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33 science fiction and fantasy books that everyone will be talking about in 2017

Better make some space on your shelves<p>We’ve already taken a look at what novels are hitting bookshelves this month, but 2017 promises to be a huge year for science fiction and fantasy literature as a whole. There’s going to be some great reads from debut authors, while some of the best names in the …

18 New Year's Resolutions Every Married Couple Should Make Together

New year, new marriage. Well, sort of. Whether you just got hitched in 2016 or are coming up on your 10-year anniversary, it’s never too early (or too late) to start working on your relationship and building toward a healthier, happier future together. But exactly what goals should you set, and …

When There's No Therapist, How Can The Depressed Find Help?

For a revolutionary, Deepali Vishwakarma is more quiet and reflective than you might expect. She's in her 30s, small, with a round face that holds intense brown eyes and a shy grin.<p>Vishwakarma is a lay counselor in the state of Madhya Pradesh, India — a well-trained community member who goes out …

Mental Health

How H.R. Giger Invented Sci-Fi's Most Terrifying Monster

Taschen's monograph on the late genius H.R. Giger took ten years to complete and is one of the most comprehensive examinations of the artist's inimitable work. In this excerpt, writer Andreas J. Hirsch explains why Giger's work is like a "Rosetta Stone."<p><i>The following excerpt from Taschen's</i> …

Machine learning: why we mustn’t be slaves to the algorithm

There’s a huge buzz around the marvels of machine learning, but computers are only as good as the biased data we feed them<p>The tech craze <i>du jour</i> is machine learning (ML). Billions of dollars of venture capital are being poured into it. All the big tech companies are deep into it. Every computer …

Machine Learning

Stress Literally Shrinks Your Brain (7 Ways To Reverse This Effect)

We all know that living under stressful conditions has serious emotional, even physical, consequences. So why do we have so much trouble taking action to reduce our stress levels and improve our lives?<p>Researchers at Yale University finally have the answer. They found that stress reduces the volume …

Emotional Intelligence

Virtual Reality Is Becoming the Next Great Storytelling Canvas

The culture gap between marketers and today's progressive new media consumer continues to expand in ways that suggest the current era of radical …

This Is How Insanely Big ‘Pokémon Go’ Is Already

Bigger than Tinder and on its way to smashing Twitter’s “daily active users” ceiling. That’s how nuts this <i>Pokémon</i> <i>Go</i> augmented reality experiment has …

Android N: Here are the new top features

<b>The Good</b> We welcome Android 7.0 Nougat's faster speeds and more efficient notification displays. It's handy to reply right from an alert, and new and updated emoji are always :) .<p><b>The Bad</b> Thanks to manufacturer and carrier restrictions, Nougat is only available for a handful of Android Nexus devices …

A.I. Program From Google Beats Human World Champ In Game Of Go

In the first of a series of games pitting Google's AI computer against a human world champion in the ancient game of Go, Google DeepMind's AlphaGo program has narrowly taken Round 1 from Lee Sedol.<p>Sedol resigned with more than 28 minutes remaining on his clock, after a game that included 186 moves. …

Look over here! Facebook acquires face-swapping app Masquerade

Facebook has gained a new tool in its escalating rivalry with Snapchat.<p>The world's largest social network said on Wednesday it's acquiring Masquerade, a startup founded last year that overlays silly and cartoonish images, like an Iron Man helmet or a gorilla face, on people's faces as they shoot …

Sean Parker wants new Hollywood movies at home for $50. Good luck!

