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The Case for Genre Fiction: A Guide to Literary Science Fiction and Fantasy

Is there such a thing as literary science fiction? It’s not a sub-genre that you’d find in a bookshop. In 2015, <b>Neil Gaiman</b> and <b>Kazuo Ishiguro</b> debated …

Books

Top 25 Jazz Albums continued...

Here is the second half of the 25 best jazz albums of all time

The high-fashion fantasies of Erwin Blumenfeld – in pictures

Erwin Blumenfeld went from making dadaist collages to dodging the horrors of the second world war to a glamorous life photographing models in New York

High Fashion

Everything coming to Netflix, Amazon Prime, and HBO Now in October

• Tech<br>• Science<br>• Culture<br>• More<p>Tech<p>Apple<br>• Google<br>• Microsoft<br>• Apps<br>• Photography<br>• Virtual Reality<br>• Business<br>• Design<br>• AI<br>• All Tech<p>Science<p>Space<br>• Energy<br>• Health<br>• Environment<br>• All Science<p>Culture<p>Web<br>• TV<br>• Film<br>• Games<br>• Comics<br>• Music<br>• All Culture<p>Cars<p>Ride-Sharing<br>• Cars<br>• Mass Transit<br>• Aviation<br>• Rideables<br>• Autonomy<br>• All …

Entertainment

Amid US Terrorism Fears, Signs Appear of a Rift Between Young Muslim and Black Women | VICE News

The day after 14 people were murdered in San Bernardino by a radicalized husband and wife, Shazi, a Muslim college student in Texas whose parents migrated to the United States from Pakistan, woke up shaking.<p>"Now the US won't just profile young Muslim men," she later told a friend. "They'll profile …

Greece misses IMF payment in warning shot as showdown with Europe escalates

No developed country has ever skipped a payment to the IMF - but Greek sources say they were provoked<p>Greece is to take the drastic step of skipping a €300m payment to the International Monetary Fund on Friday, invoking an obscure mechanism in abeyance since the 1970s to bundle all debts due in June …

Photographers, Writers and Friends Remember Mary Ellen Mark

Tiny in her Halloween costume. Seattle, 1983.<br>Mary Ellen Mark<p>1 of 22<p>Mary Ellen Mark — a documentary photographer who, through her incredible …

Street Photography

FiveThirtyEight vs. The Upshot: Who’s winning the data-journalism war

When data wonk heaven FiveThirtyEight decamped from The New York Times for ESPN in 2013, it left The New York Times in a bind. Roughly 20 percent of …

Advertising Industry

31 Insanely Clever Products To Organize Your Whole Life

Your clutter will soon be under their control.

26-Year-Old Frida Kahlo’s Compassionate Letter to 46-Year-Old Georgia O’Keeffe

“I would like to tell you every thing that happened to me since the last time we saw each other, but most of them are sad and you mustn’t know sad things now.”<p>There is something uncommonly heartening about bearing witness to the virtuous cycle of support and mutual appreciation between two creative …

Literature

18 Movies to Watch on Netflix Before They're Gone in March

Ali, Seven, Thief, Dumb and Dumber, and more titles you need to see before February is over.<p>Netflix may be delivering a bounty of new films and TV shows come Sunday, but as always, the beginning of a month also signals the expiration of many popular titles on the streaming service. That's …

Photographer Shoots Fantasy Portraits of Stray Dogs in Cyprus to Help Get Them Adopted

When photographer Stuart Holroyd moved to Cyprus in March 2014, he heard about a woman named Kayte Wilson-Smith who runs a small rescue center for …

Borges and God

<i>In March 1984, Jorge Luis Borges began a series of radio “dialogues” with the Argentinian poet and essayist Osvaldo Ferrari. Forty-five of them have</i> …

The Photography of Ray K. Metzker and the Institute of Design

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Design

Meet The Scientists Who May Have Found The Cure For Drug Addiction

Researchers are closer than ever before to finding a cure for dependence on stimulants like methamphetamine and cocaine. But will big pharma and the FDA stand in the way?

The Entrancing Cinemagraph Creations of Julien Douvier

The cinemagraph genre is one of the most exciting to follow because, unlike almost every other type of “photography” (in quotes since you they aren’t …

Calvin and Hobbes were even more destructive than you think

Childhood distorts your memories in strange ways — everything seems bigger, more extensive, more dramatic. Take the seminal comic strip, <i>Calvin and Hobbes</i>, for example. Much of its 1985 - 1995 run lined up with my own childhood; I eagerly waited for the newspaper (yes, comics in the newspaper!) …

A Museum Is Preserving the Artifacts of Old Detroit and Turning Them into Art

As the Detroit Blight Task Force begins tearing down the city's crumbling buildings, the artists of the Seafoam Palace are trying to save the wreckage and transform it into something new.<p><i>The wreckage of Detroit on display at the Seafoam Palace. Photos courtesy of Julia Solis</i><p>Last October Detroit …

Frank Gehry's greatest works on show in Paris

VOGUE HOMMES CULTURE<p><b>With his unique vision and fantastical approach to architecture, winner of the 1989 Pritzker prize Frank Gehry has become an</b> …

Architecture

My top 10 unfinishable novels

Nick Hornby has told an audience that they shouldn’t be scared to abandon a novel if it proves tough going. John Sutherland picks the 10 books that have convinced him not to turn the page<p>Nick Hornby has got himself some easy headlines by telling punters at the Cheltenham LitFest that they should …

The Nation's Shame: The Injustice of Mandatory Minimums

No one embodies the emerging consensus on the excessive cruelty of mandatory drug sentencing quite like Mark Osler. He’s currently a law professor, …

Crime

Fmr. Defense Secretary at odds with Obama

A former senior member of President Barack Obama's national security team is panning the administration's decision to rule out the use of ground troops to fight ISIS and questioning Obama's leadership style.<p>"I take the position that when you're commander in chief that you oughta keep all options on …

Fact Meets Fiction In Tale Of A Slave, Explorer And Survivor

In the spring of 1528, a crew of 600 Spanish and Portuguese soldiers landed on the Gulf Coast of the United States, hoping to find gold. The expedition was an utter disaster; only four members survived.<p>Within a year, nearly all of the men involved in the Narvaez Expedition had succumbed to disease, …