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Watch this drone pull a full grown man and witness the humble beginnings of Droneboarding

Snowboarding’s new mod is getting a lot of attention. Drone builder and Youtuber Valplushka has been touted as introducing the sport to the world in …

Best science fiction and fantasy books of 2015

A year in which Kim Stanley Robinson took us beyond the stars in Aurora and David Mitchell embraced his inner geek in Slade House<p><b>Vote:</b> What was your favourite book of the year?• <b><br>Best of culture in 2015:</b> see this year’s cultural highlights, chosen by the Guardian’s writers and critics<p>As per that …

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Gender and Stereotyping in Fantasy – Part One: Strong Women

The problem with the new and yet very important desire to portray realistic, strong women with agency, is that some people fixate entirely on the …

Saudi blogger faces next 50 lashes as government ignores global protests

Wife of Raif Badawi says he may not be able to withstand more punishment as second installment of 1,000-lash sentence nears<p>Raif Badawi, the Saudi liberal convicted of publishing a blog, has been told he will again be flogged 50 times on Friday – the second part of his 1,000-lash sentence which also …

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Top 12 Most Mind-Bending Illusions in 2014

Over the past few years we've seen some truly mind-bending illusions (2012, 2011). It's now that time of year again when we look back and show you the best ones of 2014. What distorted our senses and changed our perception of reality? This year, we saw a lot of street art works that pushed creative …

Epic Fantasy from the Father of Sword & Soul: Abengoni: First Calling by Charles R. Saunders

After DAW killed the fourth <i>Imaro</i> novel, for nearly twenty years Charles R. Saunders’s published swords & sorcery output was limited to only a few …

Beneath Ceaseless Skies - Issue #159

Enter to win a free copy of <i>The Mammoth Book of Warriors and Wizardry</i>, a new anthology featuring four <i>BCS</i> stories and nine other <i>BCS</i> …

​Samsung Gear Fit evolves with newest software

It's a common truth in new tech: a company releases a firmware update, and suddenly there are all-new features to discover. When I reviewed the Samsung Gear Fit , I was using the latest software Samsung had at the time. I couldn't use the Fit's long display in anything other than a …

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Asukari portrait by Heiesuke Oda - Artist, Designer and Storyteller

Beneath Ceaseless Skies - Issue #145

Rider Bray leans forward on her hands, a cat before a bird. “I could kill your gang of sixty in a minute,” she says. “I could snap their bones with …

Keeping Characters Realistic In A Fantasy Setting « Fantasy-Faction

The fantasy genre is about the imagination, so it might seem strange to talk about realism in your work, but hear me out. Your characters are what …

Magic In Fantasy: Alternative Magic Systems « Fantasy-Faction

This is the forth article in our series on Magic in Fantasy. To read the earlier articles click the links below.<p>Part One: Introduction <br>Part Two: Real …

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Our fifth piece of audio fiction for April is “Going After Bobo” written by Susan Palwick and read by Kate Baker.<p>Clarkesworld Magazine Issue 91 - …