A story about "uncanny wearable computers" and narwhals unfolding on…

If you need small bursts of weird diversion, you'll want to read the short story that author Matthew Battles is finishing on Twitter today and tomorrow. He welcomes feedback on this uncanny tale of narwhals and neural hacking. » 1/26/11 9:49am 1/26/11 9:49am

13 Ways of Looking at Apollo

The anniversary of Apollo's historic landing on the moon is coming up next month, and everyone from science historians to poets are reminiscing. Writer Matthew Battles has a fascinating essay about how space travel prepares us to be cyborgs. » 6/25/09 1:22pm 6/25/09 1:22pm