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Origins of the Scariest Urban Legends

By Chris FarnellJuly 2, 2015

Okay, brace yourselves, because what we’re going to say next might blow your minds: Not everything you read on the Internet is...More  →

Origins of the Scariest Urban Legends

The 12 Greatest Plants (and Plant Monsters) from Fiction

By Steven RomanoMarch 16, 2015

Last month, if you recall, we took a look at some of the most dangerous plants in existence—which was really The MindHut’s...More  →

The 12 Greatest Plants (and Plant Monsters) from Fiction

So What's with Hadean Lands? (And What the Heck is Interactive Fiction?)

By ChauntonNovember 11, 2014

Hadean Lands is an Interactive Fiction story that follows a novice space-alchemist (yeah, you heard us) as he tries to unravel what kind...More  →

So What's with Hadean Lands? (And What the Heck is Interactive Fiction?)

Wool: A Self-Publishing Success Story

By Swapna KrishnaFebruary 17, 2014

If you’re at all familiar with the sci-fi/fantasy book world, especially when it comes to the plentiful dystopian novels, you’ve probably heard...More  →

Wool: A Self-Publishing Success Story

Science Fact or Science Fiction: Human Body Edition!

By Vadim NewquistDecember 3, 2013

The human body is just about the most complex thing on Earth and what little we know about how it is often...More  →

Science Fact or Science Fiction: Human Body Edition!

The 10 Greatest Primates from Fiction

By Steven RomanoNovember 20, 2013

Geek culture is a lot like America in that it’s a melting pot of various cultures (specifically zombies, Time Lords, robots, etc.)...More  →

The 10 Greatest Primates from Fiction

October 2013 Book Club: Halfway Through Ship Breaker!

By Matt HecklerOctober 18, 2013

Well, Masterminds, we're halfway through the month! Hopefully you've been making great progress on Ship Breaker, the novel by Paolo Bacigalupi which...More  →

October 2013 Book Club: Halfway Through Ship Breaker!

The 15 Most Awesome Fictional Robots Ever

By Matt HecklerMay 6, 2013

Masterminds, it has been scientifically proven that robots are completely awesome. It’s basically up there with the theory of gravity. Every scientist...More  →

The 15 Most Awesome Fictional Robots Ever

The Dust of 100 Dogs is Sci-Fi That Surprised Us!

By Swapna KrishnaApril 11, 2013

The Dust of 100 Dogs is not your typical fantasy/sci-fi novel. Yes, we know that’s kind of become a cliché, and at...More  →

The Dust of 100 Dogs is Sci-Fi That Surprised Us!

10 Most Underrated Fantasy Authors

By Swapna KrishnaApril 5, 2013

Looking for a new fantasy read? Here are ten ah-mayyy-zing fantasy authors and books you’ve probably never heard of....More  →

10 Most Underrated Fantasy Authors