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The Baby with the Biggest Head Wins

Sometimes science fiction looks backward instead of forward—some time travel stories, such as Ray Bradbury’s “A Sound of Thunder,” propel readers not into space, but back in time, so that characters can carouse with dinosaurs. Or, y’know, try to shoot … Continue reading

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These Are Not the Droids You Want

Who hasn’t tried to play a Jedi mind trick? After all, if whiny, sniveling Luke can control minds, there’s no reason the rest of us can’t learn. Could This Happen has explored the possibility of neural prosthetics, brain implants, and … Continue reading

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Because Titanium Lacks Flexibility (and it’s so 2010)

The first time I ever watched Transformers, my first thought was that the Decepticons were far cooler than the Autobots and my second thought was how amazing it would be to be able to change shape. Since the days of … Continue reading

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