Ethan Cordner

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20 Best Bourbon Whiskeys

Exploring the wide world of bourbon whiskey–not to mention trying the best bourbons–is among the most rewarding hobbies an adult male can pursue. …

Bourbon Whiskey

8 Cheap Scary Halloween Masks

Halloween is without a doubt my favorite holiday to prep for (I typically start mid-August with my costume design), but I understand that other …

Horror

This little robot moves in and out of the sun to care for a plant that lives on its back

Tianqi Sun, CEO of robotics firm Vincross, has created a delightful mod of his robot Hexa which cares for a houseplant when the owner is too forgetful to water it.<p>Hexa is a small crab-like looking robot, which is available to buy for $949 and is designed to give people the chance to experiment with …

15 Tips For Sounding Much More Professional At The Office

A little bit of rephrasing goes a long way.<p>"Using positive language in a negative situation can have a big impact on how you're remembered." —yourmate155<p>"It'll make them respect you more." —Inebriatedclusterfuk<p>"The phrase 'I assumed...' has a very negative connotation, and people will view it as …

I’ve been replaced by another woman and the pain is killing me | Dear Mariella

A young woman who thought she had everything mapped out perfectly is suddenly on her own – and the jealousy is unbearable. Mariella Frostrup says it’s hard but it’s time to look to the future<p><b>The dilemma</b> A year ago, my partner of 12 years (fiancé of five) told me he wanted to end our relationship. …

Relationships

How to watch Netflix on Google Cardboard

Plenty of people enjoy spending a few hours binging Netflix to catch up on their favorite show before the new season kicks off. If you have roommates …

The Psychology of Expectations

Perhaps you have heard the saying: "Expectations are premeditated resentments." I believe this slogan, which apparently originated in 12-step …

The best films of 2017 … that you didn't see

Gwilym Mumford, Andrew Pulver, Charles Bramesco, Benjamin Lee, Jordan Hoffman, Pamela Hutchinson, Guy Lodge, Wendy Ide and Peter Bradshaw

Ranking The 10 Best New Netflix TV Series Of 2017

Two years ago, Netflix’s nearly 75 million users watched 42 <i>billion</i> hours of content on the streaming service over the course of that year. Those numbers have only grown since as Netflix has added more original content, including over <i>50</i> new seasons of television aimed at adults in 2017 alone. That’s …

TV

14 Epic Fantasy Series You Need To Read That Aren't 'A Song Of Ice And Fire'

Look, I love <i>Game of Thrones</i> as much as the next nerd<i>.</i> I am all about dragons, zombies, and dragon-zombies. But A Song of Ice and Fire is not the <i>only</i> …

The 17 Best Movies No One Saw In 2017

The greatest movies you've barely heard of<p>2017 has been a corker for cinema, with the likes of <i>Dunkirk</i>, <i>Blade Runner 2049</i>, <i>Wonder Woman</i>, <i>Thor: Ragnarok</i> and <i>Star Wars: The Last Jedi</i> knocking it out of the park. But there were also plenty of absolute gems that fell under the radar.<p>Here's our pick of …

Netflix codes: The secret numbers that unlock thousands of hidden films and TV shows

Netflix's incredibly niche, personalised subgenres have long captivated movie nerds, from "Steamy Crime Movies from the 1970s" to "Period Pieces About Royalty Based on Real Life".<p>The genres, based on a complicated algorithm that uses reams of data about users' viewing habits to recommend exactly …

Documentaries

The Script For Will Beall And Ben Affleck's JUSTICE LEAGUE Movie Has Surfaced And It's Downright Epic

Back in 2011, Will Beall wrote a version of <i>Justice League</i> which Ben Affleck was in talks to direct. Now, the script has surfaced and we have a …

Justice League

Best books of 2017 – part two

From moving memoirs to far-reaching fiction, the wonders of science and the lessons of history, novelists, poets and critics pick their best reads of the year<p><b>Part one:</b> George Saunders, Ali Smith and others share their favourites<br>• Nominate your books of the year in the comments below<p>Anything is …

