The Ambulance Made Two Trips by Murray Leinster

“The Ambulance Made Two Trips” is a 1960 science fiction short story by Murray Leinster. It is about a detective who discovers a man with unbelievably good luck.

New Psi-tech
Ugh, technology moves so fast now-a-days. Don’t get me wrong, I am all for new tech and gadgets, but it sometimes seems like new stuff comes out too fast – you know, before the last version has really had a chance to get going. I do find this fascinating, though. In fact, I am currently working on my Masters thesis which is about why some people might adopt new technology before others. Is there some benefit to being an early adopter? It can be hard to tell. But the guy in this story has definitely found a benefit to being an early adopter, that’s for sure! And, it is refreshing to see a new, science-fictiony, technology that I haven’t seen before too. Read More

Flash Fiction Monday: Dead Automatons and Spice Loving Aliens

Do you like hot dogs? I’ll admit it – I do, even though they aren’t the best food for me to eat. I especially love to load them up with condiments like ketchup, mustard and dill relish – yum! But what if one of those condiments was a biological poison? Not only would that suck, but then this tasty treat could be used as a form of weapon – which would suck even more! One of today’s stories deals with that very scenario – and the results are quite interesting!
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