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11 Best YA Books of 2013

1. <i>Reality Boy</i> by A.S. King<p>2. <i>Forgive Me Leonard Peacock</i> by Matthew Quick<p>3. <i>Eleanor & Park</i> by Rainbow Rowell<p>4. <i>When You Were Here</i> by Daisy Whitney<p>5. <i>Being</i> …

Samsung Launches Android Gamepad

Apple began allowing third-party gamepads on the iPhone with iOS 7, and Samsung is also upping its presence in the space after announcing its own gamepad (the not-so-creatively named ‘Smartphone GamePad’) for Android 4.1 phones.<p>Unlike the iPhone gamepads which attach themselves to the device, …

Snake Dance by Patrick Marnham, review

A travelogue of the atomic age is too ambitious for its own good, says Melanie McGrath<p>The connecting lives of three men – <b>Joseph Conrad</b>, <b>Robert Oppenheimer</b> and the German dilettante and scholar Aby Warburg – cut a sinuous path through this diverting but at times frustrating travelogue of the atomic …

Books

10 of 2013’s Best Books of Poetry

Imagine Poetry as a figure fighting through a gelatinous blob of pop culture with a big plaque (“CULTURAL RELEVANCE”) displayed on the other side. It …

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Google Glass's killer app may be cyborg golf

While the future of Google Glass is still coming into focus, one particular use case may be emerging as the platform's killer app: golf. The centuries-old game of whacking balls into tiny holes across large expanses of grass, while avoiding trees, bodies of water, and sand, is a lot more …

Bill Gates' favorite books of 2013 point to a better future for the world

Bill Gates prioritizes disease eradication over the proliferation of internet access and uses his vast wealth for the purposes of malaria research. It's perhaps not a surprise, then, that his favorite books of 2013 are all pragmatic works of non-fiction that question how the modern world was built, …

Mysterious smart ring project gives smartwatches the finger

A high-tech ring that promises to replicate many of the features found in the latest crop of smartwatches, but without strapping a brick to your wrist, is now one step closer to reality. Smarty Ring, a project that launched on Indiegogo last month, has blown past its funding goal to produce a ring …

Alien Cockroach Species Invading the U.S.

<b>New York City, home to eight million people and untold numbers of cockroaches, just got a few more of the latter.</b><p>A newly seen species, <i>Periplaneta japonica,</i> has just been <i></i>discovered in New York’s elevated High Line park. As its name implies, the cockroach is native to Japan, and this is the first …