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Nib Manufacture in 1879

Recently a fountain pen acquaintance sent me an article on fountain pen nib production in the Farber company. It was published in the Scientific …

There are 10 comic-book movies coming out this year — here they all are

We're still expecting over 20 superhero movies to come to the big screen between now and 2020. But which ones are coming in 2018?<p>Most people are hyped for the next "Avengers" movie, but there's much more than Marvel's "Infinity War" to get excited over if you love superheroes.<p>From R-rated …

Comics

If you missed these 10 books in 2017, go back and read them now

Drawing on <i>Maclean’s</i> monthly book reviews over the last year, here are the 10 best works of fiction and non-fiction in 2017 as chosen by Brian …

Tesla switches on its mega-battery

The battery is capable of providing power to tens of thousands of homes.<p>The largest lithium-ion battery in the world is now operational in Southern Australia.<p>The 100-megawatt battery was built by Tesla. The company's CEO Elon Musk has described it as "three times more powerful" than the world's …

How Facebook Figures Out Everyone You've Ever Met

In real life, in the natural course of conversation, it is not uncommon to talk about a person you may know. You meet someone and say, “I’m from …

Social Media

Chicago Fire Adds a Fifty Shades Alum for a Recurring Role

<i>Chicago Fire</i> is tapping into some <i>Fifty Shades of Grey</i> talent for a recurring role in Season 6.<p>According to <i>The Hollywood Reporter</i>, Eloise Mumford, who …

Best Audiobooks of 2017...So Far

<i>This post about the best audiobooks of 2017 is sponsored by Penguin Random House Audio.</i><p>Enter the Penguin Random House Audio sweeps to help “Transform …

Fill up your ebook reader with beautifully formatted free classics

I’ve long been meaning to get around to finally reading some classic must-read books by the likes of Jules Verne, HG Wells and Anton Chekov, and I’m glad that I’ve finally run out of excuses.<p>You’ve probably heard of Project Gutenberg, an incredible initiative that’s turned over 54,000 books whose …

Writing

16 Things We Know About The Handmaid's Tale Season 2

We're officially in some new fresh hell in 2018, and when it comes to <b>The Handmaid's Tale</b>, we're already looking ahead. If you read the book, you'll know that the first season finale ends in the same frustrating way the book ends: June is taken into a mysterious van and carted off to a mysterious …

TV

Now 'Cars 3' Is Out, Every Pixar Movie Box Office Opening Ranked Worst To Best

A $53.69 million box office debut is certainly respectable for <i>Cars 3</i>, the latest project from Disney and Pixar, that’s fair to say.<p>However, the release of the threequel also raises two questions. Namely, how does the opening compare to the first two Cars movies, and perhaps more importantly, how …

Animation

Dear Match Book: What Audiobooks Will Liven Up My Summer Road Trips?

<b>Go the Distance</b><p><b>Dear Match Book,</b><p><i>I’ll be driving from Louisville, Ky., to Coupeville, Wash., this summer. The first 15 hours I’ll be on my own (with my dog, who will listen to anything); the next 25 hours I’ll be with my 26-year-old son, who’s on a short break before beginning business school. Then</i> …

Books

50+ Tiny Ankle Tattoos That Make the Biggest Statement

The placement of your tattoo can make a statement as much as the ink itself. If you love a delicate look that still gets the message across, then check out 50-plus adorable ankle tattoos that are small and chic. From tiny hearts to suns, moons, and stars, these small tattoo ideas for your ankle …

27 Ear Tattoo Ideas That Are Whispering For Your Attention

We can see the allure of getting an ear tattoo. They are easy to conceal but still powerful enough to make a statement about your personality. They are out of sight (unless you look in the mirror) but not forgotten. After all, an ear tattoo is the best and most permanent accessory you can have on …

Why Is the Speed of Light So Slow?

