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Your 2018 Age-to-Age Guide to What Your Kid Should Read Next

The secret to raising a reader? Knowing which book to give your child after he’s just finished one he loved. Colby Sharp, the co-founder of The Nerdy Book Club Blog, selected follow ups that will be the perfect match. These ideas are page-turners!<p><b>For Kids Who Liked:</b> <i>Look Look!</i> by Peter</b> …

36 Taco Recipes So Good You’ll Never Want to Make Anything Else

Need a standout “Taco Tuesday” recipe? With these cheesy, meat- and veggie-packed tacos on the menu, you’ll want to have one (or three) every …

15 Vegetarian Dinner Ideas That Make a Complete Protein

It’s no secret that the one concern with eating a plant-based diet is the lack of protein. While there are some amazing sources through soybeans, quinoa, and pulses, quite often there aren’t enough amino acids in the food to consider it a complete protein like animal products such as meat, dairy, …

The Mario Bros. Music Has Official Lyrics

You’ve been hearing the ditty for decades, both in games and on the internet, but did you know that the original <i>Mario Bros.</i> theme—from the games, not …

Don't worry, your Switch will last longer than a 3DS or Vita

Battery life has been a major concern for potential Nintendo Switch buyers. Nintendo itself said the system would have a 2.5 to 6.5-hour battery …

'Pokémon Go' Pikachu Party Hat: How to catch a special Pikachu during the birthday event

The <i>Pokémon Go</i>update that brought Gen 2 characters to the mobile game isn't the only trick up Niantic's sleeve. <i>Pokémon Go</i>'s creators and the Pokémon …

Pokemon GO update: Eevee evolution charts tweaked

For those in Pokemon GO about to evolve their Eevee into the first Espeon or Umbreon they’ve ever had, pay attention. The most recent chart of …

These realistic versions of Pokémon are pure nightmare fodder

Ever wondered what Pokemon would look like if they existed in real life?<p>Not exactly cute and cuddly, if these pictures are anything to go by.<p>British …

What the game industry thinks of Nintendo’s Switch

Developers and executives discuss the hybrid system.<p>Four days from today, Nintendo's latest console will go on sale.<p>A little over four years since the launch of Wii U, a little over four months since Nintendo announced Switch, and to many, the system seems like a breath of fresh air — a game …

The Case For Waiting To Buy A Nintendo Switch

The Nintendo Switch launches this Friday, and while you physically <i>cannot</i> buy one at the current moment, with all pre-orders sold out, it’s certain that Nintendo will be making more soon enough. The question is that if you don’t already have one on the way, should you pick up the console this …

Nintendo Switch

Forget Nineteen Eighty-Four. These five dystopias better reflect Trump’s US

George Orwell’s tale of doublespeak and Big Brother is flying off the shelf after the president’s inauguration. But other imaginary worlds are closer to reality<p>Since the inauguration of Donald Trump as president of the United States, George Orwell’s Nineteen Eighty-Four has shot up the bestseller …

Donald Trump

'Pokémon GO' Will Probably Not Get Back A Lost Feature After A Snapchat Lawsuit

A certain news story is currently making its way around a hopeful <i>Pokémon GO</i> community, who believe that it contains good tidings for those wanting the game to get some of its lost functionality back. The story is the resolution of a lawsuit against Snapchat, where a judge in Georgia found that the …

Pokémon

A Card Game That Teaches You Japanese

<i>Peter G writes for Bleeding Cool,</i><p><b>David Hamaker</b> is customer service manager for <i>Japanese – The Game,</i> a card game that actually teaches players the …

11 Mega Hard Game Apps to Keep You Busy

As the Pokemon Go craze fizzles out and we sadly start heading back to work after our summer vacay, we’re looking for the next hot game to download on our personal phones. And while there are definitely days when we need an anxiety calming app, there’s also times when we need to work out a bad day …

