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30 Books You Should Read at Least Once in Your Lifetime

There’s nothing quite as satisfying as settling down with an exhilarating new read on a rare day off. But while we’re always on the hunt for brand new books to binge-read, there are certain literary staples that every bibliophile should read at least *once* in their lifetime — plus, it doesn’t hurt …

Books

Photos: The Top Ten greatest audiophile speakers

#10, Energy Take Classic 5.1 Home theater System ($600/six-piece system)<p>#9, Klipsch RB-81 ($798/pair)<p>#8, Aperion Audio Intimus 6T ($1,390/pair)<p>#7, Dynaudio DM 2/8 ($975/pair)<p>#6, Definitive Technology Mythos STS Super Tower ($2,998/pair)<p>#5, Totem Arro ($1,350/pair)<p>#4, Thiel CS 1.6 ($2,390/pair)<p>#3 …

22 Things You Owned in the ‘90s That Are Worth a Fortune Today

The Beanie Baby boom may have been overblown, but that doesn’t mean that hanging onto vintage ‘90s toys was a terrible idea. Depending on what you …

Watch This Before Buying Definitive Technology BP 8060ST Floorstanding Home Speaker

5.2 Home Theater Setup & Tips Definitive Technology BP-8060ST Marantz AV-7005 Adcom GFA-7000

10 New Books Stephen King Fans Should Put on Their Wish Lists

What’s better than spending the holidays cozied up by the fire alone… in the dark… with a horror novel? For fans of Stephen King, the answer is …

Books

This little solar gadget uses evaporative cooling to cut AC costs up to 30%

<b>By adapting a proven technology used in commercial AC units to home central air conditioners, Mistbox increases the efficiency of the units, saving</b> …

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, …

Books

Here Are All the Science Fiction, Fantasy, and Horror Books That Will Blow Your Mind This May

Buckle up. It’s a new month, and that means that we’ve got a whole bunch of new books arriving in bookstores to get excited for. There are new books …

Books

41 Of The Most Suspenseful Books You'll Ever Read

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

Books

Pearl Jam – 10 of the best

We look back at the Seattle grunge-rockers’ finest tracks, from soulful ballads to political rants with riffs that could awaken the dead<p><b>1. Alive</b><p>Among the first groups from Seattle’s underground rock scene to sign to a major label, glam-rockers Mother Love Bone were poised for success until their …

Eddie Vedder

We've All Been Playing Uno Wrong

Some of the most hardcore gamers appreciate Uno. With commands like Skip, Draw Two, Draw Four, and Reverse, it can get pretty cutthroat for a …

8 Great TED Talks to Watch with Your Kids

February 19, 2015<br>Looking for some TED talks to inspire young minds? The list below contains some wonderful talks to watch with your kids. The talks …

Kids

The Audiophiliac chats with one of the world's top speaker designers

Pioneer's Andrew Jones discusses designing the new Elite Series of loudspeakers.<p>Andrew Jones has a degree in physics, but his real passion is speaker design. He started as a research engineer for KEF then moved to Infinity Speakers, but he's mostly known for engineering with Pioneer; he's chiefly …

Netflix vs. Amazon Prime vs. Hulu Plus

The age of cord cutting is here. If you’re sick of your cable company raising their rates and nickel and diming you to death, then you’re going to …

Televisions

Your Creative Calendar: 65 Things To Do, See, and Hear This February

Get ready to go back in time with Rob Corddry, cover Frank Sinatra with Bob Dylan, read Kim Gordon’s memoir, and kill zombies this February.<p>The final 60 seconds of this year’s Super Bowl produced probably the best movie to come out in the last five or six years. I wish I could watch it again for …

TV

7 New Beers You Should Know

When you hit your local liquor store or brewery in search of some new beers to try, there are a few we’d recommend keeping an eye out for. Some of …

Alcohol

Here Is Every Ingredient in Your Favorite Fast-Food French Fries

I'll never forget my high-school nutrition teacher telling us to be wary of any food that has more than five ingredients. Most fast food fries go far beyond that rule of thumb.<p>With the help of Grant Imahara, a former Mythbuster, McDonald's has tried to myth-bust their way into explaining why the …