Weston Matthews

69 Flips | 4 Magazines | 77 Likes | 4 Following | 1 Follower | @WestonMatthews | Keep up with Weston Matthews on Flipboard, a place to see the stories, photos, and updates that matter to you. Flipboard creates a personalized magazine full of everything, from world news to life’s great moments. Download Flipboard for free and search for “Weston Matthews”

10 Popular Mushroom Recipes to Make Right Now

Mushrooms are a severely underrated vegetable. They're often hiding in the background, playing the supporting role instead of having their time in …

14 Epic Fantasy Series You Need To Read That Aren't 'A Song Of Ice And Fire'

Look, I love <i>Game of Thrones</i> as much as the next nerd<i>.</i> I am all about dragons, zombies, and dragon-zombies. But A Song of Ice and Fire is not the <i>only</i> …

Librarians recommend the books you should read in each decade of your life

Anyone can read any book whenever they want, but some books may be best enjoyed at certain ages.<p>If anyone understands that, it's the librarians in …

BREAKING: Engineers Just Unveiled The First-Ever Design of a Complete Quantum Computer Chip

The Moon landing of quantum computing.<p>Practical quantum computing has been big news this year, with significant advances being made on theoretical …

21 Strange Jobs Humans Will Probably Have in the Future

Automation is creating a whole new set of jobs.<p>Robots are coming for our jobs. We've heard it before, and to a varying degree, it's true. Business consultant group Cognizant predicts in its book "What to do when machines do everything" that over the next 10 to 15 years, 12% of jobs in the U.S. will …

Personal Data

The History Of Breasts In Comic Books

Comic books – or at least Western superhero comic books – have always celebrated an idealized version of the human body. Male heroes are chiseled …

I've Got Issues: This New Batman Story Is an Instant Classic

Make room on your Batman bookshelf for this one.<p>Sound the alarm: we just got an instant classic Batman story. A comic book that joins the ranks of …

Comic Books

Read Black Hammer #1 Right Here, a Superhero Comic Where the Good Guys Don't Care Anymore

Today, the universe of Jeff Lemire and Dean Ormston’s <i>Black Hammer</i> expands with <i>Sherlock Frankenstein and the Legion of Evil</i>, which delves into the …

Scientists have discovered this drug fixes cavities and regrows teeth

Goodbye, Fillings<p>Dental fillings may soon be left in the ash heap of history, thanks to a recent discovery about a drug called Tideglusib. Developed …

The Seven Deadly Sins of AI Predictions - MIT Technology Review

We are surrounded by hysteria about the future of artificial intelligence and robotics—hysteria about how powerful they will become, how quickly, and …

Artificial Intelligence

This Dystopian Device Warns You When AI Is Trying to Impersonate Actual Humans

AI is turning against itself.<p>Scared of a future where you can no longer discern if you're dealing with a human or a computer? A team of Australian …

Artificial Intelligence

Hackers Hide Cyberattacks in Social Media Posts

SAN FRANCISCO — It took only one attempt for Russian hackers to make their way into the computer of a Pentagon official. But the attack didn’t come through an email or a file buried within a seemingly innocuous document.<p>A link, attached to a Twitter post put out by a robot account, promised a …

Social Media

15 Vulnerable Sites To (Legally) Practice Your Hacking Skills - 2018 Update - Hacking-News & Tutorials

As technology grows, so does the risk of getting hacked. So, it should come as no surprise that InfoSec skills are becoming more important and more …

Information Security

This AI video of Bob Ross is an LSD trip into ‘The Joy of Painting’

There is no telling what will happen when AI inevitably pushes itself into our day-to-day lives. If this nightmare-inducing video of Bob Ross is any …

Lsd

13 books Ernest Hemingway thought every young writer should read

In 1934, a young man named Arnold Samuelson was fresh out of journalism school at the University of Minnesota when he read "One Way Across," a short story by Ernest Hemingway.<p>The story later became part of Hemingway's fourth novel "To Have and Have Not."<p>Samuelson admired the story so much that he …

