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This Fantasy Series Will Change Your Mind About Genre Fiction

N.K. Jemisin’s ‘Broken Earth’ trilogy is fantasy at its finest<p><i>“For some crimes, there is no fitting justice—only reparation.”</i><p>Forget what you think you know about fantasy novels: N.K. Jemisin’s Broken Earth trilogy takes Euro-centric fantasy, with its kings, courts, and dragons, and shakes things up …

Science Fiction

British Cozy Mysteries: An Intro To The Genre And 7 Books To Read

I love a good bloody murder, don’t you? The more grisly and twisted, the better. The more demented the killer, the scarier and darker the plot, the …

Books

Best in Travel 2018 - Countries

Chile is a sinewy sliver of a nation, isolated from the rest of South America (and indeed the world) by the soaring Andes to the east, the vast Pacific Ocean to the west, the bone-dry Atacama Desert up north and the impenetrable wilds of Patagonia down south. From its disparate extremes to the …

Travel

Five books to welcome you into the golden age of the thriller

Life can be boring, but books shouldn’t be. Escaping pedestrian life is the appeal of a fabulous thriller. Who doesn’t enjoy staying up past their …

The Best Books of 2018 (So Far)

Whether you’re looking for a captivating novel, a spine-tingling thriller, a fascinating investigation, or a poignant memoir, this year's book …

How to rewrite your SQL queries in Pandas, and more

Introduction to Pandas, for developers already familiar with SQL.

Databases

Surreal Photos of India's Living Root Bridges

These intricate living structures take 15 to 30 years to complete.<p>During monsoon season in northeast India, rainwater gushes through the emerald valleys and deep gorges of Meghalaya, the“abode of the clouds.” The mountainous plateau between Assam and Bangladesh is one of the wettest places on …

Novice Photographers: Absurdly Clear Explanation On Aperture, Shutter Speed, ISO

[Click here to view the video in this article] <br>If you’re just starting out in photography, the basics of aperture, shutter speed, and ISO could leave …

Shutter Speed

How to Stash Your Luggage for a Couple of Hours When Traveling

You’ve just landed at your travel destination, but the Airbnb won’t be available for a few hours. What to do? You could start exploring the city, but …

Books

10 books you need to devour this month

From Sujata Massey's A Murder On Malabar Hill to Eleven Ways To Love<p>“I read to know more about myself and other people, to dive into the wider world …

The Best Paris Tips From Our Readers

Bonjour! This week we asked for your Paris tips. Here are some highlights from the 148 responses. If you learn just thing, let it be that Parisians …

This Amazing Map Depicts The 13,000 Hidden Wonders Of The World That You Need To Visit

Consider this your source of travel inspo for life.<p><i>This post was translated from Spanish.</i>

Travel

7 Books About Books That You Need to Read if You Love Books

If you love reading as well as books, then what better way to brighten up your life than delving into a really good book about books?One book about …

Books

The 6 Best Snacks for Anyone Cutting Out Sugar, According to a Nutritionist

If you’re trying to wean yourself off sugar, you know that eating on the go can get tricky. So many packaged (and easily portable) foods are full of …

Nutrition

39 of the best secret categories on Netflix and how to find them

Netflix has an insane amount of content, but it's not always easy to find what you want.<p>The categories Netflix gives you access to are broad, which is made more frustrating by the knowledge that Netflix splits movies and TV shows into incredibly specific micro-categories.<p>Luckily, it's pretty easy …

Entertainment

30 Movies from the Past 10 Years Everyone Should Watch at Least Once

Movie night, here we come.<p>If you’re looking for great movies, look no further. I’ve compiled a list of fantastic films from the past ten …

Country Lifestyle

What to See in Paris in 4 Days - The Perfect Long-Weekend Guide to Paris

<b>One of my very favourite times of the year to visit Paris is in August. I love August because Parisians leave the city for their summer holiday and</b> …

Sex, jealousy and gender: Daphne du Maurier’s Rebecca 80 years on

Du Maurier’s bestselling novel reveals much about the author’s fluid sexuality – her ‘Venetian tendencies’ – and about being a boy stuck in the wrong body, writes Olivia Laing<p>In 1937, a young army wife sat at her typewriter in a rented house in Alexandria, Egypt. She wasn’t happy. Despite coming …

Literature

It’s not all aliens and disasters: Here are 10 sci-fi films that everyone can enjoy

For some, the words ‘science fiction’ will immediately conjure up mental images of laser guns, space ships and multi-eyed aliens.<p>But as fans of the …

14 Of The Best Couples From Books

Valentine #goals!<p><i>Note: Submissions have been edited for length and/or clarity.</i>

7 Books with Unusual and Unconventional Formats

When you crack open a book, you generally know what you’re getting yourself into, format wise. A story divided into chapters made of indented …

Books

53 Amazon Products With The Highest Ratings That You Never Knew Existed

Amazon

The 17 best movies of all time that weren't nominated for a best-picture Oscar, according to critics

When it comes to the Oscars, we all remember the shocking and infamous best-picture upsets— like "Crash" over "Brokeback Mountain," or "Shakespeare in Love" over "Saving Private Ryan."<p>But there are also some iconic films that never even got nominated.<p>Many lauded films have lost out on a …

Animation

To The Man Who Truly Deserved Finally Won The World Cup, Congratulations, Rahul Dravid!

If there ever was a gentleman in the gentleman's game, it was Rahul Dravid!<p><b>As a player, he was a class apart, as a person, he defined humility and</b> …

Rahul Dravid

11 Breathtaking 'The Hazel Wood' Quotes That Will Inspire You To Read This Eerie YA Novel ASAP

Like so many other fantasy readers, I have spent countless hours wishing I could cross the line between reality and fiction — that is, until I …

8 Murder Mystery Books That Will Keep You Up All Night

There’s something satisfying about the best murder mystery books. The crime of murder is inherently terrifying, which makes these stories part horror …

Books

11 Unputdownable Books To Help Get You Through The Rest Of Winter

Winter isn't just coming anymore — she is here and ready to show the east coast <i>exactly</i> what she is made of. If you find yourself in the path of this …

My Must-Have Mac Apps, 2017 Edition – MacStories - page 2

Utilities<p>The utilities I use on my Mac fall into a couple of categories. First, there are those apps that are so core to my use of macOS that they may as well be part of the operating system themselves. These are the first apps I install if I’m setting up a fresh Mac. The second category of …

Apps

A guide to Europe’s most underrated country

In the 1992 film “Encino Man,” Brendan Fraser plays a caveman unearthed from a suburban California backyard. When he attends the local high school, …