Lynn Clare

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Bill Perry Is Terrified. Why Aren’t You?

How an 89-year-old cold warrior became America’s nuclear conscience.<p>At this naked moment in the American experiment, when many people perceive civilization on the verge of blowing up in some metaphorical sense, there is an elderly man in California hoping to seize your attention about another …

Cold War

5 Historical Novels That Fantasy Fans Will Probably Love

The Romans occupied Britain for centuries, and now they’ve abandoned the land and its people to fend for themselves. While marauding Saxons, Irish …

Ancient History

This Trailer for the French Scifi Movie Evolution Will Creep You Out So, So Much

The trailer for Lucile Hadzihalilovic’s <i>Evolution</i> begins with a young boy discovering a dead body, and that’s not even in the top 10 of the creepiest …

New adventures: what to read in science fiction and fantasy this month

Dinosaurs, Deep Space Opera, and a bespectacled wizard boy<p><i>Every month, a trove of undiscovered worlds arrive in bookstores, waiting for explorers. New adventures is a new weekend series that will preview the month ahead in science fiction and fantasy novels.</i><p>This month, we’ve got books from places …

Books

Top 10: the best luxury hotels in Rome

An expert guide to the best luxury hotels in Rome, including the top places to stay for rooftop restaurants, Colosseum views, sumptuous spas and lavish bedrooms, in locations including the centro storico and the Piazza di Spagna.<p>The First Luxury Art Hotel Roma<p>When is a hotel not a hotel? When it’s …

The Clarke Award Shortlist Includes Some Great Surprises

The UK’s Arthur C. Clarke Award just announced its six book finalists for 2016—and the result is a combination of books you might not expect, and …

10 Ways to Experience Rome Without the Crowds

Anyone who's ever attempted to visit the Trevi Fountain on a sunny day in spring (or a rainy day in winter) will know that in some parts of Rome, crowds are unavoidable. But if you know where to look, you'll find plenty of quiet corners in Rome - beautiful churches, peaceful parks, and museums …

Here Are the 2016 Hugo Award Finalists

The nominees for the 2016 Hugo Awards have been announced, with the ballot to select the winners opening in mid-May, 2016. We’ll find out the winners …

Story of cities #20: the secret history of Magnitogorsk, Russia's steel city

Designed for Stalin as the world’s first completely planned city, Magnitogorsk has yet to confront its controversial past – from the forced labour that helped build it in record time, to the severe pollution that has plagued its residents<p>In July 1931, Ibragim Akhmetzyanov arrived in Magnitogorsk in …

Wastewater

Is the Universe a Simulation? Scientists Debate

NEW YORK — Is the universe just an enormous, fantastically complex simulation? If so, how could we find out, and what would that knowledge mean for …

Quantum Mechanics

15 Gorgeous Flower Hacks, Straight from a Florist

Give them some vodka. Really.<p>Jessica Marshall, owner of Miss Daisy Floral Design Studio in Las Vegas and NYC, let us in on some of her floral tricks to make decorating your house/apartment/office with beautiful flowers easy and simple.<p>1. Cut the stems of your flowers at a 45-degree angle one inch …

Home Depot

9 Great Science Fiction Books For People Who Don't Like Science Fiction

So there's someone in your life who doesn't like science fiction. Nobody's perfect. But the good news is, genre is expansive, and there's almost …

Books

The empire the world forgot

Ruled by a dizzying array of kingdoms and empires over the centuries, the former regional power of Ani is now an eerie, abandoned city of ghosts.<p><b>An abandoned city of ghosts</b><br>Ruled by a dizzying array of kingdoms and empires over the centuries – from the Byzantines to the Ottomans – the city of Ani …

World History

Immortal Epic Fantasy: An Interview with Brian Staveley

Epic fantasist Brian Staveley thundered onto the scene in 2013 with his debut, <i>The Emperor's Blades</i>, first in the Chronicle of the Unhewn Throne: a tale of trained elite assassins, political intrigue, and treacherous magic. Just a few years later Staveley is an acknowledged major force in epic …

Books

6 Wedding Accessories You Do NOT Need to Splurge On

There are plenty of ways to cut down your wedding budget, but there’s one often overlooked budget buster you probably haven’t thought of…<p>From those pretty designer pumps to that seriously bejeweled bag, all of the accessories that make up a bride’s big day ensemble can quickly add up. So, if you’re …

Weddings

The 10 Best and 10 Worst Science Fiction And Fantasy Movies of 2015

First, the good news: 2015 was a fantastic year at the movies. There were great original stories, sequels done right, adaptations that match their …

A View from Morocco: The Danger of Escalating Anti-Muslim Rhetoric

I am an American professor teaching this year at Al-Akhawayn University in Morocco and, like everyone, am horrified by the stories of escalating terror that cross our screens daily. I am also disturbed to see that as the violence escalates, the rhetoric on Islam is becoming louder and uglier. In …

Religion

20 Eastern European Sci-fi Movies That Are Worth Your Time

From the Soviet era and after, eastern Europe has provided countless narratives about possible futures, from the political to the comical, to the …

The 10 Most Unfilmable Books (That Absolutely Must Be Made Into Films)

One of the best parts of science fiction and fantasy books is that they let our minds go to places where reality can’t follow. Recently creators have …

Books

Female Viagra? Everything You Wanted To Know About Sex Drug Flibanserin But Were Afraid To Ask

<b>Female Viagra? Everything You Wanted to Know About Flibanserin But Were Afraid To Ask</b><p>I’m a 37-year-old married female with two small children, a full-time job, and not enough hours in the day. Putting my career as a journalist aside, you’re darn straight I have a lot of questions about the new …

Middle Age

11 Science Fiction Books That Are Regularly Taught in College Classes

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Mark Zuckerberg wants everyone to read this sci-fi novel, which is also a favorite of Elon Musk's

Zuckerberg's book club, A Year of Books, has focused on big ideas that influence society and business. For his 13th pick, he's gone with "The Player of Games" by the late Iain M. Banks.<p>It's a sci-fi novel that's part of Banks' "Culture" series, which takes place in a futuristic utopian society …

Science Fiction

Writing to genre stinks: Two debut novelists on the hard line between fantasy and realism — and why it doesn’t make sense

Two authors on using fairy-tale elements to explore trauma & memory, and why “Is this real” is a loaded question<p>In their debut novels, Rene Denfeld and Stephanie Feldman both use fairy-tale elements to explore trauma and memory. Here they discuss genre, gender and the politics of “realism.” Who …

Books

Will this be the next big Netflix hit?

A man with big ideas and even bigger ambitions, the prolific 60-year-old famously once wrote a movie script in just 53 hours (Ninja Assassin, for …