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Science-Fiction and Fantasy New Releases: 7/18/17

<b>HARDCOVER</b><p><i>Armistice: The Hot War</i><br>by Harry Turtledove<p><i>Arabella and the Battle of Venus</i><br>by David D. Levine<p><i>The Epiphany Machine</i><br>by David Burr</i> …

The Wondrous And Completely Terrifying Future Of Food

A new report examines the path to sci-fi culinary ideas like implantable meals or farming on Mars.<p>Take technology like the internet-of-things, mix it with trends like lactose-free, high-protein, organic, and natural, sprinkle in environmental challenges like depleted soils and oceans, and pass the …

Honda 1.6-Litre Diesel Engine To Be Made In India For Exports

Honda 1.6-litre diesel engine to be made in India at the Tapukara plant, this oil burner will only be for exports.<p>You read it first on MotorBeam. …

Honda CR-V

Roasted Brussels Sprouts, Butternut Squash, and Cranberries

The combination of ingredients in this dish might make you think of fall or winter, but don't wait for a holiday dinner to enjoy these delicious …

This butternut squash smash will make you crave toast for dinner

Avocado toast? Perfected it years ago. Topped with sweet potatoes? Crushed it.<p>But butternut squash? Now that’s next level—especially if you’re …

Recipes

11 Best Electric Cars

<b>Check Out the Best Electric Cars Available Today</b><p>The list of available all-electric vehicles is growing at a steady clip as more automakers introduce …

Bike Hits Car

Tragedy struck the bumper of an autonomous Chevy Bolt late last month, when an unassuming bicyclist ran into the back of the vehicle on a San …

Fiat Chrysler Recalls New Hybrid Minivan

More than 1,600 vehicles in U.S., Canada affected by issue that could cause ‘propulsion loss’<p>DETROIT—Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV issued a recall Friday for the newly released electric-gas engine version of its Pacifica minivan to fix a flaw that could short circuit the vehicles’ ability to …

Automotive Industry

Deep Filled Steak and Onion or Cheese and Onion Slices

A mouthwatering but easily made pastry slice, deep and meaty or cheesy as you wish. Makes for a great treat at tea time, a mid-week pick me up or a …

Puff Pastry

7 Healthier Chicken Salad Recipes That Aren't Just Buckets of Mayo

While you may remember it more as a lunch-box staple, chicken salad is actually a pretty solid grown-up meal. It’s easy to make, travels well, and …

Sweet Corn Bread Pudding

Now Playing<p>A Cake Fit for a Gold Medalist 00:57<p>Cinderella Cakes makes a big splash with their underwater fantasy cake.<p>Now Playing<p>Deep-Fried Scotch …

Recipes

7 Things I’ve Learned From Making Pizza Every Sunday

I made all the mistakes so you don’t have to.<p><b>Fresh Dough Will Always Make a Better Crust Than Frozen</b><p>While nothing beats a homemade crust (we made it …

Recipes

Greet the New Year With January's Must-Read Scifi and Fantasy Books

It’s a new year, so it’s time to add some new books to your shelf, too. January brings a bumper crop of science fiction and fantasy, with a little …

Books

The Invaluable Lessons Of 'Watership Down,' A Dark Classic Every Kid Should Read

Richard Adams knew his book would frighten kids. And that's why he wrote it.<p>“I do not believe in talking down to children,” Richard Adams explained in an interview with The Guardian last year.<p>This, coming from an author widely known for writing the most violent “talking rabbit book” in history, is …

17 cars you can import in 2016

The Tesla Model S Is Speeding Up Again

Tesla’s Model S just got a little faster.<p>According to <i>Bloomberg</i>, a new software update will allow owners to upgrade their engines to go from 0-60 mph …

The myth of self-control

Psychologists say using willpower to achieve goals is overhyped. Here’s what actually works.<p>As the Bible tells it, the first crime committed was a lapse of self-control. Eve was forbidden from tasting the fruit on the tree of knowledge. But the temptation was too much. The fruit was just so …

2nd Annual Mini Maker Faire

The Last Mortal Bond (Chronicle of the Unhewn Throne, Book III)

Overview<p>The Last Mortal Bond (Chronicle of the Unhewn Throne, Book III) by Brian Staveley<p><b>The trilogy that began with The Emperor's Blades and</b> …

Kodak's New Smartphone Is a Photographer's Dream

It blows the iPhone's camera out of the water.<p>While the iPhone 7's new high-spec camera is a welcome addition to any wannabe photographer's arsenal, it doesn't quite do the trick for seasoned snappers.<p>That's why Kodak has just unveiled the Ektra, a smartphone specifically designed for photographers.<p>…

Mobile Technology

FSU settles for $950,000 in Jameis Winston rape case

<b>(CNN) —</b> Florida State University has reached a $950,000 settlement with a former student who sued the school after alleging she was raped by Heisman Trophy-winning quarterback Jameis Winston, school President James Thrasher said in a Monday statement.<p>Erica Kinsman has agreed to drop her Title IX …

Jameis Winston

So, What Kind Of Photographer Are You?

“Hello, my name is Steve, and I’m a photographer.”<p>I have been told that as a photographer I should be able to explain to people quickly and easily …