Category Archives: Fiction

One of the Funniest “Star Trek” Moments I Remember from Childhood

I did not take the Star Trek screenshots; I merely assembled the .gif at http://www.makeagif.com.

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Have you noticed what silver’s been doing lately? The price of silver is literally on fire!

Because of the price of silver being literally on fire, they will not be buying and selling troy ounces of metallic silver when the markets open in New York tomorrow morning. Instead, they will be selling “oxide ounces” of silver … Continue reading

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When We Build Our Dyson Sphere, Let’s Not Use Enneagonal Antiprisms

Before an undertaking as great as building a Dyson Sphere, it’s a good idea to plan ahead first. This rotating image shows what my plan for an enneagonal-antiprism-based Dyson Sphere looked like, at the hemisphere stage. At this point, the … Continue reading

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A Logic Problem Involving Marvel Super-Heroes

Iron Man, Daredevil, Spider-Man, Captain America, and Wolverine each have a favorite food, a favorite beverage, own one pet, and have a single hobby. Based on the clues which follow, find out these things: Which hero’s favorite food is (A) … Continue reading

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An Absurd “Explanation” for Creativity in Humans (a short short story)

[Note: I’m currently taking a class focusing on creativity, and this was first written as an assignment for that class.] The reason some people are creative, while others are not, is simple: we’re hybrids of pure human DNA, plus that … Continue reading

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Bicycles Don’t Need Telepathy: A Short Short Story

Since I hate being told what to do, and people kept telling me I had to learn to drive, and get a driver’s license, and so on, I refused, getting around by foot or bicycle, instead . . . or … Continue reading

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Purple: Connecting Fiction, and Personal Trauma

Purple is not my favorite color (black is, but that’s another story), but it is a significant color for me, for complicated reasons I shall try to explain here. In some regards, this blog-post can be seen as a review of … Continue reading

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