Read the first 100 pages of a dystopian young adult thriller by a former Air Force Major

The market is being flooded with dystopian and post-apocalyptic novels aimed at tweens and teens, thanks to the success of Hunger Games and similar books. But Ashes by Ilsa J. Bick seems to stand out from the pack, by virtue of its weird premise and its author's background: Bick is a former Air Force Major and child… » 8/30/11 1:30pm 8/30/11 1:30pm

Feeder for Zombie Birds Who Want to Eat Humans

When the Z-Wars get ugly, you'll want a bird feeder made of real human ashes to keep those zombie birds distracted. Luckily, one of U.K. designer Nadine Jarvis' recent projects is this teardrop-shaped bird feeder made of real bird feed and human ashes. It's part of a larger project she's doing on the post-mortem world. » 5/12/08 10:00am 5/12/08 10:00am