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Carl Hose is the author of the anthologies Deadtown and Other Tales of Horror Set in the Old West, Fematales Unleashed, Dead Horizon, the zombie novella Dead Rising, and the erotic anthology Pornocopia, all published by MARLvision Publishing.

Carl's work has appeared in the zombie anthology Cold Storage, which he co-edited. His work has also appeared in DeathGrip: It Came from the Cinema, DeathGrip: Exit Laughing, Loving the Undead, the erotic paranormal anthology Beyond Desire, the Book of Tentacles, Through the Eyes of the Undead, Silver Moon, Bloody Bullets, and Lighthouse Digest magazine.

Carl's poetry appears in the zombie poetry anthology Vicious Verses and Reanimated Rhymes.

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Virtual Hard Drives
Virtual Hard Drives
Will Google's Cloud-Based G-Drive Make Traditional PCs Obsolete?
Cloud-based technology is a system where all of your information and applications are stored on the web rather than on your hard drive--in the clouds, so to speak, floating around for you to access when… MORE
Credit Crunch Travel Plans
Credit Crunch Travel Plans
TripAdvisor Survey Reveals Top Vacation Hotspots for 2009
A TripAdvisory survey for 2009 suggests some rather surprising findings regarding where people plan to vacation in 2009. Topping the list of hotspots this year: Budoni in Sardinia, Italy in Europe and… MORE
Wii-Esque PCs
Wii-Esque PCs
Lenovo IdeaCentre A600 Features Motion-Driven "Air Mouse"
For those of us who thought the desktop PC was dead, Lenovo introduced its upcoming IdeaCentre A600 all-in-One desktop at CES 2009. The new all-in-one from Lenovo is the slimmest all-in-one PC in the… MORE
Tracking Driving Habits
Tracking Driving Habits
Davis CarChip Pro is Your Car's Little Black Box
One of the hot products at CES this year was the Davis CarChip Pro. The CarChip is a small device that collects and stores driving-related data about your vehicle. The device is small (about the size of… MORE
Web-Based Business Moves
Web-Based Business Moves
Palm Says Adios to Phone OS in Favor of New Web OS
While talk of Microsoft entering the smartphone arena is everywhere, one of the early innovators in the field is on its way out the door. More than twelve years after Palm introduced its first phone,… MORE
Energy-Efficient Personal Travel
Energy-Efficient Personal Travel
The GoblinAero No Gas Hog Saves Environment and Your Money
With the cost of gas these days, automobile manufacturers are constantly looking for fuel-saving ways to keep us on the road. Goblin Motors will be entering the arena with the GoblinAero, due for release… MORE
Eco-Friendly Digital Books
Eco-Friendly Digital Books
Snippy the Solar-Powered E-Book Reader Is A Truly Novel Concept
The idea of a solar-powered e-book reader has been around for some time, but now there is a workable prototype that looks like it could actually make a dent in the e-book market, even going up against… MORE
Smartphone E-Book Readers
Smartphone E-Book Readers
Indigo Books to Launch 'Shortcovers' To Challenge the Kindle Reader
While Amazon’s Kindle is credited for creating a renewed interest in e-book technology and currently reigning champ in the arena, Indigo Books and Music, the largest book retailer in Canada, is set to… MORE
More Youthful With Fat
More Youthful With Fat
New Study Suggests Weight Gain Maintains Youthful Appearance
A new study conducted by a team led by Dr. Bahman Guyuron of Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland reveals some interesting results regarding lifestyle and keeping a youthful appearance. Guyuron’s… MORE
Trendy Investments
Trendy Investments
Catwalk Genius Lets You Invest in Indie Fashion Designers
If you’re looking for a way to exercise your fashion sense and maybe make a little money (or a lot, if all goes well) while you’re at it, Catwalk Genius may be the way to strut your stuff. Catwalk Genius… MORE
Conglomerate Coffeemeisters
Conglomerate Coffeemeisters
Are We Getting Tired of the Same Old Grind?
Names like Starbucks and Seattle’s Best have long been the hip thing for coffee drinkers, but the recent shutdown of over 600 Starbucks stores points toward a frightening trend for the company. It seems… MORE
Caffeinated Cross-Branding
Caffeinated Cross-Branding
At KISS Coffeehouse, Rock 'n' Roll All Night and Drink Coffee Every Day
The rock band KISS has been around for over four decades and they have become a merchandising machine with no end in sight, thanks primarily to one of the band’s frontmen, Gene Simmons. From tee shirts… MORE
Wunderkind Programmers
Wunderkind Programmers
9-Year-Old Whiz Kid Writes iPhone App
Kids these days are way smarter than we give them credit for, but a Malaysian boy in Singapore takes it to another level. Lim, who started using the computer at the age of two, is now fluent in six programming… MORE
Lifestyle-Friendly E-Book Readers
Lifestyle-Friendly E-Book Readers
Kindle 2 Reads to You, Stores Photos and Surfs the Web (UPDATE)
Why are we still talking about Amazon’s Kindle so long after its initial release? Because Amazon has done everything they could to make this latest version better. E-book readers have come and gone in… MORE
Mesmerizing Sand Animations
Mesmerizing Sand Animations
Ilana Yahav's Breathtaking Art Uses Only Sand and Hands (UPDATE)
Ilana Yahav is known the world over for playing in the sand. No, not in a sandbox. Yahav is an artist whose medium just happens to be sand. She calls her unique sand animations “Sand Fantasy.” Ilana Yahav’s… MORE
Online Bazaars for Mobile Phones
Online Bazaars for Mobile Phones
Microsoft Takes On Apple With Cell Phone App Store
With rumors of a new Microsoft phone and then the accidental launch of a website introducing Microsoft’s plans for a cloud-based mobile synchronization service, Microsoft has been at the forefront of mobile… MORE
