On Loneliness, And A Way To Crack It

This has nothing to do with science fiction, but it's been on my mind for almost a week, and I felt a strong need to share it here. I've been struggling with persistent, heavy feelings of loneliness off and on for years, and a random impulse last Tuesday pushed me to do something that turned me completely around. » 12/29/14 1:11am Today 1:11am

A Post-Christmas Listmas: Ranking the Doctor Who Holiday Specials

The week between Christmas and New Years is a time of weird, unspoken traditions: returning unwanted gifts, throwing out near-dead trees, stockpiling eggnog before it vanishes for another year. And for some of us, it's a time to go on the internet debate the quality of the latest yuletide adventure of that charming… » 12/28/14 4:43pm Yesterday 4:43pm

How Do You Feel About Big-Ass Phones?

I was on the fence for a while, but after reading/watching a bunch of reviews, I'm thinking of trading in my iPhone 5 for a 6 Plus. I was a little leery about the size at first, but increasingly it seems like a better deal all around — bigger screen, better resolution, vastly superior battery life. I know a lot of you… » 12/28/14 2:49pm Yesterday 2:49pm