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Watch Quartz’s workshop on making yourself “indistractable”

You might not be able to clear away all of the distractions at home, but there are steps you can take to keep them from completely taking over your time and concentration.

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Finally Some Good News: September Is Overflowing With New Sci-Fi and Fantasy Books

Movies are slowly trickling back into theaters, but a far safer option is to pick up one of September’s new books instead. And it’s a ridiculously bountiful month, with witches, warriors, time travelers, ghosts, robots, aliens, monsters, and space pira…

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Author Colin Dickey on Aliens, Conspiracy Theories, and Other Strange Realms of The Unidentified

Colin Dickey, author of Ghostland: An American History in Haunted Places, is back with another excellent non-fiction exploration of the unusual. The Unidentified: Mythical Monsters, Alien Encounters, and Our Obsession with the Unexplained is a fascinat…

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There Are So Many New Sci-Fi and Fantasy Books Coming Out in July

Holy moly, there sure are a lot of books coming out in July! After the still-ongoing pandemic inspired some postponements earlier this year, it seems like publishers are now realizing people are hungry for new reading material. And for sci-fi, fantasy,…