Every Science Fiction And Fantasy Cliché Ever, In One Short Story

Today, we looked at some of the most played-out tropes and storylines ever to plague a beleaguered editor of science fiction and fantasy. But just what would a story that combined all of those elements look like? Gaze upon this work, ye editors, and despair. » 4/22/14 4:20pm Yesterday 4:20pm

New Paper Explains How To Make Supermaterial Graphene In A Blender

Supermaterial graphene is among the world's strongest, thinnest, and most flexible substances, and, according to a newly published scientific paper, it can now be made using a standard kitchen blender. » 4/21/14 8:20am Monday 8:20am

Japan Unveils Its Plan To Save The Whales, By Killing Them

Last month, the International Court demanded an end to Japan's research whaling program, and Japan said it planned to abide by the ruling. But now, the Japanese government has explained just what that means... including plans to resume whaling in the Antarctic by 2015. » 4/18/14 12:23pm Friday 12:23pm