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This Map Shows Every Country’s Most Recommended Tourist Destinations

Despite some questionable choices, the map is pretty legit.<p>Voucher Cloud, a money-saving app that provides discount codes on travel and deals, …

The 35 best science-fiction movies since Blade Runner

The most widely admired science-fiction film to come out of the 1980s, <i>Blade Runner</i> <i></i>reimagined the nocturnal, seductive, and pessimistic qualities of …

Science Fiction

16 reasons for breaking up with someone that only make sense in NYC

Dating in New York is hard enough without any extra stress. That's why some unfortunate characteristics that may be mere cons in any other cities, …

Here are the winners of the 2017 Dragon Awards

Winners include the latest Expanse novel, Stranger Things, and Wonder Woman<p>DragonCon was held this past weekend in Atlanta, Georgia, and the convention announced today the recipients of the second annual Dragon Awards. The prize is designed to be a “true reflection” of what science fiction and …

25 Trips of a Lifetime

If there were ever a place that could get by on its looks, it would be this Greek isle. Whitewashed cave houses framed by bougainvillea and backed by …

A crusading newspaper calls out Cambodia's "descent into outright dictatorship" on its last day

The Cambodia Daily published its final edition Monday (Sept. 4) after a particularly dark turn of events over the weekend in the country.<p>The English-language newspaper, widely known for reporting on issues that many other media outlets shy away from in Cambodia, was forced to closed down after the …

Asia

All the Science Fiction and Fantasy Books to Keep on Your Radar This Fall

Look, guys. This fall’s offering of books is huge. <i>Huge</i>. We’re not even going to suggest reading <i>all</i> of these, unless you yourself are some kind of …

Why You Should Never Sleep Through Takeoff or Landing

If you have to rush to the airport at 6 a.m. to catch an early morning flight, the ease of finally settling into your seat might be enough to send …

15 things New Yorkers ignore that no one else ever would

Ignoring all of the absolutely insane things you encounter on a daily basis is a base level coping mechanism for most people who live in NYC. Sorry …

Don’t Overpay for Contact Lenses; There Is a Better Way

Sick of overpaying for contact lenses? Hubble is here to help! By selling direct, Hubble delivers daily lenses straight to your doorstep for only $30 …

Hubble

8 Black Leggings With Insane Amazon Reviews

You’ll learn a lot from reading honest reviews and feedback submitted on Amazon. We’ve shared the $5 T-shirt with over 400 positive comments to the …

Lefties, techies long at odds in SF, team up against Trump

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Before Donald Trump's election, Laurence Berland viewed political protest as a sort of curiosity. He was in a good place to see …

19 Sci-Fi & Fantasy Reading Suggestions for International Women’s Day

Chilean American author Isabel Allende escaped imprisonment or worst by an oppressive political regime by only the skin of her teeth. She might not …

Books

Alternative history: the dangerous byproduct of fake facts | Jill Abramson

From Ben Carson claiming slaves came over as ‘immigrants’ to Betsy DeVos ignoring Jim Crow – history is a new frontline in the battle for truth<p>Fake news has morphed into something far more egregious, fake history. Donald Trump routinely lies about himself, his accomplishments, his businesses and …

Donald Trump

The Autobiography of Jean-Luc Picard Is Coming

Exclusive: Check out the cover of the upcoming in-world memoir about the Star Trek: The Next Generation legend.<p>He defeated the Borg and saved …

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

You can now download over 300,000 books from the NYPL for free

There's good news for all the e-bookworms out there. The New York Public Library released an app today that allows anyone with a library card (and an …

Which nationalities work the longest hours?

Millions of Germans have won the right to work a 28-hour week for up to two years to spend more time with their families. The deal covers industrial workers in Baden-Württemberg but could be extended to other parts of the country.<p>However, according to the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and …

22 beautiful road trips to take this spring

The arrival of spring inspires us to break out from winter's hibernation and embrace the fresh outdoors. A road trip naturally satisfies that spontaneous travel urge, and we've mapped America's best spring drives—routes that bring you up-close to nature's finest floral displays, from a California …

Hiking

15 reasons why Brooklyn is the best borough

Die-hard fans and inhabitants of Brooklyn certainly don’t need a list of reasons why Kings County is the best borough (you already know the truth). …

A whopping seven Earth-size planets were just found orbiting a nearby star

Three of them may be habitable<p>Planet-hunters are always on the lookout for worlds that look like Earth—rocky planets that are not too hot and not too cold for liquid water to flow on the surface. Now scientists have hit the jackpot, discovering seven Earth-size exoplanets orbiting a single star …

Planetary Habitability

This Giant BB-8 Toy That Follows You Like a Puppy Might Be the Ideal Robotic Pet

In March of 2014, Sony announced it would stop supporting its impressive line of AIBO robot dogs, leaving many owners heartbroken. Countless toy …

BBC nature series 'Blue Planet' will return later this year

<i>Planet Earth II</i> has only just started airing in North America, but already the BBC is working on its next big-budget nature doc. <i>Blue Planet II</i>, a successor to the original <i>Blue Planet</i> series from 2001, will be broadcast in the UK later this year (a US release will probably come a little later.) …

American Gods: Everything you need to know about the new TV adaptation of Neil Gaiman’s best-selling novel

<b>No doubt you’re aware of ‘Game of Thrones’, the hit fantasy epic based on George R. R. Martin’s acclaimed book series.</b><p>But with that coming to an end, …

British officials think Russia was behind a plot to kill Montenegro's prime minister

A special prosecutor in the former Yugoslav republic said in November that a group of "Russian nationalists" had planned to assassinate Prime Minister Milo Djukanovic to get an opposition party into power.<p>Moscow denied involvement in any plot, and Montenegrin opposition parties have said the plot …

Russia

6 Zara-Like Sites You Haven't Heard of Yet (but Need to Know About)

Though it’s unlikely that any shopping site or even any combination of them could ever take the place of our beloved Zara, there’s no harm in …

The best Thai food in America

Few cuisines are as beloved as Thai: that balance of hot, sour, salty and sweet is truly addictive. Sure, we love the best burgers in America, the …

Sushi as We Know It Will Be Wiped Out by 2050

Climate change will likely make good sushi incredibly expensive, and cheap sushi will be really gross.<p><i>This story is part of VICE's ongoing look at how climate change will have changed the world by the year 2050. Read more about the project here.</i><p>In 2050, your average trip to a sushi joint will most …

How to become a New Yorker in 16 steps

Whether you've just arrived or been hitting the pavement for years, becoming a certified New Yorker can seem daunting. Everyone knows it's not about …