How do you review a book set in a wildly inventive universe, a book that combines space travel with drug-taking, religion with ecology, and feudalism with a galactic economy? How do you dig into a novel that's both Hero's Journey and meditation on international energy dependency? How do you get acro...

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Squamatans are humanoid lizard-folk who have developed a highly advanced culture.

Squamatans

If you stumble across a squamatan in the wild, you'll probably be struck by two things:

Every squamatan wears a sturdy, beautiful loincloth made with colors and marks that communicate the squamatan's roles in soc...

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I loved the video game "INSIDE"...until the last 60 seconds. Here's what I'd do differently.

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Animation and copying Yoshiyuki Sadamoto.

View the art I drew in this video here:

Francis chilling

Maya

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Druids often lament the fate of the tallstriders. Innately magical creatures, tallstriders wander the desolate areas of the world, filtering necrotic energy through their bodies to feed themselves, much like whales filter krill. As a result, they often wander magically desolated areas and clean it o...

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Denizens of swamps, mud, and watery underground environments, crabfish are normally quiet bottom-feeders who have an unfortunate quirk of biology. About once a month, they go into a courting frenzy, and anyone unlucky enough to stumble on a nest will find half a dozen extremely aggressive crabfish h...

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A look at the major sizes and prices of desktop 3D printers.

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What didn't work for me and how I'd fix it.

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