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These 7 Horror Podcasts Will Scare the Sh*t Out of You

The popularity of podcasts is (still) on the rise. Shows like <i>Serial</i> and <i>Pod Save America</i> have inspired legion imitators, meaning that we don't have to …

Location tracking + machine learning = modern parenting

Forget the helicopter. Jiobit uses GPS, Bluetooth, Wi-Fi and cellular triangulation to keep an eye on your kiddo.<p>Let's be honest: Kids can be a little <i>too</i> easy to lose. Some parents cave and use a safety harness, but who likes to walk their toddlers on a leash? Others buy GPS tracking wearables that …

15 epic sci-fi novels you should read before they become blockbuster films

It’s a good time to be a fan of science-fiction movies. Whether your tastes favor explosive, big-budget spectacles or subtle, thought-provoking …

Science Fiction

Find out if your iPhone 6S is eligible for a free battery replacement

If your iPhone 6S ($385 at Amazon.com) keeps dropping dead on you, it may have a faulty battery. According to Apple, this problem affects "a very small number" of iPhone 6S handsets manufactured in September and October of 2015. Customers with an iPhone 6S from this period may be eligible for a …

Mobile Technology

Images: A Collection Of Star Wars Infographics That Breaks Down The New Timeline, Every Jedi, And The Prequel Costumes

Here is a collection of <i>Star Wars</i> infographics to get your day going.<p>It includes one from OuterPlaces that breaks down the new canon for where …

Infographics

Horror Authors Take a Stab at Self-Publishing

How self-publishing is helping revitalize the horror genre.<p>Every literary genre has its subgenres, but there is perhaps no genre so packed with …

Writing

Impressive Supercut Puts Rogue One Trailers in Chronological Order

The latest <i>Rogue One</i> trailer gave us plenty more information about what to expect from the upcoming spinoff. But when you add it to what we’ve already …

Star Wars Anthology Series

This Short Film Made By Pixar Animators in Their Spare Time Is Damn Good

Pixar animators Andrew Coats and Lou Hamou-Lhadj made this short film <i>Borrowed Time</i> over the past 5 years, and it’s fantastic. The story is set up as …

Animation

iOS 10: How to use the new Home app to control HomeKit devices [Video]

Controlling smart home devices with your iPhone or iPad is far from a new concept, but in iOS 10, Apple is lending much more focus to home automation. It’s all thanks to the new built-in Home app that ships with iOS 10 and watchOS 3.<p>Resident Apple HomeKit enthusiast, Zac Hall, already wrote a …

Add All 19 of These New Science Fiction and Fantasy Books to Your September Reading List

September’s new books feature aliens, superheroes, time travel, and what sounds like a wonderfully genre-busting new novel from Alan Moore. This list …

The Hottest Thing On Kickstarter Right Now is a Wooden Puzzle Book

Really, it makes a ton of sense that da Vinci’s journal would be a labyrinth in of itself. What genius Renaissance man just leaves his flying machine …

Board Games

This Short Film Shows Just How Dangerous Being Around Humans Really Is

While <i>The Conjuring 2</i> is getting great reviews by the critics, the most horrifying film you see this summer may be the most adorable as …

Cute

These ABCs of Bug and Animal Deaths Make Us the Monsters

Short film <i>Accidents, Blunders, and Calamities</i> reworks Edward Gorey’s <i>The Gashlycrumb Tinies</i> for a family of possums. It’s an ABCs of accidental animal …

Disable three iOS features you likely use only by accident

With each iteration of iOS, Apple adds new features to make iPhones and iPads more flexible and easier to use. I happily accept these improvements each year, but there are some that end up just getting in the way.<p>There are three features in particular -- two for the iPhone and one for the iPad -- …

d20 Spinner Ring

Let the bodies hit the floor, not the dice<p>Choose Black or Rainbow<br>• Available in whole sizes 7-13<br>• Numbers applied using PVD so they won't chip or wear off<p>…

The 35-Year-Long Hunt to Find a Fantasy Author's Hidden Treasure

The treasures were hidden in 1981 by publisher Byron Preiss, as part of his plan to promote his new book, 'The Secret.' So far, only two of the 12 treasures have been recovered.<p>There is a treasure buried somewhere in Milwaukee. Not just in Milwaukee, but in nine other North American locations, …

That Was So Glorious: The Completely NSFW F-Bomb Song Compilation

NOTE: Video is completely NSFW from beginning to end on account of a million f-bombs. Watch on your phone in your car during your lunch break.<p>NOTE …

Here Are The Nominees For The 2016 Bram Stoker Awards

The Horror Writers Association has released their nominees for this year’s Bram Sroker Awards, highlighting the best of horror fiction for 2015.<p>Here …

Daniel Tiger's 'Stop & Go Potty' App Helps With Potty Training

Reading Time: 4 minutes<p><i>Daniel Tiger’s Stop & Go Potty</i> is the latest iOS app from PBS Kids aimed at the toddler crowd. The game aims to help both …

Kids

10 horror books too terrifying to handle

<b>By DEANNA JANES</b><p>You’ve got the chills – and it’s not because the temperature outside is dropping. We’re talking horror books from big-name writers who …

Books

The 14 coolest gadgets for Generation Z from CES 2016

CES 2016 boasted more than its fair share of wearables, 3D printing, drones and home entertainment, but a category that seems to be infiltrating more …

40 Science Fiction and Fantasy Books That Will Rock Your World In 2016

2015 was a fantastic year for books, including a lot of titles that did things we’d never seen before. But 2016 looks like it could be just as …

Science Fiction

Watch Pixar’s Inside Out without any of the inside emotions (VIDEO).

Pixar’s <i>Inside Out</i> gave audiences an inventive, Technicolor glimpse into the usually opaque machinations of teenage emotion. But what if it didn’t? …

Animation

11 of the best modern sci-fi authors to read this Science Fiction Day

<b>Science fiction is having a moment.</b><p>Posters for Amazon’s serialisation of Philip K Dick’s Man In The High Castle have shocked and confused public …

Must-play Apple TV games of 2015

Games is already one of the most popular categories in the Apple TV’s new App Store. Just two months after the set-top box’s release, the Games category is easily where you’ll find the most variety of apps so far.<p>Many are free while others are relatively expensive. But price isn’t necessarily an …

The Best Creepypasta Stories to Give You Nightmares Forever

This story is completely true. It happened right here on the internet, on a night just like this.<p>The True Tale of Creepypasta<p>Not too long ago, people …

Star Wars Canon: The Complete Timeline

Get ready for The Force Awakens with CS’ new visual guide to every single story in the new Star Wars canon<p><b>Updated November 30, 2015:</b> With less than …

This is the entire Star Wars canon timeline, from ‘The Phantom Menace’ to ‘Episode IX’

When Lucasfilm decided to reboot the <i>Star Wars</i> film franchise, the Expanded Universe was decimated in its wake. Dozens of books, games and comics that …

Journey to Star Wars: The Force Awakens fills in the blanks between movies this fall

LucasFilm's Journey to <i>Star Wars: The Force Awakens</i> will fill in the gaps between movies with more than 20 books beginning this fall, according to a post on the official Star Wars site.<p>The multi-publisher saga spans digital and printed materials and includes comics, novels and sticker books, leading …