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Endeavour, series five, episode one review: a well crafted drama without the gravitas of John Thaw’s Morse

<b>Endeavour</b>(ITV) is the story of the young Inspector Morse and, as it goes from series to series, each tale is underpinned by a cumulative tension. That tension is to do with ageing: at some point Endeavour has got to become the Inspector Morse of Colin Dexter’s novels and John Thaw’s much-loved …

TV

Best Sci-Fi and Fantasy Books of February 2018

It’s been five years since a cosmic incident known as The Ring of Fire transported the modern day town of Grantville, West Virginia, through time and …

Books

18 Times Armie Hammer and Timothée Chalamet's Friendship Was Too Pure For This World

We were blown away by Armie Hammer and Timothée Chalamet's chemistry in <b>Call Me by Your Name</b>, but their offscreen friendship may be even cuter. Armie …

‘We forgive you, George’

A long time ago, in a galaxy far, far away, <i>Star Wars</i> movies used to be good.<p>They featured interesting characters doing cool stuff — flying …

Doubles and double-crossings: The creators of Search Party break down the season-2 finale

<i>Search Party</i>kicked off its second season digging a grave and giving new life to the old murder-mystery format. Dory’s (Alia Shawkat) group of …

A Timeline of Everything We Know Happened After Return of the Jedi, Up to The Last Jedi

Three years ago, the “Journey to <i>The Force Awakens</i>” gave us our first tentative steps into fertile new ground for Disney’s <i>Star Wars</i> canon: the …

A crime novel that continues to puzzle

Graeme McRae Burnet’s The Accident on the A35 has no tidy ending – but it’s wry, intelligent and a lot of fun<p><i>His Bloody Project</i>, Graeme Macrae Burnet’s previous novel, had the sort of success that most authors and creative writing students can only dream of. A psychological crime novel set in …

Books

10 Space Operas to Read Before You See Star Wars: The Last Jedi

Journey to Star Wars: The Last Jedi<p>What better way to get in the mood for “Star Wars: The Last Jedi” than reading a novel under the <i>Journey to Star</i> …

Science Fiction

Best Fiction of 2017

FICTION & LITERATURE<p>Released: Oct. 10, 2017<p>Reviewed: July 17, 2017<p>FICTION & LITERATURE<p>Released: Oct. 10, 2017<p>"Very smart and very entertaining."<p>All …

Books

New ‘Destiny 2’ Faction Rally Farming Method Is Even More Ridiculous And Prosperous Than The Last

It didn’t take long for <i>Destiny 2</i> players to discover another Faction Rallies farming method after Bungie shut down the one discovered in the first …

‘Star Trek: Discovery’ Fans May Have Predicted a Major Twist, And It’ll Be a Huge Bummer If It’s True

Unfortunately, the evidence supporting a potential reveal about a major character is impossible to ignore.<p>Fan theories are a tricky thing to engage …

The 5 essential new Star Wars books you have to read ASAP

From a Certain Point of View<p>OK, so I'm starting out with a bit of a cheat, since this one isn't a novel; it's a collection of 40 short stories from …

Understanding Ethereum, Bitcoin’s Virtual Cousin

Bitcoin has many cousins and competitors. None have grown more popular than Ethereum, a global computer network with its own virtual currency, called Ether.<p><b>What is Ethereum?</b><p>Ethereum is a global computing network operating according to rules defined by Ethereum software.<p>Those rules allow the …

Cryptocurrency

‘Blade Runner 2049’: 7 Things You Need to Know Before Seeing Denis Villeneuve’s Sequel

Denis Villeneuve. Ryan Gosling. Roger Deakins. "Blade Runner 2049" is shaping up to be the kind of auteur-driven blockbuster Hollywood rarely sees …

How ancient China and Egypt developed similar structures

Although ancient Egypt and China never communicated with each other, they had many things in common. The exhibition "China and Egypt. Cradles of the …

Ancient History

ROGUE ONE Gets a Sequel With STAR WARS: INFERNO SQUAD Novel

Kathleen Kennedy of Lucasfilm was adamant in the build up to the release of <i>Rogue One</i> that there would be no sequel to the film, which at the time …

30 years of Culture: what are the top five Iain M Banks novels?

These gritty space operas combine extravagant, high-tech invention with real human drama. Thirty years after they began appearing, here are some of the best<p>Our first image of Iain M Banks’s Culture universe is a man drowning in sewage: a stark precedent for what was to come. And 30 years after its …

Wallpaper Weekends: Night Sky Time-Lapse for Mac, iPad, iPhone, and Apple Watch

Wallpaper Weekends is a series that works to bring you stunning, high-quality wallpapers for your iPad, iPhone, iPod touch, Mac, and Apple</i> …

Why It Took So Long to Translate a Dutch Classic

When it was published in 1947, Gerard Reve’s The Evenings was considered shocking for its portrayal of youth in a postwar Netherlands. Now beloved in its home country, the novel is arriving stateside for the first time.<p>The Dutch novelist Gerard Reve led a scandal-filled career. In 1966, he …

Literature

This Is Us creator breaks down the Toby twist(s) in Tuesday's episode

<b>[Spoiler alert: This story contains plots details from Tuesday night’s episode of This Is Us, “The Right Thing to Do.”]</b><p>Something bad happened on …

Dan Fogelman

25 of the Most Exciting Book Releases for 2017

<i>This week we’re looking to the year ahead by tracking down the most anticipated pieces of pop culture in 2017. Below, 25 books we can’t wait to get</i> …

Books

My Favorite Books of 2016

G<b>arth Greenwell’s “What Belongs to You”</b> (Farrar, Straus and Giroux) appeared early in 2016, and is a short first novel by a young writer; still, it was not easily surpassed by anything that appeared later in the year. It is narrated by a gay American man who has been living and teaching in the …

The Current, Canonical Star Wars Timeline

After Disney purchased Lucasfilm in 2012, the official Star Wars canon was reset; all the books, games, and comics that had taken place in the Star …

Science Fiction

Jon Stewart’s Secrets for Managing Creativity on ‘The Daily Show'

Despite the tight control Stewart maintained, he left things loose enough to nurture inspiration and improvisation.<p>Jon Stewart knew what it was like …

Comedy

Your Guide to the New Canon of Star Wars Books & Comics

Star Wars inspires a love that can border on obsession. There are plenty of fans for whom the movies aren’t nearly enough, and the people behind one …

Science Fiction

The First Script for Rogue One Had a Completely Different Ending

If you’ve seen <i>Rogue One</i>, you probably noticed that much of what’s in the trailers is not in the movie. That’s because the movie took a lot of time …

Rebel Reading: A Guide to Rogue One Books

<i>Rogue One</i> is coming up on the horizon like the Death Star approaching your planet, and so there’s a good chance you’re going to be at the movie …

Rogue One: A Star Wars Story

Untangling the mesh: Everything you need to know about Wi-Fi systems

CNET editor Dong Ngo explains the good and the bad of Wi-Fi systems (aka mesh networks) and their alternatives that will make your home Wi-Fi great.<p><b>Editors' note:</b> <i>This article was originally published on December 18, 2016, and it's regularly updated.</i><p>You bought a top-tier router and expected to have …

Forget Rogue One, Disney Is Rebuilding the Entire Star Wars Universe

Star <i>Wars</i> once had a rich, painstakingly produced canon beyond its three original movies. Hundreds of authors, artists, and game developers drew from …

Science Fiction