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FBI director says no charges against Clinton after new email review

FBI Director James Comey said Sunday that the bureau had completed its examination of newly discovered emails connected to Hillary Clinton - an inquiry that had roiled the presidential race for nine days - and found nothing to alter its months-old decision not to seek charges against the former …

The God Wave Is a Sci-Fi Thriller for Grown Ups

It’s long been said there’s nothing new under the sun, and no one knows that better than writers. Even Shakespeare was drafting on the classics, …

Action Movies

George RR Martin: there are 8 million spin-off Game of Thrones stories

The author claims ‘a world of stories’, new or existing, could be adapted for TV beyond the seven books HBO has made into a blockbuster fantasy series<p>George RR Martin has said that there are “a whole world of stories, waiting to be told” if HBO is interested in continuing the saga of A Game of …

TV Series

Top 10 fictional towns in children's books

Who wouldn’t want to visit Hogsmeade or Hobbiton...but perhaps not Prentisstown or Cittàgazze? Shane Hegarty picks the best and worst towns in children’s fiction<p>Seventeen years ago I was standing in the small New Zealand town of Greymouth, in drizzle, waiting for a train. Even the most beautiful …

Books

The Hell After ISIS

Even as the militant group loses ground in Iraq, many Sunnis say they have no hope for peace. One family’s story shows why.<p>Falah Sabar heard a knock at the door. It was just before midnight in western Baghdad last April and Falah was already in bed, so he sent his son Wissam to answer. Standing in …

6 Novels That Got to Alpha Centauri Way Before Stephen Hawking and Yuri Milner

<b>Hardcover</b> $20.24 | $26.99<p>Yesterday, cosmologist Stephen Hawking and Russian billionaire investor Yuri Milner announced Breakthrough Starshot, a $100 …

Leave Peter Rabbit alone!

Beatrix Potter’s illustrated stories, from Peter Rabbit to Jemima Puddle-Duck, have charmed children for generations. Now, 150 years after her birth, the tales have been given an edgy makeover. Harriet Brown is baffled<p>This summer marks Beatrix Potter’s 150th birthday, and as part of the …

The 11 Most Bookish Places on Earth

Kansas City

The five levels of YA fiction fandom

Hooked on the Hunger Games? Potty about Potter? Devoted to Divergent? Yup. You’re a fan. And whether it’s midnight reading sessions or full on cos-play conventions, we all sit somewhere on the spectrum of fandom – find out which level you are here<p>After days of waiting, it’s finally here. The …

Harry Potter

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10 YA Books That Will Change Your Life

Everything is life or death when you’re a teenager. The angst, the drama, the joy, the pain—it’s why we read YA. And amid all that plot and all those …

Books

At London Book Fair: AmazonCrossing in Translation Expansion

<i>With a sharp eye for languages ‘under-represented in translation’ and a huge response to its call at Frankfurt Book Fair for submissions,</i> …

Language

22 Books That Every Indian Should Read Before Turning 18

How many have you read?

Five Books with Snarky Magicians

Snarky is a surprising word. The official definition (snide, critical) would suggest that it’s not a compliment—I certainly wouldn’t want to be …

Books

Books behind bars: five of the best stories about prison life

From Alan Sillitoe’s inspiring story of a long-distance runner to memoirs about what life is really like on the inside, author and former inmate Erwin James shares his favourite books about crime and prison<p>Books about crime and prison are often among the favourite reading choices for people in …

Kepler Spacecraft Stabilized After Unexplained Emergency, NASA Says

After a weekend of uncertainty for the Kepler spacecraft, NASA let out a sigh of relief on Monday, saying that "the spacecraft reached a stable state with the communication antenna pointed toward Earth."<p>NASA posted a statement from mission manager Charlie Sobeck on Monday, saying that the "mission …

5 Books That Will Inspire You to Never Give Up on Your Dreams

Sometimes, all you need is a reminder of where you're headed.<p>I am an avid reader. I read because there is so much incredible material out there to learn from, but I also read to stay inspired. In the same way movies and YouTube montages and podcasts inspire, books can have a tremendous impact on …

Motivation

Minnesota Burger King workers smash windows after prank call

A prank caller tricked workers at a Minnesota Burger King into smashing the windows of the restaurant to keep it from exploding, police said Saturday, mirroring similar deceptions at Burger Kings and other fast-food restaurants in other states in recent months.<p>Police said employees at the …

Here Are All the Major Differences Between Harry Potter World Hollywood and Orlando

Here are the exciting additions and upgrades!<p>The Wizarding World of Harry Potter in Universal Studios Hollywood is celebrating its grand opening to the public ... today! This is obviously great news for West Coasters, who will no longer have to apparate all the way out East to get in on the magical …

Photos: Colombia’s “lost city of marijuana”

The jungle around Toribío in southwestern Colombia is filled with vast pot plantations that stretch as far as the eye can see. At night, the greenhouse lights glow like a sea of fluorescent plankton.<p>Colombia’s 50-year civil war devastated this region. Fighting between the Colombian army and the …

Plantations

Microsoft has created Star Wars-style holographic communication

Microsoft knows how to make a cool demo<p>Microsoft sure seems to be having a ton of fun with HoloLens while the rest of us wait for it to stop being a research project and become a real thing that we can purchase and use. But in the meanwhile, those research projects are bonkers. The latest is called …

11 Must-See Netflix Movies That Expire in March

Hunker down for a couple of long days in.<p>Nothing lasts forever–a maxim that's certainly true, on a monthly basis, when it comes to Netflix. Luckily, the movies scheduled to depart from the streaming service starting March 1 won't be too hard to miss. Still, here's 11 worth catching before they're …

First Drive in the Tesla Model X: Four Things We Love

Tesla Model X

4 Insanely Cool Technologies to Watch at the 2016 ARPA-E Summit

Get a sneak preview of four amazing technologies on display at the 2016 ARPA-E Summit, where innovation in energy takes center stage.

Stunning Photographs of Budapest Sunrises

Hungarian photographer Mark Mervai immortalises most beautiful profiles and silhouettes of Budapest. To do it, he catches stunning pictures of …

Photographer AJ Heath @ajheathphoto hikes through the Sakteng Wildlife Sanctuary in #Bhutan, stopping to meet a #Brokpa collecting wood with her son. They live a semi-nomadic life high in the #Himalayas, where they raise yak.

Photographer Chronicles the Simple Lives of Her Aunties in Rural Russia

For Brooklyn-based photographer Nadia Sablin, many of her childhood memories took place in Russia. In the small village of Alekhovshchina, which lies …

Siblings

Microsoft Buys Xamarin (At Last)

Every once in a while, there’s news that you could swear you have read before. Such is the case with Wednesday’s announcement that Microsoft is …

Articles about 5 modern beach homes australia on Dwell.com - Dwell

You've already seen our favorites in Sydney and on Australia's southern coast.<p>Refresh your home for the summer season with these simple modern upgrades.<p>Dwell editor-in-chief Amanda Dameron talks us through Dwell's February 2016 issue.<p>It’s been awhile since we last visited the City of Light, so …

Chinese Startup Competition Connects Chicago Startups To China

Five local startups will head to Qingdao, China in April to compete for $100,000 in prizes through a global startup competition.<p>In a regional …

Startups