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13 great sci-fi books to read before they become TV shows

Science-fiction literature has always been fertile ground for movies and television, with generations of screenwriters and directors finding …

Science Fiction

These 20 Chicken Dinners Are Equal Parts Fast and Fancy

There are basic chicken recipes we all keep in our meal plan rotation — and then there are the chicken recipes that make you feel like a dinner …

Recipes

5 TEDx Talks That Will Help You Learn How to Focus

These TEDx talks teach the power of mindfulness and how it can help overcome common obstacles in your business and your life.<p>Although we know it's best to be fully present in everything we do throughout the day--it's tough to do this without practice and guidance on how to stay focused.<p>When we are …

5 Easy High-Protein Slow Cooker Soup Recipes You Should Make This Week To Lose 5 Pounds

Soups are a great meal option when you’re trying to lose weight. With the help of a slow cooker, they’re easy to make and packed with nutritious …

Nutrition & Weight Loss

Jul 27, 2018<p>Talk about a #ketotransformation.<p>Jul 27, 2018<p>From muscle mass to hydration levels, they make it easy to track all the data you’ve ever wanted.<p>Jul 24, 2018<p>Want to keep running until you’re 90? These longevity-boosting foods can help.<p>Jul 19, 2018<p>They may be more the result of good …

42 Ridiculously Easy Vegan Recipes Anyone Can Master

Whether you're new to the kitchen, new to being vegan, or just looking for some new things to try.

Vegan

The Best Sci-Fi On Netflix Streaming

Curious as to the best streaming device for your buck? Look here.<p>Being able to press a button and get a movie instantly sent to your TV is sort of …

Science Fiction

24 New Science Fiction and Fantasy Books to Add to Your January Reading List

The holidays are over, thank goodness, and pop culture is slowing coming back to life. Take advantage of these slower (and/or snowy, depending on …

New Kindle? Load it with the best sci-fi and fantasy of 2017

Got an e-reader for the holidays? Lucky you! Welcome to a brave new world of cheaper books and the liberating convenience of slipping an entire vacation's worth of reading into your back pocket.<p>Here's our list of the 10 best science-fiction and fantasy novels published in 2017, in no particular …

10 Underrated Science Fiction Books To Read When You Want Something Off-The-Beaten Path

It's hard to claim that science fiction is an "underrated" genre. Our big budget movies are full of space expeditions and alien invasions, our TV …

Try this Game of Thrones recipe for Sansa's favorite lemon cakes

<b>INGREDIENTS</b><p>For the cake batter:<br>2 1⁄2 cups all-purpose flour, plus more for dusting pan<br>1⁄2 tsp. baking powder<br>1⁄4 tsp. baking soda<br>1⁄2 tsp. table …

Dystopian dreams: how feminist science fiction predicted the future

From Mary Shelley to Margaret Atwood, feminist science fiction writers have imagined other ways of living that prompt us to ask, could we do things differently?<p>Margaret Atwood’s evergreen dystopian novel <i>The Handmaid’s Tale</i> is about to become a television drama. Published in 1985, it couldn’t feel …

Amazon’s pilot for Oasis raises more questions than it answers

Lost in space<p>Amazon’s 2017 pilot season is upon us, and the site has released the pilot for a television show called <i>Oasis</i>, featuring <i>Game of Thrones</i> star Richard Madden.<p><i>Oasis</i>, based on Michel Faber’s 2014 novel <i>The Book of Strange New Things</i><i>,</i> follows a priest named Peter Leigh. Humanity has …

18 Underrated TV Shows You Should Be Watching

You'll thank us later.<p>To find out where these shows are available in your region check out JustWatch.

Top 10 fantasy fiction universes

From George RR Martin’s vast, warlike realms to Neil Gaiman’s London Below, these paracosms are bound only by their authors’ rules, not those of reality<p>When it comes to top-notch fantasy, we’re spoiled for choice these days. JK Rowling, China Miéville, Ursula K Le Guin, Robert Jordan and Brandon …

Top 10

How worried should we be about artificial intelligence? I asked 17 experts.

“We should take seriously the possibility that things could go radically wrong.”<p>Imagine that, in 20 or 30 years, a company creates the first artificially intelligent humanoid robot. Let’s call her “Ava.” She looks like a person, talks like a person, interacts like a person. If you were to meet Ava, …

Artificial Intelligence

3 Upcoming Board Games in 2017 All About Survival

Keep your wits sharp, your needs lean, and your sympathies cold (sometimes, at least) when crowding around the game board this year. It’s looking …

15 epic sci-fi novels you should read before they become blockbuster films

It’s a good time to be a fan of science-fiction movies. Whether your tastes favor explosive, big-budget spectacles or subtle, thought-provoking …

Steven Spielberg

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The Real-Life ‘Game of Thrones’: Inside the Bloody New Wildlife Series ‘Savage Kingdom’

“The following program might not be suitable for all viewers.”<p>It’s a disclaimer that TV viewers are more likely to associate with a gritty HBO series …

Game of Thrones

NASA Has Compiled a List of the Best Air-Cleaning Plants for Your Home

Many of us spend most of our time indoors, so it’s important to cultivate a space that’s a healthy one. A simple—and beautiful—way to do this is through houseplants; they add some green to your home while being an effective way to purify the air.<p>NASA hardly seems like the organization that would …

Add AirPlay Mirroring To Xbox One For Streaming Content From iPhone And Mac, Here’s How

Here's how to add AirPlay Mirroring functionality to Xbox One for streaming content from iOS (iPhone and iPad) and Mac devices.<br>[ Continue reading …

Here’s What A Perfect 30-Minute Workout Looks Like

When life gets insanely busy (y'know, as life does), even an hour-long workout can seem like a luxury that you just don't have the time for. But even …

Heart-Rending Poems for Sci-Fi Fanatics

Distant relatives to the familiar "Twinkle, Twinkle, Little Star," these sci fi poems are raw, real, and sometimes almost too close for comfort. They …

Poetry

A Debate Over Whether Atheism or Christianity is More Reasonable

A couple of weeks ago, at the Seattle Town Hall auditorium, atheist <b>David McAfee</b> (a frequent contributor to this site) and Christian apologist <b>Luuk van</b> …

Jesus

Leaked videos partially pull back curtain on Mormon church

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — In leaked videos, Mormon leaders discuss concerns about the growth of the gay rights movement and hear from a former U.S. senator and church member who tells them the Iraq war could open the door for new converts, according to footage that pulls back the curtain on a religion …

This New Scientology Documentary Looks Both Hilarious and Terrifying

Here's the first trailer for My Scientology Movie.<p>Scientology is no longer some bizarre fringe organization operating in the shadows of Hollywood. In recent years, journalists, documentarians, and former Scientology members have worked to expose this federally recognized church for what it is: an …

China's most popular science fiction writer, Cixin Liu, brings his spectacular trilogy to an end

It's a good time to be an alien hunter. In August astronomers discovered Proxima b, a potentially life-supporting planet only 4.2 light-years away. Not long after, news surfaced of a possible signal coming from HD164595, a star in the Hercules constellation, first noticed by Russian scientists in …

This Mid-Century Home Is Basically a Time Machine Back to 1954

Sadly, Don Draper is not included.<p>The one thing all <i>Mad Men</i> diehards can agree on is that style and fabulousness piqued back in the '50s. After all, is there any other point in time when it'd be acceptable to drive a pink Cadillac? And we're <i>sure</i> all husbands looked like Don Draper, too. (<i>Totally</i> …

Mad Men