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6 Sci-Fi Books You Need to Read ASAP - Riveted

Not too long ago, if someone asked me if I liked sci-fi novels my immediate answer would be no. For some reason, I never wanted to pick up a book set …

Books

All the science fiction, fantasy, and horror books that everyone will be talking about in 2018

Bookshelf goals<p>With a new year comes the promise of new books hitting bookstores. 2018 is shaping up to have plenty of adventures to delve into — taking readers to distant planets, fantastical realms, and beyond. We’ll meet some authors publishing their first-ever novels, and we’ll become …

Mike Brooks’ Keiko trilogy is the perfect read for fans who miss Firefly and Dark Matter

Crime and spaceships<p>If you’re a fan of TV shows about wayward starship crews taking on whatever job will keep them flying, you might be suffering though a dry spell right now, since shows like <i>Firefly</i>, <i>Farscape</i>, and <i>Dark Matter</i> are no longer running. But Mike Brooks’ <i>Keiko</i> novels could help fill the …

Science Fiction

19 Whole30 Soup Recipes That Make January Way More Tolerable

We know: It’s so easy to reach for canned soup. And the premade varieties at health food stores can actually be pretty darn good. But most …

14 Epic Fantasy Series To Pick Up Instead Of Re-Reading 'Game Of Thrones'

Look, I love <i>Game of Thrones</i> as much as the next nerd<i>.</i> I am all about dragons, zombies, and dragon-zombies. But A Song of Ice and Fire is not the <i>only</i> …

Books

Ian McKellen wants to play Gandalf in Amazon 'Rings' series

Since the "Lord of the Rings" wizard is 7,000 years old, the actor feels he can still do the role justice at 78.<p>The way Sir Ian McKellen figures it, he's still got 6.922 years left to play Gandalf.<p>Last month, Amazon announced plans for a multi-season series based on J.R.R. Tolkien's "Lord of the …

Video of kid getting first NES is an '80s nostalgia bomb

This footage straight from the home video archives of a child getting his very first Nintendo console will bring a tear to your eye.<p>Remember that one gift you received as a kid that totally blew your mind? YouTube user Smulzie just unveiled a video of the moment he received the original Nintendo …

Retrogaming

10 Most Intense Upcoming Horror Video Games That’ll Freak You Out

Horror games are something that I really like and but hate to play because of how traumatizing they can be at sometimes. It’s like I want to play the …

Retrogaming

Here Are The 10 Steamiest NC-17 Movies You Can Stream Right Now

Photos: MGM, Wild Bunch, Photo Illustration: Dillen Phelps<p><b>Blue Is the Warmest Color (2013)</b><br>Packed with steamy sex scenes between two women, there was …

Chili Recipes

Chili is super versatile, and can be tailored to any diet. We love vegetarian-friendly black bean chili just as much as we love a BLT-inspired …

This is the Most Popular Chili Recipe on Our Entire Site

Seriously, all the cool kids are making it.<p>Chili season is officially here, and we are not messing around. Finally, it’s chilly (pun intended) enough …

Cooking

17 Science Fiction Books That Forever Changed The Genre

Speculative fiction is the literature of change and discovery. But every now and then, a book comes along that changes the rules of science fiction …

Science Fiction

Vietnamese Chicken Rice Soup

<i>Vietnamese chicken rice soup is a quick and easy version of congee, a sensationally soothing southeast Asian elixir of rice, chicken broth, and</i> …

Recipes

Best-Ever Macaroni and Cheese Recipe

Best-Ever Macaroni and Cheese Recipe<p>How to Make It<p>Step 1<p>Preheat oven to 350°F. Prepare pasta according to package directions for al dente.<p>Step 2<p>Melt …

Recipes

New barbecue sauce, rub and marinade recipes for the home pitmaster

Barbecue may be our one true American food and a reminder of the power of patient smoke, with no need to fan the flames of raging fire. Whatever the focus, whether wild or farmed, from land or sea, low and slow barbecue can render our toughest to tenderness.<p>In the middle of barbecue season and with …

