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Get Free Stuff All Year Long With This List of Marketing Holidays

You won’t get time off for Root Beer Float Day, but it’s still a day worth celebrating. Money has put together a list of marketing holidays, along …

Dig in to the Latest Issue of the Journal of Science Fiction

We really dug the inaugural issue of the Journal of Science Fiction earlier this year, and the Museum of Science Fiction has just released their …

16 Fun, Escapist Books To Get Your Mind off This Crazy Election Year

Yeesh, this is a scary, weird year to be living on planet Earth. And we haven’t gotten those danged off-world colonies set up yet, for some reason. …

5 Things HR Wishes You Knew About Salary Negotiation

Prove you're worth the salary you want.<p>Negotiating pay can be difficult when you take a new job at an organization, and it continues to be a …

516 Bird Feet in 3,000 Square Feet

It sounds like the pipe dream of a life-long birder: <i>fly me somewhere I can see a representative of every major family of birds alive today in the</i> …

This List Tells You How to Navigate Ten Popular Hub Airports

Especially around the holidays, you can expect hub airports to be pretty crowded. With a little preparation, you can navigate through your terminal …

The Compelling Memoirs You Have To Read

Some call it navel-gazing. We call it too good to put down.<p>As much as we adore fiction, a good memoir really has a huge emotional impact on the …

Amanda Waller Runs Super Hero High School in the First Look at DC Super Hero Girls

Earlier this year, DC unveiled its new female-focused super hero lineup aimed at getting young girls into the world of DC Comics: DC Super Hero …

All The Most Essential Science Fiction and Fantasy Books in October

You’d better clear your schedule—because October is just packed with amazing science fiction and fantasy books. Including George R.R. Martin’s tales …

Books

Top 10 Things You Should Know About Buying or Leasing a Car

Buying a car is a pretty big deal—emotionally and financially. The last thing you want to do is have buyer’s remorse the second you drive off the lot …

The 37 Best Websites to Learn Something New

Forget overpriced schools, long days in a crowded classroom, and pitifully poor results. These websites and apps cover myriads of science, art, and …

Become a Mystery Shopper to Earn Some Cash on Vacation

Mystery shopping is one of the ways you can make some pocket money in your spare time. If you get assigned to mystery shops at airports, on your next …

All the Most Thrilling Science Fiction and Fantasy Books Coming This Fall

Your “to read” pile is about to get much more massive. This fall’s science fiction and fantasy books include new titles by legends like Margaret …

Books

Fall Comics Preview: A Guide to the Awesome New Comics to Add to Your Pull List

Who needs movies and TV this fall when you’ve got so many comics to read? The next few months are shaping up to be a monumental time for comics—at …

Dorm Room Ideas: Really Good Wall Art for Under $50

A dorm room, especially at first, might seem like the antithesis of "home"- but adding things to bare walls is an easy way to instantly make a place …

Wall Art

Top 10 Highly-Desired Skills You Can Teach Yourself

On countless occasions, you’ve likely said to yourself “I wish I knew how to do ______.” Then, of course, life got in the way and you put it off …

Toronto's Rage Room Lets You Smash Objects as Stress Relief

Sometimes, punching a pillow just won't do. In Toronto, an unassuming industrial park serves as the location for the Rage Room, a business that lets …

Toronto

14 Women Writers Who Dominate The Universe Of Sci-Fi

Octavia Butler, Madeleine L’Engle, Emily St. John Mandel, Karen Russell and more.<p>In Karen Russell’s “Reeling for the Empire,” a crew of girls are transformed into thread-spinning silkworms, duped by a dark and mysterious man promising a better future. Each girl spends long hours spooling her own …

Books

Pretty much anyone on Earth with a radio can call the ISS and chat with astronauts

The International Space Station orbits more than 200 miles above the Earth, traveling five miles per second. Getting in touch isn’t quite as simple as placing a long-distance call. But if you have a ham radio, used by radio amateurs to chat on public frequencies, it actually isn’t much tougher.<p>Last …

Space Station

How Only an Hour a Day to Work on Your Passion Can Be a Good Thing

It’d be nice if we all had the freedom to work on whatever our hearts desired throughout the day, but in reality, most creatives work a day job and …

Find the Indoor Plant You Probably Won't Kill with This Flowchart

Indoor plants clean the air, make our spaces look great, and could also boost productivity. But choosing the right kind of indoor plant will depend …

The Best Stores for Big (Really Big!) Artwork & Prints

(Image credit: SFGirlbyBay)<p>Let's cut to the chase here: These are the best online and brick-and-mortar stores for finding big–<i>huge–</i>oversized artwork. …

17 Colouring Books That Every Grown-Up Needs

Fresh ink.<p>Want some more recommendations? Try these out.

The Skills You Should Have to Be a Successful Remote Worker

Telecommuting or remote work is a highly valuable and desirable working arrangement, but not everyone works well on their own. Zapier points out the …

Dig Yourself Out from Under that Student Loan Burden

Student loans are a terrible burden for many people, and the number of delinquencies and defaults on student loans is just rising. If you're having a …

3D-Printed Nests Bring Birds Back Into Cities

A team of architects and designers have come together to explore how 3D printing technology can help our flying friends. Printednest aims to bring birds back into cities with its 3D-printed bird feeders. As 3D Print states, “Designed to adhere to the smooth, exterior surfaces of urban structures …

Nature

5 Monday Actions That Will Immediately Improve Your Finances

Feeling poor on tax day? Here are some tips you can do every Monday that will improve your mood by next April.<p>Every year at this time most people and companies do a reassessment of their finances. A quick look at their assets and liabilities might result in either a big smile or perhaps a grimace. …

31 Insanely Clever Products To Organize Your Whole Life

Your clutter will soon be under their control.

Roku Feed Tells You When New Movies Drop in Price

Roku is a great option for watching newly released movies on-demand. If you don’t like paying on-demand prices, you can now track those movies, and …

The Most Essential Science Fiction And Fantasy Books In April

April is full of blockbusters! Including Ken Liu's long-awaited epic fantasy novel, a thought-provoking new Robert Charles Wilson book, and a whole …

Blockbusters