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Recommended Reading from 20 of Our Nerdiest Heroes

In the spirit of shelf improvement, we decided to create the ultimate recommended reading list by peeking at the bookshelves and bedside tables of …

The 100 best novels written in English: the full list

After two years of careful consideration, Robert McCrum has reached a verdict on his selection of the 100 greatest novels written in English. Take a look at his list<p>Robert McCrum reflects on his choices One in five doesn’t represent over 300 years of women in literature: a response What is missing: …

Literature

Up All Night NYC: Here's Where to Hang After Hours in New York City

<i>By Jason Heidemann for the Orbitz Travel Blog</i><p>New Yorkers always sleep with one eye open. How could they not? If they blink for even two seconds they'll miss the grand opening of the newest fusion restaurant, the ribbon cutting ceremony for a SoHo atelier or the latest downtown art exhibition--and …

General Motors

Tianjin, China Explosions Like 'Nuclear Bomb': American Witness

TIANJIN, China — A Washington man who captured spectacular footage of the massive explosions that devastated the Chinese city of Tianjin described the blast as akin to "a small nuclear bomb."<p>Daniel van Duren, 40, told NBC News he was trying to catch a glimpse of the Perseid meteor shower from his …

Best Space Books and Sci-Fi: A Space.com Reading List

There are plenty of great books out there about space — so many, in fact, that it can feel a little overwhelming to figure out where to start, …

A 'movie' of ultrafast rotating molecules at a hundred billion per second: A quantum wave-like nature was successfully observed in rotating nitrogen molecules

A quantum wave-like nature was successfully observed in rotating nitrogen molecules<p>Can you imagine how subnano-scale molecules make an ultrafast …

Rediscovered Interview With Nikola Tesla Reveals His Unrealised Master Plans

An interview with the celebrated scientist Nikola Tesla which was conducted in 1899 has surfaced and gives readers today a unique insight into the …

CNN Is Beating the Drums of War. Propaganda is Driving the World towards Nuclear War with Russia | Global Research - Centre for Research on Globalization

<i>President George W. Bush’s national security advisor, Condi Rice, warned Americans that Saddam Hussein’s (nonexistent) weapons of mass destruction</i> …

Why the $10,000 Watch is essential to Apple’s plan

It’s taken all week, but I finally think I have a pretty good idea why Apple is selling a crazy-expensive, super-exclusive gold watch.<p>Initially, the very idea that Apple would make something for the one percent seemed abhorrent. What makes Apple great is that it sells affordable luxury to the …

I Am Radar is a quantum leap that sparks and fizzes

There is a lot of quantum physics in Reif Larsen’s sprawling, epic <i>I Am Radar</i>, an invitingly large book that promises but only partially delivers a …

The 10 best iPhone widgets you should be using

We've collected the 10 best apps that use widgets creatively to keep you up to date and entertained — all from your iPhone's lock screen.<p>From alerting you to when you've only reached your data cap to showing you the best headlines from The New York Times, these widgets pack some power.

Scientists Have Figured Out a Way to Convert Solar Energy Into Liquid Fuel

Researchers at Harvard have discovered how to convert solar energy into liquid fuel, potentially accelerating our switch to the alternative-energy …

What if the universe had no beginning?

Reports of the death of the Big Bang have been greatly exaggerated. Big Bang theory is alive and well. At the same time, our universe may not have a …