Three Books About Aliens and #ThingsWeAreNeverMeantToKnow

Three Books About Aliens and #ThingsWeAreNeverMeantToKnow

Alright, so I don’t really think there’s stuff we’re not meant to know – vive la science! – but a lot of people were talking about aliens (and Monty Python – Twitter, never change), so here are some books about aliens to start knowing some things. Maybe. The truth is out there! Cinder – Marissa Meyer This is a great start for anyone who likes their sci-fi light and lush, with enough cyborgs, psychics, and space travel to satisfy more die-hard fans. Set in futuristic Beijing, this well wrought fairy tale retelling features plague, sisterhood, and a robot who’ll be …

Laugh out Loud with These 5 Insane Places to Read!

Laugh out Loud with These 5 Insane Places to Read!

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You can read anywhere. You can read in your house, on the bus, in a train, on a plane, you can read with the sunset behind you or with a sword fight in front of you.   Image Via NPR   But, using high tech sciencey things, we now know for sure, beyond any reasonable doubt, that these are the top five definite worst places to read.   5-In a burning building   Image Via Practical Eschatology   The building is on fire. Well, time for a good book! Don’t be that dude. The flames will destroy the pages and …

Finest Twitter Flash Fiction to Lighten Up Your Feed

Finest Twitter Flash Fiction to Lighten Up Your Feed

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From puppy pics to political news, Twitter is a wonderful place. It’s also home of a wave of flash fiction writers. Here are a few to follow to add some fiction to your feed, even when you don’t have time for short stories.   1. T. R. Darling   Image via Twitter   The absolute best Twitter flash fiction has to offer. Fantasy, mystery, and magical realism combined and intertwined in full stories under two-hundred-eighty words, with a philosophical bend that’ll make you contemplate the combination of genres. Soon to be a book even.     2. Mythology Bot   Image …

The Next Avenger? Check Out the 6 Superheroes Marvel Could Adapt Next!

The Next Avenger? Check Out the 6 Superheroes Marvel Could Adapt Next!

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With Endgame over, Phase 3 of the Marvel Cinematic universe has reached its conclusion. It’s safe to say we’re in a transition period in which characters like Tony Stark, Thor, Captain America, the Hulk, Black Widow, and Hawkeye are on their way out, with newer characters like Dr. Strange, Spider-Man, Black Panther, and Captain Marvel taking their place as the main heroes of the sprawling superhero universe. But what about even more characters? With Marvel having a vast library of superheroes, its inventible we’re going to be getting a lot of new faces with Phase 4 and beyond. But who could they …

Scotland’s First Space Pilot Took Children’s Book With Him Into Space!

Scotland’s First Space Pilot Took Children’s Book With Him Into Space!

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On February 22nd, 2019, the first Scottish person went into space. His name was David Mackay and he was inspired at an early age when he was given a book in his small village back in the 60s. According to the BBC he was given the book Exploring Space  as a reward for his good attendance in Sunday school in 1964. David Mackay revealed he was inspired by the book to become a pilot and eventually travel into space. His first dream was fulfilled by becoming a test pilot and eventually, the second was also completed when he became the Chief Pilot of …