Illustrated Naughty Pin-Ups
Illustrated Naughty Pin-Ups
Charlie's Angels, Meet Garv's Girls
Garv (Keith Garvey) has been on the scene for some time, creating erotic art not only for the adult fiction web site Ruthie’s Club, but also doing privately commissioned work and offering his unique “girls”… MORE
Exclusive Horror E-Books
Exclusive Horror E-Books
Stephen King Agrees to Write Amazon Kindle-Only Novel
Stephen King is no rookie when it comes to experimenting with different means of publishing, and he is especially fond of the Internet. At one point his experiment included publishing a story, “The Plant,”… MORE
Creepy Ceramic Creatures
Creepy Ceramic Creatures
Ron Dee's Clayworks Are Disturbingly Beautiful
Ron Dee grew up in Minnesota and has always known that art was his calling. His medium is ceramic. The work is odd, to say the least. That’s because Ron’s work is an eclectic mix of natural and unnatural… MORE
Eco-Friendly Mass Gadget Chargers
Eco-Friendly Mass Gadget Chargers
The Skycharger is a Mean, Green Phone-Charging Machine
You don’t have to be obsessive about the ecosystem to see the beauty in the Skycharger. This is simply a good idea. The Skycharger is designed to charge almost any make or model of cell phone using nothing… MORE
3D Touchscreen Cell Phones
3D Touchscreen Cell Phones
The LG Arena Smartphone Takes Multimedia to a New Dimension
The LG Arena KM900 is a multimedia-intense phone with a never-before-seen 3D touchscreen interface that allows users to customize up to four cube-based home screens to access the phone's many features.… MORE
Revamped E-Book Readers
Revamped E-Book Readers
Leaked Images of the Slimmed-Down Amazon Kindle 2
Here it is, folks, the long awaited sequel to Amazon’s first generation Kindle. This version boasts a significantly thinner profile, a metal back, and stereo speakers. The hope, of course, was that the… MORE
Wrist-Worn Anti-Snoring Devices
Wrist-Worn Anti-Snoring Devices
The SnorePro Silences Your Wood-Sawing Slumber
Statistics have shown that those who share a bed with someone who snores lose an average of an hour’s sleep a night. If you’re one of those people, HBI, a leading producer of biomedical devices, may have… MORE
Computer-Branded Cell Phones
Computer-Branded Cell Phones
Is a Microsoft Smartphone Just Talk, Or is Bill Gates On the Line?
Rumors are circulating that Microsoft plans on jumping into the smartphone market with its own mobile phone. While Microsoft denies the claims, it seems the increasing competition that Windows Mobile faces… MORE
Using Colors to Influence Thought
Using Colors to Influence Thought
Has Seeing Red Got You Feeling Blue?
The importance of colors and their effects on the human mind have been of interest to scientists for some time. It’s been proven that colors have a great impact on our emotions and the way we react in… MORE
Embracing Wayward Operating Systems
Embracing Wayward Operating Systems
Gamers Flock to Vista Just Before Windows 7 Release
Ain’t life a bitch? Just when Microsoft is gearing up to release Windows 7, its Vista operating system is starting to get the respect it deserves. New reports show that, while there are still plenty of… MORE
E-Book Ubiquity
E-Book Ubiquity
Between Amazon Kindle and iPhone E-Books, is a Revolution Upon Us?
For years there have been claims that e-books would inevitably do away with traditional print reading. It hasn’t happened yet and is not likely to in the near future. Let’s face it, some folks still prefer… MORE
Badass Anthropomorphic Art
Badass Anthropomorphic Art
Godard's Hedonistic Works Feature Gambling, Drinking and Pool
Beauty is in the eye of the beholder, and in the case of Michael Godard, it's also in the pit of the olive. Michael Godard, known as the "rock star of the art world," has a unique artistic relationship… MORE
Caffeinated Warfare
Caffeinated Warfare
Eight O'Clock Coffee Beats Starbucks in Epic Battle of the Beans
You may not have heard of Eight O’ Clock Coffee, but this veteran java company is poised to catapult into the coffee stratosphere. Remember when Starbucks was the King of Coffee? Well, move over Starbucks,… MORE
Evolving Music Marketing
Evolving Music Marketing
Live Nation's 360 Deals Put Control Back in Musicians' Hands
After a huge decline in CD sales partially due to illegal music downloads, musicians have released far fewer "records." Record companies and artists have been forced to start looking at marketing single-song… MORE
Futuristic Car Dashboards
Futuristic Car Dashboards
KITT Would Have Trouble Keeping Up With These
Actually KITT, from the popular 80s television series ‘Knight Rider’ did pretty well, even for his time. Still, technology for cars is moving pretty fast these days. Mercedes, for instance, has introduced… MORE
Cell Phone Monitoring Software
Cell Phone Monitoring Software
Radar Lets Parents Keep Tabs on Their Teens
The Internet used to be a dangerous place for our children, and it still can be if kids aren’t properly monitored. These days, however, the cell phone is quickly becoming the means by which predators target… MORE
Edible Games
Edible Games
Celebrate Valentine's Day With Sweets and a Sexy Game
If you’re looking for the perfect way to surprise your lover with the same old chocolates, look no further than Jacques Torres’ Kissing Game chocolates. These sweet and sensual treats will put a smile… MORE
Gas Station Coffee Shops
Gas Station Coffee Shops
Say Sayonara to Stale and Watered-Down Truck-Stop Java
Quaint coffee shops in the artsy part of America’s towns have long been a staple in America, but the popularity of coffee has grown so much in the last couple of years, we’re now seeing hip coffee shops… MORE