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Comic Books

These are the best books ever, according to the Goodreads community

We’re always on the hunt for new books to add to our reading lists. That’s why we use Goodreads. It’s one of the easiest ways to find new titles and …

Literature

Near-mint copy of infamous Nazi torture bondage comic book cover (1944) estimated to fetch $200k at auction

Someone has already bid $80,000 on a near-mint copy of <i>Suspense Comics</i> #3 from 1944, with a cover by Alex Schomburg. This is the type of comic book …

Comic Books

Stellar nonfiction chosen by the National Book Critics Circle

Next month, the National Book Critics Circle will present its 2016 book prizes in six categories; these are the five finalists in nonfiction. Each book deserves to be read for years to come, but every one of them seems to speak urgently about this particular moment — a time of economic inequality …

‘The Blackcoat’s Daughter’ Trailer Is An Actual American Horror Story

A24 gave us two of 2016’s best horror movies: <i>The Witch</i> and <i>Green Room</i> (four, if you count the combined egos of the Gallagher brothers in <i>Oasis: Supersonic</i> and the turkey in <i>Krisha</i> as monsters). The studio hopes to have an equally successful 2017, beginning with <i>The Blackcoat’s Daughter</i>. The film …

How did Bears go from Devin Hester's Super moment to 3-13 in 10 years?

Without question, the peak of the past decade for the Bears came after Devin Hester returned the opening kickoff of Super Bowl XLI 92 yards for one of the most electrifying touchdowns in franchise history.<p>Hearts raced inside the living rooms of Bears fans across America, especially Chicago, and in …

Essential reading: nine experts on the books that inspired them

From film to philosophy, from music to history and economics, masters of their crafts pick the five books they could not live without<p>Philosophy: Alain de Botton<br>‘Seneca should be the author of the hour’<p>Author Alain de Botton is known for applying philosophical concepts to everyday life; his books …

Literature

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Diver may have found 'lost nuke' missing since cold war off Canada coast

The Canadian navy will be heading to the coast of British Columbia to investigate claims that a diver may have come across “the lost nuke” – a Mark IV bomb that went missing after an American B-36 bomber crashed in the region during the cold war.<p>Diver Sean Smyrichinsky was wrapping up a day of …

Cold War

Have our children been harmed by having pets?

People worry about the responsibilities of keeping animals – they should be thinking about what happens when they die<p>Recently, for the third time in four years, our family said goodbye to a much loved pet. It was possibly even more miserable than when my big brother’s cat Percy died over 40 years …

Empathy

The 13 Best New Books To Read Now

With a new season freshly begun, it’s time to update your reading list. 2016 has been an exceptional year for literary achievement, from epic novels …

I saw how airplane food gets made from start to finish — and I learned a shocking secret about food waste and delayed flights

United Airlines recently let our cameras into its catering facility, Chelsea Food Services, near Newark International Airport in New Jersey. Surprisingly, the food we saw was super fresh, made entirely by hand, and meticulously planned in advance. Another shocker? The airline's newest menu …

New Jersey
New Zealand

RANKED: The best Android phones in the world

We filtered out the junk and picked the top Android models you should consider over the rest. Check them out.

Phones

25 American classics everyone should read at least once

Miriam Tuliao, the assistant director of central collection development at the New York Public Library, helped us create a list of 25 American classics everyone should read. From John Steinbeck's masterpiece to Jack Kerouac's "On the Road," these 25 titles are worth your time.<p><i>Do you think another</i> …

Literature

The Real Threat of an Aging Population

We used to size up a person by counting his children. Now we count Rolex watches, six-pack abs and Instagram followers. The Center for Disease …

Centers for Disease Control

Every Single Pinky and the Brain Plan to Take Over the World, Ranked

Are you pondering what I’m pondering? No, it has nothing to do with monkeys and dental floss. We’re ranking every single one of Brain’s schemes—both …

The Five Stages of Writing a Novel

Few things in life are more daunting than attempting to write a novel. Leaving aside the amount of words you have to write (novels are usually around …

Creative Writing

Your Brain Has A “Delete” Button–Here’s How To Use It

This is the fascinating way that your brain makes space to build new and stronger connections so you can learn more.<p>There’s an old saying in neuroscience: neurons that fire together wire together. This means the more you run a neuro-circuit in your brain, the stronger that circuit becomes. This is …

The Brain

How 'Deadpool' Filmmakers Turned a Motorcycle into a Camera [Exclusive]

Finally, a camera worthy of our favorite katana-tossing superhero.<p>Sometimes, a shot is so ambitious and a director so uncompromising that no effort will be spared to bring his or her vision to life. Whether it's Stanley Kubrick cannibalizing an old Mitchell BNC camera to attach a lens designed by …

Times Square

Make a Fold-Out, Space-Saving Tool Storage Cabinet for Your Garage or Workshop

Every workshop needs a solid tools storage system. If you can DIY it and customize it, all the better. This fold-out pegboard shelving system packs a …

‘Captain America: The Winter Soldier’ Hid A Huge ‘Civil War’ Spoiler In Plain Sight

<i>Captain America: Civil War</i> has an enormous twist late in the movie that Mike Ryan explored in-depth with the screenwriting team. It changes the whole tenor of the movie, and it seemingly comes out of nowhere. But sharp-eyed viewers might have figured it out right when they saw the opening scene.<p>If …

These Stunning Maps Show the Final Months of the First World War

The First World War began just over a century ago, and in 2017, the United States will begin to commemorate its entry into the conflict. These three …

Batman: The Animated Series Invades These Modern Batman Comic Covers, and It's Glorious

Artist Greg Capullo’s run on <i>Batman</i> with Scott Snyder came to a close last week, and under their tenure the Dark Knight has been amazing to read—and …

The Science Behind Hitler's Atomic Bomb And How We Stopped It

In the 1930s, as Europe stood on the precipice of World War II, a slew of nature’s secrets were being revealed to scientists everywhere. The atomic nucleus was discovered to have multiple components — protons and neutrons — with different binding energies inside. Some atoms were naturally …

Neutrons

5 Great Books To Read In May

Some of the recent favorites we’ve reviewed in the BuzzFeed Books newsletter.

Books

What It's Like to Be Inside the Head of Someone Who's Losing His Mind

This powerful short film from Paul Trillo puts the camera behind a man named Terry as we follow him through the streets of New York City. We see …

New York City

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Here's how 4 brilliant sci-fi authors see the end of the world

There are endless think pieces out there about what the rise of post-apocalyptic fiction tells us about the state of the American psyche. I've …

2016 Locus Awards Finalists

The Locus Science Fiction Foundation has announced the top five finalists in each category of the 2016 Locus Awards.Winners will be announced during …

Science Fiction