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REVIEW: NOT ANOTHER ZOMBIE BOOK: “HELL IS EMPTY…” by Mark Rounds

REVIEW: NOT ANOTHER ZOMBIE BOOK: “HELL IS EMPTY…” by Mark Rounds

After a two-week absence, Steve returns with a book review. Complimentary—and scathing—Steve talks about Mark Rounds’ first book. Read More »

Hack the Planet! Proposals for Slowing Climate Change

Hack the Planet! Proposals for Slowing Climate Change

Climate scientists have just published two new studies outlining ways that we could use geoengineering to alter the climate, but neither is without its problems. Read More »

Novedades de Octubre

Novedades de Octubre

News of speculative fiction book publications, magazines and more of interest to Spanish speaking fans. Read More »

Noticias Literatura 9-11

Noticias Literatura 9-11

A book launch, writing contests and more news of interest to Spanish speaking fans of speculative fiction. Read More »

20 potentially inhabitable worlds found hiding in plain site

20 potentially inhabitable worlds found hiding in plain site

An analysis of data from the Kepler space telescope has revealed 20 promising worlds that might be able to host life. Read More »

Anime roundup 11/9/2017: Sea Change

Anime roundup 11/9/2017: Sea Change

In this week's viewing: Kino's Journey shows some range, Hozuki's Coolheadedness fractures another fairy tale, and more! Read More »

New Releases in Science Fiction Romance for Fall

New Releases in Science Fiction Romance for Fall

As the temperature drops, you need a good science fiction romance to heat things up. Here are some recent ones, and a collection of short stories that may not be exactly romance, but looks very interesting nonetheless. Read More »

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Giant Ice Blades Found on Pluto – NASA

NASA believes it may have an explanation for the strange formations resembling giant blades of ice on Pluto. Read More »

A Fantastic Reversal

A Fantastic Reversal

Rumors are that Amazing Stories is counting down until lift off should give fantasy writers something to think about. Read More »

‘Xaghra’s Revenge’, by Geoff Nelder

‘Xaghra’s Revenge’, by Geoff Nelder

Xaghra’s Revenge is a well-written, time-travelling historical fantasy. Highly recommended! Read More »

Review: Aminoacid Boy and the Chaos Order by Diego Lazzarin

Review: Aminoacid Boy and the Chaos Order by Diego Lazzarin

Aminoacid Boy and the Chaos Order is a unique graphic novel geared toward a select fanbase, but those familiar with creator Diego Lazzarin’s work will feel right at home. Read More »

Anthology Review: Altered Europa edited by Martin T. Ingham

Anthology Review: Altered Europa edited by Martin T. Ingham

While there are some great individual stories in Altered Europa, they aren't quite enough to recommend the book. Read More »

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Time Travel in Fiction Rundown – MinutePhysics

How does time travel function in a variety of fictional works? Check it out! Read More »

Ancient organism’s genetics may show us how to live for centuries

Ancient organism’s genetics may show us how to live for centuries

When it comes to adding years of adult life, we’ve barely moved the needle. But that may be about to change — in part because of one very chilly fish. Read More »

Jean Christophe Gapdy

Jean Christophe Gapdy

Jean Christophe Gapdy is an exciting new voice in French science fiction. Read More »

AMAZING NEWS: 11-5-2017

AMAZING NEWS: 11-5-2017

The Last Jedi, Goblins kickstarter, Brianna Wu for Congress, The Walking Dead, astronomy for Halloween Read More »

AMAZING NEWS FROM FANDOM: 11-5-2017

AMAZING NEWS FROM FANDOM: 11-5-2017

David Kyle's 1939 screed, top ten of October, Journey Planet, Star Wars, Thor, awards... Read More »

JO PHAN’S READS:  This Week in Fanzines

JO PHAN’S READS: This Week in Fanzines

Askance #42, Vibrator #45, Opuntia #396, Journey Planet - Disney's Trains, BCSFAzine 524 and The Revenge of Hump Day October 31 Read More »

TIME MACHINE: Popular Posts

TIME MACHINE: Popular Posts

If you haven't read these popular posts... Read More »

Google’s Pixel 2 XL – The Nigh-Perfect Mobile Phone – GadgetNutz

Google’s Pixel 2 XL – The Nigh-Perfect Mobile Phone – GadgetNutz

It has been established now that the Pixel 2 XL is Gооglе’ѕ bеѕt рhоnе уеt Read More »

What Do YOU Want?  Help Shape the Future of Amazing Stories

What Do YOU Want? Help Shape the Future of Amazing Stories

Let us know what kind of magazine you want Amazing Stories to be. Read More »

Jupiter’s strange auroras are weirder than expected

Jupiter’s strange auroras are weirder than expected

In a study published in Nature Astronomy this week, astronomers announced that they’d finally been able to observe Jupiter’s southern x-ray hot spot in detail using data from the XMM-Newton and Chandra space observatories in 2007 and 2016. Surprisingly, Jupiter’s x-ray hot spots weren’t exactly in synch across the hemispheres. Source: Jupiter’s strange, pulsating auroras are even more mysterious t... Read More »

Redwood Forest – a Radical New Design for a Martian City

Redwood Forest – a Radical New Design for a Martian City

A Mars city concept inspired by trees took home first prize in the architecture category of Mars City Design’s annual contest. Source: MIT Has a Radical New Design for a Martian City Read More »

The Devil-Doll

A. Merritt on Film: Burn, Witch, Burn!

Tod Browning's adaptation of A Merritt's Burn, Witch Burn! was less faithful to the source material than a Mexican film based on the same material, but was technically a much better film. Read More »

Time Travel: We Can’t Alter The Flow of Time, But We Can Literally Bend It

Time Travel: We Can’t Alter The Flow of Time, But We Can Literally Bend It

Is time travel possible? Maybe... Read More »

Newly discovered planet is nearly 25 percent the size of its star

Newly discovered planet is nearly 25 percent the size of its star

How does a gas giant form near a dwarf star? What does it take to build a gas giant? Building models of planet formation and studying exosolar systems have both provided us with some hints. But there’s a small but growing list of cases where the two of these approaches disagree about what’s possible. A new paper adds to that list by describing a gas giant planet that orbits a dwarf sta... Read More »

Horror on the radio: the BBC broadcasts The Omen and Hammer’s The Unquenchable Thirst of Dracula 

Horror on the radio: the BBC broadcasts The Omen and Hammer’s The Unquenchable Thirst of Dracula 

Seventy-nine years after Orson Welles terrified America with The War of the Worlds, BBC Radio productions of The Omen and The Unquenchable Thirst of Dracula prove that the medium retains its power to chill. Read More »

Anime roundup 11/2/2017: Switching It Up

Anime roundup 11/2/2017: Switching It Up

In this week's viewing: Land of the Lustrous takes another strange turn, Guru-Guru notices a new season has started, and more! Read More »

Scide Splitters: Terminal Alliance by Jim C. Hines

Scide Splitters: Terminal Alliance by Jim C. Hines

Jim C. Hines, known for his fantasy novels, tries his hand at humorous military SF and presents us with an unlikely group of heroes—Janitors of the Post-Apocalypse. Read More »

AMAZING THINGS:  Author Byline Without the Writing

AMAZING THINGS: Author Byline Without the Writing

Taking credit where credit is due. Read More »

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