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The 21st Century’s 100 greatest films

The best that cinema has had to offer since 2000 as picked by 177 film critics from around the world.<p>“They don’t make ‘em like they used to.”<p>How often have we all heard that resigned expression? How often have we said it ourselves? ‘The death of cinema’ is debated in university film studies …

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The 10 Best Sci-Fi and Fantasy Books of 2016 So Far

From silkpunk to Big Data dystopia, the year's best SF/F (so far).<p>Four magical Londons or four women who meet during a violent rebellion? Sleeping …

9 Writers at the Top of Their Game

The nine authors included here prove they're in the prime of their writing careers with their latest books.<p>Originally published on Kirkus. For more from Kirkus, click here.<p>Follow Kirkus on Twitter: www.twitter.com/KirkusReviews

10. Room In Rome (2010)

Sex and the cinema have always gone hand in hand, predominantly because they are both subjects that heavily rely on the idea of fantasy. Inevitably, …

The 20 best fiction books of 2015

To compile the list, Goodreads' editors nominated titles frequently reviewed on the site, which were then voted on by readers.<p>This year's selections cover everything from immigration to disease to true tests of friendship.<p>Scroll to see the 20 fiction titles you need to add to your reading list …

Top 20 Films of 2015: Part One (20-11)

It's that time of year again where we cast our eyes back and reflect on what we've done. As is customary, the CineVue team has taken the opportunity …

10 best menswear items in the world this week

We get to see the coolest products hitting the menswear market before anyone else - and of course, as committed clothes fans, we have our favourites. …

Men's Fashion

The Most Stylish Winter Hats You Can Wear (That Aren't A Beanie)

Come on, try something new.<p>It's almost winter. There, we said it. It's the first step to accepting that the weather is changing, forcing us to kiss sandals, bare legs and breezy dresses goodbye. Though the arrival of snowy weather isn't the best news, the wardrobe that comes along with it is pretty …

The 10 best books of the year, according to Amazon

The winners span two-dozen categories, including everything from literary fiction to mysteries and thrillers.<p>From gripping nonfiction that delves deep into historical accounts to novels that take readers into fascinating imaginary worlds, here are the top 10 books Amazon chose for 2015.<p>1. <b>"</b><b>Fates and</b> …

Photographer Gets Dogpiled by Soccer Team in Goal Celebration

The dangers, and perks, of sports photography: Northampton Town Football Club photographer Pete Norton was shooting a match recently when he found …

10 Places You Have to See to Believe

Are you ready for your daily dose of wanderlust (and then some)? These wonders around the world—from Seussian flower fields to seas that shine like stars—simply must been seen to be believed.

Jamaican Marlon James's Bob Marley novel wins Man Booker prize | Reuters

LONDON (Reuters) - Marlon James became the first Jamaican to win the Man Booker fiction prize on Tuesday for “A Brief History of Seven Killings”, inspired by an attempt to kill reggae star Bob Marley, and said he hoped more Caribbean writers will follow.<p>Marlon James, author of "A Brief History of …

Man Booker prize 2015 – the shortlist

From smart New Yorkers to 70s Jamaican rastas, this year’s impressive contenders reflect the diversity of fiction in English<p>In <i>Tristes Tropiques</i>, Levi-Strauss describes meeting a tribe who don’t know what writing is. To assert his status, the tribe’s chief picks up one of the celebrated …

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Amazon's best 100 sci-fi/fantasy books

<b>(CNN) —</b> Before "A Game of Thrones," "The Magicians" and "The Hunger Games," there were classics by Isaac Asimov, Margaret Atwood, George Orwell and more.<p>It's true we're living in a golden age of science fiction and fantasy, where new creatures, technology and entire worlds exist beyond our …

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Fall Fiction: Great American Novels, Dragon Tattoos & More

This season's new fiction comes with a lot of hype — some deserved, and some not so much. In Garth Risk Hallberg's <i>City on Fire</i>, the literati say …

15 Sci-Fi Books You Should Definitely Read

#3- Seveneves<p>An extensive examination of what humanity's future may be like among the stars, <i>Seveneves</i> begins with the destruction of Earth's moon, …

10 Great TV Shows You're Not Watching

Look, everyone is excited about "Wet Hot American Summer: First Day of Camp." And for good reason: It rules. So does "Mr. Robot" and "Ray Donovan" …

Man Booker prize 2015: US literary agent among 13 writers on longlist

Bill Clegg among debut novelists on list of writers considered for prestigious prize, while established names include Anne Enright and Marilynne Robinson<p>An American literary agent known for his ruthless negotiating and memoirs recounting his struggles with crack-cocaine and alcohol has made it on …

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9 Novels the Author of 'A Game of Thrones' Thinks You Should Read

I gave up Ayn Rand for Bernie Sanders: How I grew up and traded libertarianism for a progressive “socialist”

Most self-identifying “libertarians” actually subscribe to a bankrupt ideology. What if they all opened their eyes?<p>The rise of Bernie Sanders feels familiar to me. When I was a libertarian-leaning Republican, I was a delegate for Ron Paul in the 2008 Nevada State Convention. Paul’s supporters were …

29 Recipes Every Millennial Should Know

You’re in the real world now. That means it’s time to cook like the young professional you are. If you’re clueless and without any cookbooks, have no fear. Cooking is easier than you think, and you can whip up some gourmet meals in no time. Spoon University is here to help with easy recipes that’ll …

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11 Vital Books for First-Time Entrepreneurs

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>From 2011 to 2013, I read 197 books. I read about history, physics, science, health, world travel, space exploration, the ocean, fitness and mathematics. I read bestsellers, classics and unknown authors. However, the underlying foundation …

The Future Of Medicine -- Where Investors Are Putting Their Money

The way physicians practice medicine is changing, and investors are betting that this trend will accelerate. In the past few years, venture capital money has moved from an almost-exclusive focus on developing new therapies to a portfolio that now includes healthcare information technology (HCIT) …

Affordable Care Act

NikeLab Air Max 1 Patch "Paris"

Nike releases another iteration of its original Air Max 1 silhouette which draws inspiration from<p>Nike releases another iteration of its original Air Max 1 silhouette which draws inspiration from designer Tinker Hatfield’s trip to the city of Paris in 1985. The new colorway sees the runner clad in a …

Free Things to Do in Washington, D.C.

Washington, D.C., is full of memorials and museums to visit, many of which are free to explore. But dig a little deeper, and you'll find even more activities and sites that don't cost a thing. Here are some ideas to get you started.<p><b>Attractions</b><p>The <b>National Building Museum,</b> acclaimed for its …

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Packer Shoes x ASICS GEL-Lyte III "Dirty Buck"

Celebrating the 25th anniversary of the GEL-Lyte III, ASICS taps Teaneck retailer Packer Shoes for<p>Celebrating the 25th anniversary of the GEL-Lyte III, ASICS taps Teaneck retailer Packer Shoes for a new collaboration dubbed “Dirty Buck.” The vintage running silhouette is executed with lush …