With a mass of violently rotating storms swirling around its two poles the majestic greatness of the solar system’s largest planet appears, in the words of once scientist, “like nothing we’ve ever seen
If you haven’t been following the Indie writing market I don’t blame you. It’s pretty crazy right now. After Amazon decided to tweak the royalties payouts to reflect how much readers actually read the
Travel Grand Teton > Yellowstone > Glacier Gateway Airport: Jackson, Wyoming Explore the three crown jewels of the Northern Rockies on this tour spanning some of the continent’s most stunning alpine scenery
Exploration & AdventureExploration & Adventure Top Gear Innovations Outdoor gear doesn't just improve, it keeps getting dramatically better. For our biannual Gear of the Year awards, we celebrate the breakthroughs,
A children’s book has taken home the top prize for the first time in Australia’s national industry book awards’15-year history. Book of the year at the annual Australian book industry awards went to The
The apocalypse is coming — is the human race even worth saving? Neal Stephenson ponders the big questions in "Seveneves"
Neal Stephenson (HarperCollins) The apocalypse is coming — is the human race even worth saving? Neal Stephenson ponders the big questions in "Seveneves" In the SF master's new post-post-apocalyptic epic,
Magazine As the once-vilified drug becomes more accepted, researchers around the world are trying to understand how it works and how it might fight disease. There’s nothing new about cannabis, of course.
Explore the Civil War battlefields Events in the US marking the 150th anniversary of key chapters in the American Civil War (1861–65) reach their climax this year. April 14, 1865, for example, was the
Sir Sam Edwards, who died last week, was a founding father of this still rather unfamiliar sub-discipline of physics Many of the objects in the everyday world around us are squidgy when squashed, flow
Mark Z. Danielewski discusses how the interplay of words and images can open up new ways of perceiving both literature and the world. By Heart is a series in which authors share and discuss their all-time
By Nikol Lohr With an empire waist, relaxed styling and seed-stitch details to match the summer jacket of the same name, this quick-knitting linen/cotton blend knitted tank is an excellent warm-weather
Adventure A truly great trail winds into the essence of a place, so when assembling this list of the world’s great hikes we kept an eye on more than the footpath. We looked for walks that travel deeper
Ray Bradbury on Storytelling, Friendship, and Why He Never Learned to Drive: A Lost Vintage Interview, Found and Animated
“You write to please yourself. You write for the joy of writing. And then your public reads you and it begins to gather around.” In the fall of 2012, Lisa Potts discovered a cassette tape behind her dresser.