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Nellie Bly: Sci-Fi Inspired Feminist Pioneer Who Went ‘Around the World in Eighty Days’


Nellie Bly: Sci-Fi Inspired Feminist Pioneer Who Went ‘Around the World in Eighty Days’

365px-Nellie_Bly_2On this day in 1889, fearless feminist pioneer, journalist Nellie Bly began what would be a successful attempt to travel around the world in less than 80 days, Inspired by science fiction novelist Jules Verne’s novel Around the World in Eight Days.

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SF & Fantasy

Five Facts About Futurist Father of Science Fiction, Jules Verne


Five Facts About Futurist Father of Science Fiction, Jules Verne

Father of science fiction Jules Verne has been dead for over a hundred years, but his work remains as popular as ever. His novels 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea, Round the World in Eighty Days, Journey to the Center of the Earth have all inspired successful movies, and still inspire readers and writers today. (Buy [...]

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Paranormal

Cage Match 2013 Round Two: Captain Nemo vs. Inigo Montoya


Jules Verne’s Captain Nemo fights William Goldman’s Inigo Montoya.

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Paranormal

Cage Match 2013 Round 1: Captain Nemo vs. Kull of Atlantis


Jules Verne’s Captain Nemo fights Robert E. Howard’s Kull of Atlantis.

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SF & Fantasy

Explaining Steampunk, by Caitlin Kittredge


Explaining Steampunk, by Caitlin Kittredge

Caitlin Kittredge has been an unrepentant geek since the age of twelve, when she first saw “Star Wars.” When she’s not writing about super-powered dystopias, she blogs, goes to the movies, reads books and comics voraciously, collects vintage clothes, and turns her music up too loud. [...]

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