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All the New Scifi and Fantasy Books You Absolutely Must Read This Fall

The weeks between September and mid-November are a bountiful time for book releases, with new works from Alan Moore, Connie Willis, Christopher …

Samsung Galaxy Note 7 Reviews Show Apple Has Work To Do

More than ever, Apple has its work cut out for it with next two iterations of the iPhone. That’s the message some Galaxy Note 7 reviews are sending.<p>A quick canvassing of reviews this week yielded more than a few unflattering hardware comparisons with the iPhone 6/6s/6s Plus. Of course, Apple could …

The Surprising Things That Happen to Your Body When You Cut Sugar For 10 Days

• Popsugar<br>• Health & Fitness<br>• Sugar<p>Cutting Sugar Improves Health<p>The Surprising Things That Happen to Your Body When You Cut Sugar For 10 Days<p>First …

X-Men: Apocalypse review – smack bang into the 80s

Oscar Isaac takes his turn as the bad guy in this latest likable instalment of the comic superhero saga<p>“The weak have taken the Earth…” In Bryan Singer’s <i>X-Men: Days of Future Past</i>, Wolverine’s consciousness was teleported back from an apocalyptic future to a retro-1970s past to achieve a …

How to Remove Bloatware (Pre-Installed Apps) from Android Device

<b>Remove the bloatware (pre-installed apps) from your Android device</b> that are already pre-installed in your device by the device manufacturer. Use the …

The Wheel of Time Is Officially Coming to Television

Among the top tier fantasy authors is Robert Jordan, creator of <i>The Wheel of Time</i> series. If you thought Tolkien and Martin wrote epic fantasy series, …

35 Hidden Podcasts You Really Should Be Listening To

Because the second series of Serial still hasn't bloody arrived yet.<p>1. <i>Grownups Read Things They Wrote as Kids</i> (suggested by teaganfe)<p>The title sums it up. As teaganfe says: "'Grown ups' read short fiction, diary entries, letters, and more that they wrote as young children or teens <b>to a live …

Face-Off: Microsoft Xbox Elite controller vs Razer Wildcat

At Digital Foundry we often talk about hardware upgrades that can dramatically improve the gameplay experience, but there's a fundamental component …

Privacy.com is a VPN for credit cards

In 2016, it’s remarkably hard to buy something anonymously. Bitcoin would be the easiest way, but most places don’t accept it. Even walking into a store and paying cash, there’s a decent chance you’ll be asked for your name and zip code. Paying online is even harder. Use a credit card or a …

BioWare writer David Gaider joins Baldur’s Gate: Enhanced Edition studio as creative director

If I had to name the greatest achievement of writing in human history, I would say that honor should go to the person responsible for the character HK-47 in Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic. I think developer Beamdog might agree with that.<p>The studio announced this morning that it has hired …

BioWare

Fallout 4: Unlimited S.P.E.C.I.A.L. Points Cheat

In Fallout 4, S.P.E.C.I.A.L. perks allow players to craft the unique attributes of their character’s personality and skills. Upon discovering the …

Ammunition

Mormon leaders stand behind rules for gays, their children

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — The Mormon church is standing behind its new rules targeting gay members and their children that generated widespread blowback …

LGBTQI

Low-carb and Mediterranean diets beat low-fat plans for losing weight – report

Analysis published under the Lancet banner involved more than 68,000 people and finds that sugar was used to bulk up ‘low-fat’ foods<p>Low-fat diets are not as effective as low carbohydrate or Mediterranean diets for losing weight, according to a major new study, but it also concludes that no diets …

Nutrition

The top TED talks that will change the way you work and live

These inspirational TED talks will challenge how you think and communicate at work and in your everyday life<p>With alumni ranging from Stephen Hawking to Bill Gates, TED talks have become a global phenomenon since <b>Al Gore gave one of the first ever</b> adresses in 2006.<p>We gathered some of the most-viewed …

21 Juicy Burger Recipes for Your July 4th Cookout

A great burger with a charred crust and a juicy, savory interior is a cornerstone of summer's best cookouts. It doesn't hurt that it's also one of those crowd-pleasing foods that's easy to make in bulk. Unfortunately, a lot of impromptu burgers wind up dry, flavorless, overcooked, and all-around …

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I have been staring at this photograph for weeks... Thinking of a good way to describe what this moment and this place felt like. But I realized that some experiences don't translate well into words. To stand under billions of stars and contemplate your place in the universe is truly a humbling experience.

Bill Gates recommended these 6 books for TED 2015

He recently wrote a list of recommended reads in honor of the TED 2015 conference on his blog, and they include thoroughly Gatesian themes: business, history, and public health.<p>They are:<p>1. "Business Adventures" by John Brooks<p>A collection of John Brooks' writings for the New Yorker published in …

Self-improvement

29 Boredom Busters Your Kids Will Actually Love

Because you refuse to hear the b-word.

Pain Really Is All In Your Head And Emotion Controls Intensity

When you whack yourself with a hammer, it feels like the pain is in your thumb. But really it's in your brain.<p>That's because our perception of pain is shaped by brain circuits that are constantly filtering the information coming from our sensory nerves, says David Linden, a professor of …

23 Low-Carb Lunches That Will Actually Fill You Up

Sandwiches are going to be so jealous.

The 20 Must-Read Fitness, Health, and Happiness Books of 2014

Book nerds, unite! We admit that while we love surfing the net and audibly groan whenever the WiFi goes down, our joy in curling up with a great book …

Diets

19 Websites That Will Make You Smarter

Tired of wasting your time watching cat videos or scrolling through your Facebook newsfeed? Want to be more productive next time you go online?<p>Here’s …

The Making of Ghostbusters: How Dan Aykroyd, Harold Ramis, and “The Murricane” Built “The Perfect Comedy”

From a potential lead who died of a drug overdose to a marshmallow man suit that went up in flames, Ghostbusters looked like anything but a slam-dunk when Columbia Pictures made it. How Dan Aykroyd’s big idea led to an all-time comedy classic.<p>For the record, <b>Dan Aykroyd</b> really does believe in …

Danny McBride Returning to HBO With ‘Vice Principals’

Kenny Powers may have hung up his cleats and jet-skied into the sunset, but Danny McBride is far from done with HBO. The cable network has picked up</i> …

Salt Skateboards

Modern skateboarding as we know it came from surfing — after the waves went out, surfers would carve the asphalt just trying to pass the time — so it …

Activision is spending $500 million to make 'Destiny' the next 'Halo'

Activision Blizzard will spend $500 million to launch the upcoming <i>Destiny</i>, the next sci-fi epic from the studio behind <i>Halo</i>. According to Activision Blizzard CEO Bobby Kotick, who revealed the sum at the Milken conference in Los Angeles last week, the number includes both development and marketing …

Detroit Auto Show 2014 in Pictures

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