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12 Books Every Harry Potter Fan Should Read In 2018

With January on the horizon, it's time to get excited about 2018 reading. (Cue fireworks.) And if you're a Harry Potter fan, I'm sure you're itching …

The best science fiction, fantasy, and horror novels of 2017

Not a good year for humanity, but a great year for books<p>2017 was a hard year for a lot of people. With climate change, haywire politics, and tech companies running amok, there are lots of reasons to put the year in the rearview mirror. But through it all, a run of great books shined a light in the …

100 Must-Read Medieval Historical Fiction Novels

So, my favorite thing to read is probably medieval historical fiction. Well, maybe it is Star Trek. Historical fiction that is somehow also Star Trek …

10 (5-Ingredient) Chicken Dinners for the Week Ahead

Guys, great news! Getting a wholesome, satisfying meal on the table without spending hours in the kitchen is totally possible. The key is choosing …

10 Best Hiking Trails in British Columbia, Canada

British Columbia’s landscape primarily consists of National Parks filled with mountain ranges, lakes, and rivers. This makes it one of the best …

The 50 Best Books for 11- and 12-Year-Olds

Eleven and twelve is a time of big change for kids, both emotionally and physically. Which is why reading coming-of-age books becomes very relevant …

Books

This Is the Most Popular Slow Cooker Recipe on Pinterest

It's been saved almost 600,000 times.<p>When you think of slow cooker recipes you probably imagine pulled pork, stews and other kinds of soup, right? Turns out the most popular one on Pinterest right now isn't any of those things. In fact, it's something much closer to a dish you'd order at Chipotle — …

Top 10 2017 Science Fiction Novels I Want Now

2017 is here and, with it, new science fiction!<p>There are some great titles coming out this year. It is an exciting time for science fiction readers, …

How to use an Xbox One controller on a Mac

Xbox One S controller<p>If you've got a newer Xbox One S controller with Bluetooth, you can use the controller with your Mac without any additional …

5 Best Places For Advanced Scuba Diving In North America — 2017 Readers Choice Awards

Our annual Top 100 Readers Choice Awards are based on your real-world dives, and they let us take that journey right along with you.<p>Since 1994, we’ve …

The Best Board Games of 2016 – Scythe

<i>2016 turned out to be one of the biggest years for board games. We saw some of our favorite developers hit the shelves yet again with a couple of</i> …

The 11 best science fiction and fantasy novels of 2016

Fill your bookshelves, fill your mind<p>We’re living in a world that looks increasingly like science fiction, so I find myself looking to the genre not for predictions of what the future holds but for some guidance for dealing with this strange and changing world. 2016 was a difficult year, but a …

A Year Later, You Can Still Upgrade to Windows 10 for Free

Although Microsoft concluded its free Windows 10 upgrade program on July 29, 2016, the company has yet to close some of the loopholes that it …

10 exciting future-focused films coming in 2017

Life (March 2017)<p>The first of two 2017 movies that play in the oft-used sandbox of "things going wrong for a crew on a space station," <i>Life</i> recently …

Science Fiction

Game on! The best board games of 2016

Here's what hit our tabletops most in 2016.<p>Welcome to Ars Cardboard, our weekend look at tabletop games. Check out our complete board gaming coverage …

The Best Board Games for Every Holiday Situation

Board games are relatively trendy right now, though not the sorts that your parents had on the top shelf of the coat closet, like the interminable …

So You Want to Read Military Sci-Fi: Here’s Where to Start

<i>The Forever War</i> is probably one of the most powerful works of science-fiction I’ve ever read, military or not. Written by Vietnam vet Joe Haldeman,</i> …

Top 5 Book Scenes That Should Have Been In The Shannara Chronicles

“The Shannara Chronicles” Season One Blu-ray is available now!<p>Just in time for the holidays. MTV and Paramount were wise to release it now, giving …

21 Christmas Crock Pot Recipes To Bookmark

All I want for Christmas is food.

The best board games to buy in 2018 to play with friends, family and more

Multiplayer and co-op games are good for playing with friends but board games are the only way get everyone together. So here are the best board …

Board Games

“After the Crown” and other new science fiction and fantasy releases in December

Bingeing on a book series is the perfect activity for December — it makes for a great escape from the crush of social obligations, and when the weather turns cold, it is an ideal indoor diversion. Here are three suggestions for series that you can step into this month — or any.<p>K.B. Wagers’s <b>After</b> …

18 science fiction and fantasy books to pick up this November

It’s November, which means it’s getting colder outside: the perfect excuse to curl up with a good book. Fortunately, there’s a whole pile of new books coming out this month for you to check out and add to your to-read list.<p>Here's what you should load up your bookshelves with this November:<p>November …

How to Choose a Man's Wristwatch | The Art of Manliness

If you’ve been looking to become a watch wearer yourself, or already are, but know almost nothing about the timepiece you tote around on your wrist, …

Watches

19 science fiction and fantasy books to pick up this October

It’s October, which means that it’s time to take a look at the next crop of books that are slated to hit your favorite local bookstore in the days ahead.<p>Here’s 19 books to pick up this month:<p>October 4th<p><i>Rise of Io</i><b>, Wesley Chu</b><p>Wesley Chu is returning to the world where he started his career: Tao. <i>Rise</i> …

21 Amazing Science Fiction and Fantasy Books to Add to Your October Reading List

October is nearly here, which means it’s time to re-up your pile of reading material for a new month. And there is some excellent subject matter …

Books

The 9 best fantasy book series

There may have been a time when fantasy novels were the stuff of bookworms and nerds, but in the past 20 years, tales of witches, elves, magic, and …

Books

Get Sparkling Windows With This DIY Cleaning Spray

Good for that mirror full of toothpaste splatter, too.<p>View this post on Facebook<p>· 1 tablespoon cornstarch<p>· 2 cups warm water<p>· 1/2 cup rubbing alcohol<p>· 1/2 cup vinegar<p>1. Add the cornstarch, water, alcohol and vinegar to an empty spray bottle; shake until combined.<p>2. To use, spray onto a glass …

The Absolute Best Board Games (if you have five players)

Sometimes a game supposedly works for a wide range of players. But, after a few plays, you find that it works best with a particular number. It has a …

20 gorgeous Vancouver lakes you have to visit this summer

When the sun’s shining, there’s nothing quite like taking a dip in a lake, basking on the shore, or maybe just floating on the water with a cold …

Hiking