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T-Mobile starts selling the big-screen LG Stylo 3 Plus for $225

If you are looking to get a smartphone similar to a headset in the Samsung Galaxy Note series, but without a premium price, T-Mobile’s latest phone might be worth a look. The LG Stylo 3 Plus combines a large 5.7-inch display with an included stylus pen for the mid-range price of $225 without a …

Mobile

Electric Literature’s 25 Best Short Story Collections of 2016

The 2016 collections that every short story lover should read<p>Each year, Electric Literature polls our staff and regular contributors to pick our …

5 Great Books To Read In December

Some of the recent favorites we’ve reviewed in the BuzzFeed Books newsletter.

Chinese Science Fiction Is the Future of Science Fiction

Ken Liu's anthology 'Invisible Planets' spotlights a growing genre demographic.<p>Chinese science fiction writers are having more fun with the genre …

Science Fiction

How to Hack Your Hotel's Finicky Wi-Fi to Stream Shows

How do even five-star hotel rooms have such utterly inadequate cable TV setups? Do they really need multiple house channels to loop videos on the …

Televisions

19 Wonderful Short Books and Stories to Read Now

<i>This week we’re providing a series of Vulture Hacks: expert advice, gear guides, and recommendations to help you maximize your entertainment</i> …

This nifty travel budget calculator is a digital nomad's wet dream

If you’re a digital nomad at heart and you often suffer from irrepressible episodes of wanderlust, you know how important it is to plan your budget in advance. But in case you’re too lazy to calculate your expenses, there’s now a website that will do it for you.<p>The Earth Awaits is a free tool that …

How to read a book a week

In February, I read Belle Beth Cooper’s <i>Fast Company</i> piece “How I became a morning person, read more books, and learned a language in a year,” which listed the four steps to assuming a new hobby: set small goals, focus on one new thing at a time, remove obvious barriers, and build the new routines …

Books

The 13 Best New Books To Read Now

With a new season freshly begun, it’s time to update your reading list. 2016 has been an exceptional year for literary achievement, from epic novels …

3 Powerful Chromebook Apps for Creating Educational Infographics and Posters

Looking for tools to use on your Chromebook to create posters and infographics to share with your students? The apps below are good places to start …

You'll Want To Read A Book When You See This Awesome Chart

If you like to read and you enjoy beautiful charts, this is the one for you. Pop Chart Lab’s <i>100 Essential Novels</i> scratch-off book chart lets you keep …

Books

T-Mobile's New One Unlimited Plan: Who Wins, Who Loses

T-Mobile is betting that simplicity and unlimited data are the fastest way to customers' hearts. It's doing away with tiered data plans in favor of a …

Automatic Pro adds unlimited 3G to connected car gadget

The race for aftermarket smarts in your car is heating up, and Automatic is delivering an always-on 3G data connection as its move to race ahead of the competition. The Automatic Pro dongle, which plugs into the OBD-II port used for diagnostics on any car made after 1996, now includes 3G data …

Gear & Gadgets

5 Books to Read on a Rainy Day

Books

This week’s must-read books

Award winning young-adult novelist Woodson (“Brown Girl Dreaming”) delivers a gritty take for the grown-up crowd that is based on her own childhood …

8 Books You Need to Read This August

<i>Each month, Boris Kachka offers nonfiction and fiction book recommendations. You should read as many of them as possible</i><i>.</i><p><b>The Underground Railroad, by</b> …

5 Great Books To Read In August

Some of the recent favorites we’ve reviewed in the BuzzFeed Books newsletter.

The Bellroy Note Sleeve Review

I’ve searched high and low for the perfect wallet <i>for years</i>.About a month ago, Mike reviewed the Shinola Zip Wallet and opened straightforwardly:There …

Crowd Funding

KickassTorrents mirrors go down, but new KAT sites quickly spring up

The official KickassTorrents website (also known as Kickass Torrents, or just KAT) may be dead, but the war to keep its name alive rages on. The torrent site version of whack-a-mole is never-ending.<p>Earlier this month, the original KAT site went down after alleged founder Artem Vaulin was arrested. …

KickassTorrents resurfaces online, as all piracy sites do

The alleged founder and operator of the most popular torrenting site in the world, KickassTorrents (KAT), has been apprehend by the US authorities and the site's domains seized. However, as we learned with the campaign to stop The Pirate Bay, you just can't keep a good pirate site down. We've …

Internet

15 Healthier, Vegan Versions of All Your Junk Food Favorites - One Green Planet

We all like to treat ourselves to some junk food every now and again. Even though those foods are usually high in fats, sugar, salt, calories, and …

Interactive chatbot lets you speak in real-time with a World War I soldier

The rise of the bot has been one of the dominant tech trends of 2016, but apart from ordering you flowers or an Uber, the automated systems could …

How To Take Scrolling Screenshots On iPhone Or Android

Here's how you can take scrolling screenshots on iPhone or Android for web pages or long messaging threads by stitching multiple screenshots into one …

Chris Colfer on The Land of Stories and Harry Potter

Golden Globe winner and best-selling author Chris Colfer kicks off his latest book tour on Tuesday to celebrate the release of <i>The Land of Stories: An</i> …

10 Must-Read Books for July 2016

It turns out you can read anything you want on the beach.<p>The motliest month of the year, at least in terms of genre and theme, July still proves it’s …

31 Books You Need To Bring To The Beach This Summer

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Books

Pack These Pages: Three Must-Reads For Summer

In honor of summer and our hope for some leisurely reads, we've been talking to booksellers across the country — and they have a lot of suggestions.<p>So imagine your favorite summer reading spot, and get ready to "Pack These Pages." Our first guide is Harriet Logan, owner of Loganberry Books in …

Books

12 Best American-Made Backpacks For Men

MIS Backpack<p>A tactical gear junkie favorite, this MIS (Make It Simple) Backpack adheres to military specifications with a water-resistant …

Camping

11 Books Recommended by George R. R. Martin

Fans of George R. R. Martin and the award-winning HBO series <i>Game of Thrones</i> know there’s nothing like getting lost in a story that incorporates …

Books