[Video Link] I interviewed Amy Stewart, author of Wicked Plants and the new Wicked Bugs. She told me about the most dangerous bug, the most disgusting bug, the most fascinating bug, and so on. We also talked about people who grow gardens filled with "wicked plants," and people who grow opium poppies and coca plants. She's such an interesting and cool person!
Actress Olivia Munn has been in recent headlines following the announcement of her pregnancy with comedian John Mulaney. She's also gained attention for excerpts of her 2010 book that critics call fatphobic. In the book, Suck It, Wonder Woman!: The Misadventures of a Hollywood Geek, Munn writes this: "I will fix America's obesity problems by… READ THE REST
I just finished the first novel in Tim Powers' "Vickery and Castine" series, Altered Routes, a tale of unintended mystic events arising from Los Angeles freeway traffic. Tim Powers is always at the top of the list when folks ask about my favorite authors. His weaving mythology and legend into modern stories that revolve around… READ THE REST
The Folio Society is releasing a limited edition collection of all 118* short stories written by Philip K. Dick — and like a lot of the Folio Society's work, the graphic design is absolutely stunning. Check out the video for more about the process: This limited edition of Philip K. Dick's The Complete Short Stories,… READ THE REST
Between the pictures from your vacation you need to send to your mother-in-law to the files you need to upload for the meeting tomorrow, your digital tasks are on overload, to say the very least. And with these, comes the need for various apps, cords, chargers, and then some. Quite frankly, it's hard to keep… READ THE REST
We probably all have a dozen apps right now that share and save pictures and videos. Between Instagram, TikTok, Facebook, Snapchat, and a handful of others, there's just so much visual data floating around on our iPhones and iPads. Wouldn't it be nice to clean up some unwanted or repetitive data so our devices move… READ THE REST
Whether you want to capture a bird's eye view of the coast on your seaside vacation or love to see what's going on at the neighbor's barbeque next door, a quality drone can really come in handy. But no matter what your drone needs are, making sure your money goes to a quality model is… READ THE REST