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25 Quick Pasta Recipes for Simple Weeknight Meals

More<p>Pasta<p>Essential techniques, recipes, and more!<p>There's a recipe for every mood. Sure, sometimes I want to spend hours lingering over a perfect slow-cooked red sauce or hearty Lasagna Napoletana, but there are also days when I get home late and just need to get a filling dinner on the table, …

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Beef Stew with Dill

In this lovely, lighter-than-most beef stew, F&W’s Justin Chapple simmers chuck until it’s super tender before adding carrots, peas, spinach and …

Protein-Packed Vegetarian Recipes

Anyone who eats a vegetarian diet knows that one of the most common questions asked is “Where do you get your protein?” But this gallery of recipes …

Seven Ways to Teach Kids How to Manage Money

As adults, we’ve had a lifetime to learn how to manage our money and spend smart—but are we teaching our kids how to do the same? Finance may seem …

The 43 games we can’t wait to play in 2017

Zelda, Red Dead, Mass Effect, and more<p>We just wrapped up a busy holiday season full of plenty of new video games, which means it’s time to think about what’s coming next. And 2017 promises to be a very interesting year indeed. Nintendo will be introducing its Switch console / portable hybrid, …

The 22 Best Books I Read in 2016

These books helped keep my brain sane amid a year of near-complete fuckery.<p>I read less this year than I have in almost 15 years—less than I did in 2014, 2013, 2012 (when I read 135 books), and every other year since I was still in college. From what I'm told, this is true of a lot of people. How …

This 25-year-old just raised $5.8M for a startup that will make VR experiences ‘indistinguishable from real life’

Jake Rubin’s inspiration for launching a virtual reality company began inside his grandfather’s magnet lab at MIT nearly two decades ago. That’s …

The 10 best books of 2016

From novels spanning centuries to a history of existentialism, Jane Ciabattari chooses the best titles the year had to offer.

The next great indie game is about the dragon apocalypse

There's no such thing as an "overnight success." Sure, some folks get lucky with a snappy catchphrase or a $30 Chewbacca mask and they experience a wave of sudden, unplanned popularity, but generally, people don't achieve their dreams over the course of a single evening.<p>Rich Siegel is living proof …

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These are the top 100 books of the year, according to Google

The series remains among the most popular books, and the latest edition of the canon, "Harry Potter and the Cursed Child," nabbed the top spot, according to Google's ranking of the top books of the year.<p>The books and graphic novels were ranked based on their popularity in the Google Play store. But …

The 20 best books of the year, according to readers

No one knows good books better than the people who read them.<p>Book recommendation sharing website Goodreads just released its 2016 Goodreads Choice …

Pixar’s 8 best short films

Pixar is almost singlehandedly keeping alive the classic cinema tradition of screening a short film for theater audiences before the feature they …

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The 18 Best Fiction Books Of 2016

Read 'em and weep. (And laugh, gasp, nod, shout "YASSS," and so on.)<p>Each year, when best-of lists start popping up all over promptly on Dec. 1, it feels too soon. Really? We’re saying goodbye to the year already? It’s barely 11/12ths over!<p>For 2016, many have been wishing it gone for some time …

Looking For The Best Books Of 2016? NPR's Concierge Is Here To Help

NPR's annual Book Concierge is back. And to mark the occasion, correspondent Lynn Neary joins <i>Morning Edition</i>'s Rachel Martin to talk about the year in fiction — and to share a couple of her favorite titles from 2016.<p>If you're looking for the books mentioned on-air, here are links to:<p>The Underground …

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The 20 best books of the year, according to readers

<i>The Insider Picks team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships, so we get a share of the revenue from your purchase.</i><p>Book recommendation sharing website Goodreads just released its 2016 Goodreads Choice Awards, the only major book awards chosen by readers …

The 25 Best Books of 2016

A collection of the best novels, non-fiction, and memoirs from the past year.<p>At a time when politics have dominated the national conversation in a way that can often feel overwhelming, the best books of 2016 so far have provided escapism and comfort. They've shown us that empathy is a great virtue, …

These are the best books Bill Gates read in 2016

The world’s richest man is studying up on tennis and electrical grids this year.<p>Bill Gates, philanthropist and cofounder of Microsoft, has kept up his reading and book reviewing. Today he released an annotated list of his favorite books from 2016. They include David Foster Wallace’s essays on …

Here are the books longlisted for the 2017 PEN Literary Awards

Looking for a book suggestion? PEN America's got you covered.<p>Starting this week PEN America is kicking off its literary award season by announcing …

Tyranny review

It’s appropriate that I would be tasked with playing <i>Tyranny</i>, a game where "sometimes, evil wins," as the tagline says, during a week where discussions about good and evil were all over the news. It’s tough to sit down and review a game that begins with the choices that <i>Tyranny</i> does when election …

Oculus miffed: when VR is so immersive you fall flat on your face

Man aptly demonstrates power of immersive virtual reality by face-planting on flat ground as his avatar tumbles from a cliff<p>Virtual reality is the future, they say. If that’s true, it’ll be filled with people falling to the floor for no reason beyond their eyes telling them they should, fooled by …

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Every PS4, PS3 and Vita game you can download for free in December

With November coming to an end, Sony has finally announced the selection of free games that will be available on PS4, PS3 and PS Vita for PlayStation …

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The best SF and fantasy books of 2016

In a year in which new and important voices from around the world made themselves heard, Adam Roberts reflects on SF’s ever-expanding universe<br>• Vote: What was your favourite book of the year?<p>In 2016, SF and fantasy went global. It wasn’t a question of success – both genres have been globally …

At $10, “Super Mario Run” Could Be Great For Nintendo, Phone Owners, And The Industry

Charging 10 bucks for a smartphone game would doom lesser game developers, but it’s a smart strategy for a giant in transition.<p>After years of scornfully dismissing the potential of smartphone gaming, Nintendo has decided to make peace, not Wario, by releasing <i>Super Mario Run</i>, the first Super Mario …

PS4 Pro PlayStation VR Combination Performance Tested (video)

If you are considering purchasing a PlayStation 4 Pro console to combine it with the Sony PlayStation VR headset which recently launched and is now …

How a tiny team in Tokyo is taking on Oculus and Sony

But a tiny Tokyo-based company, founded by former Sony game designer Yuka Kojima and Lochlainn Wilson, is taking them all on with its own high-end VR headset, and it even includes a new technology that the rest of the industry doesn't have yet.<p>In the next few months, Fove will start shipping its …

This Museum Experience Lets You Redesign New York City

An interactive simulation game provides an introduction to urban planning at Museum of the City of New York.<p>How do you design a museum exhibit about the future? The team behind <i>New York at Its Core</i>, the first permanent exhibit to be mounted at newly renovated Museum of the City of New York, offer an …

From the Editor's Desk: OnePlus 3T, brand experience, and phones as a gateway drug

Until recently, I've watched the OnePlus phenomenon from the outside. The brand's earlier efforts didn't really sway me, and I was turned off by the …

Bizarre Horror Board Game on Track To Become Biggest Kickstarter of All Time

A Kickstarter for the reprint of a fantasy-horror board game called <i>Kingdom Death: Monster</i> has raised nearly $5 million dollars since launching …

16 Famous Writers Told Us About The Book They’re Most Thankful For

Celebrate Thanksgiving with the books Joyce Carol Oates, R. L. Stine, Lemony Snicket, Colum McCann, Rainbow Rowell, Chuck Palahniuk, and more of your favorite authors are grateful for.<p><i>In honor of Thanksgiving, we asked writers we love to tell us about the book they’re most thankful for. Here’s what</i> …

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