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Alexander's Bridge

Edison's Conquest of Mars

by Garrett Putman Serviss

Historically, the work is one of the earliest to employ the interplanetary theme. It is the first to portray a battle fought by space craft in the airless void; and possibly the first also to propose the use...

A Fine Fix

by R.C. Noll

Generally speaking, human beings are fine buck-passers—but there's one circumstance under which they refuse to pass on responsibility. If the other fellow says "Your method won't solve the problem!"—then...

Hudson River Bracketed

My Visit To Niagara

The Other Likeness

by James Henry Schmitz

There is a limit to how perfect a counterfeit can be— a limit that cannot be passed without an odd phenomenon setting in....The Other Likeness

Castle Richmond

Dark Jubilee

Last Resort

by Stephen Bartholomew

The phenomenon of ''hysterical strength'' at the physical level is well known. Wonder what the equivalent phenomenon at the psychological level might do....

Confidence Game

by James McKimmey

Cutter demanded more and more and more efficiency—and got it! But, as in anything, enough is enough, and too much is …

Heat Island

We Didn't Do Anything Wrong, Hardly

by Roger Kuykendall

After all--they only borrowed it a little while, just to fix it--

Dr. Heidenhoff's Process

by Edward Bellamy

Dr. Heidenhoff has the perfect solution for unwanted memories.

The Wedding Knell

The Carnivore

by G.A. Morris

Why were they apologetic? It wasn't their fault that they came to Earth much too late.

Mr. Higginbotham's Catastrophe

Christmas with Grandma Elsie

by Martha Finley

A Christmas story from the Elsie series.


by William Gerken

What will the world be like, the day after Tomorrow, for the lonely ones who will have talents that others will half fear, half envy? William Gerken describes this strange world in which young and old will have...

Spawn of the Comet

by H. Thompson Rich

A swarm of huge, fiery ants, brood of a mystery comet, burst from their shells to threaten the unsuspecting world.

The Sky Trap