morning aftermath of President Obama’s Nov. 6, 2012, reelection victory and ran smack into a sober reporter. “It’s over,” one of the wobbly, relieved aides said. “He never has to do this again.<p>Read …

UnBrella, The Upside Down Umbrella (Video)

Japanese designer Hiroshi Kajimoto has come up with a new design for the umbrella, his design is called the UnBrella and it is basically an upside …

The Minimalist Key Shackle Brass

For the second version of The Minimalist keychain, the stylish shackle gets equipped with a handy bottle opener. The simple and stylish keychain is …

This amazing fruit fly evolved to have pictures of ants on its wings

This is unbelievable, but the fruit fly <i>G tridens</i> has somehow evolved to have what looks like pictures of ants on its wings. Seriously, its …

Zoology

The Lost Gate

• <b>Author:</b> Orson Scott Card<p>Danny North knew from early childhood that his family was different, and that he was different from them. While his cousins were learning how to create the things that commoners called fairies, ghosts, golems, trolls, werewolves, and other such miracles that were the …

Neuromancer

• <b>Author:</b> William Gibson<p><b>Winner of the Hugo, Nebula, and Philip K. Dick Awards, Neuromancer is a science fiction masterpiece—a classic that ranks as one of the twentieth century’s most potent visions of the future.</b><p>Case was the sharpest data-thief in the matrix—until he crossed the wrong people and …

Lord Foul's Bane

• <b>Author:</b> Stephen R. Donaldson<p>The first book in one of the most remarkable epic fantasies ever written, the Chronicles of Thomas Covenant, Unbeliever.<br>He called himself Thomas Covenant the Unbeliever because he dared not believe in the strange alternate world in which he suddenly found himself. Yet he …

The Gate Thief

• <b>Author:</b> Orson Scott Card<p>In this sequel to <i>The Lost Gate</i>, bestselling author Orson Scott Card continues his fantastic tale of the Mages of Westil who live in exile on Earth in <i>The Gate Thief</i>, a novel of the Mither Mages.<p>Here on Earth, Danny North is still in high school, yet he holds in his heart and …

Burning Paradise

• <b>Author:</b> Robert Charles Wilson<p>From Robert Charles Wilson, the author of the Hugo-winning <i>Spin,</i> comes <i>Burning Paradise,</i> a new tale of humans coming to grips with a universe of implacable strangeness.<br>Cassie Klyne, nineteen years old, lives in the United States in the year 2015—but it's not our United …

Foundation

• <b>Author:</b> Isaac Asimov<p>One of the great masterworks of science fiction, the Foundation novels of Isaac Asimov are unsurpassed for their unique blend of nonstop action, daring ideas, and extensive world-building. The story of our future begins with the history of Foundation and its greatest …

The Memory of Earth

• <b>Author:</b> Orson Scott Card<p>High above the planet Harmony, the Oversoul watches. Its task, programmed so many millennia ago, is to guard the human settlement on this planet--to protect this fragile remnant of Earth from all threats. To protect them, most of all, from themselves.<p>The Oversoul has done …

Fascinating Hypothesis: The Whole Idea Of Species Doesn't Apply To Certain Organisms

One group of scientists is arguing that certain organisms, about a millimeter in size or slightly smaller, don't form species at all.<p>Meiofauna are pretty weird. That's the term for all organisms that are an in-between size, about one-half to one millimeter, so they're much bigger than bacteria, but …

Creativity Is Really Just Persistence, And Science Can Prove It

We already knew that, as Woody Allen has pointed out, success is overwhelmingly about showing up. Now fresh studies help us understand why that is.<p>If we want to be super creative, we have to learn to be super dedicated. It’s a hardworking thing, as <i>War of Art</i> scribe Steven Pressfield has …

Creativity