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Gunpowder Moon is a chillingly realistic book about the fight to control the Solar System

We can leave Earth, but its borders will follow us<p>On September 12th, 1962, President John F. Kennedy spoke at Rice University in Houston, Texas, about the need for America to land on the Moon “before the decade is out.” The space race was never primarily about exploration or science, but rather …

1982 is a blast, and it's free

Retro arcade shooter offers nostalgia and challenges<p>I'm old enough to remember the year 1982. It was a time of skipping school to hang out in grubby arcades, playing classics like <i>Pac-Man, Galaga</i>, <i>Asteroids</i>, <i>Defender</i> and <i>Centipede</i>.<p>So I got a huge kick out of playing a new game, free on Steam, called …

Weever

Not to be confused with John Weever.<p><b>Weevers</b> (or <b>weeverfish</b>) are 9 extant species of fishes of family <b>Trachinidae</b>, order <b>Perciformes</b>. They are long (up …

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11 science fiction adventures to escape into this Thanksgiving holiday

Here’s the scene: your family is coming in from all parts of the country for the big day. It’s great to see everyone, but you honestly would rather deal with them through Facebook this year. You need a quick and easy way to escape the crowd, so you power up your e-reader and jump into a new …

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Bird Identifier | British Garden Birds and Many More

Identify a bird<p>The RSPB bird identifier lists 408 species of birds found in the UK, including some rare overseas visitors.<p>Choose an option below to …

Darkest Hour: Gary Oldman undergoes incredible Winston Churchill transformation for new film

The use of prosthetics and make-up used to bug me a little, never quite being able to provide a level of verisimilitude necessary and often hurling …

John Williams

This article is about the composer. For other people named John Williams, see John Williams (disambiguation).<p><b>John Towner Williams</b> (born February 8, …

Cixin Liu is the author of your next favourite sci-fi novel

Subscribe to WIRED<p>When Cixin Liu's <i>The Three-Body Problem</i> was published in English in 2015, it became the first Chinese sci-fi novel to win a Hugo …

Brandon Sanderson's Giant Fantasy Universe Is Coming to the Big Screen

It’s kind of surprising that it’s taken this long for us to get here, but DMG Entertainment has bought the rights to best-selling fantasy author …

The Secrets Of Chinese Stir-Frying: Why Does It Always Seem To Go Wrong At Home?

We all know the pleasures of good stir-fried dishes in Chinese restaurants. There's an ineffable taste about them that says "Chinese," and there are remarkable textures throughout. But when you try to reproduce these things at home, you usually get something else coming out of your wok. Good food, …

Britain's smallest pub will give you free beer - but only if you give up your smartphone

Britain’s smallest pub is opening in Greenwich – it’s big enough to fit only two punters – and will only let you in if you give up your smartphone while inside. The tiny craft beer bar, which measures just six feet by eight feet, can be booked out any time between midday and 9 pm over the course of …

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Homemade Ginger Beer Soda

<b>Rather than being fermented, this version of ginger beer is more of a simple soda, but is just as delicious and very easy to make.</b><p>Ginger is by far my …

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The Prisoner's Gold (The Hunters 3)

• <b>Author:</b> Chris Kuzneski<p><b>THE HUNTERS</b> return in their <b>third</b> brilliant novel from the <i>Sunday Times</i> Top Ten bestselling author Chris Kuzneski, whose writing James Patterson says has 'raw power'. The team are hunting Marco Polo's hidden treasure, but who is on their tail?<p><b>THE HUNTERS</b><b><br>If you seek, they will</b> …

The Wise Man's Fear

• <b>Author:</b> Patrick Rothfuss<p>Sequel to the extraordinary THE NAME OF THE WIND, THE WISE MAN'S FEAR is the second instalment of this superb fantasy trilogy from Patrick Rothfuss. This is the most exciting fantasy series since George R. R. Martin's A SONG OF ICE AND FIRE, and a must-read for all fans of …

Will Sylvain Neuvel's Novel Sleeping Giants Become the Next Martian-style Success Story?

Sylvain Neuvel’s upcoming novel <i>The Sleeping Giants</i> doesn’t hit stores until next week, but his unconventionally published novel has already been …

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The House Of Smoke

• <b>Author:</b> Sam Christer<p><b>SHERLOCK HOLMES' GREATEST NEMESIS IS ABOUT TO UNLEASH LONDON'S DEADLIEST ASSASSIN . . .</b><p><b>'Chilling and clever' DAILY TELEGRAPH</b><p><b>'Smart, slick and effective' DAILY MAIL</b><p>******<p><b>A DEADLY ASSASSIN</b><p>Big Ben chimes in the first seconds of the first day of 1900, the start of a fresh century. …

A Free Option Turns Old Windows XP Laptops into Chromebooks | Inc.com

Microsoft has made an unprecedented offer in allowing users of Windows 7 and Windows 8 upgrade to Windows 10 in the first year of its release. But older PCs that run Windows XP and Windows Vista are out of the loop. Those wanting to speed up their operation and beef up their security with a free …

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