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This Japanese Forest Home Is Cuter Than Any Hobbit House

It's like something straight out of a fairytale.<p>While it looks like it belongs in the Shire, this enchanting fairytale home actually exists in Japan. Named "Jikka," the home is made up of five small hut-like structures joined together to form a single house. Japanese architect Issei Suma says he …

10 Great Science Fiction and Fantasy Audiobooks

Looking for a way to add more SFF to your reading list? I’ve got ten great science fiction and fantasy audiobooks that you can listen to on the go, …

If You Are Patient Like a Samurai, Kazuo Koike's 'Lone Wolf and Cub' Will Reward You

Dark and bleak, absorbing and fascinating, Dark Horse's reprint of this massive samurai manga classic deserves your time.When the Japanese samurai …

Kepler spacecraft in trouble 75 million miles from Earth

<b>(CNN) —</b> NASA's Kepler spacecraft is in trouble -- far, far away.<p>The telescope that searches for habitable planets in outer space went into emergency mode 75 million miles away from home, leaving engineers scrambling.<p>Mission engineers discovered Kepler was in distress during a scheduled contact …

DC bets big on Rebirth: A re-centering of characters, and the Joker's real name

DC Comics, on the heels of stellar box office but disappointing reviews for Warner Bros.' "Batman v. Superman: Dawn of Justice," took to the stage at WonderCon to reveal their Rebirth lineup, a comic book event the company has long been trumpeting.<p>Rebirth is a comic event that will run through many …

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Why do rappers love ‘Dragon Ball Z’ so much?

“I relate to Goku because I’m the protagonist in my own story,” Minneapolis rapper Finding Novyon tells me.<p>He’s explaining the influence <i>Dragon Ball Z</i> …

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Latest<p>Andrew Lincoln Leaving ‘The Walking Dead’ Means Rick Grimes Has to Die<p>The Walking Dead 46 minutes ago<p>The Walking Dead<p>Marvel Fans React to …

7 Standalone Novels for Fantasy Lovers

Like misfortunes, fantasy novels rarely come singly.<p>Maybe it’s because the great grand-daddy of the genre, J.R.R. Tolkien, wrote a trilogy with an …

What will life look like in 100 years? Underwater cities, printed food and holidays to Mars

They look like scenes from a science fiction film - but these striking images show how we could all be living in 100 years time.<p>From owning an …

Tips For Creating The Most Powerful Diablo III Characters

The real endgame of <i>Diablo III</i> starts in Adventure Mode, when our character finally finds one or two powerful items, and begins its journey to collect …

Yasutaro Koide, World's Oldest Man, Dies at 112

World<p>TOKYO — The world's oldest man, a Japanese, died Tuesday at the age of 112 after suffering chronic heart problems, officials said.<p>Yasutaro Koide had said his secret to a long life was not to smoke, drink or overdo it.<p>Koide, who was born on March 13, 1903, died two months short of his 113th …

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Tips For Getting Back Into Diablo III

<i>Diablo III</i> changed a lot over the years. The expansion and the later patches added a lot more content to the game, and these changes might confuse …

The Poe/Finn 'Star Wars' bromance has taken over the Internet

One's a First Order Stormtrooper with a heart of gold. The other's the best pilot in the galaxy. And it's a bromance whose fires could only be stoked on a Star Destroyer.<p>John Boyega's Finn and Oscar Isaac's Poe Dameron don't spend that much time together on screen in <i>Star Wars: The Force Awakens</i>. …

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The Best Ongoing Manga Series of 2015

From the nonstop action of <i>Attack on Titan</i> to the quiet dinner conversation of <i>What Did You Eat Yesterday?</i> manga publishers had something for every …

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The 32 Best Fantasy Books Of 2015

2015 has been a truly great year for fantasy, with a number of stunning debuts, startlingly original standalones, and excellent new installments in beloved series.<p>Hawkins' fantastic debut novel <i>The Library at Mount Char</i> is the story of a deeply strange, highly unsettling family—the likes of which …

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How to Build a High-End Gaming Table for as Little as $150

I can’t imagine any devoted tabletop or role-playing gamer who hasn’t, at one point or another, sketched out his or her ideal gaming table, one that’s the perfect size and height, with proper places for dice, rule books, and beverages. One that is truly versatile and can handle all types of games, …

Best science fiction and fantasy books of 2015

A year in which Kim Stanley Robinson took us beyond the stars in Aurora and David Mitchell embraced his inner geek in Slade House<p><b>Vote:</b> What was your favourite book of the year?• <b><br>Best of culture in 2015:</b> see this year’s cultural highlights, chosen by the Guardian’s writers and critics<p>As per that …

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Earth May Have Formed Earlier Than 92% Of Other Habitable Planets

The reason we haven’t heard from any other intelligent life in the universe remains a perplexing problem, known as the Fermi Paradox, considering how …

The 15 most compelling scientific findings that suggest aliens are real

Over billions of years, these ingredients condense to form gas clouds, new stars, and planets, which means that the ingredients, and therefore the potential, for life beyond Earth are scattered across the universe.<p>What's more, a number of recent discoveries also strongly suggest that alien life …

5 Anime Series For Sci-Fi Fanatics

If there’s one thing the anime medium can’t get enough, besides unnatural hair colors, it’s science fiction. Series and films about technology, …

Green Ronin’s ‘Fantasy AGE’ RPG Brings Geek & Sundry to Your Tabletop

If you’re a fan of the <i>Dragon Age</i> video game franchise, then you might have run across its official tabletop adaptation from Green Ronin Publishing. …

B&N Bestsellers in Science Fiction & Fantasy: October 2015

For over a decade, Jim Killen has served as the science fiction and fantasy book buyer for Barnes & Noble. At the end of each month, he’ll be sharing …

How to Get Started with Roleplaying!

<i>[Our header image is official art for Numenera.]</i><b>Hilary</b>: So, you wanna play an RPG.You've read the Shut Up & Sit Down reviews of Fiasco or The Burning …

NASA tests 'fuel-free' space travel that could one day see humans reach moon in FOUR HOURS

Scientists are working on concepts of propelling both manned and unmanned craft with the technology that would require a nuclear power plant of 1.0 …

NASA's 20-year road map for getting us to Mars (pictures)

The Tokyo bartender who can’t speak Japanese

In Tokyo’s mysterious world of Golden Gai – where foreign and Japanese tongues co-mingle – drinking becomes the universal language.<p>Squeezed among high-rise office buildings in Kabukicho, Tokyo’s famous entertainment district, is Golden Gai, a labyrinth of narrow alleys filled with tightly packed …

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 …

Adventure Scents Will Add Another Level of Realism to Your Next RPG Campaign, Board Game, Book, or Movie

Reading Time: 2 minutes<p>There has never been a better time to be a roleplaying gamer. There are hundreds of systems, based on westerns or pirate …