Tomorrow's Worlds: The Unearthly History of Science Fiction

How long was each episode of the BBC America series 'The Real History of Science Fiction'? I only ask because there's a four part series starting on BBC2 next Saturday called 'Tomorrow's Worlds: The Unearthly History of Science Fiction' that looks like it might be a slightly re-edited version of it & is listed as… » 11/15/14 4:53pm 11/15/14 4:53pm

The Rise of a Vaccine Resistant strain of Polio

Globally, we have Polio on the ropes. It's been eradicated in countless countries across the globe. It should only be a matter of time before it goes the way of Smallpox. But there are a few hold-outs, where the virus is stubbornly hanging on. This story is about a virus's last ditch effort to survive. » 11/11/14 12:22pm 11/11/14 12:22pm

Why Muv-Luv Was a Defining Entry in Modern Science Fiction

I know what you're thinking. "Dex, you're writing about this again?" Yes, yes I am. I'm talking about it again because it really was a defining entry in the genre, at least for me. It was the culmination of the intersection between sci-fi, deconstructionism, and postmodernism for the modern era, and it continues to be. » 11/10/14 2:20am 11/10/14 2:20am