Meet the Man Behind Afrofuturist Steampunk

Maurice Broaddus' writing is opening up new worlds — and reshaping Indianapolis.

A Space Anthropologist Warns: Inequality Gets Worse on Mars

Savannah Mandel, 23, is at the vanguard of researchers looking at the human side of leaving Earth.

How a Book Inspired Socialist Utopia Clubs

The Gilded Age — a time of great struggle and economic inequality — required a compelling literary escape.

5 African Sci-Fi and Fantasy Books to Add to Your Reading List

Many new and exciting stories in the ever-popular SFF genre are coming out of Africa.


The Carlos Watson Show

The Carlos Watson Show brings bold, impactful conversations with culture-defining celebrities, intellectual pioneers and changemakers, spotlighting the voices you need to hear to make sense of this important time in American history.

The Museum of the Future Is Here ... in Dubai

Desalinating jellyfish, self-building cities and AI building farms are just the beginning.

Sci-Fi Doesn't Have to Be Depressing: Welcome to Solarpunk

Black Mirror got you down? Check out this new, optimistic sci-fi genre.

The Forgotten Woman Behind a Legendary Monster

Long denied credit for her iconic aquatic beast, makeup and special effects artist Milicent Patrick takes her rightful place in the spotlight.

The Closest Thing to Real-World Jedi Training

Yes, you can become Obi-Wan IRL … via a new VR game.

Is This the Comic That Birthed Modern Sci-Fi?

Most of your favorite sci-fi blockbusters were inspired by this French comic.


The Food That Built America

The Food that Built America tells the unbelievable true stories behind the industry titans like Henry Heinz, Milton Hershey, the Kellogg brothers and Ray Kroc, who revolutionized food, and transformed American life and culture forever in the process.

Around the World in 26 Books

Get your literary fix from writers across the globe.

3 Young Adult Books to Read Before They're Made Into Movies

The next dystopian blockbuster might be on the horizon.

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