Vote for the best science fiction and fantasy stories of the 20th and 21st centuries!

Which books and stories are the greatest works of science fiction of the past 112 years? Now is the time for the ultimate decision. Locus Magazine is having a monster poll to decide the best science fiction and fantasy novels, novellas, novelettes and stories of the 20th and 21st centuries! Use this great power… »11/29/12 3:21pm11/29/12 3:21pm

How Bender Bending Rodriguez was elected head of the Washington school board

In 2010, the Washington, DC, election board set up an electronic voting system to collect absentee ballots. But a few weeks before the election, the system was flooded with votes for the hard-drinking, grave-robbing robot Bender for school board head. So who launched this plot to put a robot in charge of our… »3/03/12 10:30am3/03/12 10:30am

A live, updating list of problems voters have had with voting in 2010

Our Vote Live is a website where the Election Protection Coalition logs every complaint or problem that people report with voting, from finding their polling place to operating weird voting machines. It's fascinating to watch all the problems roll in. Already, there are almost 2,000 problems, and it isn't even… »11/01/10 6:33pm11/01/10 6:33pm