Category Archives: Science and Technology

Bad Moon Rising Author Preview

No, I’m not in this, but some authors I like are. “….how about we have some fun meeting new authors, learning more about them with entertaining interviews, and finding some spooky reads? Bad Moon Rising is thirty-one days of horror, … Continue reading

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Exchange Students Coming to Your Planet

I, Alden Loveshade, contributed the story “Orange Sun, Grey Sky” to this fantasy/horror/science fiction collection available 25 February 2020. The story follows a female exchange student on a planet where gender has been eliminated. “Study abroad! See new places! Meet … Continue reading

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Order of the Pineapple 2020: Michael E. Brown and Robert Shea

EDIT: Some people apparently had trouble posting on this and possibly other blog entries. Sorry about that, but we think we have the problem fixed. The 2020 winners of the Order of the Pineapple have been announced! (This is only … Continue reading

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Alden Loveshade: Why Wait Til I’m Dead Again

Three years after its original posting, we’re reopening comments for Alden Loveshade’s “Why Wait Til I’m Dead?” post of three years ago this month. Alden asks that, rather than wait until the funeral to say what you want to say, … Continue reading

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Exchange Students from Anywhere and Anywhen

This is the last call for submissions to the anthology “Exchange Students.” I’m going to be in it; will you? “Editor Sheila Hartney and I (David Lee Summers) have been enjoying reading the wonderful submissions that have been coming in … Continue reading

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Media Bias/Fact Check–Biased?

I recently became aware of a service called Media Bias/Fact Check which calls itself “The Most Comprehensive Media Bias Resource.” That sounds great–unless the resource itself is biased. So I did a rather informal check of my own. I chose … Continue reading

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The Moon and the Future of Humanity

“That’s one small step for [a] man, one giant leap for mankind.” — Neil Armstrong, 20 July 1969 Today marks the 50th anniversary of something completely unprecedented in human history–a human being landing, and the next day setting foot, on … Continue reading

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FM Mind Control

“In telecommunications including radio, frequency modulation (FM) is the encoding of information in a carrier wave by varying the instantaneous frequency of the wave. In practice, it is used as a form of mind control.” This article featured on the … Continue reading

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Donald Trump Lies

All right, so the title of this entry is hardly ground-breaking.  Even supporters of Donald Trump say he lies (and may justify it by saying all politicians lie and they don’t care). But comparing the number and type of Trump’s … Continue reading

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