Fiction

Marshall Weston drove home to Marin County a little too quickly from Palo Alto, as he always did, in the Aston Martin that was his favorite toy. He worked in Silicon Valley, and was the CEO of UPI, United Paper…Read more

SF & Fantasy

Middlegame
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Middlegame

Seanan McGuire

If Dodger were awake, she’d happily tell him exactly how much of her blood is on the floor. She’d look at the mess around them. She’d calculate the surface area and volume of the liquid as easily as taking a…Read more

Teen & YA

Romanov
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Romanov

Nadine Brandes

A grenade would be safer in the palm of my hand than the Matryoshka doll.  I sat on my bed in my room, staring at the small wooden toy. A regular Matryoshka doll typically held layer upon layer of miniature…Read more

Science & Tech

NASA’s Lunar CRater Observation and Sensing Satellite, or LCROSS, added a one-two punch to the investigation of water on the Moon. On October 9, 2009, there were deliberate twin crashes on the Moon, both LCROSS itself and a companion Centaur…Read more