Items by Paolo Bacigalupi
In the desert Southwest of 2030 Big Daddy Drought runs the show, California claims all the water, and a water tick named Lolo ekes out a rugged living removing tamarisk.
Now that mad cow disease is here, even carnivores have to think twice before biting into a hamburger, because the odds are that it’s not really a hamburger after all
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