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'His Favorites' Is An Artful Argument For #MeToo — And More

Kate Walbert's most powerful novel yet is a case study in the perversities of power imbalances. This slim but by no means slight novel continues Walbert's explorations of how society's sexual biases and constraints have hampered women, a theme that has driven all six of her books, including <i>A Short</i> …

Books

Watch this motorcycle racer transform into a surfer during a crash

MotoGP racing has always been known for forcing riders to scrape their knees along hot tracks at 75 mph, but Japanese racer Tetsuta Nagashima has a …

Red Bull Ring

The neuroscience of pessimism: Why some people always focus on the negative

Are you a glass half full or a glass half empty kind of person? Some people seem to inherently focus on the negative when faced with a …

Neuroscience

10 Best Alexa Games You Can Play On Your Amazon Echo Speaker.

(<b>ThyBlackMan.com</b>) The question is “<i>what are the best Alexa games you can play on your smart speaker</i>?” But our list of 10 best Alexa games includes …

The first hour of Spider-Man on the PS4 strains against the limits of open-world storytelling

Choice versus cinematic<p>To get it out of the way before we dive in: after an extended demo of the first hour of Insomniac’s upcoming <i>Spider-Man</i> game for PS4, yes, the swinging is still that good. But the question I have is how will that action gel with the epic superhero story the developer is trying …

Breath of the Wild

All the science fiction and fantasy books that you should check out this month

Dystopias, space operas, and magical technology<p>I studied military history in grad school, and in the years since, I’ve been keenly aware of how warfare is imagined in science fiction and fantasy. There are some books, like Orson Scott Card’s <i>Ender’s Game</i> and Joe Haldeman’s <i>The Forever War,</i> that have …

Books

Windows 'Your Phone' app gives you access to Android files on a PC

If you have an Android device and happen to be a Windows Insider in the Fast ring, as well, you're among the first people who can take Microsoft's "Your Phone" app for a spin. Microsoft has started testing the experimental application, which gives you easy access to the files on your phone from a …

Software

Review: Apple MacBook Pro (2018, 15-inch)

I have used more Apple laptops in my life than I can even recall. I owned a second-hand, sticker-encrusted Titanium PowerBook G4 that was stolen …

MacBook Pro

You could now get paid £100 to eat KFC as new job advert hits the internet

When it comes to our hobbies, we'd put eating KFC right near the top of our skill set, so it's about time someone started paying us for our time.<p>A …

Employment

Sony announces world’s highest-resolution image sensor for phone cameras

Sony’s smartphone division continues to turn in unimpressive performance, but the company remains the market leader in image sensors. Its latest stacked CMOS design, the IMX586, promises a leap in image quality by dramatically increasing the resolution to 48 effective megapixels (8000 x 6000), …

Cameras

The best CPU for gaming

When it comes time to build a gaming PC, it's important to pick the best CPU for the job. Most gamers will spend the most money on the graphics card, …

Computer Hardware

10 New Sci-Fi & Fantasy Novels by Women You Shouldn’t Miss

Corruption and intrigue eat at the heart of the Martial Empire, leaving its servant, the feared Blood Shrike, unsure what course she must take to …

Science Fiction

Six Books that Will Change the Way You Think

Malcolm Gladwell, Susan Cain, Adam Grant, and Daniel Pink have selected the six Spring Finalist books for the Next Big Idea Club.<p>The votes are in! …

Black Lives Matter

Mondly uses speech recognition to fast-track your language learning

popsci shop<p>Get lifetime access for only $39.99.<p>Learning a new language can seem pretty daunting when your inch-thick textbook arrives in the mail. Thankfully, there is a smarter way to learn. Mondly is a highly-rated app that helps you master grammar and pick up vocabulary through fun mini-games. …

12 fantastic science fiction and fantasy novels that you should check out this July

Distant planets, fantasy adventures, and more to add to your reading list<p>Robots are a regular staple in science fiction, from Isaac Asimov’s book <i>I, Robot</i> to the latest episode of <i>Westworld</i>. So while I was at an event in Boston, I picked up <i>Generation Robot: A Century of Science Fiction, Fact, and</i> …

This VFX Reel Spotlights the Majesty of Justice League's Best Special Effects

Scanline Media really has outdone themselves.<p>The Blockbuster visual effects firm recently posted a video showing off all the visual effects shots …

The Only Do-Anywhere, 3-Move Abs Workout You'll Ever Need

The great quest for abs might seem never ending, but there are ways to achieve results in an epically easy way. A tighter, more toned tummy can be gained anywhere — even from the comfort of your own home! Whether you are at home in the gym or in the office, there's no reason you can't find some …

The Definitive 10-Step Guide to Building a Do-Anything Core

Working on core strength isn’t a matter of vanity—an effort to turn a dad-bod midsection into a six-pack. (Though it can help.) It’s more of a commitment to kick ass in everything you do.<p>“Core exercises build a foundation of strength for more sport-specific movements,” says Scott Johnston, a …

How To Make Real KFC Chicken (With All 11 'Secret' Herbs And Spices)

The recipe for KFC chicken used to be a closely guarded secret. However, a former KFC employee recently leaked the alleged "11 secret herbs and …

39 Foods That Contain Almost Zero Calories

Calories provide the energy that your body uses during rest, physical activity and digestion.<p>While there is no evidence to support that …

Nutrition

Portuguese Custard Tarts - Pasteis de Nata Recipe

"These are delicious Portuguese Custard Tarts."<p>Ingredients<p>1 cup milk<p>3 tablespoons cornstarch<p>1/2 vanilla bean<p>1 cup white sugar<p>6 egg yolks<p>1 (17.5 …

This Year-Old RPG About Thieves Is Already Hugely Influential – Blades In The Dark

<i>Love RPGs? So do we! Join us on Twitch and Alpha where we play (and teach you to play) all kinds of RPGs on stream for you to enjoy!</i><p><i>Blades in the …

10 Yoga Poses to Do in Bed to Ease Pain and Have the Best Sleep of Your Life

Whether you sit in an office chair all day, like to garden, or are on your feet for extended periods of time, you're probably no stranger to sore …

How To: Get Nokia's Exclusive Camera App with Pro Mode on Any Android

Nokia's calling card used to be camera quality, a small bright spot compared to the black hole that was Windows Mobile. Since Microsoft discontinued …

This notebook allows you to digitize any notes taken by hand—and it's only $20

popsci shop<p>Write, scan, erase, repeat—now at 25 percent off MSRP.<p>While digital note-taking is certainly convenient, the physical feedback of pen on paper is impossible to replace. With the Rocketbook Reusable Smart Notebooks, you don’t have to make a choice. These smart notebooks allow you to …

Start Your Summer Reading List With 28 Scifi and Fantasy Books Coming in June

Summer is right around the corner, which means it’s time to get your reading list in order before you embark on any vacations you have coming up. Of …

The Best Sci-Fi and Fantasy Books of June 2018

On an island junkyard beneath a sky that glows with radiation, a deadly secret lies buried in the scrap. Seventeen-year-old Eve isn’t looking for …

Books

11 fantasy films now on Netflix that you need to see

Movies with swords, sorcery, and a whole lot of monsters.<p>Eons ago, in the dark ages of video stores, adventurers navigated labyrinthine aisles and palavered with part-time archmaesters to find treasured artifacts of the fantasy film genre. Now, thanks to Netflix, one can simply walk into Mordor and …

12 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

20 Best Games for Laptops and Low-End PCs in 2018 - ExtremeTech

By on May 24, 2018 at 7:30 am<p>This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use.<p>As fun as gaming is, it’s not always …