Science Fiction

tech-science

Epstein Truthers Are Obsessed With a Sci-Fi Book About Child Sex Slavery Written by Bill Barr’s Dad

I bought a novel by Donald Barr about sex slaves in space for $1.95. Now, it’s worth hundreds.
Becky Ferreira
8.16.19
Terraform

The Installation

A horrifying, dystopian science fiction short that imagines the future of big pharma.
Terence Hannum
8.8.19
Film

The Disturbing Sci-Fi Sex Scene from 'Splice' Is a Reminder Not to Mess with DNA

Recent research into human-animal hybrids raises the question: Have none of these scientists seen the 2009 film 'Splice'?
Hilary Pollack
8.2.19
games review

'Oxygen Not Included' Is a Darkly Comic Fight for Survival

Watch "dupes" high five and stress vomit as they mine resources, fabricate machines, sleep on ladders, and, uh, bury their fallen friends
Nicole Clark
5.31.19
DIY

These 'Stargate' Fans Spent 10 Years and $60K Building a Replica of an Atlantis Gate

Les Enfants de Mac Gyver worked together to build a 19-foot replica of a gate from 'Stargate Atlantis.' And now, they’re building another one.
Rob Dozier
5.31.19
Terraform

Still Life of a Death Broker

Eventually, there will only be one thing left worth streaming.
Rich Larson
5.30.19
tech-science

Leaving Earth Comes with Serious Psychological Risks

The film ‘Aniara’ asks what humans are without our home world.
Becky Ferreira
5.17.19
Games Features

How the Devs Behind 'Sable' Found Inspiration in the Enigmatic

Beyond every mysterious horizon is research, writing, and careful planning.
Darran Anderson
5.7.19
Opinion

What Western Media Got Wrong About China’s Blockbuster ‘The Wandering Earth’

‘The Wandering Earth’ offered an important perspective on climate change and capitalism, but the West’s reviews of the movie are distracted by a techno-Orientalist fear of China.
Muqing M. Zhang
4.2.19
Terraform

The Department of Suicide

In a white concrete cell, a doctor from the DoS sat across a plastic table and questioned Catherine Gabriel as to why she had chosen misery over standard-issue happiness.
Blake Montgomery
3.29.19
Objects in Space

'Objects in Space' Knows the Future Sucks, But Makes the Best of It

The final frontier may not be the most exciting place. But that's ok.
Danielle Riendeau
3.5.19
NETFLIX

Netflix's 'The Umbrella Academy' Is Wonderful and Weird

The adaptation of the comic written by Gerard Way is "a ten hour movie," inspired, in part, by Wes Anderson.
Seth Ferranti
2.15.19
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