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10 Fantasy Book Series That Could Rival Game of Thrones on TV

Game of Thrones might be our favorite fantasy show ever, but here are the 10 best fantasy series that could possibly be even better... • facebook …

Science Fiction

22 clothing items every man should own before he turns 30

We've rounded up 22 of the most important essentials that every guy should have by the time he turns the big three-oh.<p>If you're approaching or over 30, it might be time to go shopping.

Clothing

The 17 Most Influential Science Fiction Books

Science fiction can be influential in different ways. Maybe the story is a political allegory that made people think. Maybe it was a cautionary tale …

11 science fiction adventures to escape into this Thanksgiving holiday

Here’s the scene: your family is coming in from all parts of the country for the big day. It’s great to see everyone, but you honestly would rather deal with them through Facebook this year. You need a quick and easy way to escape the crowd, so you power up your e-reader and jump into a new …

Science Fiction

Love it or Hate it, This Airline's Bikini Uniform is Earning Them Billions

If most 20-something guys could have their way, they'd probably have girls wearing nothing but bikinis. Well, that or lingerie (come on, we've all …

Swimwear
Sweet Corn

Add All 19 of These New Science Fiction and Fantasy Books to Your September Reading List

September’s new books feature aliens, superheroes, time travel, and what sounds like a wonderfully genre-busting new novel from Alan Moore. This list …

Japanese teen pop meets death metal in an explosion of awesome

In an age when nearly every song ever recorded is available at a moment’s notice, it’s easy to get cynical about music. Everything’s been done before …

5 Bizarre Celebrity Quirks You Can Never Unsee

We usually think of celebrities as the cream of humanity's crop, so it's always fun to be able to point a finger and say, "Hey, sometimes you suck …

Martin Sheen

The anarchic 80s art group who paired nudity with body paint

Looking back, the early 80s was a culturally kaleidoscopic time. Punk rock had split into a dogmatically rigid scene, and on the other arty post-punk. Disco was mutating into house music in Chicago. Techno was rising from Detroit’s post-industrial ashes. And other elements of the electronic bell …

This Hilarious ‘Star Wars’/ ‘Holy Grail’ Mashup Envisions Rey Finding The Wrong Man

If somehow you’ve yet to see <i>Star Wars Episode VII: The Force Awakens</i> and have no clue what happens at the end of this movie, congratulations, you’ve somehow been able to avoid spoilers for well over six months, a feat in this digital age that deserves commendation. The usual recommendation would be …

5 Famous Internet Memes (And Their Lives After Fame)

I've looked into the often seedy, rarely happy post-fame lives of former internet celebrities not once, not twice, not thrice ... well, actually, …

5 Much Better Alternatives To Famous Board Games

Besides the TARDIS, nothing brings nerds more box-based joy than board games. They're more interactive than movies, more accessible than sports, and …

Three Scientifically Proven Steps For Talking With Strangers

Behavioral scientists have found that strangers are more open to small talk than you might think.<p>Want to be better at small talk? Of course you do–or you will the next time you find yourself at a dinner party, business meeting, or networking event. You can practice the “art” of small talk, or you …

Psychology

A Crash Survivor Wakes Up to a Terrifying New Reality in Science Fiction Thriller Radius

The producers of 2015 post-apocalyptic romantic comedy <i>Turbo Kid</i> (additional flavors: an eyepatch-wearing Michael Ironside, BMX chases, splat-stick) …

Movies

Dig in to the Latest Issue of the Journal of Science Fiction

We really dug the inaugural issue of the Journal of Science Fiction earlier this year, and the Museum of Science Fiction has just released their …

Watch the Horrific Trailer for Sausage Party, the R-Rated, CG Movie About Talking Food

Behold, the trailer for <i>Sausage Party</i>, a movie that I am pretty sure exists solely for the name. There’s a great idea lurking in it—namely that the …

This new drug has amazing side effects. Try it before it becomes illegal

ARE YOU FEELING TIRED, irritable, stressed out?<p>This new parody video from Nature RX reminds us of the joys of the great outdoors while simultaneously …

40 Science Fiction and Fantasy Books With Potential to Rock Your World in 2016

<i>United States of Japan by Peter Tieryas, available March 1, 2016</i><p>In this list compiled by i09, readers who are enthusiasts of the science fiction and …

40 Science Fiction and Fantasy Books That Will Rock Your World In 2016

2015 was a fantastic year for books, including a lot of titles that did things we’d never seen before. But 2016 looks like it could be just as …

Science Fiction

Something Wicked Comes This Way In Venice

Watch Bill Maher's Heated, Awkward Chat With Stephen Colbert

"This is the most bloodthirsty conversation I've ever had with anyone in my life," 'Late Show' host says after discussing ISIS<p>Bill Maher sat down …

19 Americanisms I lost when I moved to Australia

1. “You’re welcome.”<p>Aussies won’t say you’re welcome, instead you’ll hear “no worries mate” or “it’s alright.”<p>2. “I’m so spent right now.”<p>When you …

Australia

Man Builds Functional Assassin's Creed Blade and Rope-Launcher Tool

Timed with the launch of Assassin's Creed Syndicate comes an awesome video showing off a real-world Assassin's Creed hidden blade and rope-shooter tool. The equipment, which totally works but is a little less glamorous, comes from YouTube's colinfurze (via Gizmodo). Check it out in the video …

The 100 Science Fiction and Fantasy Books You Must Read Before You Die, According to Amazon

Assembling the list of the most essential science fiction and fantasy books is a huge undertaking, but Amazon has tackled it. And their list is not …

Science Fiction

Stephen Baxter on the Birth of Science-Fiction and ‘The Long Utopia’

British newspaper <i>The Guardian</i> recently sat down with Stephen Baxter, co-author with the late Terry Pratchett of <i>The Long Utopia</i>, the fourth volume in …

Science Fiction

Get Lost in These Awesome Photography Links

This weeks list features a hand-selected collection of links to tutorials, special features, great photography and an interesting blog post, all …

Here's What Donuts Look Like All Around The World

Photo Credit: Pablo Blazquez Dominguez via Getty Images<p>Let's be honest: Is there anything better than biting into a warm, airy, fresh donut?<p>Though it's tough to get most countries to agree on anything, the need for fried dough seems to be universal -- but <i>how</i> it's prepared is another story. …

Baking