39 Amazing New Sci-Fi and Fantasy Books to Check Out in March

Detail from the cover of The Deepest Blue by Sarah Beth DurstImage: Harper VoyagerMarch is here—damn, that was fast!—and with it, a stack of new sci-fi and fantasy books to add to your reading list, including entries from genre favorites like Cory Doctorow and G. Willow Wilson, plus a new Expanse novel, Tiamat’s Wrath, that…

Letters: ‘P.E. Was My Idea of a Nightmare’

Readers share their memories—the good, the bad, and the humiliating—from childhood gym class. Feb 4, 2019 Corbis / Getty We Asked Readers:Was gym class a traumatizing part of school that still brings back shivers about that one particularly menacing bully? New research backs up what all too many of us already know: P.E. is kind…

Derby murder: Five people arrested after 24-year-old man killed

Five people have been arrested on suspicion of the murder of a 24-year-old man in Derby. Police were called to reports of an assault in the Normanton area of the city in the early hours of Thursday morning, Derbyshire Police said. Officers found the man with life-threatening injuries and he was taken to hospital. We’ll…

Everything you need to know about the Westminster Dog Show

This article originally appeared as a Quartz Obsession newsletter. You can find it here in our archive, and sign up for the email here.The Westminster Dog Show returns to New York City for the 143rd time on Monday (Feb. 11), when 2,800 canines will compete for the coveted Best in Show title. This year’s show runs from 8am ET to 11pm ET…

90min’s Definitive Bundesliga Brits Power Rankings: Matchday 23

The eagerly anticipated second instalment of 90min’s power rankings for British players in Germany’s top two divisions is finally here and there has already been some movement, even though three of them didn’t add to their first team minutes last weekend. Borussia Dortmund still sit at the top of the Bundesliga while Bayern Munich, Borussia Mönchengladbach and…

Correction: Synthetic 2-D lead tin sulfide nanosheets with tuneable optoelectronic properties from a potentially scalable reaction pathway

Correction: Synthetic 2-D lead tin sulfide nanosheets with tuneable optoelectronic properties from a potentially scalable reaction pathway Kane Norton,a  Jens Kunstmann,*b  Lu Ping,a  Alexander Rakowski,c  Chuchen Wang,a  Alexander J. Marsden,ad  Ghulam Murtaza,c  Niting Zeng,a  Simon G. McAdams,ac  Mark A. Bissett,ad  Sarah J. Haigh,ad  Brian Derby,a  Gotthard Seifert,b  Jack Chun-Ren Kee  and  David J. Lewis*a  Author…

Leonardo’s thumbprint found on Royal Collections drawing

A fingerprint believed to have been left by Leonardo da Vinci has been found on one of his drawings in the UK’s Royal Collections. It was discovered by Alan Donnithorne, formerly the head paper conservator of the Royal Collections, who found the thumbprint on a red ink anatomical drawing. Fingerprints have been found on other…

Sir Cecil and Star Superior should fight it out

Sir Cecil and Star Superior should fight out the finish of the Kingfisher Ultra Indian Derby (Gr.1) , the most prestigious race of the Indian Turf, to be run on Sunday (Feb.3) at Mahalaxmi race course.Rails will be placed at the original point.Bonanza for Punters: A gross amount of Rupees One Crore will be added…