Nicholas Garza

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10 Science Fiction Authors Whose Books Just Kept Getting Stranger

A lot of authors tend to become more conventional over time. They get more mainstream cred, mellow out, and sand the rough edges off their work. But …

50 Brilliant Science Fiction Movies That Everyone Should See At Least Once

Science fiction has rocked cinemas for a century, and the genre has produced many undisputed classics during that time. But which movies are …

The A - Z of Brandon Sanderson

Brandon Sanderson is without doubt one of the most renowned fantasy authors writing today. Born in Lincoln, Nebraska, Sanderson grew up reading …

This Makes Learning Guitar Fun and Funny

Successful people “think” success all the time. That is why their goals are firmly lodged in their subconscious. The subconscious is brilliant at …

This amazing sci-fi show reveals the biggest problem everyone ignores about space travel

"Flip right now and burn like hell and I can get us within 50,000 clicks," ship's navigator Ade Nygaard announces in the first episode of SyFy's fascinating space opera "The Expanse." The rest of the freighter Canterbury's crew looks appalled. A working stiff rolls her eyes.<p>"Oh great, then we'll …

The tragic fate of the people who stop sleeping

A handful of families are cursed with “fatal insomnia”, a cruel disease that leads to months of sleepless nights and terrible exhaustion. Will a controversial cure save their lives?<p>Silvano was on a cruise ship when the family curse struck. An elegant 53-year-old with striking red hair who enjoyed …

I spent two years traveling the world, and it completely changed my life

In August 2009 I took a one-way flight to Prague, the capital of the Czech Republic, with the intention of learning how to teach English, getting a job, and tramping around Europe.<p>Little did I know that that decision would push me to East Asian megacities, the tallest mountains in the world, and …

A brain expert says these are the 6 habits you should be doing to boost your mental health

How does this mysterious three-pound organ called the brain hold such sway over the matters of life, death, consciousness, perception, sleep, and so much more? And, does this bran we were born with achieve its optimal state, then fail, little by little, and inevitably, as each year passes?<p>Sandra …

The cyborg chess players that can’t be beaten

Computers have revolutionised the way chess is played – and the best chess programs are impossible to beat. But could a player that’s part human and part computer be even more powerful?<p>It all started back in 1968 with a simple bet. A 23-year-old Scottish chess champion called David Levy was at a …

How Psychonauts 2 Came to Be

I was absolutely delighted when I found out that Tim Schafer’s studio Double Fine was going to be resurrecting <i>Psychonauts</i>.<p>It is one of the best …