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Here are the winners of the 2018 Nebula Awards

The best science fiction and fantasy stories of 2017<p>The Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America (SFWA) is currently holding its annual conference in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania this weekend, and last night, the organization announced the winners of its prestigious Nebula Awards.<p>N.K. Jemisin’s</i> …

Science Fiction

France creates a special visa for entrepreneurs, engineers and investors

Just in time before the 2017 presidential election in France, the current French government wanted to announce one last thing to foster French startups. The French Tech Visa is a new program for foreign tech talent. It’s an easier way to get a four-year visa for you and your family.<p>France’s …

Inside Google And Microsoft's Race To Catch Amazon In The Trillion-Dollar Cloud

For months and months, as Google's brain trust searched for the ideal candidate to lead the company’s come-from-behind bid for its biggest new opportunity since Larry Page and Sergey Brin began putting ads on their search engine, one name kept coming up: Diane Greene. Little known outside Silicon …

Kylie Jenner

Startup employees: Here is the proper way to value your stock options

Good was about 15 years old. In its most recent incarnation, Good specialized in software for managing mobile devices. It had a variety of owners over the years, but in the last few years it raised a lot of venture capital and it filed to go public in 2014.<p>Then its business segment got …

How to Perform a J-Turn: An Illustrated Guide | The Art of Manliness

I’m a big fan of old cop and detective shows. One of my favorites is <i>The Rockford Files</i> that aired in the 1970s and starred the legendary James Garner …

So You Want to Be an Indian Armed Forces Expert?

Peter Mattis’ explanation of what one should read to be an expert on China’s People’s Liberation Army (PLA) made me wonder: What might a similar list …

What Happens When You Talk About Salaries at Google | WIRED

Author: Molly McHugh. Molly McHugh Gear<p>Date of Publication: 07.20.15.<p>Time of Publication: 6:25 pm. 6:25 pm

Salaries & Wages

'The Machine Awakes' - A Sci-Fi Military Thriller Whodunit

Reading Time: 3 minutes<p>I’ve been a big fan of Adam Christopher since I first discovered his novel <i>Empire State</i> and its world-twisting take on …

All Dressed Up For Mars and Nowhere to Go – Matter – Medium

200,000 brave and/or insane people have supposedly signed up for a one-way mission to Mars. But the truth about Mars One, the company behind the …

This Boat Race Devolves Into One Hilarious String Of Bloopers

I know nothing about crew or rowing and let’s be honest neither do you. But I can spot a good blooper video a mile away and HOLY HELL, what is going on here?! From start to finish, this race (Snowflake Regatta in NY) is complete nonsense, with girls crashing into each other, falling out of the …

Travel Hacks from a Savvy Traveller

<i>What are common items that savvy travelers bring with them that less-savvy ones don't?: originally appeared on Quora: The best answer to any question. Ask a question, get a great answer. Learn from experts and get insider knowledge. You can follow Quora on Twitter, Facebook, and Google+.</i><p><i>Answer by</i> …

Do You Suffer From Shin Splints?

It's one of the most common running injuries. Here's how to stop them before they start<p>Summer is a good time for new runners to hit the pavement, but if you're constantly complaining that your shins feel as if they're on fire, you're not alone, finds a new Danish study.<p>Researchers examined more …

Exercise

The Making of McKinsey: A Brief History of Management Consulting in America

<i>Duff McDonald | The Firm, Simon & Schuster | 2013 | 12 minutes (3,000 words)</i><p>The American Century<p>In 1941 Time Inc. publisher Henry Luce coined the …

When 772 pitches isn't enough

<b>THESE ARE</b> Tomohiro Anraku's last moments of invisibility. Outside Japan, at least, he has been that ultra-rarity -- the unseen sensation, a real-life …

Photobomb of the Day: Guy In The Way of a Proposal Photo Goes Viral

Within hours of Redditor SpnkyHappy sharing an unfortunately photobombed picture of her boyfriend proposing to her during their recent trip to Disney World, the awkward third wheel guy has become the latest model to enjoy his 15 minutes of viral fame, thanks to Reddit’s photoshop wizards. To see more photoshopped images, check out the gallery on Know Your Meme!

Ender Himself, Asa Butterfield, Talks Harrison Ford and Ender's Game as a Potential New Star Wars

There will be no elements from Ender's Shadow.<p>Fans of author Orson Scott Card's 1985 science fiction novel Ender's Game are anxious for details about …

The Body in Room 348

The corpse at the Eleganté Hotel stymied the Beaumont, Texas, police. They could find no motive for the killing of popular oil-and-gas man Greg Fleniken—and no explanation for how he had received his strange internal injuries. Bent on tracking down his killer, Fleniken’s widow, Susie, turned to …