During my third year of medical school I stumbled upon an online article about calorie restriction with optimal nutrition. I read about an apparently simple diet intervention that prolonged the average and maximum lifespan of laboratory animals such as yeast, fruit flies, worms and mice. At that time, I wasn’t aware that such experiments were already done on non-human primates too. Honestly,... [click here for more]
More thrilling short stories written by independent publishing’s rising stars. In this third SF collection of short fiction, The Indie Collaboration delves into the vaults of speculative fiction once more, bringing you original and innovative Science Fiction and Fantasy stories.
Here you will find stories about Space Pirates and Barbarians, Survivors of plagues, a man doomed by time and... [click here for more]
The Indie Collaboration presents its thirteenth anthology of short stories, freely donated by independent writing's most ghoulish ghosts and gremlins. In this, our third annual Halloween collection, we serve up another sacrificial platter of chilling tales to keep you up at night. If you choose to read these tales of ancient evils and sinister sorcerers, of ghostly hauntings, witches, serial... [click here for more]
Write me a picture: A family secret that refuses to stay buried. An old friend who comes back to visit, profoundly changed. A ghost of television. A handful of haunted Polaroids. A Tarot reading where the cards have a life of their own. A tape cassette of a news report that never was. A pillar of salt. The greatest single ever released. Eight stories of haunted... [click here for more]
Are you at a crossroads? Do you wonder what should you do with your life? Would life be easier if you could only get some direction? Even if people don't chit-chat about legacies, these are questions arising during silent nights in the mind of almost everyone. Especially in those of us reaching certain life miles like adulthood, middle life and retirement. Have you ever noticed the process of metamorphosis... [click here for more]