science fiction 

Star Trek: The Original Series 365

Live long and prosper with this comprehensive homage to the show that started the Trekkie craze. Credit: Abrams Books Released this fall, "Star Trek: The Original Series 365" is the definitive authorized guide to the "Star Trek" TV...Live long and prosper with this comprehensive homage to the show that started the Trekkie craze.

Movies for geek kids (or kids of geeks)

Wired Magazine is offering up a list of ten films that will help you raise your kids as geeks. First on the list is Star Wars, one of the most significant space movies in history. What geek in the seventies didn't dream of being Luke Skywalker and...

Fertility goes Brave New World

Ever read the book Brave New World? In Aldous Huxley's science fiction masterpiece most people stop having babies the old fashioned way; instead humans are the product of test tubes, petri dishes and the like. With the advent of that...

Madeleine L'Engle steps through A Wrinkle in Time

Susan Wagner picked A Wrinkle in Time by Madeleine L'Engle as a favorite of hers back on Read Across America day, and I'm sure a lot of folks remember that and many of L'Engle's other books as favorites. The sad news is that Madeleine L'Engle passed...

Heinlein's young adult novels

In junior high and high school I discovered science fiction. I read continuously, from the moment I woke up until well after I was supposed to be asleep. What got me hooked on science fiction were Robert Heinlein's young adult novels -- Tunnel in the...

Downloadable classic Santa Claus movie

If your kids have been good, they might get a new bicycle, video games, books, or, heck, even a pony for Christmas. If they haven't, perhaps you should make them sit down and watch Santa Claus Conquers the Martians, in its entirety. Oh, what the hey,...

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