Undelivered letters shed light on 17th-century society

Thousands of pieces of correspondence, many still unopened, were stored away by Dutch postmaster and are now being examined by academics<p>An appeal for help from a desperate woman has been opened and read more than 300 years after the man it was sent to refused to accept delivery – not surprisingly, …

History

How to Dress in Dubai: 2 Fashion-Forward Locals on Their Personal Style

When the local weather can reach at least 122 degrees on any given day, the natural form of respite is shopping. And so Dubai is emerging as a fashion destination in its own right—and the location for today’s Public School’s Pre-Fall 2016 show.<p>With the international fashion coterie in town, we …

3 Grown-Up Ways to Style Denim Overalls

Overalls are one of those tricky pieces that only seem to work when you’re kickin’ it on the weekend or if you have a serious knack for styling. It’s not immediately apparent how to infuse this throwback essential with grown-up sophistication, but it’s honestly easier than you think. Since we’re …

The 6 Best Kitchen Design Trends To Try in 2015

Kitchen designs you can try in 2015<p>The beginning of the year is the perfect time to re-evaluate your kitchen's style. But how do you know which …

10 Reasons Why You Might Choose Socks Over Tights This Fall

We’ll admit it — we’ve always had a love-hate relationship with socks (weird, right?). Maybe it all goes back to the arsenal of flats that dominated our closet back in the day, from D’Orsay’s to Chucks, all of which we’d wear barefoot. Or that once boot season came along, we wanted all the …

Eeyore Tsum Tsum DIY Sock Plush (FREE TEMPLATE!)

Grace Jones Promoting New Book in Breast Way Possible

This original Rude Gal DGAF.<p>Grace Jones' memoir, <i>I'll Never Write My Memoirs</i>, hit shelves this week. Which means Grace Jones is promoting her book, as only Grace Jones can...like this:<p>And for a more thoughtful take on Jones, her successors (hi Lady Gaga, hi Rihanna), and the lessons to be learned …

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Portraits in Plasticine

Eleanor Macnair makes a playful postmodern statement with her latest exhibit of photographs rendered in play-doh<p><b>Eleanor Macnair</b>'s masterful, …

Photo Essays

Ridley Scott: Ryan Gosling will 'probably' lead Blade Runner sequel

Ridley Scott has suggested that Ryan Gosling will take the lead in the new Blade Runner film, with original star Harrison Ford in a supporting role.<p>Gosling was first reported to be in talks to join the sequel, which is set many decades in the future from the first film’s 2019 Los Angeles setting, …

Blade Runner

Famifi

Five New Board Games You Should Play

In the board game world, the North American convention season is mostly over. Gen Con saw a unique attendance of almost 62,000 people and had …

Refugees in Europe – then and now in pictures

As tens of thousands of refugees and migrants continue to make their perilous way across Europe, their pictures recall those of earlier, equally arduous journeys.<p>From the shattered remains of Dunkirk in 1940 to the smoking ruins of Damascus in 2015, the women and children fleeing the barbarity of …

Refugees

How not to let kale ruin your marriage: a handy guide to greening your loved ones

By God, you’ve done it. You’ve gone green. You switched your lightbulbs to CFLs (and then, later, to LEDs), you banned plastic bags, and phthalates are verboten. You remember your reusable bags every time you bike to the farmers market. You hang your bamboo-fiber T-shirts to dry, congratulating …

Minimalism

Victoria Beckham Updates an Audrey Hepburn Favorite

How does she do it? Between four kids, a husband, a global fashion empire, and several dogs, <b>Victoria Beckham</b> makes life look effortless and elegant. Spotted outside her London boutique yesterday, the designer elevated a cross-generational sartorial staple, the LBD.<p>The secret behind Beckham’s look …

PLUG PLAY

PLUG & PLAY is an award winning Short Film and Game for your digital device. Explore the feelings of anthropoid creatures that go beyond sexuality …

Short Films