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15 things you should be doing after work instead of watching TV if you want to be happier

For the longest time, I would come home from work and immediately pop on the TV. It was mindless — after a day of meetings, intensive heads-down work, and never-ending email chains, the only thing I thought I wanted to do was watch five episodes of some sitcom I'd seen hundreds of times before.<p>But …

William Shatner is up for doing Quentin Tarantino's Star Trek movie

Another legendary <i>Star Trek</i> captain says he's willing to go where no <i>Trek</i> film has gone before.<p>It was just last month that Patrick Stewart said he'd be …

Celebrate the Life & Writing of Ursula K. Le Guin (R.I.P.) with Classic Radio Dramatizations of Her Stories

Until yesterday, had you asked me to name my favorite living writers, Ursula K. Le Guin’s name would appear near the top of the list. As of …

Sennheiser’s AMBEO Smart Headset Is An iPhone X, iPhone 8, And iPad Pro Must-Have [Opinion]

Sennheiser had made the ultimate device you never thought you needed.<p>The iPhone has been able to take 4K videos since the release of the iPhone 6 in …

Trouble Urinating? New Technique Can Help Men with Enlarged Prostate

Men: As you age, there’s a good chance you may get up several times a night to empty your bladder. The problem is that your bladder doesn’t empty …

Movember shavedown: Why you should not get your prostate checked

As Movember comes to a close, and men flaunt or shave the facial hair they have grown, there is something people should know — prostate cancer …

Cancer

Man Had So Many Prostate Orgasms He Couldn't Stop, According to New Paper

One 63-year-old man had so many prostate orgasms that he couldn’t stop.<p>If you didn’t already know, it’s possible for someone with a prostate to …

8 Superb Watch Winders for the Budding Collector

<i>Last Updated December, 2017: This post has been updated with new picks for 2017. Prices and links have also been updated.</i><p>You’ve caught the …

This Little Box Can Make Even the Junkiest Laptop a Gaming PC

You are probably surrounded by more computers than you know what to do with, whether it’s the phone in your pocket, the old clunker at home, or the …

Rare color photos cast new light on World War II

<b>(CNN) —</b> Color film was rare in World War II. The vast majority of the photos taken during the conflict were in black and white, and color photography as a whole was still a relatively new technique.<p>It's this fact that makes the photos from a new book published by Imperial War Museums so …

Remembrance Day

Never walk over to a window to draw the blinds again thanks to Axis Gear

If you can talk to your thermostat to set your temperature, or control your washing machine from your driveway, why are you still walking over to …

Amazon Fire TV

Archipod is the Ultimate Man Cave (Or Should We Say Man Pod?)

Escape the living room in this <i>Star Trek</i>-meets-<i>Castaway</i> hideout. Designed in the United Kingdom and built in Maine, Archipod (pronounced “ar-ke-pod”), …

Man Caves

A Unique and Powerful Color Correction Technique for Photoshop

Colors casts can happen for a wide variety of reasons ranging from white balance issues to weird venue lighting or poor filter design. And just like …

So you want to own a private train car?

Time and money be damned.<p>The 18 private rail cars that heaved into the Burlington rail yard arrived an hour behind schedule. But, the 100 or so passengers, many of them owners, swore that it mattered not a whit — certainly not measured against the cramped airline seats, harrying deadlines and …

It's Looking Very Good for Syfy's Adaptation of George R.R. Martin's Scifi Horror Tale Nightflyers

We’ve known since May that Syfy was circling an adaptation of George R.R. Martin’s 1980 scifi horror novella <i>Nightflyers—</i>and now comes word that the …

George R.R. Martin

Bryan Cranston on the beauty of Philip K. Dick's Electric Dreams

Bryan Cranston is sweating. Beside him, a rocket ship stands in the courtyard of a disused razor-blade factory in suburban southwest London. …

Goofy found photos record WWI soldiers posing with fake military props

Military prop photos<p>Much more fun than the real thing.<p>c. 1910-1912<p>While a variety of props – fake airplanes, hot air balloons, automobiles, trains — …

End of fillings in sight as scientists find Alzheimer's drug makes teeth grow back

Fillings could be consigned to history after scientists discovered that a drug already trialled in Alzheimer's patients can encourage tooth regrowth and repair cavities.<p>Researchers at King's College London found that the drug Tideglusib stimulates the stem cells contained in the pulp of teeth so …

Don't Beat Yourself Up: Science Says Do These 3 Things Instead | Inc.com

Ruminating.<p>It's a fancy word that means pondering past experiences -- often, our mistakes -- over and over. It could be something you said. Something you did. Something you didn't do.<p>Whatever the reason, we as human beings spend a lot of time dwelling on our past. And science says 70 percent of the …

University of California

The science fiction podcasts every nerd should listen to

To help you ignore your dystopian reality.<p><i>This post has been updated, and will probably be updated again, because that's how best-of lists should work.</i><p>I love podcasts, you love podcasts, your grandma probably loves podcasts. Looking for some science fiction you can enjoy while your eyeballs do …

TV

All the science fiction and fantasy novels you need to make it through winter

Ten books that will help you escape the cold, the dark, and the apocalypse.<p>Up here in the Northern Hemisphere, it's the time of year when curling up …

The 15 smartest sci-fi movies of all time

Viewers are praising the film's stunning cinematography, the commanding performance of Amy Adams, and off-the-charts entertainment value, but mostly, they are praising the film's intelligence.<p>What's funny about most of the praise for the movie's smarts is that it's usually accompanied by just a …

China's most popular science fiction writer, Cixin Liu, brings his spectacular trilogy to an end

It's a good time to be an alien hunter. In August astronomers discovered Proxima b, a potentially life-supporting planet only 4.2 light-years away. Not long after, news surfaced of a possible signal coming from HD164595, a star in the Hercules constellation, first noticed by Russian scientists in …

Weekend Escape: Ely, Nev., is a train buff's dream spot with its vintage railway, Western hospitality

The clamor of trains and blaring whistles no longer disturb folks in Ely. The railroad tracks now skirt the northern edge of this old mining town, not quite a four-hour drive north of Las Vegas. The dozens of trains that once rumbled by each day, carrying both ore and passengers, have dwindled to a …

A 'good death' by going gentle into that good night

<b>(CNN) —</b> How do you want to die?<p>It's a question that inspires some to grab a sand shovel, dig a hole and stick their heads in it -- which, less metaphorically, is a possible answer to the question.<p>But the more we ask this simple yet deeply complicated and personal question, the more its answer will …

Dentists won’t have to perform the root canals we all fear for much longer

Root canals suck. There’s nothing enjoyable about having the nerve and blood vessels scraped out of your tooth’s root. While some dentists will tell …

Watch a Master Modeler Build a Hyper-Detailed WWII Airplane

Anyone who’s done any scale modeling knows that it can be challenging to just put together and paint a reasonably-detailed model as it comes in the box. To take that model to the level that Czech modeler David Damek does in this amazing video is infinitely harder than he makes it all look.<p>Even if …

Mallows Bay: The 'ghost fleet' graveyard where nature has risen from the dead

<b>(CNN) —</b> They were built to sail across the Atlantic Ocean to aid the allied effort in World War I, but wound up unused, abandoned, stripped and finally scuttled.<p>Almost a century on, the "ghost fleet" of Mallows Bay in the Potomac River, 30 miles south of Washington D.C., is positively brimming with …

Great Depression

100th Anniversary of the Lafayette Escadrille | American Battle Monuments Commission

French and American officials gathered today at the Lafayette Escadrille Memorial outside of Paris to mark the 100th anniversary of the creation of …