A Moment of Profoundly Silly Outfits and Knife-Fighting in Dune…

A couple of weeks ago, we had a poll where we asked you which science fiction drug you'd most like to get strung out on. The Spice from Dune won by a pretty wide margin (62.4%). Tailing it were Dust, the drug from Babylon 5 (15.4%) and Soma from Brave New World (12.5). You'd really need to be high on spice to… » 1/18/08 7:20am 1/18/08 7:20am

What Science Should We Punk Next?

Cyberpunk is dead. Steampunk ran out of steam a while ago. So we really need a new literary movement with "punk" in its name. Something that can give birth to the next generation of laptop mods and weak movie adaptations. Click through to vote for the next wave of "punk" books. » 1/10/08 3:00pm 1/10/08 3:00pm

Which Scifi Drug Do You Wish You Could Take?

Science fiction is full of weird made-up drugs, many of which sound way more fun than boring old smack. There are drugs that make you telepathic, let you navigate space-time, or just give you trippy-ass visions. This wealth of options is due to the fact that science fiction fans are all drug fiends, says one famous… » 1/04/08 12:20pm 1/04/08 12:20pm