Books, Films

Vampires

Have you noticed how drastically the images of many of the creatures in the fantasy fiction world have changed? Let’s jump right into more of such characters like witches and fairies which we discussed as both antagonists and protagonists. You’ll see how their perception has changed from the beginning of their characterization to present. When… Continue reading Vampires

Books, Films

Creatures in Fantasy Fiction

Have you ever wondered why the best-selling books around the world are unsurprisingly fantasy books? Also as soon as they are seen to have gained enough popularity with the readers, they are immediately made into a series of Hollywood movies like the world famous Harry Potter series or Cinderella with its fairy godmother and the… Continue reading Creatures in Fantasy Fiction

The Future

The Many Worlds Theory

Many physicists and scientists hypothesize whether it could be possible to have parallel universes that hold different versions of us and have encountered the possible events that we may not have encountered. It is a crazy concept to wrap your head around, but it is, nonetheless, quite an intriguing one as well. Let’s explore the… Continue reading The Many Worlds Theory

Humans

Parallel Worlds

Have you ever wondered, “How would I react to this situation in an alternate universe?” We think that maybe our fortunes would be misfortunes, and that our losses might turn into gains in an alternate universe. Well, guess what; research shows that parallel worlds probably do exist. Let’s explore all the research that suggests the… Continue reading Parallel Worlds

Books, Films

Leviathans

Leviathans are not just creatures from Supernatural. There are several references to Leviathans in various religious scriptures and literature from centuries ago. The word leviathan in today’s context is used to describe large objects or animals like whales. However, there does not seem to be a clear consensus as to what Leviathans are. Let’s explore… Continue reading Leviathans

Books

Most Influential Fantasy Fiction Books

Book lovers all over the world will agree that there is nothing more extraordinary than the world of fantasy. To be successfully transported to a whole new kind of universe, or to a different dimension is what the greatest fantasy fiction books have the power to do. Let’s explore some of the most influential fantasy… Continue reading Most Influential Fantasy Fiction Books

Books

George R. R. Martin

Called the ‘American Tolkien’ by Lev Grossman, a writer for Time magazine and included in the Time 100 list of most influential people in 2005, George R. R. Martin has produced some amazing works of fiction during his career. These days, his name is synonymous with the HBO series Game of Thrones, but it took… Continue reading George R. R. Martin

Books, Films

Comic Conventions

Comic conventions by today’s standards tend to include much more than just panels and guest speakers about comics specifically. Featuring awards shows, formal dinners and cosplay as major elements in the convention, there has been a major move from the original days of promoting comics themselves into a world of commercial sales and autograph signings.… Continue reading Comic Conventions

Humans, Threats to Mankind

Secret Medical Research

Medical research has brought about many amazing advancements. We have cured diseases that used to plague the population, and are on the verge of curing many others. Some medical research, often performed on children, the poor, those in mental institutions and prisoners, is carried out in secret, and the results are not published to the… Continue reading Secret Medical Research

The Future, Threats to Mankind

Deadly Epidemics of the Past

There have been many deadly epidemics in the history of mankind. Some originating in our ancient times, before our written records as they exist today. But what is an epidemic exactly and how do they happen? Epidemics are well-defined as being a widespread occurrence of an infectious disease in a community at a particular time.… Continue reading Deadly Epidemics of the Past