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26 Very Long Books Worth the Time They’ll Take to Read

Binge-watching is easy; just drag the laptop into bed and go. But savoring a book of, say, 800 pages or longer is a <i>project</i>. No book that size is …

50 documentaries you need to see

Ten of the best nonfiction film-makers today choose their own favourites, from serial killer stories and studies in the horrors of war to meta pranks<p>• Storyville’s Nick Fraser on the power of the documentary form<p>• Watch the Guardian’s documentaries<p><b>Joshua Oppenheimer</b><p><b>The Texan director’s feature</b> …

Filmmaking

Ross O’Carroll-Kelly: Christmas is a time of year when, er… you get loads of stuff

You can’t have Christmas without Jesus. He was the one who storted the whole thing<p>Sat, Nov 28, 2015, 05:45<p>Sorcha’s invited her friend Lauren and her …

Apple award-winning iOS game Leo’s Fortune comes to the Mac (+ promo code giveaway)

Leo’s Fortune previously won an Apple Design Award for its game on iOS, thanks to its engaging gameplay and beautiful art style. Over the last year, it has become a smash hit across multiple platforms including iPhone, iPad, Android and more. Today, the same great game is now available in the Mac …

These 13 Google Chrome hacks will change the way you use the internet

Since it debuted in 2008, Google Chrome has quickly risen to be the most popular web browser in the world, beating out Firefox and Internet Explorer.<p>But that doesn't mean you can't make it better.<p>There are many extensions and programs that innovative developers have built to make using Chrome more …

Google

Netflix movies: the 100 best films on Netflix UK

New York State

The 10 best websites you've probably never heard of, according to redditors

<b>Reddit is amazing. The site has earned a reputation as an extraordinary place to find content quickly and easily - so what do the users of the go-to</b> …

Top 10

Ted Cruz Details Dad’s Torture in New Book

From his dad’s torture in Cuba to his experience watching hard-core porn with Justices Rehnquist and O’Connor, it seems nothing is off-limits in the …

Guantanamo Bay

Son of Saul review: an outstanding, excoriating look at evil in Auschwitz

This astonishing debut film, about a prisoner in the concentration camp employed in the industrial processes of body disposal, is a horror movie of extraordinary focus and courage<p>A season in hell is what this devastating and terrifying film offers – as well as an occasion for meditating on …

Trailer park millionaires: how to get rich on housing for the poor - video

Some of the richest people in the US, including billionaires Warren Buffett and Sam Zell, have made millions from trailer parks at the expense of the country's poorest people. Seeing their success, ordinary people from across the country are now trying to follow in their footsteps and become …

Trailer Park

How to crack many Master Lock combinations in eight tries or less | Ars Technica

Gymnasium locker rooms may never be secure again, thanks to quick and easy hack.<p>There's a vulnerability in Master Lock branded padlocks that allows …

Information Security

Blood On Snow review – Jo Nesbø introduces a hitman with a heart

A killer is employed to take out his boss’s wife in the chart-topping novelist’s pacy thriller. Just don’t expect another Harry Hole<p>Olav is a fixer. Usually, he “fixes” people – Jo Nesbø’s new novel opens as he stands over a man he’s shot in the chest and neck, blood dripping on to the snow. And …

Books

Get ready for Mega Drift, a car-drifting racer that's launching on iOS next week

Chillingo has joined forces with developer Blackbeard Games in order to bring an impressive, car-drifting app, Mega Drift, to the App Store.<p>The game …

What Were The Best Video Games Of 2014?

<i>This question originally appeared on Quora: What were the best video games of 2014?</i><p><i>Answer by David Cole, Director of Design, on Quora</i><p>Here are the games that provided my favorite experiences last year:<p><b>#1 —</b> <b>Nidhogg</b><p>Stripped down, high-energy fencing. 2014 was a really good year for local multiplayer, …

Sequels

Book extract: Just Mercy by Bryan Stevenson

The campaigning American lawyer tells how he fought for Ian Manuel, a 13-year-old black youth locked up in solitary confinement for 18 years<p>Tim Adams interviews Bryan Stevenson, ‘America’s Mandela’<p><b>In 2007, when the Equal Justice Initiative first became involved in the issue of the incarceration of</b> …

Christmas Eve

The 12 Best Games on the iPhone

You’ve got yourself an iPhone and you want to play some games on it. You might not want to just plunge into the App Store—it’s a jungle, full of …

App Store

Some Tips You Might Not Know About The iPhone 6 And iOS 8.1

For those who have purchased the new iPhone 6 or iPhone 6 Plus, most likely spent a lot of time or a fair bit of time figuring out all the features …

App Store

A tale of two New York Cities: I was rich, my brother was down and out

It is the city of dreams and cinema cliches, but also of poverty, soaring rents and inequality. The divide between rich and poor has never been greater, as John Freeman discovered when his brother Tim moved into a homeless shelter a few blocks from his smart apartment<p><b>John Freeman</b><p>Several years ago, …

The 9 Most Popular Apps No One Uses Anymore

When the App Store first appeared more than a year after the iPhone's debut, we were in awe. The possibilities seemed endless! And the first thing …

What’s 2013’s “Gone Girl”? Here are this summer’s best reads

Why settle for the latest Dan Brown, when you can while away the dog days with these stylish page-turners?<p>Step away from that Dan Brown novel! Better yet, don't let summer's distractions lead you to consider picking it up in the first place. Take our advice now and you won't find yourself scanning …