Melissa Masters-Reddemann

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8 fantasy novels to read while you wait for the next season of Game of Thrones

More fantastic worlds to dive into<p>The latest season of <i>Game of Thrones</i> is coming to an end this weekend, which means that you’re going to need to get your epic fantasy fix somewhere else, possibly until 2019. You could go back and re-read the entire <i>A Song of Ice and Fire</i> series, but you could also …

Nintendo Switch Will Outsell Xbox One This Year, According to Analyst

If Nintendo Can Manufacture Enough, Perhaps<p>We have officially hit the mid-year mark. And after sizing up the game industry, Wedbush Securities …

Syrians hail Donald Trump as their new champion: Abu Ivanka al-Amriki

Social media users across the Arab world praised Donald Trump for his missile strike on Syrian government forces on Friday, even giving him an affectionate new nickname.<p>Users have started referring to President Trump as Abu Ivanka - meaning father of Ivanka, as a sign of respect and …

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A sneak peek at ‘P---y,’ the soon-to-be published novel about Donald Trump

By Ron Charles<p>, Editor, Book World<p>It hardly seems fair that Americans must wait to grab a copy of Howard Jacobson’s new novel, “Pussy.”<p>But let’s not get started on Things About Donald Trump That Are Unfair, or we’ll be here all week.<p>Jacobson, the Man Booker Prize-winning author of “The Finkler …

Here’s why Guillermo Del Toro drifted away from directing Pacific Rim 2

When news came recently that <i>Pacific Rim 2</i> was back on, it was bittersweet at best, like learning there would be an <i>Inhumans</i> TV show only to discover …

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I Get Around: The Oral History of 2Pac’s Digital Underground Years

On Friday, Tupac Shakur becomes the first solo rapper in history to enter the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. His legacy as a one-of-a-kind lyricist is …

The Key to Well-Behaved Kids Isn't Punishment. It's Discipline, and There's a Big Difference.

Those blue and red permanent markers, hidden in the kitchen drawer, are too tempting. Your child remembers seeing you stash them there, and one …

Of course Justin Trudeau has a plan for when robots take our jobs

Robots are coming for our jobs, and Justin Trudeau is ready.<p>The prime minister of Canada answered a question on Quora this week about how …

The Fifth Element Is Coming Back to Theaters

Few sci-fi movies are as polarizing as <i>The Fifth Element</i>, the campy 1997 blockbuster that was equally praised and panned by critics. Whether you loved …

Donald Trump has jumped into a quagmire with his eyes shut | Richard Wolffe

The president has just swaggered his way into the single most complex civil war in living memory – and he does so with little credibility or legitimacy<p>It may be hard to believe, but Donald Trump is even more simplistic than George W Bush in matters of war. George W Bush enjoyed all the certainty of …

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What would happen if Mark Zuckerberg really did 'accidentally create Skynet'?

If you look up in the sky at night, you might notice one of over 1,300 active satellites orbiting the Earth. (There’s also another 3,000 up there that don’t work anymore.)<p>If you believe they are all controlled by human operators, think again.<p>Artificial intelligence is becoming more prevalent in our …

Critics point to old Donald Trump tweet as the ‘real’ reason for Syrian airstrike

President Donald Trump ordered an air strike at a Syrian air base Thursday night in retaliation for the country’s use of chemical weapons in a …

Jupiter's Great Red Spot, Turbulent Atmosphere Revealed In New Hubble Image

Astronomers using the Hubble Space Telescope have captured a stunning new image of Jupiter, showing several distinct bands in its roiling atmosphere, …

How many of Goodreads’ “Books That Everyone Should Read at Least Once” have you read?

There are just some books that everyone should read at least once in their lives. Some are beloved books from childhood, like <i>Green Eggs and Ham</i> and</i> …

When presidents attack: The limits of missile strikes

It is today's version of gunboat diplomacy: A sudden, one-off, unannounced remote missile strike by the United States against a specific international figure in response to an atrocity.<p>Ronald Reagan did it in 1986, when he bombed Moammar Gadhafi's headquarters in Tripoli and Benghazi after the …

Hackers tweak NES Classic Edition to play games from other consoles

It didn’t take long for people to start tinkering with Nintendo’s NES Classic Edition, which launched in North America in November 2016. Just a few …

7 Simple Hacks That Will Radically Improve Your Productivity

Detach from technology, and you'll be amazed what you can accomplish.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Just nine percent of us are successful in following through on New Year’s resolutions. That low number suggests that maybe, just maybe, creating a resolution that you’re …

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How to Create Social Media Marketing Videos Without Appearing On Camera

Do you want to market your business with video? Are you unsure about appearing on camera? You can easily create compelling and budget-friendly videos …

11 Mini Super Bowl Snacks That Will Make the Crowd Go Wild

Rule number one of Super Bowl Sunday: make a lot more food than you think you’ll need. Whether you’re hosting die-hard football fans, a crowd that’s …

The Best Finger Food Recipes For Super Bowl Sunday

Take the stress out of hosting.<p>The worst thing about hosting a party is all the dishes you have to clean at the end of the night. Lucky for all of us, there’s an easy solution: finger foods.<p>When no silverware is required, no dishes are, either. But that’s not even the best part about finger foods. …

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Nintendo says it has sold 1.5 million NES Classic consoles worldwide

Nintendo says it has sold 1.5 million NES Classic consoles worldwide, according to data revealed during a recent corporate strategy meeting.<p>The NES …

Rainbow Six Siege Is Free To Play On PS4, Xbox One, And PC Starting Today

Curious about Rainbow Six Siege but not sure if you want to buy it? A free version of the team-based shooter is available from today on PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and PC.<p>As announced previously, it comes with all the maps, modes, and characters in the full version. Additionally, the game is marked …

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This picture of the Nintendo Switch and Wii U is kind of mind-blowing

I’ve owned a Wii U for over four years, for my sins, and I’ve spent a few hours with the Nintendo Switch, so you might not expect me to find a picture of the two next to each other especially revelatory. But just look at this image — taken from an enlightening GameXplain video made with <i>Shovel …