12 great sci-fi books to read before they become TV shows

Foundation By Isaac Asimov Considered one of the best sci-fi series ever written (and the recipient of a Hugo Award stating as much), Isaac Asimov’s Foundation saga unfolds over thousands of years in humanity’s history among the stars. The generation-spanning tale follows a brilliant mathematician and generations of scholars acting on his predictions as they attempt […]

Amazon under pressure to lift ban on e-book library sales

Last year, Macmillan announced a plan for an eight week embargo before libraries could purchase a new e-book release. Libraries announced a boycott, and Macmillan later said it would abandon the plan, stating “there are times in life when differences should be put aside.” The publisher said it would return to the library e-book pricing […]

Pet Sematary ending explained: What happens to Gage?

Both the book, 1989 movie and the new remake have a dark ending with no hope on the horizon. As to which is more preferable, well, the book ends with Rachel, now undead, returning to Louis. He thinks she’ll be better than Gage and Church, and not a monster. Of course, that’s not the case.

The incredible rise of Marlion Pickett from ice addict to premiership winner: AFL star opens up on his shady past, his time behind bars – and how the suicide of his best mate helped turn his life around

‘We were playing a game and the other side were players short, so we loaned them some of ours. How it went down was, I think I tackled this fella who was one of ours, but on the other side that day. He called me a n****r.

The best Android games currently available (December 2020)

Death Road to Canada ($10) What’s better than a zombie apocalypse? A Canadian zombie apocalypse — and that’s exactly the scenario in Death Road to Canada. Complete with genuine Canadian humor — which you may or may not find funny — you play as one of a group of friends on a road trip down […]

‘It’s anti-white racism’: Best actress nominee Charlotte Rampling launches attack on Oscar boycott as top producer dubs protesting stars ‘spoiled brats’

‘I think that diversity is the American superpower. That’s why we’re great.So many different people from so many different places adding their ideas, their inspirations, their influences to this beautiful American gumbo. … so when I look at the series of nominations of the Academy, it is not reflecting that beauty’ – Will Smith

Benedict Cumberbatch Is Intensely Southern in

Perhaps taking a page from Robert Pattinson’s book, Benedict Cumberbatch dials his Southern accent all the way up to eleven in the new trailer for The Mauritanian. The film, based on a true story, follows Jodie Foster’s Nancy Hollander in her legal defense of Guantanamo Bay prisoner Mohamedou Ould Slahi, played by Tahar Rahim. Hollander, […]

‘I felt anger because of all the charges my captor faced none of them included the worst things he did to me’: Elizabeth Smart, 33, opens up further about her nine-month kidnapping ordeal as part of #webelieveyou campaign

Smart was abducted at knifepoint from her Salt Lake City home in 2002 when she was just 14 by Brian David Mitchell (above in 2005 being escorted to court), who along with his wife Wanda Barzee, subjected her to horrific abuse where she was tied up and raped daily. She was finally rescued in March […]

Elizabeth Smart, 33, reveals she never told her parents about the rape and abuse she suffered during her nine-month kidnapping and they first heard the details almost a decade later when she testified in court

‘The truth is I never sat them all down and had a “tell all” experience with them. Honestly when I got home I didn’t want anyone to know what had happened, I was embarrassed and ashamed,’ she said on opening to up to her parents Ed and Lois Smart in a candid Instagram post Sunday.

From Microsoft to Jackfruit 365!

After hearing me out, he fell silent for a few minutes as if he was meditating. Then he said, ‘This problem is not confined to Kerala. You are an engineer, you must find a way to control diabetes without changing the eating habits of the people. And don’t worry about seasonality. I will be with […]