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Best science fiction books to read

By Washington Post Staff<p>Fans of science fiction find themselves in the genre for a number of reasons. It could be a love of all the accoutrements that mark the genre: new species, alien warfare, spaceships and gripping anti-heroes. But, it also serves as a crystal ball — showing humanity through …

The 18 Best Fiction Books Of 2015

Don't sleep on these bad boys.<p>In 2015, we were overwhelmed by the thoroughly kickass roster of new books on offer. We tore through some, and others we savored slowly. A few disappointed us, while many more thrilled us unexpectedly. Sci-fi, memoir, magical realism, short fiction, very (very) long …

Books

Ana White | Tryde Coffee Table - DIY Projects

HANDMADE FROM THIS PLAN >><p>Projects built from this plan. Thank you for submitting brag posts, it's appreciated by all!<p>Handmade by: …

Christina Henry’s ‘Alice’: Blood, Madness, and the Jabberwocky

Sometimes when you discover a book you can point to a sentence and say, “This one. This is the sentence that pulled me in.” Here’s the sentence that …

Horror

The Best Debut Novels of 2015 So Far

So far, 2015 has offered more than its share of excellent debut novels. Some of these were the first works we’d heard of from the authors in …

8. Lunar Park By Brett Easton Ellis

This one will mess you up big time, and the main question you'll be asking yourself is: was it all real, or was it all made up to create a best …

Stephen King

A beer-lover's guide to Seattle: the best breweries, taprooms and brewpubs

Cheers! Prost! Cin cin! Beer lovers have plenty of reasons to toast Seattle. With its long-standing flair for technological innovation and foresighted farm-to-table gastronomic ethos, the boldly experimental powerhouse of the 1980s craft beer movement is one of the best places in the US to sink a …

Beer

Wedding Cake Ideas: 40 Canadian Cake Inspirations For Your Big Day

Wedding cakes are a pleasure to look at, whether you're eating a slice or browsing through hundreds of boards on Pinterest.<p>If you're spending the …

Hilarious Captions by Moms Highlight Absurd Parenting Stock Photos

Many of the images that you'll find on stock photo websites don't accurately convey reality. And sometimes, the difference between the real world and these sites' fantasy lands are so far apart that it's absolutely hilarious. No one knows this better than parents, who, according to these stock …

Parenting

Steven Pinker: 10 'grammar rules' it's OK to break (sometimes)

Among the many challenges of writing is dealing with rules of correct usage: whether to worry about split infinitives, fused participles, and the meanings of words such as "fortuitous", "decimate" and "comprise". Supposedly a writer has to choose between two radically different approaches to these …

DIY Champagne Cocktail Kit with Makr - A Golden Afternoon: Simplified Home Living

My labeling dreams have come true.<p>For this project, I am beyond thrilled to be partnering with Makr to make this DIY Champagne Cocktail Kit! I fell …

Diy

Anna White from the blog Anna-White.com has done a great tutorial (with plan and pictures available in .pdf) to make …

Tutorial: Baby boy suspender onesie with interchangeable bow tie

Ashley from Make It and Love It shares a tutorial for making this little boy’s suspender onesie with an attached bow tie. Cuteness overload! She …