Fiction in the News Articles
related to the works of
Manly Wade Wellman
Manly Wade Wellman (b. 1903 - d. 1986) was an American writer. He wrote in a number of different genres, including fantasy, historical fiction, detective fiction, western fiction and science fiction. He is also known for non-fiction books on history.
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Would You Date A Robot? 1 in 4 Say 'Yes'!
'My hands touched a great keyboard, whence, perfect through long practice, I could direct lifelike motion.' - Manly Wade Wellman, 1938.
BioSuit Space Suit Vs. Tentacle Monsters
Looks like those science fiction movies that depicted people in skin tight space suits knew what they were doing.
Meet Your Miniature Android Duplicate
New company makes bespoke androids based on your photograph; Chuckie never had it so good.
DARPA Avatar Program Coming, But Will Soldiers Want To?
Will soldiers just want these for wargames?
Supercut Helmet Oddity Space Helmet Mashup
'He took the glass-fronted space helmet...'- Manly Wade Wellman, 1931.
Candidate Claims His Opponent Is A Robot Body Double
'A transmitter would place my voice upon those sculptured lips.' - Manly Wade Wellman, 1938.
Sweden Outlaws Drones
'An eye that could not only see, but fly, roam, travel at speeds and in directions to suit its operator...'
SkEye Amazing Israeli Gigapixel Drone
'An eye that could not only see, but fly...' - Manly Wade Wellman, 1938.
Unusual Twist On Woman Dates Robot
'My hearing, vision and awareness went along with that excellent imitation of a young Adonis...' - Manly Wade Wellman, 1938.
Light Beam Propulsion (Light-Ship)
Ostler Insulation Beam
Polyceltron Iconoscope Televisor
Autonomous Digging Machine
Flexible Metal Arms (Tentacles)
Directed Cars in Tunnels