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How to Book a Safari

Somewhere around the sixth – or seventh or eighth – glass of wine, things get a bit hazy. You look down the dinner table at the other guests chatting …

The 10 Best (and Five Worst) TV Shows of 2016

Unlike pretty much everything else, science fiction and fantasy had a great 2016. There were so many great shows that we had a lot of contenders for …

Search Results for “10 learnings”

<i>“The good life is one inspired by love and guided by knowledge,”</i> Bertrand Russell wrote in his 1925 treatise on the nature of the good life and how we limit our happiness. For the whole of human history up to that point, such questions had been left entirely to his ilk — the philosophers — and …

Mental Health

Why You Should Take Your First Safari in Botswana

Botswana

“I’m mad as hell and I’m not going to take it anymore!”: Understanding anger in the Donald Trump era

We hear we need to stop being angry. We hear we need to keep being angry. In truth, we need to learn to do both<p>The Thanksgiving turkey has been served, and with any luck, you made it through the family meal without getting into a vicious fight with your Trump-loving uncle. Or maybe you ignored all …

Anger Management

Learning from grief, learning from rage — progressive survival under Donald Trump will require both

Don’t deny your grief or explain away your anger — they are real, and if they don’t destroy you they will be useful<p>These days, many things can set off the swirl of a rage-and-grief dialectic. First a new story: A 17-year-old in California named Gurnoor Singh Nahal was shot dead on his street …

Donald Trump

It can happen here: But has it? The 1933 scenario is no longer hypothetical

None of us could stop Donald Trump, and comparisons to 1933 no longer seem ludicrous. What do we do now?<p>We have crossed the river of history into a new country, and there’s no way back. Now we are stumbling around amid the gathering darkness, trying to figure out whether anything in this alien …

Donald Trump

Great Scifi Movies You May Have Missed in 2016 (But Shouldn't Have)

It’s a holiday weekend, which probably means you have some down time. What better activity, while you’re digesting that leftover Turkey, than …

Tom Hiddleston

Leonard Cohen Makes It Darker

At eighty-two, the troubadour has another album coming. Like him, it is obsessed with mortality, God-infused, and funny.<p>When Leonard Cohen was twenty-five, he was living in London, sitting in cold rooms writing sad poems. He got by on a three-thousand-dollar grant from the Canada Council for the …

Here's the Ultimate Lord of the Rings/Hobbit Blu-Ray Set You've Been Waiting For

Pretty much ever since the <i>Hobbit</i> movies were announced, fans have clamored for an ultimate box set that gathered the (then-future) extended editions …

8 Keys to Mental Health for Men Through Exercise (Book Review)

I was recently given a copy of <b>8 Keys to Mental Health Through Exercise</b> by Christina Hibbert. I was immediately excited to see it’s full of reflection …

The Three-Body Problem

• <b>Author:</b> Cixin Liu & Ken Liu<p><i>The Three-Body Problem</i> is the first chance for English-speaking readers to experience this multiple award winning phenomenon from China's most beloved science fiction author, Liu Cixin.<br>Set against the backdrop of China's Cultural Revolution, a secret military project …

45 Amazing Father’s Day Gifts for All Kinds of Dads

Reminder: Father’s Day is June 18. If you’re still looking for the perfect gift for dad, let us try to help. We compiled some of the best gifts for a …

Mary Magdalene

Now Everyone Can See Tolkien's Annotated Map of Middle-Earth in All Its Glory

Last year, a map of Middle-earth, annotated by Tolkien himself, was unearthed in a copy of a book owned by illustrator Pauline Baynes. The map’s now …

'Bon Appetit' photographers shot all of March issue on Apple's iPhone

Showcasing the power of the most popular camera in the world, professional photographers for Bon Appetit shot the food magazine's latest issue …

New Orleans

7 great wallet cases for your iPhone 6s or iPhone 6

It’s hard to go wrong with a wallet case for an iPhone 6s or iPhone 6. Along with providing extra space for credit cards and cash, they all offer a …

The ultimate travel bucket list: 31 things to do in your lifetime

From “A New Hope” to no hope at all: “Star Wars,” Tolkien and the sinister and depressing reality of expanded universes

When fantasy sagas never end, we see the cycles of brutality and totalitarianism that fuel them don’t, either<p><b>Note:</b> Some spoilers near the end for “Star Wars: The Force Awakens,” though I try to be vague.<p>Not long after completing “The Lord of the Rings,” J.R.R. Tolkien briefly began work on a sequel …

Literature

11 awesome TV shows we couldn’t stop watching in 2015

2015 brought us a souped-up Apple TV, so it’s great news that the same year yielded plenty of high-quality entertainment to watch on the fourth-generation device.<p>From tenured favorites like ’60s Madison Avenue masterpiece <i>Mad Men</i> to the arrival of smash hits like <i>Mr. Robot</i>, there was no shortage of …

TV

Cult Recognition: 10 Must-See Cult Movie Adaptations

When you hear the phrase "cult film," what comes to mind? If you Google the phrase, the movies you likely thought of are the first to show up: "The …

Blade Runner

Men's Fashion, Style, Grooming, Fitness, Lifestyle, News & Politics

Grammys<p>Turtlenecks and gold chains as far as the eye can see.<p>18 Photos1 day agoView More<p>Best of GQ<p>John Jeremiah Sullivan contemplates the secret, …

The 51 Best Fantasy Series Ever Written

Whether you're a Swords and Sorcery type of fantasy reader, a fan of battles and betrayal, or you just want a few more goddamn elves in your life, there's something for you here. These are the truly great fantasy series written in the last 50 years.

Books

Detailed Map of Middle-Earth Drawn on Starbucks Cup

Stopping for second breakfast at a Starbucks, a customer drew this richly detailed and precise map of Middle-Earth on his cup. Redditor Carpe_Natem …

Maps

The Best Facial Moisturizers for Men

The more time you spend outside camping, hiking, swimming and hanging by the fire, the more your skin takes on a healthy glow. Ah, those are the good …

LG Flexible UHD 4K Smart OLED TV

Having trouble deciding between a fancy new curved TV and a standard flat set? Thanks to the LG Flexible UHD 4K Smart OLED TV, you won't have to …

Televisions

Cannador Cannabis Storage

If you’ve been looking for the perfect place to stash your weed, you’re in luck thanks to the<p>If you’ve been looking for the perfect place to stash your weed, you’re in luck thanks to the introduction of the aptly-named Cannador. Essentially a humidor specifically designed for cannabis, the Cannador …