This gallery proves Frank R. Paul still rules science fiction art

Frank R. Paul did more than almost any other artist to shape the images that light up our collective dreams. He provided the bright, eye-popping imagery for Hugo Gernsback's vision of science fiction, and his art from the 1920s still feels fresher than a lot of the stuff being created today. » 1/30/13 11:20am 1/30/13 11:20am

Vintage Art Deco cigarette cards celebrate your great-grandparents'…

A package of cigarettes might not be the first place you'd think to look for gorgeous illustrations of scientific theory and high tech innovation, but in the years 1935-1938 Max Cigarettes released a set of trading cards called "The Age of Power and Wonder" that did just that. That title sums up the exuberance many… » 11/11/12 9:30am 11/11/12 9:30am

An Ada Lovelace-Mary Shelley team-up, an encyclopedia of Golden Age…

There are always wonderful projects in need of crowdfunding, and we've rounded up some fun campaigns vying for your dollars: a children's book about the early adventures of Mary Shelley and Ada Lovelace, a US stage tour for a Jurassic Park parody, some mathematically beautiful wall clocks, and an encyclopedia of our… » 4/08/12 12:30pm 4/08/12 12:30pm