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Where's the Edge of the Universe?

<i>Paul Sutter</i> <i>is an astrophysicist at</i> <i>The Ohio State University</i> <i>and the chief scientist at</i> <i>COSI Science Center</i><i>. Sutter is also host of the podcasts</i> <i>Ask a</i> …

Dark Matter

21 Books That Changed Science Fiction And Fantasy Forever

Speculative fiction is the literature of change and discovery. But every now and then, a book comes along that changes the rules of science fiction …

Best of 2014: The year’s 10 finest mobile games

<i>Check out all of our Best of 2014 coverage here and Worst of 2014 coverage here.</i><p>We’ve nearly cashed out on 2014, and it’s time to look back and recognize that mobile developers are making some of the best games iPhone, iPad, and Android have ever seen.<p>I’ve polled the GamesBeat staff, and we’ve come …

AppAdvice's top 10 best paid iPad apps of 2014

It was another great year for iPad apps, but only a few could make our list of the best free and paid apps of the year.<p>Here are the top 10 <b>paid</b> apps …

A new day at Salon

Founder and editor David Talbot is moving on, and so is Salon. A letter to our readers from new editor Joan Walsh.<p>Salon Staff<p>February 10, 2005 10:59pm (UTC)<p>In Internet time, 10 years is a long run. In Salon time, it feels like an eternity. We've watched the crazy tulipmania of the dot-com era from …

​All the Books I Read in 2014

You might think literature is a dying art, but there are more books now than ever. This year the stacks on stacks piled up around me. Here's a list, in chronological order, of what I read.<p>The first book I read in any given year serves as a sort of header for my attitude and way of being over the …

Favorite Books of 2014

For me, the great discovery of 2014 was the work of Elizabeth Harrower, an eighty-six-year-old Australian novelist who lives quietly in Sydney, and who has not published a novel since the nineteen-sixties. Her Australian publishers, Text, have been magnificently persistent in their advocacy of her …

Books

The Definitive Reading List of the 14 Best Books of 2014 Overall

I consider my annual best-of reading lists a kind of Old Year’s resolutions in reverse — unlike traditional resolutions, which lay out an aspirational list of priorities for the new year, these represent a look back at the books that proved themselves most worth prioritizing over the setting year. …

Best in sci-fi and fantasy: Entertainment Year in Review 2014

Crown<p><b>The Martian</b><p>Andy Weir<p>Crown, 369 pp., $24<p>"The Martian," a marooned-on-Mars story, is old-fashioned science fiction, where space explorers tackle …

Authors’ favorite books: The ultimate literary guide to 2014

From Roxane Gay on Lindsay Hunter to Knausgaard on Donald Antrim, authors share the books they loved most this year<p>Michele Filgate<p>December 26, 2014 3:00pm (UTC)<p><b>Karen Abbott, author of “Liar, Temptress, Soldier, Spy” (Harper)</b><p><i>“Euphoria,” by Lily King (Atlantic Monthly Press)</i><p>I was wholly captivated by …