Rashida Jones Explains How to Talk to Your Kids About Pornography

“Porn is not sex. Porn is a version of sex.”<p><b>Rashida Jones</b> is in the business of empowering women, be it with the female-centric television shows she creates and stars in, the impassioned essays she writes, or the documentary <i>Hot Girls Wanted</i> she produced, about the nature of the porn industry. At …

This Stop-Motion Animated Film Looks as Beautiful as It Does Heartbreaking

Last year was filled with lots of fantastic animated films, but when the Oscar nominations come out, we’ll be very surprised if <i>My Life as a Zucchini</i> …

Hands on: Nvidia’s new Shield TV is a Google Assistant-wielding powerhouse that we can’t wait to buy [Video]

Nvidia’s Shield TV has been one of the best Android TV devices in recent memory and at CES 2017 it has gotten a massive update. It has new hardware, an updated OS with built-in Google Assistant, and an amazing new accessory that all turns it into the technology of our dreams.<p>From the CES show …

Android TV

20 Books to Read Before They Become Movies

Be prepared. And smug.<p>If you're anything like us, you probably like to read the book before seeing the movie. This year, as usual, Hollywood is adapting a slew of books — fiction and nonfiction — into films, some of which you may already be familiar with. If you want to prepare yourself for the …

Books

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 …

Would George Lucas Approve of the Star Wars Machete Order?

<i>“I'd always envisioned it as six movies. When you see it in six parts you'll understand that it really ends at part six.” –</i> George Lucas (1997)<p>It has …

Science Fiction

Donald Trump Describing Classic Literature Is Exactly What You Need Right Now

The best of the bigly hilarious #trumpbookreport.<p>Sometime during last night's final debate, Antonio French, who is currently running for mayor of St. Louis, made this stunningly accurate observation on Twitter about Trump's prose:<p>From this astute statement, a hashtag emerged that used Trump's …

Donald Trump

Amazon is importing Ronia the Robber’s Daughter, the first Studio Ghibli TV series

And also taking its pilot Little Big Awesome to series<p>Amazon Studios has picked up the American rights to <i>Ronia The Robber's Daughter</i>, a 26-episode Japanese animated series co-produced by Studio Ghibli, directed by Ghibli's Goro Miyazaki, and animated by CGI animation studio Polygon. The American …

The Nightmare Foods of a 1970 Cookbook

Who doesn't love creamed egg cassarole in a corned beef crust? Or how about seafood loaf complete with noodles and tuna? Ok, I'm kidding, these are …

Tattoo-Worthy Drawings of Geometric Beasts by Kerby Rosanes

This year, Philippines-based illustrator Kerby Rosanes decided to create an amazing new series that fuses geometric shapes with animals. Rosanes is …

Amazing

Nine of the most iconic retro BDSM illustrators

BDSM looks damn cool, no way around it. There’s something so aesthetically pleasing about the cat-tongued leather and spit-shiny latex, the bougie regalia of ponyplay or a good shibari session’s sax solo finesse. It’s no wonder pop culture and the fashion industry can’t keep their hands off. But …

Robert Mapplethorpe

A Reading Guide to Stephen King's Dark Tower Universe

<i>Editor's Note: This guide tries to keep it light on the spoilers, but there are some, gunslinger.</i><p>For the past four decades, Stephen King, an American …

H.P. Lovecraft

Yes, What You Eat Does Change How Your Semen Tastes

Legend has it that foods like pineapple make your cum or vagina taste good, while stinky cheese makes you taste rank. We had a male-male and female-female each couple test it out, for science.<p><i>All illustrations by</i> <i>Heather Benjamin. This article originally appeared on VICE US</i><p>"Your cum tastes like …

Healthy Eating

7-Day Mediterranean Meal Plan: 1,200 Calories

The Mediterranean diet has long been recognized as one of the healthiest and most delicious ways to eat. Eating a Mediterranean diet can help your …

Healthy Eating