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Netflix extension for Chrome is your shortcut to a ton of hidden categories

Though its offerings are now available in more than 130 countries worldwide, Netflix has a sea of hidden content underneath its main selection of categories – and now there’s a nifty plugin that gives you access to all of its invisible listings straight from your browser.<p>Available for free, Netflix …

10 Swim Spots So Stunning You Should Plan Your Entire Trip Around Them

When the weather outside is frightful, a body of perfect blue water starts to sound especially enticing. And there’s no reason NOT to plan an entire trip around the perfect swimming spot, just like you’d set your sights on an incredible hike or dreamy hotel.<p>Take your pick from these stunning …

National Parks

Xbox One Slim a Reality This Summer, Xbox Scorpio in 2017

Rumors Are Often True, the Xbox One Slim and Xbox Scorpio a Reality<p>Only a few weeks ago we reported on a rumor that suggested the boys in green would …

Oculus Rift

GoPro attached their camera to a sub-orbital rocket — and the results are stunning

In a giant leap for the company, GoPro has released footage of a suborbital rocket launch that climbed to 396,000ft (120,700 meters) and hit speeds up to Mach 5.5 (3800 mph or 6115 km/h) at engine burnout.<p>The launch in the video took place at Spaceport America in New Mexico on November 6, 2015, …

New Mexico
Crime
Darth Vader

How to be Cool (According to a Video Game Magazine From 1982)

Learn how to behave yourself in the arcades of the ’80s from this old magazine article.<p>Meet Art Cater, the coolest dude of the arcades of 1982. (All …

Retrogaming

9 hidden Xbox One features only power users know about

The Xbox One is an incredible gaming console with the capability to do all sorts of cool things, but unless you have your finger on the pulse of the latest Xbox news, you might be missing out on a few of its best features. Here are nine especially great features of the Xbox One that you may not …

Xbox

Man Buys NES Game For $2, Sells It for $7,500

If you ever see a copy of Stadium Events at a yard sale, snatch it up quick.<p>For a different generation, it was the story of the baseball card that got away. A rookie Mickey Mantle that got lost during a move. A mint Darryl Strawberry from 1984 that your mom threw away. But in 2016, you may want to …

5 Causes of Hormonal Imbalance You May Be Exposed to Daily

You feel like your brain is in a fog, your food cravings are driving you nuts, you’re having trouble buttoning up those jeans, and you find yourself …

Artist Creates Stunning Star Wars Photos Using Toys And Forced Perspective

Very clever photography, done using some toy ships and troops. It’s a very realistic photography. Hope everyone will love it.<p>Editors note: This is …

Lego

The Afro-German Experience Under Hitler

January 27 is the UN's International Holocaust Remembrance Day. Commemorated to remember the liberation of Auschwitz, largest of the German Nazi concentration camps and extermination centers<p>But I am writing this post in February. Black History Month. We must remember the victims and the survivors …

World History

The Real Vinyl: See Incredible Photos of the '70s Music Scene in New York

Influential American glam rock band the New York Dolls; David Johansen, front, Jerry Nolan, Johnny Thunders, Killer Kane<p>... VIEW MORE<p>P. Felix—Getty …

New York City

Razer Kraken Pro Giveaway!

GameSpot is teaming up with Razer for a chance to giveaway five of their awesome Razer Kraken Pro headsets.<p>On top of being optimized for extended wear, the Razer Kraken Pro is outfitted with a fully retractable microphone, in-line volume controls and mute toggle, giving you easy access to all its …

Renaissance Castle Hidden Inside Oregon Home

When Almine Barton bought a normal middle-class house in Newport, Oregon, in 1979, she knew she had to change it to suit her taste. But she left the …

Selling

Hardcore Physicist Risks Life To Prove Laws Of Physics

These are several videos starring physicist Andreas Wahl proving various scientific laws by falling 40 feet attached via rope to a kettle bell, …

Why Are So Many Middle-Aged White Americans Dying?

A new report offers one explanation as to why the mortality rate for uneducated white Americans has risen—even as people elsewhere are living longer and healthier.<p>Late last year, a study in the <i>Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences</i> found that middle-aged, white Americans have been getting …

Middle Age
Nature Photography

This Towering Sky Walk Has a 330 Foot Slide to Get Back Down

<b>Perched on a majestic mountain in the Czech Republic is a lofty serpentine walkway with a very unusual way to get down.</b> The 180 foot tall Sky Walk …

Sea Level

5 Things You Did In The 70s That You Could Never Do Today

The 1970s were a special time in America. We celebrated our 200th year of independence, we had disco, and we protested the Vietnam War. But with 200 years of independence, one would think that a person living in America was free to live their life the way they see fit.<p>Not so.<p>There were things we …

Vietnam War

Get This Gorgeous Star Wars 7 Poster for Free, Just Pay Shipping

Disney's movie rewards site has a nice promotion going on where it's giving away a slick <i>Star Wars Episode VII: The Force Awakens</i> poster for free, provided you're willing to pay shipping and do one easy thing.<p>The promotion, which is available through the end of January, hands out the poster above in …

Photos Taken 100 Years Ago Capture Rare Look at Paris in Color

Over 100 years ago, a French banker named Albert Kahn undertook a massive photography project that became known as <i>The Archives of the Planet</i>. Sending photographers to every continent, Kahn aimed to collect colour snapshots from all corners of the Earth using a brand new technology known as the …

France

Check out these awesome helmets that mix 'Star Wars' characters and NFL teams

With "Star Wars: The Force Awakens" in theaters Dec. 18, we're bringing back these sweet "Star Wars"-inspired NFL helmets created by artist John Raya …

Get A Free Star Wars Edition Google Cardboard

Related Articles<p>Star Wars Dips Into Virtual Reality With "Jakku Spy," Created In Parallel With The Force Awakens Google Launches Cardboard Camera, A Free App To Create 3D Virtual Reality Photos<p>The Star Wars: Force Awakens train is a rollin’ and Google has gotten involved in a few different ways. …

Virtual Reality
Sports Law

Needed: Domestic Disarmament, Not 'Gun Control'

In response to the almost daily mass shootings in the United States -- which could be expected to rise now that they are also promoted by ISIS -- good progressive persons are calling for some measure of gun control. They may well know, in their heart of hearts, that even if these measures are …

Guns

First Steam Machine costs as much as an Xbox One

<b>Update:</b> iBuyPower has also revealed that its Steam Machine will be priced at $499 (about £307, AU $547) when it goes on sale next year, which means …

Steam Machines

US considers rebranding its anti-ISIS propaganda

According to a report by the <i>Washington Post,</i> the US State Department is considering scaling back its anti-ISIS messaging. The move follows a review from a panel of marketing experts, which included people from both Silicon Valley and New York, that expressed concerns about the agency's ability to …