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The 10 Best Mystery Authors of All Time

Today I have given myself the impossible and unfair task of naming the top ten best mystery authors of all time. I am ready to get so much hate for …

Books

The 17 Best Sci-Fi Movies On Netflix

Ranked by their Rotten Tomatoes Critic Scores!<p>Photos: Everett Collection ; Illustration: Dillen Phelps<p><i>Ghostbusters</i><b><br>Rotten Tomatoes Score:</b> 97%<br>Who ya …

Rotten Tomatoes

The 10 best sci-fi shows on Netflix

Hoping to banish all memories of the 1998 big-screen dud, Netflix has premiered its long-awaited remake of Lost In Space.<p>Early reviews suggest that …

The 100 greatest novels of all time

<b>Our critics choose the best novels ever written, from Tolkien to Proust</b><p>100 <b>The Lord of the Rings by JRR Tolkien (1954-55)</b><p>Hairy-toed hobbit Frodo leaves home to defend the world from dark forces by destroying a cursed ring, in Tolkien's epic trilogy. WH Auden thought this tale of fantastic creatures …

Literature

The Best VPN services for 2018

Affiliate disclosure: CNET earns commissions from the products & services featured on this page.<p>Welcome to the CNET 2018 Directory of VPN providers. In this directory, we're taking a look at a few of the very best commercial VPN service providers on the Internet. Rather than looking at the wide …

Information Systems

After Annihilation: 10 strange sci-fi books that should be on screen

With Netflix's adaptation of Richard Morgan’s body-hopping cyberpunk novel Altered Carbon, Alex Garland directing the adaptation of Jeff VanderMeer’s weird and symbolist novel Annihilation and The Expanse’s third season set for release on Syfy this year, any number of SF and fantasy novels that …

Books

The Best Sci-Fi On Netflix Streaming

Being able to press a button and get a movie instantly sent to your TV is sort of the stuff of science fiction anyways, so it’s not surprising that …

Science Fiction

20 Best Science Fiction Books Of The Decade

After much mulling and culling, we've come up with our list of the twenty best books of the decade. The list is weighted towards science fiction, but …

Books

It’s not all aliens and disasters: Here are 10 sci-fi films that everyone can enjoy

For some, the words ‘science fiction’ will immediately conjure up mental images of laser guns, space ships and multi-eyed aliens.<p>But as fans of the …

Science Fiction

25 Must-see Spots in North America According to a Man Who Took a 22,000-mile Road Trip

From remote surf towns to fern-covered canyons and massive glaciers, here are some of the most incredible sights the U.S. and Canada have to …

Travel

The Greatest Works of Russian Literature Everyone Should Read

There are certain books that are always on lists of “books you must read” and the like, and these books are generally two things: old and complex. …

Literature

The best recent science fiction – reviews roundup

Naomi Booth’s <b>Sealed</b> (Dead Ink, £15.99) fuses near-future eco-catastrophe with psychological horror to produce an accomplished, slow-burning meditation on motherhood, pregnancy and love. Reeling with grief after the loss of her mother, and horrified at the onset of a worldwide epidemic, pregnant …

Books

Which Haruki Murakami Book Should You Read First? Here's A Guide To His Most Famous Works

Ah, the age old literary question: "Which Murakami book should I start with?" I've been asked this question many, many times. Even if you haven't …

Best- and worst-run states in America: Which one is top rated?

<i>Corrections & clarifications: An earlier version of this list had the wrong description for one of the states.</i><p>In the United States, the federal government is the ultimate legislative authority — wielding the power to regulate commerce, declare war, as well as establish and maintain a currency. …

Income Inequality

10 Must See-Spots from California to Utah

Road trips like the ones from Los Angeles to San Francisco, or California to Las Vegas have been done time and time again. While trips like those …

Parental guidance: why does Netflix rate explicit adult films as appropriate for all?

Netflix, which recently cut ties with House of Cards star Kevin Spacey amid allegations of sexual assault and harassment, seems to have lost the plot in another area: it has mislabelled nearly a dozen adult-themed films on its video-streaming platform as appropriate for family viewing.<p>All the films …

TV shows

The Best Science Fiction & Fantasy of 2017

2017: the year that became an adjective. A year during which the only status quo became the lack of one, and the only thing stranger than the day’s …

Books

Off-grid capable tiny house offers freedom of choice

The Kootenay is available in 20, 24, and 28 ft (6, 7.3, and 8.5 m)-long iterations, but the model pictured measures 28 ft in length. It has a total …

GOLDMAN SACHS: There are only 50 stocks in the world that are perfect for this environment

The global stock market is scorching hot right now, but that may not be enough for longer-term investors looking for opportunities that will remain fruitful well into the future.<p>That's why it's important to identify companies with strong growth profiles — ones that will stay attractive on a …

Ivanka and Donald Trump Jr. Were Investigated for Felony Fraud

Marc Kasowitz, Trump’s former lead counsel on the Russia investigation, helped to get them off.<p>The Trump SoHo, an incongruous condominium hotel leering over Lower Manhattan, has something of a troubled past. Built over a cache of human remains, the 46-story complex never attracted as many foreign …

Best States for Retirement in the U.S.

Americans are ever on the hunt for active, comfortable and affordable places to retire.<p>Low taxes, great access to health care, nice weather, access …

30 classic Hollywood movies you can stream for free

Prior to 1988, when the U.S. finally signed the Berne Convention Implementation Act, all films distributed after 1909 were required to provide a registered copyright. If properly printed, the copyright lasted for 28 years before it needed be renewed, assuring that the film would remain property of …

Paramount Pictures

The 15 best business books of all time

We've gone through our existing "best-of" lists and others to determine which business histories and management and investing guides have been most critically acclaimed.<p>We stayed away from academic books and biographies, and by limiting ourselves to just 15 titles, the final list is not …

The 20 best sci-fi and fantasy films on Netflix

<b>From epic space adventures and wisecracking superhero capers to post-apocalyptic thrillers and existential mindbenders, there should be something for</b> …

Science Fiction

7 Essential Science Fiction Books for July 2017

From warring apes, to space pirates and beyond, here are the best sci-fi books of the month.<p>July’s hottest titles in science fiction are …

Science Fiction

How Many of The 2017 Locus Award-Winning Books Have You Read?

Since 1971, The Locus Science Fiction Foundation has presented the annual Locus Awards in recognition of the best in science-fiction and fantasy …

Books

Vaux transforms your Echo Dot into a portable Alexa smart speaker with killer sound

Amazon’s Echo Dot is one of the best and least expensive ways to fill your home with Alexa-enabled smart speakers, especially thanks to all of the …

Thompson shoots 67 for 1-shot lead after 3rd round

CAMBRIDGE, Ontario (AP) — Lexi Thompson shot a 67 for a 17-under 199 total and a one-stroke lead after the third round of the Manulife LPGA Classic on Saturday.<p>Fellow American Lindy Duncan was in second after a 67, followed by South Korea's In Gee Chun (68) another shot back. Canada's Alena Sharp …