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New Adventures: all the best science fiction and fantasy books coming out in August

Space pirates, horror conventions, and epic fantasies<p>It’s a new month, which means that it’s a good time to look forward to the coming onslaught of science fiction, fantasy, and horror novels coming out in the next couple of weeks. Get ready, because there are some amazing books coming to a …

15 Must-Read Science Fiction and Fantasy Books Arriving This August

The end of summer is slowly approaching, but there’s no wrong time to do some lazy-day reading. Or, as the case may be, …

10 Science Fiction & Fantasy Books That Should Be Graphic Novels

Some science fiction and fantasy books vividly paint images of alternate worlds so vivid, we lament their status as imaginary—existing only in our …

How A Danish Town Helped Young Muslims Turn Away From ISIS

One day in 2012, a group of policemen in a Danish town were sitting around in the office when an unusual call came in. This town, called Aarhus, is a clean, orderly place with very little crime. So what the callers were saying really held the cops' attention. They were parents, and they were "just …

Islam

10 Forgotten Fantastical Novels You Should Read Immediately

Fans of magical prose and magical worlds, take heart. Titan Books has recently released a special limited edition version of steampunk legend James …

Books

Read These 23 Books And Authors When The Injustice Is Overwhelming

Words might not feel like much, but they are powerful and more needed than ever.<p>After tragedies like those the nation has grappled with in the past week ― the shooting deaths of two black men, Philando Castile and Alton Sterling, at the hands of police officers, followed by a deadly sniper attack …

The 10 Best Sci-Fi and Fantasy Books of 2016 So Far

From silkpunk to Big Data dystopia, the year's best SF/F (so far).<p>Four magical Londons or four women who meet during a violent rebellion? Sleeping …

Science Fiction

14 YA Books About LGBTQ People of Color

Even as queer characters have begun to proliferate in YA literature, LGBTQ+ teens of color continue to be underserved—these characters are mostly gay …

Books

Best science fiction novels to read this month

<b>Infomocracy</b> (Tor, $24.99) by Malka Older presents a futuristic world with eerie parallels to current events. In this imagined reality, countries are micromanaged by centenals, mini-democracies that vote on which global government they want to join. Elections are held every 10 years so that there is …

Books

Best Science Fiction Books for Your Summer Reading List

IRA FLATOW: This is Science Friday. I’m Ira Flatow.<p>Summer is finally here, and that’s the perfect time to catch up on your reading, of course, maybe …

Science Fiction

OUR COURTS: How medical cannabis laws would work

CANNABIS possession, trafficking, supply and production are criminal offences in Queensland with maximum penalties ranging between 15 and 25 years …

Cannabis

Revealed: the $65,000 gender pay gap at the top of politics and public service

Australian women performing top jobs in business and the public service are being out-earned by their male fellow bosses by an average of $65,000 a …

Gender

The Drugs Aren’t Working Down Under as Economic Reform Lags

In downtown Sydney, adults can buy a pack of 30 painkiller tablets for less than A$10 ($7.37) that are banned over-the-counter in most developed …

Pharma

The Downside of Merging Doctors and Hospitals

Considering how much we already pay for health care, you have to wonder why doctors, hospitals and insurance providers so often fail to coordinate their patients’ care.<p>Your primary care doctor, the hospital you visit and the various specialists you are sent to are typically part of different …

Health Care

What It Would Take To End The Ban On Queer Blood Donation

A complex mix of history, institutional caution and, according to some activists, discrimination has contributed to a system that affects queer …

Public Health

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Gynecologic surgeon Carol Brown has long been committed to making healthcare more accessible to everyone — a passion first sparked when, as a girl in …

Cancer

'Cardiogram' App Update Brings Native Apple Watch Support, 3D Touch, and More

HealthKit-enabled Apple Watch app Cardiogram has received its 1.0 release, bringing native watchOS 2 compatibility, 3D Touch for supporting devices, and a redesigned interface.<p>The app has been developed in collaboration with researchers at the University of California San Francisco's Health eHeart …

