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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

Don’t Kid Yourself: A Zombie Apocalypse Would Wipe Us Out In 100 Days

No, says the University of Leicester in England, where a group of students ran the numbers and conceded that after just 100 days, fewer than 300 …

Book Review: Films of the New French Extremity: Visceral Horror and National Identity

By the mid-2000s, following social unrest and political upheaval in France, and culminating with the emergence of the “torture-porn” horror subgenre …

16 Pumpkin Breads That Let You Eat Dessert for Breakfast

It seems like a lot of us are planning to spend this entire fall season eating pumpkin in ALL the things. We’re already salivating over various savory pumpkin recipes we want to tackle for dinner, and we’ve got a slew of pumpkin muffins on the agenda for dessert. Lunch is hardly a problem, since …

Red Wine Brownies Are Here To Make Life Worth Living

We've spent many a night with a glass of wine in one hand and something chocolaty in the other. Which is why we jumped right on board the red wine …

Thanksgiving Apple Desserts

From incredible apple crisp to old-fashioned apple pie, here are fantastic apple dessert recipes for Thanksgiving.

The Japanese art of making school lunch (and not a PB&J in sight)

By Anna Fifield<p>, Bureau chief<p>TOKYO — In Japan, the packed school lunch has been elevated to an art form.<p>Every morning across this country, moms — always moms — wake up and make little boxes of delicious art for their children. Rice balls in the shape of pandas or bears, complete with eyes and …

Japan

50 Most Powerful Superheroes List: EW ranks Top 10

We are living in the age of superheroes. Caped crusaders have smashed the confines of their comic-book cages and now dominate almost every corner of …

20 Comics That Sum Up Halloween For Parents

The struggle is real.<p>Halloween can be a challenging time for parents. After spending all year telling their kids not to accept candy from strangers, they have to persuade them to knock on people’s doors and beg for it. And that’s just the tip of the iceberg.<p>Between the costume struggles, sugar …

Final Fantasy 15’s death magic is extremely, unsurprisingly disturbing

What do you expect for a spell called “death”<p><i>Final Fantasy 15</i> made an appearance at this weekend’s TwitchCon 2016 event, and Square Enix debuted footage of one of the deadliest types of magic in the game. As lead hero Prince Noctis, players can wield the death spell, a classic move that looks …

37 Books With Plot Twists That Will Blow Your Mind

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Books

Cosplay Porn Is An Industry: We Talked To Its Titans

Ever since the nerds took over the world back in 2008, it's become increasingly profitable to cater to them, leading many a special young lady to …

Rare cars worth millions on show - CNN Style

Written by Phillip Morton, CNNHong Kong<p>This weekend, Hong Kong saw petrol heads from across Asia descend on the city's harbor front, in a bid to catch a glimpse of some of the world's most prized automobiles.<p>With millions of dollars worth of motoring history on display, the Hong Kong Classic -- now …

Introducing ComicBlitz, the Netflix of Comic Books

What was life like before <b>Netflix</b>? Though most of us entirely forgotten the struggles of, say, using a hilariously bulky DVD player or even (gasp) …

Unleash Your Inner Pokemon Master And Check Out The Top Anime Movies On Netflix

There’s a small issue with the anime category on Netflix: they have a plethora of dubbed series on the site, but when it comes to anime features, the numbers aren’t there. Pretty sad, especially given the enormous amount of diversity in the genre just under the category of “anime films.”<p>Hopefully, …

Everything You Need To Know About Marvel's "All-New, All-Different" Comic Universe

Next month, Marvel is introducing a whole new line up of comics—and a whole new universe to go with them. Don’t know your Earth-616 from your …

Ashley Graham Strips Down FOR NEARLY NUDE NYFW Lingerie Show

New York Fashion Week finally got interesting because model and designer <b>Ashley Graham</b> added some much needed curves to the stick figure convention …

Middle School Reading Lists 100 Years Ago vs. Today

There’s a delightful and true saying, often attributed to Joseph Sobran, that in a hundred years, we’ve gone from teaching Latin and Greek in high …

Eduardo Peña Paints Moody Scenes of Batman, The Joker And Robots From Space [Art]

Many of <b>Eduardo Peña</b>'s digital paintings are grand in scale, depicting Earth-shattering demonic forces, cities torn apart by mecha battles, the …

The Joker

This Gay Pride Adaptation Of An Iconic War Photo Has Sparked A Fierce Online Debate

A photo showing gay men lifting a pride flag in the style of the 1945 flag raising by Marines on Iwo Jima has caused controversy on social media. The image, created by photographer Ed Freeman over a decade ago, started making the rounds on Facebook following the Supreme Court decision to allow gay …

Holy Hell, People Are Naming Their Sons ‘Django’ Now

Burnsy already covered Nameberry’s recently-released list of 2014’s top 100 baby names and while there’s endless material there, one name in particular stood out: Django. Almost certainly a product of Quentin Tarantino’s 2012 slavesploitation masterpiece, “Django” made number 46 on the list. Which …

Final Fantasy X’s War on Organised Religion

Taking a look back at the symbolism and subtext of the 2001 classic.<p>Final Fantasy X has a real problem with organised religion.<p>Circa 2001 when it …

19 Amazing Video Game Cakes

Serious gamers know just how time-consuming gaming is, often making it difficult to do anything besides working (only to buy more games) and playing …

Final Fantasy 14 Global Fan Festivals Announced

Headed to London, Las Vegas and Tokyo.<p>Square Enix has announced it's holding global Fan Festivals for Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm Reborn later this …

A Man's Primer on Gin | The Art of Manliness

<i>Editor’s Note: This is a guest post from Joe Maiellano.</i><p>Gin is perhaps the most versatile of the distilled spirits. Sure, whisky is delicious. With a …