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 Tuesday 4:20pm

When Ships Used To Be Painted In Zebra Stripes, For Stealth

Take a look at this WWI-era, 58,000-ton cruiser painted with magic-eye style black-and-white stripes! Doesn't it just blend right into the background? Well, no. No it doesn't. But there was a time when military scientists thought that it might. » 4/01/14 4:20pm 4/01/14 4:20pm