Smartwatches

The Suitcase Murder Tearing the U.S. and Japan Apart

A U.S. military contractor allegedly raped and murdered a Japanese woman in Okinawa—the latest reason for Okinawans to resent the U.S. military …

Japan

'Infomocracy' Is A Sci-Fi Thriller With Election-Year Chills

Science fiction is known for speculating on technology, but it's always been just as passionate about politics. From Philip K. Dick's imagining of a fascist America post-World War II in The Man in the High Castleto recent books like Ada Palmer's elaborate Too Like the Lightning, the philosophy and …

Science Fiction

Judge in Stanford sexual assault case faces recall effort over light sentence

The victim of a sexual assault by a former Stanford University swimmer said on Monday she was “overwhelmed and speechless” at the deluge of support for her as the judge who gave her attacker a light sentence faced a recall campaign.<p>Brock Allen Turner, 20, who was convicted of sexually assaulting an …

Santa Clara County

Dozens in Russia imprisoned for social media likes, reposts

TVER, Russia (AP) — Anastasia Bubeyeva shows a screenshot on her computer of a picture of a toothpaste tube with the words: "Squeeze Russia out of yourself!" For sharing this picture on a social media site with his 12 friends, her husband was sentenced this month to more than two years in prison.<p>As …

Someone is writing a mysterious, dystopian novel of the future in Reddit comments

It all began in April, when Reddit user _9MOTHER9HORSE9EYES9 posted a bizarre comment on a thread on Reddit about the cover of George Orwell’s <i>1984</i>. The comment described a botched CIA program, called the MKUltra experiments, where subjects were fed a steady stream of LSD and other psychoactive …

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Longlists Announced for the 2015 PEN Literary Awards - PEN America

• Home<br>• Longlists Announced for the 2015 PEN Literary Awards<p>Today, PEN is thrilled to announced the longlists for the 2015 PEN Literary Awards, spanning …

Horror writer accused of imitating novel by murdering girlfriend and 'draining her blood'

A Hollywood horror writer could face the death penalty after allegedly torturing and murdering his girlfriend and then draining her blood in grisly scenes reminiscent of one of his own plots.<p>Blake Leibel, 35, scion of a wealthy Canadian family, is accused of killing Iana Kasian less than three …

Crime

Female Rage Doesn't Exist In A Vacuum

I once stood at a bus stop in Durban while two young, drunk men murmured sexually explicit threats and promises to a young woman standing next to me. It was just the four of us -- the woman being threatened, me, and the two perpetrators.<p>South Africa is not the world's safest place, though with how …

Suggestions for summer reading

Here are some other suggestions for that summer read on the beach, at the park, on the train or plane, or wherever you find yourself wanting to turn a page to escape.<p>—"One True Loves: A Novel" (Washington Square Press,) by Taylor Jenkins Reid<p>A young woman named Emma finds love again with Sam after …

The A.V. Club’s summer reading guide

The words “summer reading” have become synonymous with fluffy garbage, easily digested and disposed of in one sitting. But there’s no reason beach …

18 Scifi and Fantasy Novels You Should Add to Your Bookshelves This June

It’s June, and that means a whole new cohort of books coming out to load up on this month. We’ve got new books from established pros Stephen Baxter, …

The Best Science Fiction & Fantasy Books of June 2016

<i>For nearly two decades, Jim Killen has served as the science fiction and fantasy book buyer for Barnes & Noble. Every month on the B&N Sci-Fi &</i> …

Getting off offline: when porn gets in the way of a real-world relationship

Many believe that porn is addictive, and that the endless stream of on-demand internet erotica makes real-life sexual experiences not stimulating enough<p>Gregor Schmidinger was eight when he viewed his first porn magazine, found in a rubbish bin in his hometown in Austria. Aged 11, he had access to …

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