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Prefab ‘Surf Shack’ offers nature getaway, flatpack-style

<i>Swoon</i><p>Fell in love with this gorgeous New Zealand backcountry hut-inspired home and want your own? You’re in luck. Backcountry Hut Company, a Canadian maker of prefab eco-shelters, has a new design out that offers many of the same features, including the simple shed roof and fabulous indoor-outdoor …

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The 10 best-value games you can buy and play for months

A serious dedication to gaming often means a tough time for your wallet. Keeping up with the latest games, not to mention the hardware to play it on, …

The Grimdark files

The Journey to Mars Girls : A guest post by Mary Turzillo<p>by Peter Hutchinson on May 29 2017 in Creativity, Inspiration and YA Science Fiction<p>Well …

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I Spent A Year Trying To Bulk Up And Get Swole And This Is What Happened

Let's get real.

Fitness

Tiny house packs ‘farmhouse chic’ into 240 square feet

Another stunner from the tiny-house mavens at Handcrafted Movement<p>The first thing you’ll notice about the Tiny Getaway, is how it artfully avoids a number of the most trite tiny house design tropes—especially in its living space. Forget awkward fold-down tables and an unfortunate dearth of seats. …

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The 15-Minute Six Pack Shimmy

Get ready for your abs to burn and shake<p>This 15-minute abs workout from <i>Men’s Health</i> Fitness Director B.J. Gaddour has a fun name, but it’ll cause your abs to burn and shake.<p>The routine’s five movements hit every last muscle in your core, including your shoulders, obliques, rectus abdominis, hip …

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Ab Workouts: Our Top 10 Abs Exercises

Abdominal Hold<p>This is the sort of move that looks so wonky, you sure hope your roommate doesn't catch you doing it — unless she also gets to see you …

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Get ready – 5G will create waves of innovation that disrupt every industry

The launch of ultrafast mobile broadband discussed at Mobile World Congress will require a shift in how businesses think<p>It’s easy to focus on technology and not the behaviours it makes possible and the expectations it changes. The internet seemed decent in the early dial-up age. We didn’t pine for …

Wearable Tech

Make them talk about evolution: Why won’t a single Republican presidential candidate admit that Darwin’s right

They don’t believe in science, and pander to evangelicals — as a result, the Republicans remain a party of stupid<p>"You say man evolved from an ape . . . but if we evolved from an ape, why is an ape still an ape and a person still a person?”<p>It’s a question often asked by religious critics of the …

How To Get A Six-Pack In One Month

See how you can go from spare tire to burning rubber and bring out the six-pack hidden behind that stubborn layer of belly fat; all in just one month!

10 Ways To Make Exercise More Fun

Let’s face it, we could all be in great shape if we ate healthier and got more exercise. There are just a couple of problems with this statement: …

Some Of The Coolest Stuff That Was Cut From Fallout 4

<i>Fallout 4</i> was not always the game that we actually got to play. Like most games, it changed and morphed during development—and it’s fun to look back …

Kim Petersen's Jaw-Dropping Images Take Us To New Worlds

We love some fantastic concept art, and one artist who we came across recently is Kim Petersen, who’s put together some jaw-dropping images that …

The Ultimate Guide to All the Science Fiction and Fantasy TV Shows Coming in 2016

This year is full of great science fiction and fantasy TV series. Actually, 2016 is too full. Seriously, check out how long this list of new, …

All the Science Fiction and Fantasy Books Everyone Will Be Talking About in January

It’s a whole new year, and already the science fiction and fantasy publishers are hitting the ground running. There are tons of great new books in …

We gathered six directors, including Quentin Tarantino and Ridley Scott, in a room. Here's what they said.

Filmmaking is a collaborative art. Yet most movie directors work alone, in the sense that there is only one. So when a group of directors get together to talk about how they do what they do, it is with a genuine interest and curiosity in how others might approach the same problems and …

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9 crazy things that could happen after the singularity, when robots become smarter than humans

Futurists say that our destiny will be shaped by the Singularity, the moment when artificial intelligence surpasses human intelligence.<p>Scholars don't agree on the details, but they say it will happen between 30 and 1000 years from today, with most predicting it will emerge in the next century.<p>It …

Top 10 uncanny graphic novels

I was recently invited to contribute a graphic story to a collection of uncanny tales, Congregation of Innocents, published by the Curious Tales collective. For the past three years this group, consisting of novelists Jenn Ashworth, Tom Fletcher, Richard Hirst and Emma Jane Unsworth, together with …

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Past and future look exactly the same in this post-apocalyptic western

In the post-apocalyptic future depicted in this short filmthere are no smartphones, computers, or octopus-shaped robots trying to destroy what’s left …

ANOMALY | Sploid Short Film Festival · Official Selection

SUNDAYS | Sploid Short Film Festival · Official Selection

Neat size comparison video compares the size of spaceships from different movies

Whip ‘em out. Which science fiction movie has the biggest spaceship or station or cube thing or star planet? MetaBallStudios made this CGI video …

The Magician King

• <b>Author:</b> Lev Grossman<p><b>Return to Fillory in the riveting sequel to the New York Times bestseller and literary phenomenon, The Magicians, now an original series on SYFY, from the author of the #1 bestselling The Magician’s Land.</b><p>Quentin Coldwater should be happy. He escaped a miserable Brooklyn …

The Magician's Land

• <b>Author:</b> Lev Grossman<p><b>The stunning conclusion to the #1 New York Times bestselling Magicians trilogy, now an original series on SYFY</b><p>Quentin Coldwater has been cast out of Fillory, the secret magical land of his childhood dreams. With nothing left to lose he returns to where his story began, the …

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Quiet, please… In praise of the British Library

From famous novelists to budding entrepreneurs, an extraordinarily diverse collection of people can be found at work in the British Library. But what are they up to? We asked some of them…<p>My favourite place to work in London, my private club and second home, was once described by Prince Charles as …

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