LOS ANGELES — Would you pay $50 to watch <i>10 Cloverfield Lane</i> or <i>The Brothers Grimsby</i> at home this weekend?<p>Sean Parker thinks you would — but that's …

This Australian startup thinks it can beat Snapchat

Your basic Bomb'd interface.<p>Australian social media startup Bomb'd has just completed its launch phase, signing up over 11,000 active users in its first 3 weeks, 8,000 more than main rival Snapchat during the same time frame.<p>After launching locally, Bomb'd is is now expanding globally, opening up …

Social Media

Nom is a livestreaming platform for foodies

If you’re like me and often find yourself scouring through YouTube for food videos before, during and after meals, you’ll want to check out Nom. It’s a new livestreaming platform for gourmands, home cooks, professional chefs and anyone interested in the culinary arts to share their kitchen …

Livestreaming

'Airbnb for sex' - Entrepreneurs set up KinkBNB for lovers to book guiltless sexcapades

This new site lets lovers book sexcapades without worrying about waking up the next door neighbours or being landed with a hefty damages charge<p>People who own a Fifty Shades-esque red dungeon of pain, and want to find a use for it when they are on holiday, or who own a honeymoon-worthy castle could …

I'm a middle-aged, white Scottish man who converted to Islam without ever meeting a Muslim. This is how

How does a middle-aged, white Scottish man living in the Scottish Highlands end up becoming a Muslim - especially when he hasn't properly met a …

Successful marriages: Three compatibilities you need to make a relationship work

Although fewer young people are getting married today than ever before, research suggests that getting and staying married is one of the best things …

Four future space technologies that will change the world in your lifetime

From ending natural disasters, to flying to Sydney in an hour, scientists are working on future technologies to solve some of humanity's biggest challenges<p>Imagine a world where severe storms, tornadoes, and flash flooding are no longer a threat to human life. Or a time when flying from London to …

Movies About Fatherhood: 12 Best Dad Movies | The Art of Manliness

A man’s relationship with his father is one of the most important relationships in his life. Dad is supposed to teach us the manly arts, to always be …

The Influence of Fathers on Children | The Art of Manliness

In 1960, only 10% of children were raised without a father in the home.<p>Today, 40% are.<p>There are many reasons behind this sobering statistic. The …

7 Letters to Write Before You Turn 70 | The Art of Manliness

At AoM we’re great champions of the lost art of letter writing. Emails, texting, and the wide variety of other digital mediums available to us in the …

Drones could be used to seek out arteries to prevent heart attacks

New trials suggest microscopic stealth drones could be used to seek and repair damaged arteries and prevent heart attacks<p>Scientists have carried out trials using microscopic drones that could be used to seek and repair damaged arteries, preventing heart attacks and strokes.<p>Researchers have …

OK, don't read this article about passive-aggressive behaviour. Honestly, it's fine

It was Valentine’s Day recently, a fraught time for anyone in a relationship. Perhaps the gift you got your partner was obviously a last minute purchase from a petrol station? Or maybe you ignored Valentine’s Day because you both agreed it’s stupid, only your partner didn’t <i>quite</i> mean it?<p>Whatever …

Psychology

These 10 Podcasts May Just Get You to Stop Listening to Music

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>I used to listen to a lot of music, during my morning commute to work, again on the return home and at other times throughout the day. There is nothing wrong with listening to music, but it wasn’t helping me to become a better business …

Entrepreneurship

10 Proven Ways to Raise Smarter, Happier Children

<i>Children have never been perfect at listening to their parents, but they have never failed to imitate them.</i><p>When you ask parents what they want for …

What Happens When A Chinese Tycoon Stands Up Against The Government?

In a country where political power easily makes or breaks a company, it is rare to see a private-sector business at loggerheads with a state-level government entity. That’s why the latest brawl between Alibaba, which is China’s biggest e-commerce company and is run by the country’s second richest …

What Happens Every 60 Seconds Online [INFOGRAPHIC]

<b>Did you know that every minute another 293,000 statuses are updated on Facebook?</b> Or that 433,000 Tweets are also sent out in that short timespan? If …

Infographics

How Coffee Changed America [INFOGRAPHIC]

<b>Coffee is the 2nd most commonly traded commodity in the world and plays an important role in the history and traditions of the United States.</b> Back in …

Coffee

The Ultimate Geek Test: 50 Things Every Nerd Should Know

<b>Are you a fan of Star Trek or Dungeons & Dragons?</b> If so, there is a very good chance you are a geek. Now in the information age, though, being a geek …

Board Games