In 2015, a team of Scottish scientists announced they had found a way to slow the speed of light. By sending photons through a special mask, the …

7 Hacks to Ensure You Wake Up and Work Out!

The best way to never miss a workout is to cross it off your list first thing of day — so easy, right? Wrong! Some early birds have no problem with this, but for many of us waking up and working out is quite a challenge. We love our sleep; we love our snooze buttons. Maybe this piece of information …

Two Writers, One Marriage: The Millions Interviews Julie Buntin and Gabe Habash

How do two writers live and write together?The answer changes through time. In her introduction to <i>The Diaries of Sofia Tolstoy</i>, <b>Cathy Porter</b> describes …

Writing

6 things you don’t owe your boss

The typical workday is long enough as it is, and technology is making it even longer. When you do finally get home from a full day at the office, …

The truth about 'sexy' male fragrances

As the Telegraph's Science Editor Sarah Knapton reported, scientists discovered that a chemical compound called hedione, first used in Christian Dior’s iconic men’s fragrance Eau Sauvage, but also found in fragrances like CK One and Paco Rabanne’s Invictus, stimulates an area of the brain …

Beauty

11 Books All Harry Potter Fans Must Read

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Fear of Death Makes Cat Lovers Consider Pet Murder, Study Warns

By on<p>Filed Under Science, Animals, Power, Psychology & Religion<p>The revolution will not be televised. It'll be sent to your inbox by us.<p>Americans may …

'There's Something Else I'm Here to Do,' Olympic Bobsledder Told PEOPLE a Week Before His Death at 37

A week before his death, Olympic bobsledding sensation Steven Holcomb sat down with PEOPLE and spoke about his passion for the sport that made him …

Bobsled

Kate Mulgrew Promises You'll Be "Gobsmacked" by OITNB Season 5

Galina "Red" Reznikov is not one to sit down <i>or</i> shut up. According to actress Kate Mulgrew, the mother hen of Litchfield is facing her biggest challenge yet in season five of <b>Orange Is the New Black</b>. Ahead of the June 9 premiere, Mulgrew hopped on the phone with us and dropped some <i>major</i> hints about …

‘Westworld’ Season 2 Spoilers: Jimmi Simpson On Why Young William Should Not ‘Stick’ Around

Jimmi Simpson had the time of his life playing young William in the first season of HBO’s sci-fi series, “Westworld.” But during the finale, it was …

Why you shouldn’t worry about being likable at work

“You like me, you really, really like me,” Sally Fields oozed with euphoria in her 1984 Oscars acceptance speech for best actress for her role in</i> …

Why 'Guardians Of The Galaxy 2' Is The Most Important Marvel Movie In Years

<i>Guardians of the Galaxy Vol 2</i> will change the way we watch the Marvel Cinematic Universe movies forever.<p>The Marvel Cinematic Universe (or MCU) is an impressive undertaking. It spans superhero franchises as tiny as <i>Ant-Man</i> to behemoths like <i>The Avengers,</i> weaving together everything from Dr. Strange …

Comics

13 Deeply Depressing Books You Should Read Anyway

Most of the time, we read books as a way to escape our real lives for a few hours, and vanish into a magical world that's much more exciting than our …

Literature

15 Easter Eggs You May Have Missed in Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2

Peter Quill uses a classic '80s game to track the Abilisk<p>The device that Peter Quill uses to track the octopus-like monster at the beginning of the …

Box Office: 'Guardians Of The Galaxy Vol. 2' Just Rewrote The Book On Breakout Sequels

<i>Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2</i> earned (as of this writing) a whopping $145 million on its debut weekend. While that’s not the pie-in-the-sky $175m that some had predicted, it’s a huge figure. Not only is it the biggest MCU debut sans Iron Man and not only is it the biggest comic book superhero …

Film Industry

Google’s mysterious new Fuchsia OS has a UI now

We’ve known for a while now that Google is working on a mysterious new operating system known as “Fuchsia.” Unlike Android or Chrome OS that are based on Linux, Fuchsia is built on a new, Google-built kernel called “Magenta” instead.<p>It turns out Fuchsia has come a long way from the command line …

Watch: The Tattoo Artist Changing Women's Lives By Inking Their Breasts

Until 2011, Amy Black was a well-respected but straightforward tattoo artist, working on the bodies of the men and women of Richmond, VA, where she …