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25 Amazing Netflix Hacks to Enhance Your Viewing Experience

We know you love watching the hottest movies and TV shows on Netflix, but are you getting the most out of the streaming service? If you want to …

Google Chrome

Here’s How Every State in America Got Its Name

Native American words, honoring royals, or homesick settlers—check out the crazy origins of every American state's name.<p>The state of Alabama is named …

Native Americans

This 19-year-old dancer bared it all, then her obscenity trial made her a star

Prosecutors tried to intimidate and shame Carol Doda, but she wasn’t having it<p>In April of 1965, San Francisco cops raided the Condor Club, a North …

San Francisco

This is the COOLEST! Everything that’s Orbiting the Earth Right Now

Okay, if you’ve got some spare time, check out this amazing website called Stuff in Space. It’s a simulation of every satellite (alive or dead), …

Space

Lithuanian Makeup Artist Creates Wonderfully Disturbing Illusions Using Herself as a Canvas

Lithuanian Makeup Artist Monika Falcik creates absolutely wonderful disturbing illusions using her own face and body as a living palate. Of all …

Satellite images of Earth taken from an angle show the world in new beauty

While it's fun to explore the world by zooming around on Google Earth, there's just something uninspiring about most satellite images. While the …

Watch 7 ancient ruins come to life before your very eyes

GIFs recreate pyramids, temples, and forts from around the world<p>Ever wonder what ancient ruins looked like in their heyday? Thanks to a series of fun GIFs made by NeoMam Studios and Thisisrender for Expedia “recreating” a few iconic monuments including the Parthenon in Greece, the Luxor Temple in …

The 50 best animated movies of all time, according to critics

But while Disney films rank high (and often) among the most critically acclaimed animated films of all time, the company is sporadically outranked on this list by movies from the likes of Warner Bros. and Studio Ghibli (Hayao Miyazaki's company).<p>To find out which animated films have received the …

Animation

Pictures Capture the Invisible Glow of Flowers

Ultraviolet light reveals alien-like colors and fairy sparkles in seemingly normal plants.<p>Take a look at some of the flowers photographed by Craig Burrows and you might feel as if you’ve suddenly been transported into the alien world of Pandora from James Cameron’s <i>Avatar</i>. Brightly pigmented petals …

James Cameron

The Scots Language Translation of Harry Potter Is the Most Scottish Thing Ever

J.K. Rowling’s <i>Harry Potter</i> novels have been translated into dozens of different languages, allowing for fans of witchcraft and wizardry from across …

The Winners Of The Greatest Photoshop Battles Ever (New Pics)

Photoshop wizards are constantly battling each other, using their magic powers to determine who can create the funniest images. We've already showed …

Edvard Munch

This map shows the US really has 11 separate 'nations' with entirely different cultures

The United States comprises several different regions, each with its own rich history and cultural identity.<p>Exactly where those regions start and end has been a long-running debate, but according to author Colin Woodard, the United States can be divided into 11 distinct sub-nations.<p>Woodard mapped …

New Mexico

Fascinating Timelapse of an Outdoorsman Building a Log Cabin From the Ground Up All by Himself

Canadian outdoorsman, photographer, travel writer, and educator Shawn James of My Self Reliance created a fascinating timelapse video that features …

Star Watch: Meet one of the great constellations — Orion the Hunter

Orion the Hunter is the king of the constellations, as far as I’m concerned. I’m far from the only one with that opinion.<p>In the minds and …

Happy Winter Solstice 2017! Traditions, rituals and meanings behind the UK's shortest day of the year

The days have been getting shorter for months, and now we've finally reached the winter solstice, which means it is the shortest day of the year.<p>The …

How people around the world celebrate the winter solstice

For most of the world’s population, this Thursday (Dec. 21) will be the shortest day and longest night of the year as the winter solstice kicks in.<p>The day marks the beginning of winter for the northern hemisphere when the sun’s rays are directly over the Tropic of Capricorn, the southernmost …

Solstice

A Saturniidae moth caterpillar... So many colors! https://t.co/cLyhmsSarA

Every Episode of ‘Curb Your Enthusiasm,’ Ranked

<i>Larry David — social assassin,</i> <i>four-eyed fuck</i><i>, utmost respecter of wood — returns to HBO on Sunday with a new season of</i> Curb Your Enthusiasm<i>. It’s</i> …

An Illustrated Periodic Table Showing How Chemical Elements Interact With Our Everyday Lives

Retired Boeing software engineer Keith Enevoldsen created the color-coded “Periodic Tables of Elements, in Pictures and Words” for both kids and …

Fisherman snags ‘ghost’ lobster, proving nature still has a few tricks up its sleeve

Mother Nature loves to throw curve balls, and humans have gotten pretty good at expecting the unexpected when it comes to the wonders of the animal …

Just 26 Pure Eclipse Jokes

WARNING: Do not stare directly into these jokes.<p><b>1. How does the man in the moon cut his hair?</b><p>Eclipse it.<p><b>2. What do you call it when you fall in love on Aug. 21, 2017?</b><p>A total eclipse of the heart.<p><b>3. What do you call the moon's online content?</b><p>E-clips.<p><b>4. What does a blogger from 2010 call a full link</b> …

Jokes

NASA needs your help during the August eclipse

Don’t worry, it's not rocket science.<p>On August 21, a shadow will fall across North America—and we can’t wait. Towns along the eclipse path of totality are eagerly making plans to accommodate the thousands of visitors expected to trek out for the celestial marvel.<p>NASA scientists are finalizing their …

North America

Vintage Film Shows What Homes Should Have Looked Like In The Year 1999 A.D.

Folks had funny ideas about what the home of the future would look like back in the 20th century, and for some reason they saw the Year 2000 as a far …

The Internet is Going Nuts for This Landscape Photographer's Creative Images

Have you heard of the desert lake in Australia with extremely high concentration of salt? Well, it is the Lake Eyre and Murray Fredericks, an …

A Fascinating Timelapse of a Dragonfly As It Transforms From Nymph to Fully Winged Adult

A fascinating and beautiful timelapse from Beauty of Science shows the remarkable process in which a dragonfly transforms from nymph to adult. The …

Dining Etiquette 101

Dining Etiquette 101<p>The holiday season is around the corner, so let's start new traditions by following old traditions. Here are some basic rules of …

Food & Dining

Psychics Who Hear Voices Could Be On to Something

The ways some “healthy voice hearers” cope might be able to help people with psychotic disorders.<p>Jessica Dorner was lying in bed at her cousin’s house when her grandmother, a “pushy lady” in an apron who had been dead for several years, appeared in front of her. “I know you can see me,” Jessica …

5 Theories on the Best Order to Watch the Star Wars Movies

The <i>Star Wars</i> saga is 40 years old, and doesn’t show any signs of stopping. With the eighth entry in the series, <i>The Last Jedi</i>, slated to hit theaters …

Star Wars

The Best Small Town to Visit in All 50 States

The paradox of big-city travel is that you never really get a break. You ditch work in New York, LA, or Chicago to go visit your buddies in New York, …

Motown

How Well Do 100-Year-Old Lifehacks Hold Up?

Last century's lifehacks might be a little outdated but they'll still serve you well.<p>Do you want to know an easier way to open a jar? Hundreds of Youtube videos will tell you how. What about a simple way to slice watermelon? One questionable video has you covered. For any common household problem, …