Weather is a Zero-Sum Game by Judith Field

An essay by Sam Keegan, as provided by Judith Field
(Originally published in Mad Scientist Journal: Autumn 2014)

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Birthing Fire by Dantzel Cherry

An essay by Dr. Henrik Ahlstrom, as provided by Dantzel Cherry
(“Birthing Fire” previously appeared as the 2nd place winner in the Story Star Publishing Short Story Contest in 2012; reprinted in Mad Scientist Journal: Spring 2017)

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Arkham K-12 Science Fair by Jeannie Warner

A recording by Clifford Winter III, Ph.D., as provided by Jeannie Warner
(Originally published in Mad Scientist Journal: Winter 2015)

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Sticks and Stones by Angèle Gougeon

Sandra Daron knows what it’s like to die. Every time she touches someone, she experiences their last moments; burning, drowning, choking, dead.

Her visions shatter any pretense of normal she might wish she had. She’s a freak, isolated and alone in her small town junior high school. Her parents don’t care what she does or where she goes and all she wants to do is get by without being noticed.

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The Link Boy by Michael Martineck

Our post-government future has no laws, but plenty of right and wrong.

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The Honorable Eddy
by Kirsten Weiss

“There’s a lot I’ll do for my country—face hostile Indians, battle sinister occultists and mechanical contraptions, even lay down my life. But the Honorable Eduardo Alberto Del Castillo Cabeza de Vaca had me about beat. ”

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Wild Card by Dover Whitecliff

Lady Kenna Wolfesdaughter, the Superspy with the Clockwork Eye, steps out on the town to find the one person who can decipher the riddle of the Wild Card before chaos reigns.

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A Taste of Empty by Dorian Graves

An essay by Jonah Greenwich, as provided by Dorian Graves
Originally published in Mad Scientist Journal: Winter 2015

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An essay by Jonah Greenwich, as provided by Dorian Graves
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To Dr. Von Lupe,
Concerning the Radium
by Alanna McFall

Squid can be finicky when it comes to food, and when you make them hyper-intelligent, they become craftier about expressing their frustrations.

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Concerning the Radium
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