I first met Sammy Davis, Junior, when I was nine. At the edge of the kitchen counter, he waited, a gray house lizard—what we in the Philippines called butiki. No bigger than my father’s index finger, half of him was a thin, twitching tail that tapered to a point. Sammy Davis was a […]
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“Can anyone alter fate? All of us combined… or one great figure… or someone strategically placed, who happens to be in the right spot. Chance. Accident. And our lives, our world, hanging on it.” — Philip K. Dick Ray Bradbury’s classic short story A Sound of Thunder is the most reprinted science fiction story of […]
“Any sufficiently advanced technology is indistinguishable from magic.” — Arthur C. Clarke During the Golden Age of science fiction, John W. Campbell, Jr.’s Astounding Science Fiction was a vanguard in popularizing stories that centered on humans with enhanced mental abilities, and how ordinary society might look at people with those abilities, notably with A.E. […]
“It isn't all over; everything has not been invented; the human adventure is just beginning” – Gene Rodenberry I’d been waiting to fly the Antares all summer. The first rocket I’d ever launched, it stood over a foot tall, an inch in diameter, red fins swept back at its base like red fletching on […]