Morgan Hilberer

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The Stars Are Legion is a space-war story unlike anything you’ve read

New novel combines biotech megastructures with intense military action.<p><b>Spoilers ahead.</b><p>One of the joys of good space opera, aside from the action, is …

Comic Books

5 Books I’d Love to Read Again (For the First Time): Part 2

Earlier in the month, Matt Staggs posted the 5 Books I’d Love to Read Again (For the First Time).<p>I loved that post. Because I have wished that very …

Books

Virginia Vandals Sentenced to Read

A county prosecutor in Ashburn, Virginia, has designed an unusual plea deal for two young men who vandalized a historic schoolhouse with racist and …

Literature

The 25 scariest movies of all time—and how to watch them online

When you think of the scariest movies of all time, what comes to mind? <i>The Exorcist</i>, <i>Texas Chainsaw Massacre</i>, <i>The Shining</i>, <i>Halloween</i>? These films are all …

So You Want to Read Dystopian Fiction: Here’s Where to Start

Consider this book your introduction to dystopiana. Believe it or not, <i>1984</i> is totally hot right now. There have been reports of retailers actually …

V for Vendetta, Fahrenheit 451, and five other books that reflect Trump's America

George Orwell’s Nineteen Eighty-Four has seen a surge in popularity since the election of Donald Trump, but other dystopian works of fiction are available. Following on from Alex Hern’s suggestions on Thursday, our readers offered the novels they think best capture the spirit of the times.<p>V for …

Donald Trump

The 11 most scandalous popes in history

For centuries, the Catholic Church has elected a pope to don an intricate hat and lead the religion's 1.27 billion adherents across the globe.<p>But not all of the church's 260-odd popes have been models of piety. Actually, a handful of popes are best remembered by their violent tempers, shocking sex …

7 video game escapes you desperately need today

Hey, video games. Remember those?<p>Sometimes you just need to escape. We won't presume to guess at the reasons you might want to do that today, of all …

9 Subtle Ways Psychopaths Communicate Differently, According to Science

A single conversation could be all you need to spot a psychopath.<p>For years, scientists have known that psychopaths' brains are different from normal ones. Brain scans show reduced activity in areas that regulate impulses, emotions, aggression, and morality.<p>But since you probably don't have brain …

18 science fiction and fantasy books to pick up this November

It’s November, which means it’s getting colder outside: the perfect excuse to curl up with a good book. Fortunately, there’s a whole pile of new books coming out this month for you to check out and add to your to-read list.<p>Here's what you should load up your bookshelves with this November:<p>November …

Matter Is No More Than Fluctuations In Vacuum

Scientists had been striving to explore what lies between planets, stars and galaxies and what medium electromagnetic waves propagate through. James …

Physics

Cixin Liu is the author of your next favourite sci-fi novel

Subscribe to WIRED<p>When Cixin Liu's <i>The Three-Body Problem</i> was published in English in 2015, it became the first Chinese sci-fi novel to win a Hugo …

The 30 Best Science Fiction Books in the Universe

When it comes to quality science fiction, there’s a lot to choose from. With competing classics from subgenres like cyberpunk and post-apocalyptic …

20 scary books to terrify you this Halloween

Horror

Science-Fiction and Fantasy New Releases: 10/25/16

<b>HARDCOVER</b><p><i>2001: A Space Odyssey (Penguin Galaxy)</i><br>by Arthur C. Clarke and Neil Gaiman<p><i>Band For Life</i><br>by Anya Davidson<p><i>The Blood Mirror</i><br>by Brent Weeks<p><i>Certain</i> …

The 12 Must-Watch Movies That Expire From Netflix in November

There's a lot happening in the world right now. Hide away from it all next month with these must-see movies.<p>The baseball playoffs are in full swing, the movie award season is ramping up, and an impending presidential election between two exceedingly polarizing candidates is also in its final days …

Movies

23 Books Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg Recommends You Read

Mark Zuckerberg, the CEO of Facebook, started a book club.<p>He ended up recommending and discussing 23 books with the group — about one every two weeks.<p>…

10 Life-Changing Skills You Can Learn Online Without Going Broke

The future of education is online. Today, you can learn just about anything you want, such as photography, public speaking and even how to speak a …

Self-improvement

12 Highly Bingeable Urban Fantasy Series

By now. you’ve probably finished your Netflix <i>Luke Cage</i> binge. Undoubtedly you feel bereft, adrift, and without anything new to fill your brainspace. …

5 Inspirational Books That Will Boost Your Growth

Regardless of who you are and what you do, there will be periods both in your personal and professional life where you will feel less than motivated …

Motivation

The Greater Patagonian Trail could be the most epic through-hike you don’t know about

Since 2013 Jan Dudeck has returned regularly to map out what he has coined the “Greater Patagonian Trail” — a 1500km route which includes old roads, …

Penguin Galaxy's Gorgeous New Scifi Book Covers Are Worth Every Penny

You’re not supposed to judge a book by its cover, but these new Penguin Galaxy hardcovers make it really hard. The publishing company ditched its …