Looking For Thor's Hammer: Neil Gaiman On 'Norse Mythology'

Neil Gaiman was 6 years old when he first met the Norse god Thor — although he wasn't the red-bearded hammer-slinger of legend. "Marvel. Marvel's Thor came first," he says. "I was reading the reprints of Marvel's Thor in an English comic called <i>Fantastic</i>. ... Dr. Don Blake found this stick in a …

Books

A Separation is a quietly devastating depiction of modern loss and alienation

To say the nameless narrator of <i>A Separation</i> isn’t one for emotional confessions would be to understate the case. Chapter after chapter, the reader …

The (Very Cheap) Humble Book Bundle Is Full Of Sci-Fi Novels By Real Scientists

Humble is best known for its game bundles, but it also packages applications and other media at discount prices from time to time. For example, right …

Science Fiction

Margaret Atwood Plays With The Superhero Genre In 'Angel Catbird'

As you open <i>Angel Catbird</i>, Margaret Atwood's new comic book, your mind may wander through her previous works in search of comparisons and common themes. In her case, that's quite a trip. Though best-known for more than 40 books of fiction, poetry and essays, she's also a creator of comics.<p>"In the …

Best New Fantasy & Sci Fi Books: September 2017

As summer draws to a close and we look ahead towards fall, pumpkin spice lattes and leaves changing are not all we have to look forward to; there is …

Add All 19 of These New Science Fiction and Fantasy Books to Your September Reading List

September’s new books feature aliens, superheroes, time travel, and what sounds like a wonderfully genre-busting new novel from Alan Moore. This list …

The 5 Comics You Have to Read This Month

• Author: Graeme McMillan. Graeme McMillan Culture<br>• Date of Publication: 09.01.16. 09.01.16<br>• Time of Publication: 7:00 am. 7:00 am<p>Summer may be gone, but …

24 of the most exciting science fiction and fantasy books to read this September

Stories with strange abilities, adventures in distant galaxies, and quests in fantastic worlds<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 (as well as some cool nonfiction books) hitting bookstores over …

Graphic novels and nonfiction: 6 books to read this in fall 2-16

This fall brings a diverse smattering of graphic novels: From a new genetically mutated superhero created by Margaret Atwood to the sequel to Riad …

45 New Books to Read This Fall

<i>Hopefully, you’ve had a few minutes to play around with our</i> <i>Fall Entertainment Generator</i><i>. But if you’re looking for straight and simple lists of</i> …

20 Amazing Books To Read For The Rest Of 2016

It’s lit<p>It's been a great summer, right? Full of things to do and see and places to be and explore. And you've probably spent your long days reading your fill of amazing books (beach-oriented or otherwise), all of which we're guessing were a lot less disappointing than this summer's movie duds. …

Books

Graphic Novel Review: Insexts Vol. 1

She's coming out of her shell.<p><i>Note: this is a spoiler-free advance review of Insexts Vol. 1, which collects the first seven issues of the series and</i> …

The 14 Fantasy Series Every Bookworm Must Read

Looking for the ultimate list of geeky reads? Ahead, we're highlighting our editor's picks for must-read epic fantasy series, with all the elements …

13 Books For Your Back-to-School Reading List

From beloved, bestselling authors and rising stars alike, here are the books you can't miss this fall.<p>School's almost back in session, which means it's time to stock up on freshly-sharpened pencils, an empty notebook, those fall shoes you've been eying and, of course, a great book to read when the …

Books

'I Am Providence' Is A Love/Hate Letter To A Literary Subculture

As H. P. Lovecraft's status as a beloved and important author has grown over the years, so has the scrutiny his work attracts for its racist, sexist, and xenophobic overtones. Earlier this year, two books — Matt Ruff's <i>Lovecraft Country</i> and Victor LaValle's <i>The Ballad of Black Tom</i> — took on …