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Here's Everything That's Coming to Netflix in September 2016

Ah, Netflix. Bless the streaming service (and others like it) for giving us the ultimate back-up plan for those weekends when the one item on your to-do list involves shaving your legs if you shower (big emphasis on the <i>if</i>). As long as you have a laptop or television and a Netflix account, you can …

Entertainment

WATCH: Here’s An Amazing Aerial Video of the Philippines to Pick Up Your Mood

Is the day not treating you well?<p>Itching to wander and have a dose of vitamin sea?<p>While you’re stuck in the office and can’t do this now, here’s an …

Amazon is making it even harder for J. Crew and Gap to turn around business

But now they face another challenge: Amazon.<p>Amazon's fashion sector is a huge threat to these retailers, Thomas Lee of The San Francisco Chronicle writes.<p>Lee points to a Bloomberg story from this past summer in which Cowen and Co. estimated that Amazon would surpass Macy's by 2017.<p>That doesn't seem …

10 strangest animal discoveries of 2015

Every year, scientists wade into jungles, deserts and museum collections to examine animals and, if they're lucky, discover a new species.<p>For instance, in 2015 researchers identified a ruby-red sea dragon off the coast of Australia, a new species of giant tortoise in the Galápagos Islands and an …

13 of the best best science books of 2015

To help sort through 2015's books, the <i>Science News</i> staff offers its must-read picks, many of which have been previously reviewed in the magazine.<p>Read those reviews at the links below or in our Editor's Pick: Favorite books of 2015.

Books

Make This Egg-in-a-Hole Grilled Cheese Sandwich with Bacon Immediately

<i>BY ROCHELLE BILOW, BON APPETIT</i><p>Photo: Alex Lau<p>We just know some recipes are going to be good before we even try them. Like this Egg-in-a-Hole Sandwich with Bacon and Cheddar. What could possibly be anything less than outstanding about a sandwich with a name like that? We could tell you about all the …

Why We Were Sweet on Sugar Alternatives in 2015

<i>by Anna Stockwell, Epicurious</i><p>PHOTO BY TARA DONNE<p>In response to the increasing demand for alternatives to refined white sugar, unrefined sweeteners have become commonplace on grocery shelves. But this year, the conversation shifted in a way I can totally get behind: we started focusing on these …

Record highs predicted for bitcoin in 2016 as new supply halves

LONDON (Reuters) - 2016 could prove to be the year that the price of bitcoin surges again. Not because of any dark-web drug-dealing or Russian ponzi scheme, but for an altogether less sensational reason - slower growth in the money supply.<p>Bitcoin (virtual currency) coins are seen in an illustration …

Cryptocurrency

SpaceX landing hailed as giant leap for space travel

When<p>Elon Musk'sSpaceXrocket nailed its historic landing at Florida's Cape Canaveral on Monday night and the enormous dust cloud settled, it was more than an engineering feat hailed around the world.<p>The Falcon 9's landing made deep space travel seem attainable again — not just to aerospace engineers …

Fodor’s Go List 2016

If travel is your life's passion, there’s much to look forward to in 2016. Our fifth annual Go List highlights 25 incredible destinations, including …

Obama administration asks top court to revive immigration plan

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Obama administration on Friday asked the U.S. Supreme Court to revive President Barack Obama’s executive action to protect millions of illegal immigrants from deportation, saying Republican-led states had no legal basis to challenge it.<p>A young boy holds U.S. flags as …

Immigration

The 10 Least Visited Countries in Europe, and Why You Should Visit Them All

<i>By Jason Heidemann for the Orbitz Travel Blog</i><p>Some dwarf in comparison to their gargantuan neighbors, others are still branded with a scarlet letter thanks to past global conflicts and none can compete with France's food scene, England's charms or Italy's gorgeous coastline, but nevertheless you …

21 lifestyle changes to make if you want to save more money

When it comes to getting rich, the formula is simple: Spend less and save more.<p>That's easier said than done. To save a considerable amount of money, you have to make more than an intermittent effort. You have to make a lifestyle change.<p>What kind? We rounded up 21 lifestyle changes anyone can make …

The 12 dumbest things you can do with your money in your 30s — and how to avoid them

Time is still on your side in your 30s. If you manage your money well, it can mean huge financial gains in the future.<p>That's easier said than done. And many of us tend to assume that we'll have more money in our 40s and have plenty of time to tune up our finances, which can lead to some poor money …

Facebook's head of security has a big concern: Android

The American software engineer works at Facebook's global head of security, where he is ultimately responsible for protecting its billions of users — whether that's from opportunistic teenagers hackers in their parents' basements, or sophisticated nation-state backed attacks.<p>So what worries him the …

The CEO of Credit Suisse nailed the banking industry's biggest problem in a sentence

"We don't really have a good measure to triangulate returns," he said on Tuesday at the Financial Times banking summit.<p>That's a big statement.<p>It means banking is an industry that doesn't know how to set meaningful profit targets, which is a huge issue when trying to work out a business strategy.<p>As …

Elizabeth Warren faces test of her clout as Hillary Clinton consolidates support

When her fans sold Elizabeth Warren baby onesies and donned "Warren for President" hats this year and last, the Massachusetts senator insisted she would not run. But with those demurrals came a promise to use her clout to push Democrats to the left as the de facto leader of her party's populist …

500 Miles Through Water-Starved Outback Tests Adventurer’s Abilities

Adventure<p>In the days and weeks after September 6, National Geographic explorer Sarah Marquis developed the odd habit of walking to her refrigerator, opening the door, and browsing through its contents. Then, closing the door, and she would go back about her day.<p>Because the 43-year-old Swiss …

National Parks

Everything That's Leaving Netflix in November 2015

It's last call again at Netflix, folks—which means the time is ticking to catch these movies, TV shows, and documentaries one last time before they leave the streaming service come November. Horror fans will be disappointed to see <i>Saw I</i> through <i>V</i> included on the list; <i>Batman and Robin</i>, <i>Fargo</i>, and <i>Scream</i> …