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50 Wonderful Things From 2017

Standard caveats: I don't watch everything! I am behind on many things. That's just the way the world is. So if something you loved isn't here, it is not a rebuke.<p>And: These are cultural — mostly pop-cultural — things. These are not the best things in the world. Like yours, my actual list of …

10 outstanding sci-fi films everybody should watch

We're breaking down some of the all time great sci-fi by asking, what does science fiction do exactly? How many different ideas can the genre …

The 13 Best Science Fiction Books of 2017

It's been a good year for sci-fi escapism.<p>In 2017, current events made escaping into a sci-fi story all the more appetizing, and there were lots of great choices.<p>Below are our 13 favorite sci-fi books from 2017. They include stories about underground lunar societies, a Manhattan partially covered …

Science Fiction

The Ghosts Of Beverly Drive

Music Production

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Oceans

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This Couple Went to Every National Park in America and Says These Are the Best

Death Valley National Park<p>Payne and Irish picked Death Valley National Park, which spans both California and Nevada, thanks to the park’s incredible …

The Mega Geek Christmas List ~ All The Cool Stuff They Could Want This Christmas ~ Star Wars ~ Star Trek ~ Doctor Who ~ Game of Thrones ~ Lord of The Rings

Deadpool Limited Edition Exclusive Steelbook (Blu Ray + DVD + Digital HD)<p>Sphero Star Wars BB-8 App Controlled Robot<p>Kotobukiya Star Wars Han Solo and …

Science Fiction
Rogue One: A Star Wars Story

Generation Adderall

Have you ever been to Enfield? I had never even heard of it until I was 23 and living in London for graduate school. One afternoon, I received notification that a package whose arrival I had been anticipating for days had been bogged down in customs and was now in a FedEx warehouse in Enfield, an …

10 Places in the American Southwest You Have to Visit

The American Southwest is pumped full of potential for new experiences. It’s the ideal place to explore your adventurous side while indulging in a …

National Parks

Read This Before You Push Your Deadbeat Millennial Out of the House

Welcoming your adult child back home might make financial sense.<p>If you are the parent of an 18 to 34 year old, I wouldn’t be surprised if he’s …

Ten Things I Wish I Knew When I Started 'Pokémon GO'

I’ve been playing <i>Pokémon GO</i> pretty hardcore now for the past 48 hours or so, at least whenever the servers have decided to work. I have a bunch of 500+ CP Pokemon and have won and lost three gyms at this point. I’ve tried to do some research to improve my game, and what I’ve found are things that I …

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36 Hours in Seattle

6 Unforgettable Vacations for the Adventure Seeker | Men's Health

The value of your vacation isn’t found on your phone’s camera roll. It’s in your brain—the memories lodged so deeply that they’re still vivid years later.<p>There’s a trick to forming them: Rev up your heart rate in a new situation.<p>“Adventure releases dopamine, a hormone that makes you more attentive …

New 1-Terabit internet satellites will deliver high-speed internet to remote areas

ViaSat's next satellite carries triple the network capacity<p>US-based satellite company ViaSat is teaming up with Boeing to create and deliver three new satellites that will deliver high-speed internet to remote areas around the world. The partnership was announced yesterday, months before the …

Time to try the Vorkosigan Saga—you’ve never read science fiction like this | Ars Technica

Gentleman Jole and the Red Queen explores a futuristic marriage in a new space colony.<p>If you're already a fan of Lois McMaster Bujold's award-winning …

Here's how much work your brain can handle before needing a break

The 8-hour workday is an outdated and ineffective approach to work. If you want to be as productive as possible, you need to let go of this relic and find a new approach.<p>The 8-hour workday was created during the industrial revolution as an effort to cut down on the number of hours of manual labor …

Time Management

How to Fall Asleep in Under a Minute

<i>Tech savvy</i>. <i>Culturally aware</i>. <i>Underemployed</i>. <i>Spiritual</i> but not <i>religious</i>.<p>These are all words and phrases that have come to be associated with the …

The best iPhone and iPad apps of 2015 – Apple unveils Spotify competition

From Periscope and Enlight to Apple Music, Google Photos, YouTube Gaming and Pacemaker: the best new iOS apps of the year<p>According to analyst firm Forrester Research, smartphone owners spend 85% of their time on those devices using apps, but 84% of that time is spent using just five apps that …

18 apps you should be using on your commute

Millions of people commute to work every day in the United States. A survey conducted by the U.S.Census Bureau in 2013 found that 86% of workers commuted by automobile — and the vast majority of them drove alone.<p>Getting to work can be a the most dreaded, frustrating part of someone's day, but it …

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Holiday Gift Guide 2014- Spring/Summer

What will the holidays bring for adventure? No matter what the weather outside, there'll be something exciting brewing indoors when your favorite outdoors lover unwraps one of these fun surprises—even if your favorite outdoors lover is you.

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17 Of The Most Underrated National Parks In America

Move over, Yellowstone.

Men's Fashion, Style, Grooming, Fitness, Lifestyle, News & Politics

Best Stuff<p>After lathering up a a whole lot, we crown the winning washes.<p>By Adam Hurly1 day agoView More<p>Best of GQ<p>The 84-year-old music legend has …

Migos

Now This Is How You Do Star Wars Art

The 100 Books Facebook Users Love

What titles most shaped the site's readers? Harry Potter, To Kill A Mockingbird, The Lord of the Rings—and the Bible.<p>A few weeks ago, I started to see a viral status being passed around my Facebook friends.<p>“List 10 books that have stayed with you in some way,” it begins. “Don’t take more than a few …

Peter Thiel disagrees with you

“It’s pretty amazing to hold leather that no pig or cow died for,” says Lindy Fishburne, an officer of the Thiel Foundation. She is describing a …

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