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Russians Dominate Women’s Figure Skating on Day 14: Pictures

Winter Olympics

BAFTAs 2018 winners full list: Three Billboards sweeps Best Film, Best Actress and Best Supporting Actor

This year’s BAFTAs 2018 winners have been announced, <i>Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missisouri</i> taking home the majority of awards. See the full list …

Darkest Hour

A Literary Road Trip Into the Heart of Russia

Russia is a land of stories. Stories of the czar and his people, of Lenin and the revolution, of the Great Patriotic War; of the transformation of a backward land into a mighty, modern industrial state; of Sputnik, of Laika, of Gagarin. Then the story of Stalin’s reign of terror, the story of a …

Ernest Hemingway

Incredible 3D Drawings Pop Off the Page and Sink Into the Ground

Hungarian anamorphic artist Sandor Vamos creates incredible trick-of-the-eye 3D drawings that seem to jump from the page. With an integral understanding of angles and a knack for perspective, Vamos uses clever shading, line work, and perspectives to create his hand-drawn 3D optical illusions. From …

Drawing

Britain’s memory of war and the Brexit debate

Readers respond after the outgoing German ambassador says some Brexiters were motivated by a sense of national identity built around the UK standing alone<p>Will continental politicians and diplomats ever realise that the UK is not abandoning Europe, but leaving the EU (German ambassador tells …

West Yorkshire

The Top 50 Developer Tools of 2017

It's the moment you've been waiting for! Well, it's the one we've been waiting for, anyway. It's the 4th annual StackShare Awards! 🎉<p>This is your …

JavaScript

The 50 Most Definitive Family TV Shows, Ranked

<i>As long as there’s been TV, the family has been one of its favorite go-tos. All week long, Vulture is exploring how it’s been represented on our</i> …

TV

The First Supermoon of 2018 in Pictures

England

Best Online Classes for Job Skills - MIT Technology Review

In 2017, people flocked to online classes about artificial intelligence, cryptocurrency, and data analytics. In 2018, expect more of the same, say …

50 actually nice things that happened in 2017

We (rightfully) talk a lot about all that went wrong in 2017. But because no year, no matter how disturbing, can ever be <i>all</i> trash, let's take a …

The 50 Best Books of 2017

Whether you like your reading sexy and satirical or political and polarizing, these stand-out books are guaranteed to challenge the status quo and spark timely conversation.<p>Whether you prefer your reading sexy and satirical, political and polarizing, or simply amusing, the year's best releases are …

Books

100 Notable Books of 2017

<i>The year’s notable fiction, poetry and nonfiction, selected by the editors of The New York Times Book Review. This list represents books reviewed since Dec.</i> <i>4</i><i>, 201</i><i>6</i><i>, when we published our previous Notables list.</i><p><b>Fiction & Poetry</b><p><b>AMERICAN WAR.</b> <i>By Omar El Akkad. (Knopf, $26.95.)</i> This haunting debut novel …

Books

These are the best gadgets of 2017

While 2017 saw a lot of serious news, it was a relatively quiet year for gadgets. There weren’t many entirely new categories of technology that consumers adopted compared to recent years, like wearables, virtual reality, or smart speakers. But there was a lot of refining. 2017 saw the release of …

Elaine Thompson

Why you should avoid consuming vegetable oil at all costs | Latest News & Updates at Daily News & Analysis

I, like billions around the world, got trapped in the con of vegetable oil. There was competition among oils, “oh canola is better than sunflower”, …

The Only Four Cycling Workouts You Really Need

Do these each week and you've got your basic training covered<p>There are as many ways to train as there are coaches, plans, online articles, and books. Even seasoned riders can get lost in the sea of intensity zones, HIIT workouts, mobility moves, plyometrics, strength work, and core training. That’s …

I've Raised Close to $2 Million in Crowdfunding Campaigns -- Here Are My Secrets

Follow these seven practical tips to make your campaign a success.<p>I have run three crowdfunding campaigns, all with over 1,000 backers per project, totaling close to $2 million in pledges. One of them raised over $1.2 million for a brand and prototype that I built in six weeks on a $600 …

How Hiroshima rose from the ashes

A remarkable series of events is ensuring that Hiroshima will go down in history for far more inspirational reasons than the A-bomb.<p>On a torrid August day in Hiroshima’s Peace Memorial Park, lotus flowers were blooming in the pond surrounding the Peace Bell. A party of elementary school children in …

Asia Travel

Can You Find the Perfectly-Camouflaged Snow Leopard Hidden On This Mountainside?

There’s a good reason it’s so difficult for photographers and film crews to capture the elusive snow leopard in the wild. The animal’s not only a …

Wildlife

Overwatch is free on PC, PS4 and Xbox One this weekend – here's how | Trusted Reviews

<b>Attention, gamers! You can play Overwatch completely free of charge this weekend – and across all platforms to boot.</b><p>In a welcome move, Blizzard has …

Gaming

Pictures of the Week 11.9.17

Music Industry

Travel Back in Time: 8 Illuminating History Books to Read Right Now

Pulitzer Prize winner Ron Chernow, author of <i>Alexander Hamilton</i>, dazzles again with his biography of one of our most compelling generals and presidents: Ulysses S. Grant. Chernow’s evocative portrait of Grant showcases the highs and lows he experienced throughout his life, and provides readers with …

Books

Does Apple Think We’re Clowns?

Good luck getting the most expensive iPhone ever<p>So, are you planning to line up at your local <b>Apple Store</b> Friday to buy that new $1,000 <b>iPhone X</b>?<p>It’s become an American tradition since the first iPhone launched 10 years ago, as regular as Groundhog Day: an annual cycle of iPhone lust, followed by …

Video game releases for November 2017

Highlights include Mario, Sonic, Pokémon, Call of Duty, Skyrim and Star Wars<p>Here are the top video game releases for the month of November 2017. Also, check out the list we put together of our most anticipated games of 2017 and subscribe to Polygon's YouTube channel for more gaming videos. And here …

This Guy Creates Movies Like Stanley Kubrick In Grand Theft Auto 5

My Personal Favourite movie is 2001: A Space Oddessy. Not because everyone says it’s the greatest movie but it was the movie that was WAY ahead of …

5 Hugely Overhyped Video Games That Lived Up To It

It’s a beautiful game with fantastic design and writing that’s a little short but delivers boatloads of action in what time you do end up playing. – …

Gaming

Russia’s future soldier super suits are getting nuclear-proof accessories

In the never-ending forward march of military technology, Russia made a big leap in July when it showed off its vision for foot soldiers of the …

You Could Become an AI Master Before You Know It. Here’s How. - MIT Technology Review

At first blush, Scot Barton might not seem like an AI pioneer. He isn’t building self-driving cars or teaching computers to thrash humans at computer …

Artificial Intelligence

Pictures of the Week 10.12.17

San Juan

The Only Dumbbell Exercises You’ll Ever Need

There are hundreds of ways you can use weights to ramp up your workouts. But many basic moves target just one group of muscles, such as the biceps or …

7 Questions You Should Ask During a Job Interview

“Do you have any questions for us?”<p>You’ll be asked it in almost any interview. And while you may be tempted to sit back and relax during this …