Popular Fiction

Ancient wall carvings discovered in Saudi Arabia might be the earliest evidence of very good boys

Dogs are such ubiquitous parts of modern life that it’s sometimes easy to forget that man’s best friend wasn’t always by our sides. Humans are …

Pets

The 28 Best Books on Writing

An Editor's Advice to Writers<p>Betsy Lerner<p>For both established and prospective authors alike, the publishing house can seem like a jungle. Luckily, Betsy Lerner is here to lead a safari, citing her vast collection of experiences as an editor as her field guide. <i>The Forest for the Trees</i> motivates …

50 Books from the Past 50 Years Everyone Should Read at Least Once

Challenge accepted.<p>Fifty contemporary classics everyone should read at least once—only 50? There are hundreds we could include, and if we did, this …

Only People With Nerves of Steel Will Be Able to Watch Every Horror Movie on This List

If your idea of a horror movie is a tense, psychological thriller, then we suggest you stop reading, because we're here to discuss the scariest, …

Mary and the Witch’s Flower Is Destined to be One of Your Favorite Animated Films

io9 ReviewsReviews and critical analyses of fan-favorite movies, TV shows, comics, books, and more.<p>If Studio Ghibli made a film where Harry Potter …

This is one of the worst fall TV seasons in years — but here are the 18 shows worth watching

But that doesn't mean there's nothing to watch.<p>There are a few entertaining freshman shows like ABC's "The Mayor" and Netflix's "American Vandal," but a lot more returning shows are must-see TV, like NBC's "The Good Place" and HBO's "Vice Principals."<p>We put together a list of the new and returning …

HBO Go

20 modern classic movies everyone needs to watch in their lifetime

1. “Donnie Darko” (2001)<p>Jake Gyllenhaal was just starting to get on everyone's radar when he scored one of his first lead roles, playing a troubled …

We should never have told people to start taking vitamins, and new research linking one type to cancer shows why

Not so fast. A growing body of research— including a study published August 22 in the Journal of Clinical Oncology— suggests that some supplements can carry real health risks. These risks range from vomiting and nausea to an increased risk of cancer and death.<p>Epidemiologists at two American cancer …

How to Show Up on the First Page of Google (Even if You’re a Nobody)

There’s a joke that asks, “Where should you bury something that you don’t want people to find?”Answer: On the second page of Google.Sure, it’s corny. …

Barcelona adds Segway ban to curbs on tourism

It was once dubbed the capital of cool, but these days visitors to Barcelona can expect a quite frosty welcome as the city’s love affair with tourism comes to a bitter end, with hooded youths spraying a tourist bus with slogans, and strike chaos at the city’s airport. On Wednesday, Segway tours and …

Research Shows Magic Mushrooms Can Offer Real Benefits in Depression Therapy

Mindblowing.<p>A review of the research on combining therapy with the psychoactive component from magic mushrooms has concluded it's not only a safe and …

I’ve run my laptop all week off this giant external battery

Technically, I could have spent all of this past week living off-grid. For the past week, I’ve charged every electronic gadget I own off a giant …

Gear & Gadgets

This might be the tiniest laptop in the world right now

The GPD Pocket is an absolutely tiny laptop that runs the full version of Windows 10, and it fits in your pocket.<p>It might sound like a netbook, but its premium build and decent specs differentiates it from traditional netbooks that felt cheap and were incredibly underpowered.<p>The GPD Pocket went …

Windows 10

Here's how to access the iPhone's hidden mode that turns the camera into a magnifying glass

"Magnifier" mode uses the iPhone's camera to magnify text or other small things — handy, especially, for reading fine print, or zooming in on small details.<p>The hidden mode can also adjust brightness and color, which is useful for people who may have issues seeing specific colors.<p>Using Magnifier is …

Which foods can improve your gut bacteria?

<b>Can what you eat change the bacteria in your gut for the better? Dr Michael Mosley has been finding out which foods and drinks can make the most difference.</b><p>The gut microbiome - the diverse community of bacteria that inhabits our intestines - is a hot topic in science right now.<p>Almost every day we …