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There Are Just Too Many Amazing Science Fiction and Fantasy Books in February

Keeping up with all the amazing science fiction and fantasy books this month may actually be a full-time job. Alastair Reynolds, Patricia McKillip, …

X Japan's triumphs and tragedies are documented in 'We Are X'

Three years ago, documentary filmmaker Stephen Kijak had never heard of a band called X Japan. Most Americans hadn't either, even with more than 20 million albums sold around the world, but Kijak was intrigued.<p>He learned of a sound that incorporated thrash metal and classical piano with big …

This 5-Minute Procedure Gives You the Same Feature That Successful People Have

#Chinning.<p>If you're one of the 583,000 people on Instagram who follow Simon Ourian, M.D., the founder of the Epione clinic in Beverly Hills, California, who counts Kylie Jenner, Kim Kardashian, Lady Gaga and more among his clients, then you know that he's one of <i>the</i> go-to cosmetic dermatologists …

Artist Adds Pop Culture Figures to Thrift Store Paintings

Artist David Irvine of the Gnarled Branch makes all kinds of of interesting artwork, like painted upcycled vinyl records, sculpture, and even …

12 Documentaries You Should Definitely Watch If You Liked "Making A Murderer"

Disclaimer: Dean Strang and Jerry Buting aren't in any of them.

Kodak Brings Back the Super 8 Camera That Records Both Film & Digital

Amidst all the talk of 360-degree this and virtual reality that, Kodak have got our attention by getting old school with a twist. In a digitally …

Cinematography

20 modern classic movies everyone needs to watch in their lifetime

And if you have some time off around the start of the new year, this might be a good time to binge some modern-day classics.<p>With that in mind, I've come up with 20 essential titles from the past 15 years that you should reexamine or, if you've never seen them, delve into.

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Seiko Will Reissue Ripley’s Futuristic Alien-Fighting Watch

In space no one can hear you tick.<p>In the movie <i>Alien</i>, futuristic alien butt-kicker Sigourney Weaver AKA Ripley wore a futuristic-looking chronograph. This piece, the Seiko 7A28-7000, was one of the first watches with a quartz chronograph movement and featured a unique pusher design with buttons that …

Watches

How to Get a 4-Star Hotel Room in NYC For $100

Hotel deals in New York City aren't hard to find, but more often than not, you're going to have to sacrifice style for a happier wallet. Take the …

Hospitality

How To Instantly Age Cheap Bourbon To Make It Taste Expensive

Want to bring a bottle of fancy bourbon to your next dinner party, but only have enough in your budget for the cheap stuff?<p>The chefs at America's Test Kitchen discovered the best solution -- age it yourself, instantly.<p>In their new book, "Kitchen Hacks: How Clever Cooks Get Things Done," the chefs …

Bourbon Whiskey

Man Ray’s Portraits of Ernest Hemingway, Ezra Pound, Marcel Duchamp & Many Other 1920s Icons

When photographers specialize in portraits of famous people, they often speak of finding a visual way to reveal their oft-photographed subject's …

5 Best Free Android Applications You Need To Anstall and Use in Your Smartphone.

In <b>android system</b>, there are millions of <b>applications</b> and games in all fields. It might seem impossible to use all this bottomless pit of applications, …

Canon’s Humorous Printer Campaign + $400 Printer For $50 (Limited)

The general camera market is mostly still polarized into two distinct families – Nikon or Canon. When we think of things that Nikon is better at than …

3D Printing

9 Rangefinder Cameras Worthy of Note

Rangefinder cameras will always be at the heart of many photographers for their small size, simplistic ergonomics, silent shutter, and low profile …

Furniture: Smart Way To Save Place Is Using DIY Floating Shelves To Storage Many Kitchen Appliances Looks Tidy, bookcase designs, creative self

Smart Way To Save Place Is Using DIY Floating Shelves To Storage Many Kitchen Appliances Looks Tidy<p>Home » Furniture » Floating Shelves for …

3D Printed Bionic Claws with MyoWare Muscle Sensors

Just flex your forearm and a fraction of a second later your 4-inch claws fly out!<p>One of our prime passions is to motivate the next great minds and ideas by posting informative step-by-step tutorials. To celebrate the launch of our fourth-generation muscle sensor, the MyoWare, we’ve put together a …

45 Futuristic Electric Bicycles

While cycling has rapidly become a popular mode of transportation, these futuristic electric bicycles combine the simplicity of traditional bike …

Electric Vehicles

Church of Scientology Letters to Alex Gibney, Going Clear (video)

A strange thing about Alex Gibney’s “documentary” on the Church of Scientology, he interviewed no actual Scientologists.<p>In fact, for the two years he …

An Interview with Henri Cartier-Bresson from 1958

A couple of months ago, we shared an interview with the photographer known as Weegee that was released in the 1958 vinyl record titled “Famous …