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In ‘Game of Thrones’ Withdrawal? Brandon Sanderson Can Help.

The bestselling fantasy writer talks his new book, worldbuilding, the long shadow of George R.R. Martin, and what you should be reading if you're …

10 Best Apps to Install Right Now on a New Windows 10 PC

Install these apps first on a brand new Windows 10 laptop.<p>That new laptop just arrived, shrink-wrapped and ready to help you get to work. Now the big question you might ask is, what should you install to get up and running quickly? As someone who is constantly testing new laptops, I've picked a few …

The cord-cutter's guide to the best indoor antennas

You don't need to spend much money to get free TV. Indoor antennas cost as little as $10 and let you watch free TV programs over the air with your current television.<p>That's music to the ears of cord cutters looking to ditch that big cable TV bill. The next question, of course, is, "Which antenna …

Google officially ends support for Eclipse Android Developer Tools in favor of Android Studio

Long ago in days of yore, Google provided a plugin for the popular Eclipse integrated development environment, the better for aspiring mobile devs to …

The 3 Simple Exercises That Will Help You Burn Fat Anytime, Anywhere

Even the Men’s Health Fitness Director was out of breath after this bodyweight workout<p><b>Trainer:</b> <i>Men’s Health</i> Fitness Director B.J. Gaddour, C.S.C.S.<p><b>Benefit:</b> Burn as much fat as possible without any equipment.<p><b>Directions:</b> Perform 6 reps of each of the following exercises in the order shown. Repeat as …

Three Must-Read 21st Century Sci-Fi Novels

Science fiction may be in crisis. But there are still 21st-century sci-fi novels proving the genre is a vital realm of prophecy and fresh ideas.<p>A few …

Nearly 13 years later, hockey fans continue to update the PC version of 'NHL 2004'

BarDown Staff (@BarDown)<p>Nearly 13 years ago, one of the best NHL video games of all-time was released, that game being 'NHL 2004.'<p>Joe Sakic and Dany …

2016 Locus Awards Finalists

The Locus Science Fiction Foundation has announced the top five finalists in each category of the 2016 Locus Awards.Winners will be announced during …

Science Fiction

Here Are All the Science Fiction, Fantasy, and Horror Books That Will Blow Your Mind This May

Buckle up. It’s a new month, and that means that we’ve got a whole bunch of new books arriving in bookstores to get excited for. There are new books …

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The Best Science Fiction & Fantasy Books of May 2016

<i>For nearly two decades, Jim Killen has served as the science fiction and fantasy book buyer for Barnes & Noble. Every month on the B&N Sci-Fi &</i> …

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How to Install Exodus Kodi

<b>Below is a guide for installing the Overeasy add-on for Kodi this is a fork of Exodus. You may see other sites saying use the Kdil repo to get Exodus</b> …

9 Best New Sci-Fi & Fantasy Books to Read: April 2016

I don’t know about the rest of you readers, but nothing puts me in the mood to curl up with a book like a little inclement weather. So, with the …

Recent SciFi: a grab-bag of books for you

Looking for some great Sci Fi books to read? We'll get to a recommendation list of recent novels, below! But first, here are the nominees for the …

Science Fiction

Tech Q&A: Picking the right TV size, improving your Wi-Fi network

<b>Wife knows everywhere I go</b><p><b>Q.</b> My wife seems to know wherever I go, and it's creeping me out. How could she be doing it? I've seen her looking at a Google map on the computer, if that helps.<p><b>A.</b> I bet she’s looking at your Google Location History. It records your smartphone's movements so you can see …

British Science Fiction Association awards unveil 'really strong' shortlists

Stories set in varied worlds ranging from a devastated Paris to a sinister planet people by an incestuous population, among contenders for this year’s prestigious honours<p>A Paris ruined by war, a dark planet peopled by the incestuous descendants of two abandoned astronauts and the dangerous surface …

In 'The Lost Time Accidents,' John Wray balances the logical and the ludicrous

"Chronology is an illusion, if not a deliberate lie," a character posits in "The Lost Time Accidents," the fourth offering from novelist John Wray. "The steady, one-way current we seem to be suspended in is actually a jumble of spherical 'chronocosms' that can be moved through in any direction, if …

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, …

You can get David Bowie's only video game for free until Jan. 22

David Bowie was perfectly cast in dual roles as an all-digital techno-revolutionary and a space-age rock star in Quantic Dream's 1999 game, <i>Omikron:</i> …

Lose Belly Fat With Just Two Exercises

It's simple, but effective—and will rev your metabolism for hours afterwards<p>A while back, I asked Alwyn Cosgrove, C.S.C.S.—one of the world’s top trainers—to create a cutting-edge fat loss program for <i>Men’s Health</i>. And, of course, he obliged.<p>But a curious thing: One of the workouts in the plan …

Amazon's best 100 sci-fi/fantasy books

<b>(CNN) —</b> Before "A Game of Thrones," "The Magicians" and "The Hunger Games," there were classics by Isaac Asimov, Margaret Atwood, George Orwell and more.<p>It's true we're living in a golden age of science fiction and fantasy, where new creatures, technology and entire worlds exist beyond our …

The 9 Best Pairs of Underwear For Men

From boxer briefs to leggings and trunks.<p>The wrong pair of underwear has the power to ruin your day.<p>Swamp crotch, a lack of support, or an uncomfortable fabric are all enough to distract you from going about your business as usual. Who can focus at work while constantly needing to adjust their junk?<p>…

The Science Fiction and Fantasy Books You Can’t Afford to Miss in September!

The summer beach reads are finished—but the book party is just getting started! This month’s science fiction and fantasy must-reads include Terry …

All the Most Thrilling Science Fiction and Fantasy Books Coming This Fall

Your “to read” pile is about to get much more massive. This fall’s science fiction and fantasy books include new titles by legends like Margaret …

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I read the 100 “best” fantasy and sci-fi novels - and they were shockingly offensive

Why are so many of NPR's list of best science fiction books so misogynistic, and why can't we move past our nostalgia for them?<p>When it comes to the …

A Beginner’s Guide to Doctor Who

<i>Note: With the eleventh season (or series, depending on what you like to call it) of Doctor Who on its way, and with a new female Doctor making her</i> …

TV Series

10 New Sci-Fi And Fantasy Books To Explore This Summer

Dragons and phantoms and starships, oh my!<p>Vacation season, ahoy! If you’re stuck at home this summer, you can always set off to faraway fictional lands with a new science-fiction or fantasy novel. Luckily, there are plenty to choose from. Below, I picked the best of 'em.<p><b>The Buried Giant</b> <b>by Kazuo</b> …

Tie your shoes the Ukrainian way

The "Ukrainian lacing" method puts a pair of loops in both sets of top eyelets, cross-laces to the bottom, and anchors the laces with a pair of …