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So You Want to Read… A Guide to Sci-Fi and Fantasy Subgenres

Science fiction and fantasy have never been straightforward genres. They encompass any number of weird, obscure, and wildly imaginative works of …

Science Fiction

Top 5 2017 SF&F Novels I’m Already Thankful For

Today is Thanksgiving in the United States.<p>Family. Turkey. Football. Reading. Relaxing. It is a day that means a great deal to those who take the …

Books

The 12 best educational tech toys for Christmas 2016

Fisher-Price Code-A-Pillar<p>You are never too young to learn about coding. That seems to be the ethos behind the Fisher-Price Code-A-Pillar. While your …

Kids

Year's Best Crime Novels: 2016, by Bill Ott

<b>The Year’s Best Crime Novels: 2016.</b><p>Ott, Bill (author).<p>FEATURE. First published May 1, 2016 (<i>Booklist</i>).<p>Comic caper novels, psychological thrillers, …

7 best headphones for music lovers

Audiophiles are pretty much incapable of not listening to music, whether it’s at home, on the commute to work… at work if they can get away with it.<p>A …

Consumer Tech

41 Of The Most Suspenseful Books You'll Ever Read

*GASP*<p><i>Note: Entries have been edited for clarity and length.</i>

Books

Eleven Days: When Agatha Christie went missing

In an exclusive short story for BBC Culture and BBC Britain, Kate Mosse writes a fictional account of the 11 mysterious days when the popular crime writer vanished.<p><b>Eleven Days</b><p>A sharp slip of cold air as she winds down the window. A laundered handkerchief to clean the inside of the windscreen. Black …

Literature

10 Kitchen Gadgets to Take Dorm Cooking to the Next Level

To those of you who are headed off to college in a few weeks, there are oh-so-many things to be excited about. New friends, so much knowledge and, oh yeah, independence (well, you know, kind of). But one thing that can get old quick is cafeteria food. One can only eat mystery meat so many times, …

Kitchens

9 Reasons Guys Love Giving You Oral

<i>Do you know what sex toys used to look like?</i><p><b>…And Increases Our Odds of a Dual Climax</b><br>If there were a race toward orgasm, men would win every time. But it's not a race—sex is a team sport. And getting you revved up before the main event makes it a little more likely that we'll get to cross the finish …

Tom Meade's wild Ferrari Thomassima was the P4/5 of its day

Before the Pininfarina Sergio, there was the Thomassima.<p><i>This article originally appeared in the December 1970 issue of</i> Road & Track.<p>IF you are ever in Modena, Italy, you may see a big blond kid tearing down the street on a Lambretta scooter with a big, mean-looking German shepherd on board. That …

Marin County

How to Braise Meat without a Recipe (Seriously!)

By Bon Appétit<p>Learn the basics of braising and you can transform even the toughest cut of meat into a tender, succulent masterpiece. Here's how to braise meat—no recipe necessary.<p>Real talk: You don't need a recipe to make the braise of your dreams. Not that there's anything wrong with following a …

Cooking

Lailah - FORWARD

YOU ARE READING<p>Lailah<p>The girl knows she's different. She doesn't age. She has no family. She has visions of a past life, but no clear clues as to …

The 30 Best Movies of 2014 (So Far)

With Oscar season just around the corner (literally -- we can see it peeking out, all gilded and glittery and begging for attention), we thought we'd run down 10 more of the best movies of 2014. (For those of you playing along at home, this is our third such rundown in three such quarters.)<p>This is …

15 best Android tablet games

Tablets seem almost tailor made to play Android games. Their larger screen sizes allow you to enjoy the graphics more. It also lets developers spread out the controls for an easier, better feel. Android tablets aren’t the most popular devices in the world. Many developers are making games that play …

13 Books You Should Read Before They Become Movies This Year

We've compiled a list of all of the books being adapted into movies out this fall. Each cast is packed with Hollywood power players from Ben Affleck to Jennifer Lawrence, and many of the films are already generating Oscar buzz.<p>You'll find thrillers, period pieces, dramadies, and even some true …

Books

No-Running Cardio Program You Can Do at Home

You don't need a gym membership, and you don't need to check the weather report -- you can do cardio in the comfort of your home right now, for free. Simply follow the visual guides and you'll be done in half an hour! The best part is, since these are printable A4 posters, you can catch up on your …

Exercise

The 30 Sci-Fi Stories Everyone Should Read

A highly subjective but absolutely essential authoritative list.