Linda James

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Microsoft just gave the Apple Watch an amazing new feature

Quick and easy translation is right at your fingertips — or, more accurately, on your wrist — with the new Microsoft Translator for Apple …

Apple Watch

Lost STAR WARS Theatrical Short BLACK ANGEL to Get Feature Film Adaptation

The Giant Kaleidoscope​ Is Really a Rave Cave

'Light Origami', by artist Masakazu Shirane, is a walk-in dome that bends and weaves light.<p><b>This article was originally published on June 2, 2015 but we think it still rocks!</b><p>Take a psychedelic trip without touching a tab. <i>Light Origami</i>, by artist Masakazu Shirane, is a walk-in dome that bends and …

Art

The team behind Project Ara has a new wearable that will 'blow your socks off'

In what may be the best session description in the history of developer conferences, Google revealed the same team behind its modular smartphones and …

8 Luxury Camping Trips That Are Worth It

1 of 8<p>Patagonia Camp, Chile<p>Advertisement<p>2 of 8<p>San Lorenzo Mountain Lodge, Italy<p>3 of 8<p>Soneva Kiri, Thailand<p>Advertisement<p>4 of 8<p>Cabañas Cuatrocuatros, …

Camping

13 Mesmerizing Photos That Will Make You Re-Evaluate Your Place In The Universe

There's no picture more humbling than one that shows us how small we are in the universe.<p>On this 25th anniversary, TASCHEN has compiled the most breathtaking deep-space images that the Hubble Space Telescope has ever produced, in a remarkable full-color book, <i>Expanding Universe: Photographs from the</i> …

50 Great Genre-Bending Books Everyone Should Read

Sometimes, it seems as though the arguments about genre — be it poetry vs. fiction, fiction vs. nonfiction, literary fiction vs. SF vs. fantasy vs. …

What’s the most we can remember?

People with extraordinary memory talents suggest that your mind may be capable of retaining more than you think, says Adam Hadhazy.<p>Unlike digital cameras with full memory cards that cannot snap any more pictures, our brains never seem to run out of room. Yet it defies logic that one adult human …

Humanity

Hot shots from NASA's Earth Observatory show a changing planet (pictures)

Mars in the background<p>A seaborne Constellation<p>The London Array<p>Where China meets Kazakhstan<p>Piqiang fault<p>Song of fire and ice<p>Dust across the Atlantic<p>Storms stir up Bermuda's waters<p>Somerset swamped<p>The disappearing Aral Sea<p>Great Ice on Great Lakes<p>Many different lights<p>Lightning (seen) from …

Great Lakes

Power and poetry, in context

In conceptual poetry, as in conceptual art, context is everything. Vanessa Place and Robert Fitterman outline the basic idea in <i>Notes on …

A foodie's weekend in Paris

Paris is foodie heaven, a showcase <i>par excellence</i> of French cuisine. But it's not all about dining in Michelin-starred haute cuisine temples and edgy bistros with rising chefs at the helm. Gourmet Paris is as much about gorging on goods at open-air food markets, crunchy fresh baguettes from the …

France

RebelMouse vs. WordPress VIP

After building the product for Huffington Post, and owning the product and engineering groups at AOL after we were acquired, it was clear to me there …

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Trailer For UK Re-Release of BLADE RUNNER: THE FINAL CUT

Incredible Sci-Fi Thriller Short - IMMERSION

Power Up: The Best Pre (and Post) Workout Fuel to Keep You Amped

Back away from the store-bought energy bar! These snacks, smoothies, and shakes are perfect pre- and post-workout fuel.<p><b>Back away from the packaged "goo."</b> These 15 recipes for smoothies, shakes, and snacks are all you need to power through a workout. Now drop and give us 20.

Breakfast

Capital Crimes: London Mysteries

<b>Edited by Martin Edwards —</b> The British Library has done crime readers a huge service with its revival of lost or forgotten Golden Age novels in the …

Pitch-Perfect Museums

From Nashville to Stockholm, museums are paying tribute to local music legends through interactive exhibitions and rare memorabilia.<p><b>Here are four groupie-pleasing galleries and what they have on tap this fall:</b><p><b>1.</b> “Man in Black” pilgrims have a new mecca: Nashville’s <b>Johnny Cash Museum</b> (20 miles from …

Apple Watch

Beautiful Houses: Elliott Ripper House

Today we will show a beautiful house Sydney, Australia, a project by Christopher Polly. The house counts with a beautiful layout, open spaces and …

Architecture

Anne R. Allen's Blog: How to Write a Prize-Worthy Short Story: A Step-by-Step Guide

Your protagonist should be multi-dimensional and at least somewhat sympathetic, so readers can relate to him and start bonding with him right away. …

Selfless: first trailer for new Ryan Reynolds sci-fi movie

A good number of the films we've been looking forward to so far this year haven't turned out quite so well. <i>Mortdecai</i>? Best we don't talk about it. …

'Chappie': Hugh Jackman, Sigourney Weaver Debate the Humanity of Artificial Intelligence

Said Weaver, "He reminded me, when I first saw the film, of 'Pinnochio' because you love him."<p>Despite initial reviews and perceptions, peel back the …

Artificial Intelligence

Sci-Fi Strategy Board Game DUST to Get Feature Film Adaptation

'Chappie' star Sigourney Weaver shares thoughts on artificial intelligence

Audiences will meet a new cinematic robot named “Chappie” March 6th as the latest film from director Neill Blomkamp (“District 9”) heads to theaters. In addition to being big-screen entertainment with its story of a robot given the ability to learn and grow up in the human world, the film lends …

Artificial Intelligence

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What Writing Has in Common With Happiness

The author Yasmina Reza says that Borges taught her fiction, like joy, is borne of mysterious, instinctual processes achieved in an unconscious state.<p><b>By Heart is a series in which authors share and discuss their all-time favorite passages in literature.</b> <b>See entries from Jonathan Franzen, Amy Tan,</b> …

Literature