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Textbooks Lacking Sci-Fi Movie References
2012-10-04 21:10:38

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online A University of Valencia study found that science fiction movies are not making much of an impact on school textbooks. Both teachers and students see science fiction as a way of motivating interest in the field of science, but only 9 textbooks out of the 31 textbooks analyzed referenced science fiction in movies. "A current concern is that students are no longer studying science and engineering and this trend is more common...

2012-06-01 23:03:29

LA independent publisher Bitingduck Press hosts short story contest, accepting submissions until June 11 at http://www.storiad.com. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) June 01, 2012 For authors dreaming of publishing a novel, manuscripts are measured in tens of thousands of words. What can you say with just 500? Can you create a world, showcase an invention, give birth to a character? LA-area independent publisher Bitingduck Press has teamed up with Storiad, an author networking and publicity site, to...

2012-04-14 23:01:38

-12- The science fiction novelette by Matthew Francis-Landau -- twists sci-fi, Vonnegut-like sardonic events into an edgy call-to-duty for all citizens who slumber passively while government destructive folly abounds. Make Life Happen Publishing is releasing this book May 1, 2012. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) April 13, 2012 The book -12- unfolds in a sci-fi landscape which catapults the reader into edgy, Kurt Vonnegut-like consciousness. -12- challenges the reader to grapple with...

2012-01-23 08:00:00

Live The Dream Films today announced the release of Zombie Apocalypse Field Guide (ZAFG), an app exclusively for the Apple iPhone. Paoli, PA (PRWEB) January 23, 2012 Live The Dream Films today announced the release of Zombie Apocalypse Field Guide (ZAFG), an app exclusively for the Apple iPhone. The Zombie Apocalypse Field Guide is an entertaining compendium of cross-referenced zombie facts and an extensive research source of zombie information for movies, music videos, and games....

Word of the Day
  • A gigantic fictional humanoid alien god being described with a head resembling an octopus and dragon wings and claws, around whom an insane cult developed.
  • Pertaining to the mythos of Cthulhu and additional otherworldly beings created by H. P. Lovecraft or inspired by his writings and imitators.
This word was invented in 1926 by H.P. Lovecraft for his short story, 'The Call of Cthulhu.' 'Cthulhu' may be based on the word 'chthonic,' which in Greek mythology refers to the underworld.