Most recently published stories in Futurism.
ALKAPHIRA: Chapter Two
Several hours had passed in calming silence as the battered escape pod spiralled through the glimmering black abyss of space. Dr Greene was drained, and his eyes were growing heavier by the minute. Ivy's eyes were glued to the porthole.Adam Dryden
The Jyro and Mystie Series
The Autumn Equinox was a few days ago, even though Autumn usually starts at the end of August up here in Oregon. And by that, I mean the weather dropped early and leaves changed color all too quickly. That's what usually happens up here in Oregon — don't ask me why, because I really don't know.Shyra Rodgers
Review of 'Salvation'
Salvation was shown on CBS this summer — finale just this past week — but binge-junkie that I am, I binge-watched the whole 13-episode run over the past few days on Amazon Prime. And this series is binge-watchable and excellent indeed.Paul Levinson
Rewatching... Doctor Who: Tomb of the Cybermen - Episode 4
"...the power of the Cybermen." Saturday 23 September 1967 Let's just talk about Victoria for a moment. Now those of you who've followed my ramblings may be aware I had a bit of a crush on Polly, so I suppose I might have been a bit grumpy about her being dumped at Gatwick to make way for this new girl.Nick Brown
Why Those 2 Silicon Valley Billionaires Are Wasting Their Time & Money
Beginning 'round the time that Tad Friend, over at The New Yorker, published his October 10, 2016 article on Y Combinator founder, Sam Altman, the rumors flew far and fast concerning an odd footnote he included concerning the whole simulation hypothesis myth, popular amongst Silicon Valley elites. According to Friend's account, two Silicon Valley billionaires were taking the idea so seriously, that they had begun to "secretly engage scientists to work on breaking us out of the simulation".Marshall Barnes
Our Oceans 🐋🐳🐟
Our world is covered in 70% water. It is a vital importance to earth and everything that lives in it. Sea water has properties that control out climate and make life on earth possible. If you think about it, without the oceans we would all be dead!! The carbon cycle that the ocean plays a part in a major role that makes life on earth sustainable. The oceans absorb 60% of the carbon dioxide we produce, and millions of plants and microbes photosynthesis that carbon dioxide daily.Cerise Wallace
Black Holes and the True Nature of Space
These are my greetings from one hologram to another. No really, according to science there’s a strong possibility that you and I are nothing more but encoded information spread on a flat 2-dimensional surface throughout the universe. As a matter of fact, this theory is becoming somewhat of a fan favorite and the universe, quite obviously, has an unlimited number of fans. Yes, you already read it before and you stumbled over the occasional ‘are we living in a simulation’ videos on YouTube or Vimeo. However, do you believe it and what’s the purpose of all of that?
Warning Shot Part 1
“Kyle, Kyle c’mon you got to wake up.” I slowly opened my eyes as the light pierced in stopping me from opening them fully. It was Tasia; even when she looked terrified she was still beautiful: her brown hair fallen perfectly across her shoulders and the scar on her forehead that I secretly thought was adorable. Her green eyes stared straight into mine. I propped myself up on the bed and groaned; it was still dark outside. “Tasia what’s wrong?” I was trying to be concerned but the truth of the matter was I was exhausted from last night. “Kyle they’re coming for us now, we have to leave right now.” I paused and looked at her harder this time and a lot more concerned. “Okay, get your stuff together and let’s go.”Zoe Clarke-Singh
Adventures in the Infinite Library
I happen to be one of those people who thinks that there’s a Jorge Luis Borges story for everyone. I don’t believe in soulmates, or fate, or some mysterious ethereal force that wants you to find The One. But I do believe everyone can find something to like in the works of the great Argentinian writer.Ryan Frawley
Have you ever woken from a dead sleep soaked in sweat, your breathing accelerated? Do you remember your heart beating so hard you could feel it in your ears? Do you remember the fear? Do you remember the nightmare?Karly Campbell
Sweethearts Chapter 3
Chapter 3 With Zaz having been stabbed, Rebecca's nights had become restless. The worst part is she didn't know why... Rebecca stood at the beachside, staring off into the sunset. The waves were coming softly and the breeze was just ever so gentle.Chas C. Smith
Alex The Inventor-Chapter 5 (Pt.1)
Read Chapters 1 - 4 at: Deep Sky Stories Chapter 5 (Part 1) - A Distant Voice The morning did indeed break sunny, bright and new after such a restless and disturbing night. Alex Faraway awoke to see softly floating dust-fairies caught within the rays of sunshine which angled through his bedroom window to shine on the floor at the foot of his bed. A quiet smile touched his face as he awoke to a single wonderful thought, "My dad is alive and loves me and I'm going to see him very soon."G.F. Brynn