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95 Books Sci-Fi & Fantasy Editors Can't Wait for You to Read in 2018

As has become our tradition, we’re looking ahead to the next year of new science fiction and fantasy books—with the help of the editors and …

Books

White Noise - Best Sleeping App for Android, iOS, Mac, and Windows

RELAX.<p>Pick your favorite sound to relax and calm your mind. Listen to pouring rain, crashing waves on a beach, or create your own perfect …

Dune, 50 years on: how a science fiction novel changed the world

In 1959, if you were walking the sand dunes near Florence, Oregon, you might have encountered a burly, bearded extrovert, striding about in Ray-Ban Aviators and practical army surplus clothing. Frank Herbert, a freelance writer with a feeling for ecology, was researching a magazine story about a US …

Science Fiction

9 Mouthwatering Sandwiches to Eat Like a Local, No Matter Where in the World You Are

To truly eat like a local no matter where you are in the world, you’ve got to try their version of stuff stuffed into other stuff—yes, we mean sandwiches.<p><b>As much as Chileans are different from Canadians,</b> and Jamaicans from Japanese, there’s one thing everyone has in common: We all love our …

Cooking

The end of the world is just the beginning in NEAL STEPHENSON's new novel

The #1 New York Times bestselling author, known for Anathem (the Locus Award winner for Best Science Fiction Novel that the New York Times called …

Books

Why Lyon is food capital of the world

Bill Buford on the culinary genius, people and secrets of the city he now calls home<p>In a dining establishment in Lyon, you can eat pig fat fried in pig fat, a pig's brain dressed in a porky vinaigrette, a salad made with creamy pig lard, a chicken cooked inside a sealed pig's bladder, a pig's …

Robot Rides Motorcycles Efficiently, Terrifyingly

Let me introduce you to Flossie, the creepy motorcycle-driving robot. She will drive through scorching heat and freezing cold without a complaint. She will shift perfectly every time. She will haunt your dreams.<p>Flossie was constructed by Castrol to be used in lubricant testing for just about any …

Lou Reed: 1942-2013

That unmistakable sound you heard Sunday afternoon was the city’s collective sigh. Lou Reed was dead; the transplanted liver he’d received back in …

Crist inches closer to gubernatorial bid in Florida

While former Florida Gov. <b>Charlie Crist</b> hasn't officially announced he's trying to reclaim his old job, he appears to be getting very close.<p>In a new web video, the former Republican-turned-independent-turned Democrat says:<p>Crist's message appears to target independents, as well as important …

GOP’s Obamacare conspiracy: Sabotage from the inside

Eight ways Republicans tried to sabotage Obamacare — and intentionally undermine the law of the land<p>Yes, the Affordable Care Act rollout of the exchanges is a mess — and I agree with Brian Beutler and Jonathan Cohn that liberals should be pressing the White House hard to get it fixed, and with Ezra …

Hillary Clinton’s Soft Launch in Upstate New York

At Colgate, the maybe-candidate honed a message: Work together. The world’s watching. By David Freedlander.<p>Hamilton, New York<p>In 2008, Barack Obama …

The fallacy of the Republican “moderate”: Stop being nostalgic for the right

A raft of news coverage points back to the good old days, when Republicans were reasonable. The history is way off<p>In the New York Times this week, John G. Taft, who is the grandson of Robert Taft, makes his contribution to the growing “Oh, conservatives used to be so moderate, now they’re just …

GOP civil war! Poll shows Tea Party disdains religious right

A new poll adds more heat to the GOP civil war — the Tea Party’s lack of interest in the religious right’s agenda<p>Remember when Evangelicals were the staple of the Republican coalition? Turn them out and you could win any national election. Well, they are fast becoming the fringe of the GOP, based …

Bike swap needed during Australian GP race

<b>THE</b> Phillip Island circuit has a new track surface which riders have been praising, although tyre degradation has lead to significant problems …

Auto Racing

MotoGP 2013: Phillip Island Results

Before the Australian round of the MotoGP World Championship, the question on everyone’s lips was whether Marc Marquez would seal the title and …

Motorsport

MotoGP 2013: Championship standings after Phillip Island

Motorsport

2014 Suzuki V-Strom 1000 | First Look Review (24 Photos)

<b>2014 Suzuki V-Strom 1000 Preview with Photos</b><p>Since its introduction in 2002 to fill the category Suzuki termed as “Sport Enduro Touring,” the V-Strom …

2014 Erik Buell Racing 1190 RX | Unveiled

<b>2014 Erik Buell Racing 1190 RX First Look Review</b><p>One of the highlights of the inaugural American International Motorcycle Expo (AIMExpo) was the …