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smiling in the dark

On Saturday afternoon around 5pm, I emerged from a dark cave, clad in a muddy wet suit after spending the past 7 hours submerged in icy-cold, pitch black, eel-infested water. 1,652 more words

New Zealand

Scientists Drill Through Antarctic Ice Shelf And Discover Bizarre ‘Lost World’

A “lost world” never seen or touched by mankind before has been discovered by a group of scientists using a hot-water drill and underwater robotic vehicles to break through the Antarctic ice shelf. 512 more words


A Ten Minute Guide to: Lost Worlds

Here’s my penultimate “Ten Minute Guide” from Death Ray, this one from issue #19, very near the end. This one is on that most Victorian of SF subgenres, Lost Worlds. 1,731 more words


When I was a kid

When I was a kid
Things were simpler
We got pushed
Out the door to play.
Snow was magical
And wanted.
Five dollars was a fortune. 150 more words

Galesmind Fables

Nineteenth Century Anglophone Literary Worlds: The American Terra Cava versus the British Terra Amissa

In terms of the nineteenth century novel that went in search of terra incognita in a world whose maps were rapidly losing their blank spaces, an interesting distinction presents itself between the American and the British plot; while many American authors took up the pen in favour of a hollow world, British authors preferred the idea of a lost world. 750 more words

Terra Cava

Lost Worlds Here on Earth

Have you ever read Arthur Conan Doyle’s 1912 novel The Lost World or Jules Verne’s Journey to the Centre of the Earth from 1864? Both are evocative and certainly have the potential to spawn wonder much like  107 more words


Abandoned Market

The way we got into this building was tedious and muddy. Since there was a security guard sitting in his parked car in front of the only entrance from the road; we had to climb down a ravine and jump over a freezing, muddy river. 186 more words

Abandoned Building