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Netflix has tons of hidden categories — here's how to see them

Netflix hidden categories are the secret to better binging, friends.<p>The vast amount of content on Netflix can get pretty unwieldy. Luckily, there's a …

TV shows

The Best Back Exercises: The Only Workout You Need for That Perfect V-Shape Torso

The muscles you can't see in the mirror matter just as much as the ones in front. Here are the exercises to keep you looking good from all angles.<p>Sometimes you forget things: Where the remote is. Where you left your keys. Grandma’s birthday. (Put that one in your calendar already). At the gym, it’s …

Workouts

Crying Suns smashes Kickstarter goal, aims to be FTL but with more story

Crying Suns, a new space roguelike with a gradually unfolding story, has smashed its Kickstarter goal, and has to date raised nearly double the …

PC Gaming

Ignore calories and BMI. Here are the health numbers that really matter.

Health often seems like a numbers game. What's your blood-sugar level? How many calories are you eating? And are you getting the right percentage of macros (or macronutrients)? The problem is that sometimes we track, count and obsess over numbers that don't matter very much for our overall health. …

The 5 Best Exercises at the Gym, According to Personal Trainers

Don’t hit the weight room again until these are on your to-do list.<p>Maybe you're new to working out. Maybe you've been working out for so long that you just realized you've been doing the <i>same six exercises</i> for the last three years. Or perhaps you were recently engaged in some next-level TRX workout …

Why Australia’s Parliament Is Going After China

The Australian Parliament is considering—and expected to pass—two controversial bills in its current session. The Espionage and Foreign Interference …

The Secret to Perfect Popcorn Is Already in Your Cupboard

I thought I knew all about making perfect popcorn.<p>I would pop the kernels in oil, slather them in butter and salt, and gobble them while watching old slapstick comedies on the couch, battling husband and child for that last craggy crumb.<p>Then I tasted Jessica Koslow’s recipe, and my popcorn world …

Recipes

You Should Finally Learn To Solve a Rubik's Cube

It's easier than you might think and whole lot of fun.<p>When I got a Rubik's Cube for Christmas a large number of years ago, I did what any kid would: I scrambled it and set it aside. But although I don't know where it is now, the unfinished business haunted me for years. What with robots and …

Mathematics

A new laser eye surgery fixes your vision without any gnarly eyeball slicing

As someone who wears glasses, the idea of corrective laser eye surgery is certainly tempting. But then you start reading about how the invasive …

The Best Natural Deodorants Are Kind to Your Skin and Your Clothes. Plus, They Actually Work.

You don't need a bunch of harsh chemicals to smell good.<p><i>Welcome to The Esquire Endorsement. Heavily researched. Thoroughly vetted. These picks are the best way to spend your hard-earned cash.</i><p>I am well aware of the stereotypes about smelly dudes who blather on about natural deodorants and how your …

Goof Proof Showers (Sponsored)

For a tiling rookie, the hardest, and arguably the most intimidating, part of a shower tile installation is the prep work. Creating the proper slope …

Another “missing” component could revolutionize electronics - MIT Technology Review

Back in 1971, Leon Chua, a young electronics engineer at the University of California, Berkeley, began working on a fundamental mathematical …

Nanotech

6 Men’s Military Haircuts That Will Never Go Out Of Style

Military haircuts are masculine, timeless and low maintenance - making them perfect for every man. From crew cuts and buzz cuts to officer-friendly …

A Good Candle Is the Secret to a Much More Memorable Home

For instance, one of these six options.<p><i>Welcome to The Esquire Endorsement. Heavily researched. Thoroughly vetted. These picks are the best way to spend your hard-earned cash.</i><p>You know how everyone tells you that scent is tied to memory and it's one of the most powerful sensory triggers? Unlike so …

Elon Musk Cut the Gordian Knot of Corporate Spending

With a single stroke of genius, Musk solved one of the world's most intractable management problems.<p>Elon Musk keeps hitting it out of the ballpark... not as a technology guru but as a people-savvy manager. Last month, Musk gave the world's best productivity advice in a single, short sentence and …

Tesla

12 groups of companion plants to make your vegetable garden thrive

<b>Some plants help each other enormously, while others hinder their neighbors – use this cheat sheet to ensure harmony in the vegetable plot.</b><p>There can …

No wonder there’s an exodus from religion

By E.J. Dionne Jr.<p>Columnist<p>Do you wonder why the proportion of Americans declaring themselves unaffiliated with organized religion has skyrocketed in recent decades?<p>This trend is especially pronounced among adults under 30, roughly 40 percent of whom claim no connection to a religious congregation …

Religion

9 Signs Your Running Shoes Are the Wrong Size

If you’ve never been fitted at a running store, chances are you buy your sneakers solely based on how they look.<p>When it comes to strutting around the …

Pain

'We're doomed': Mayer Hillman on the climate reality no one else will dare mention

“We’re doomed,” says Mayer Hillman with such a beaming smile that it takes a moment for the words to sink in. “The outcome is death, and it’s the end of most life on the planet because we’re so dependent on the burning of fossil fuels. There are no means of reversing the process which is melting …

Climate Change

A Better Rainwater-Harvesting System

Harvesting rainwater to use for growing vegetables makes a great deal of sense. Unfortunately, the most common method of rainwater harvesting isn’t …

Gardening

Workplace niceness can have nasty side effects

Imagine that eight people walk into a meeting to discuss an important strategic decision for their company. They’re all well-versed in the challenge they face. But two members of the group hold some key piece of information or a perspective that not everybody has considered. Everyone knows, for …

Disturbing before-and-after images show what major US cities could look like in the year 2100

The world’s sea levels are rising at faster and faster rates as waters warm and ice sheets melt.<p>Researchers led by Steve Nerem, a professor of …

This is how the feds can flip Michael Cohen

Donald Trump and his advisors are increasingly worried that Michael Cohen—Trump’s longtime lawyer, whose home and offices were raided by the FBI last week—will be impelled to cooperate with federal prosecutors.<p>“They’re going to threaten him with a long prison term and try to turn him into a canary …

Corruption

Intel is offloading virus scanning to its GPUs to improve performance and battery life

Intel is planning to allow virus scanners to use its integrated graphics chipsets to scan for malicious attacks. The change could see performance and battery life improve on some systems. “With Accelerated Memory Scanning, the scanning is handled by Intel’s integrated graphics processor, enabling …

The Best Men’s Fragrances Of All Time

These are the best men's fragrances ever created - from Calvin Klein and Jean-Paul Gaultier to Tom Ford and Chanel - as well as advice from fragrance …

Fragrance

Towards the circular economy - Reports - World Economic Forum

A circular economy is an industrial system that is restorative or regenerative by intention and design. It replaces the end-of-life concept with …

Sustainability

NASA’s virtual tour of the moon in 4K will blow your mind

The moon can look spectacular enough from here on Earth, but a just-posted NASA video showing the lunar surface in amazing close-up detail is also …

Weird New Theory Presents Unexpected Reason Huge Mammals Live in the Sea

"It’s not that water allows you to be a big mammal."<p>Fifty million years ago, whales were four-footed, tailed land mammals about the size of wolves. …

TensorFlow Tutorial For Beginners

<i>Originally published at</i> <i>https://www.datacamp.com/community/tutorials/tensorflow-tutorial</i><p>Deep learning is a subfield of machine learning that is a set …

Red Wine and Honey-Poached Pears and Plums Recipe

<b>1.</b> Preheat the oven to 350 degrees Fahrenheit.<p><b>2.</b> Combine the honey and red wine together in a small saucepan and bring to a gentle simmer, whisking …