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The best board games of 2017

This was a great year for board games. Here are our favorites.<p>2017 was a great year for tabletop games, and we spent <i>a lot</i> of time playing them. As …

Board Games

Check Out The 10 Games We’re Calling The Best In Tabletop 2017

It’s a bit of an understatement to say that it’s been a good year for games. 2017 has shown us that it was a <i>great</i> year for games, with so many …

The 10 best sci-fi and fantasy books of 2017

It’s always difficult to pick out the best books of the year, regardless of genre (it’s even harder to do it for a general list). There’s the fear …

Foodies Call These "the Best Chicken Crockpot Recipes"

Who said chicken was boring? Sure, it's the go-to meat that's graced our plates ad nauseam, and it's our flavor reference when trying frog legs—but …

The Best Black Friday Deals for Hikers and Backpackers

We applaud everyone who chooses to #optoutisde today. For those who are opting to get a head start on the gear savings, we’ve compiled a list of the …

Moose Jaw

17 Science Fiction Books That Forever Changed The Genre

Speculative fiction is the literature of change and discovery. But every now and then, a book comes along that changes the rules of science fiction …

Easy Backpacking Trips for Beginners

You don't need to be an expert to enjoy these scenic trails.<p>Everyone who has read Cheryl Strayed's <i>Wild</i> has probably envisioned themselves heading out …

These Five Apps Will Give You A History Fix

History isn’t dry, dusty books. It’s a living thing, that surrounds us and defines us in ways we may not expect. It’s just a question of learning it. While there’s a lot out there, from ebooks to podcasts, these five apps will help you get a better sense of history and start digging into the …

Apps

These are best sci-fi movies you should be watching

Great sci-fi movies deal with the future, big ideas and (quite frequently) how something in space will try and kill you.<p>We'll leave the arguments …

Science Fiction

Loss Piles Up Deep As Wyoming Snow Drifts In 'Wind River'

Taylor Sheridan's tense, terse police procedural/Western, <i>Wind River</i>, begins with an icy, moonlit, Wyoming landscape. There's no one for miles, except a gasping, Native American teenage girl running in the snow, terrified and barefoot.<p>She falls. Screams. Gets up. Runs some more.<p>Cut to bright …

Wind River

The 7 Best Movies Coming to Netflix in August 2017

From explosive new documentaries to bonafide Wachowski classics, Netflix is offering plenty to stream throughout the dog days of summer.<p>Dozens of …

All 28 DC Animated Original Movies, Ranked

Now that <i>Wonder Woman</i> has put DC back in the good graces of fans and critics alike, we can turn our attention to the rest of the DC movie universe …

7 classic gothic tales to watch before you see The Beguiled

With its potent Southern gothic imagery, its psychosexual tension, and Colin Farrell’s bellowing about “vengeful bitches,” Sofia Coppola’s <i>The …

How to unlock thousands of hidden Netflix genres

We all know the appeal of Netflix is being able to click on our favourite genre of TV or film and getting an instant selection to choose from after a …

Entertainment

The 11 Best Sci-Fi Novels From the 21st Century You Likely Missed

Great doesn't need to mean old.<p>People tend to look to decades past for examples of great science fiction—the works Philip K. Dick, Isaac Asimov, and Arthur C. Clarke. But the 21st century is living in its own golden age of sci-fi. Along with film and TV adaptations, novels like <i>Cloud Atlas</i>, <i>The Road</i>,</i> …

International Tabletop Day On a Budget: 5 Games For $15 or Less

If International Tabletop Day feels a little out of reach because you’re on a budget this year, you still have some fantastic options for taking a …

Top 50 Netflix movies available now

There are some brilliant award-winning, genre-changing, thought-provoking movies streaming right now on Netflix – UPDATED<p>Struggling to find a movie …

Pulp Fiction

The Oracle of Delphi puts a board game Odyssey on your kitchen table

Stefan Feld's newest board game is a blast from the past.<p>Welcome to Ars Cardboard, our weekend look at tabletop games! Check out our complete board …

Board Games

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The nutritional needs of succulents are similar to those of cacti, but succulents can generally tolerate more water and a lower pH than cacti. Most succulents can thrive in the same soil as the rest of your garden plants, so long as the soil is well drained, but when growing them in pots, it's …

14 Best Science-Fiction Books to Read

These days, it seems like the headlines being splashed across our TVs, phones, and computer screens seem more like they're from a book or movie than actual real life. It's all enough to make you think to yourself, "Wait, did they just... is this a science-fiction novel?"<p>Not quite — this is all very …

15 Slow Cooker Meals to Get You Through the Work Week

November 26, 2017<p>Copy By: Cassandra Monroe<br>• Feature Image By: One Lovely Life<p>Ease, comfort, and little preparation required- these are a few reasons …

Cooking

Harvard's complete photography course is now available for free online [updated]

If your resolution for 2017 is to take better photographs than your current blurry, badly composed effort, you’ll want to check out this free MOOC from Harvard University –the school where Mark Zuckerberg and Bill Gates cut their teeth.<p>ALISON – one of the many repositories of online learning …

Online Education

8 easy crockpot recipes that'll help you feel like an adult

We’ll be the first to admit that adulting isn’t easy. We feel like we never have enough time to get everything done, and one thing that has …

17 So-Good Slow Cooker Recipes You Need to Try Before Winter Ends

It’s January, the coldest, darkest, SAD-dest month of the year, and I’m looking for anything that will make it a little cozier, brighter, and …

Cooking

Clam Chowder

How to Make It<p>Step 1<p>Bring milk, shrimp, and bay leaves just to a boil in a saucepan over high. Remove from heat, and let stand 30 minutes. Pour …

25 Sci-Fi Movies to Stream on Netflix Right Now

<i>If you’re in the mood to visit faraway planets without leaving your couch, consider any one of these science-fiction flicks available to stream on</i> …

Science Fiction Movies

12 Hiking & Adventure Books Worth Reading

These Books Will Inspire You to Put Them Down and Get Outside<p>At CloudLine, the only thing we like better than a great pair of hiking socks is a good …

How to Take Decent Pictures of the Sky at Night

It might look easy, but taking an epic photo of the night sky in all its glory takes skill. You have to be in the right place with the right …

Landscape Photography

The 14 most mindblowing spots in the Four Corners region of the US

Colorado, Utah, Arizona, and New Mexico are the states that make up the Four Corners. Culturally, the region is a combination of Mexican, Mormon, …

3 recipes that will make you love your slow cooker again

<i>Editor's note: This story was originally published Dec. 12, 2016. We're bringing it back because we still love slow-cooker dishes.</i><p>Slow Cooker Mustard …