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The 18 best movies on Netflix you've probably never heard of

There are so many movies on Netflix that your typical Friday night is probably spent trying to find something to watch, as opposed to actually watching something.<p>The streaming service has a huge, rotating selection of movies both old and new. It is hard to navigate through Netflix's massive library …

Filmmaking

What You Need to Know About Palawan, the "Best Island in the World"

Warning: These pictures will give you serious wanderlust.<p>If you're thinking of where to go on your next tropical beach getaway, you may want to look a little farther than the Caribbean.<p>For the second time, the Palawan archipelago in the Philippines has been named "Best Island in the World" by the …

5 Bucket List Travel Destinations

We live in a wild and wondrous world, which means it's time to dust off your passport and get busy exploring Earth's natural treasures and man-made marvels. While hunting down every awe-inspiring landmark would take a lifetime, we've started off with five must-see destinations that should be on …

I Did Not Quit My Job to Travel the World

Approximately every five minutes someone out there writes an article about how they quit their job to travel the world. Okay, maybe not every five minutes, but these days it does seem like there are many people who do just that -- save up money, quit their jobs and go from country to country, city …

The 12 most important moments in science in 2014

Virgin Galactic’s Spaceship Two crashed – and then, 300m miles away, Philae landed on a comet. From the distant origins of humans to our future on the planet, 12 leading scientists pick their key moments and stories of the year<p>1 The West Antarctic ice sheet enters irreversible decline<p><b>13 January</b><p>In …

Telescopes

'The Case for Rage and Retribution'

It wasn't the CIA that created the atmosphere that allowed torture to happen.<p>On September 12, 2001, <i>Time</i> magazine, in a special issue devoted to the Qaeda attacks of the previous day, published a column by one of its most prominent contributors at the time, Lance Morrow. The column was headlined, …

Dürer's polyhedron: 5 theories that explain Melencolia's crazy cube

The distinctive three-dimensional shape in Albrecht Dürer’s 1514 engraving Melencolia I has been the subject of innumerous analyses and still no one is sure what it is or what it means. On the occasion of its 500th birthday, mathematician Günter M Ziegler looks again at art history’s most infamous …

Ukraine army and rebels pull back from east

A Sunny Day In Glasgow Share "Almost Like Emotion (The Drop)"

A Sunny Day in Glasgow have shared a new song called "Almost Like Emotion (The Drop)". The song comes from an EP called <i>NO DEATH</i>, which is being released at select UK record stores (Norman, Rough Trade, Piccadilly, Rise, Recordstore) as a limited edition bonus to their recently-released album, <i>Sea</i> …

Brazil

REVIEW: Woody Allen’s Magic in the Moonlight: When Cynic Met Mystic

No film character is riper for a take-down than the cynic with a sharp tongue, the nonbeliever whose only god is his own intellect. What other people …

Malaysia Airlines Ukraine Crash: A Working Theory of the Shootdown

The U.S. military’s top commander in Europe spoke last month at the Pentagon of Russians training pro-Russian separatists from Ukraine. “What we see …

Ukraine crisis: Rebels shell Donetsk airport

<b>A rocket strike in the east Ukrainian region of Luhansk has killed at least 19 soldiers, Ukrainian officials say, blaming it on separatist rebels.</b><p>They said rebels had fired a barrage of Grad rockets at troops in Zelenopillya, a village near the Russian border.<p>The pro-Russian rebels say they …

Newly discovered space rock could explain booming life on Earth

Scientists think they've found a fragment of the asteroid destroyer that sparked a crucial meteor shower 470 million years ago<p>Researchers in Sweden have found a new class of meteorite. And according to <i>LiveScience</i>, that discovery — published in <i>Earth and Planetary Science Letters</i> — may be the missing …

10 Band Names Taken From Literature: Steely Dan, The Doors, And More

If there's one surefire way to add a sense of importance and artistic integrity to your band, it's to name your band after something you read in a …

This Glove Makes You Beethoven

“Have you ever seen the Matrix?” Thad Starner excitedly asks me over the phone. “There’s that scene where they need to fly a helicopter and Trinity just says, “hang on” and then uploads the instructions to her brain. That’s the future of what I’m doing.”<p>What started as a wearable experiment for the …

We could travel to new worlds in NASA's starship Enterprise

NASA announced in 2012 that it was working to build a "warp drive" that could enable "faster-than-light" travel. Two years later and the space agency hasn't built a spaceship capable of such speeds yet — but thanks to artist Mark Rademaker, we now know what one could look like. The result is the …

Space Travel

10 All-American Summer Road Trips

Drive, We Said<p>There's nothing more American than hitting the open road with the windows down, the music up, and a cooler full of beer in the backseat (you know, for later). Sure, the game has changed a little—smartphones have all but rendered guidebooks and crumpled maps obsolete—but one essential …

National Parks

27 Tips for Mastering Anything

This story originally appeared on Business Insider<p>What does it take to become a master at your craft? Is genius innate, or can it be learned?<p>In his book, "<i>Mastery</i>," Robert Greene draws from the latest research, interviews modern masters, and examines the lives of former greats like Albert Einstein, …

Creativity

Demand For Privacy Will Kill The Free Internet. Thank Goodness.

Paying for privacy in today's digital age<p>In February, Facebook purchased the WhatsApp messaging service for the mind-boggling sum of $19 billion. It was the largest acquisition of a venture-backed company ever, but it also proved a clear, albeit subtle, point: Our relationship to personal data is …

Cell vs. virus: A battle for health - Shannon Stiles

All living things are made of cells. In the human body, these highly efficient units are protected by layer upon layer of defense against icky …

The Month In Plagues: A Polio Emergency, A Tornado of Mosquitoes, And More

<b>In pathogens news</b><p>Health experts are still arguing whether or not to save the last stores of smallpox, which are in high-security labs in the US and Russia. Quartz, io9, and Nature News have stories. And speaking of smallpox, a new smallpox-like-virus emerged in Georgia (the country).<p>Polio continues …

“Night Moves”: A nail-biting procedural explores the “eco-terror” left

Jesse Eisenberg plots an Oregon dam bombing in a dense, brooding indie thriller that resists easy answers<p>Kelly Reichardt’s nervy, gripping indie thriller “Night Moves” drops us right in the middle of what the newspapers and the FBI will no doubt describe as a “terrorist plot.” If you’re looking for …

Turkish police tear gas protesters on Taksim anniversary

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/world/1081000/1081036_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1512717122_8f7a462cc6b0d5affb0ad2254238f68a<p><b>Turkish police have used tear gas to disperse demonstrators in Istanbul and Ankara on the first anniversary of deadly anti-government protests.</b><p>Some …

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Battered pot found in Cornish garage unlocks Egypt excavation secrets

Pot sheds light on the work of archeologist Flinders Petrie whose finds scattered across the world in the late 19th century<p>A battered pot found in a garage in Cornwall, broken in antiquity and broken again and mended with superglue some 5,500 years later, was treasure – but the scruffy little …

The Soldier of the Future Looks A Lot Like Science Fiction

This story originally appeared on CNBC<p>Forget an Apple iWatch, the U.S. military is the one really taking wearable technology to new levels.<p>Different divisions of the U.S. armed forces, as well as other government agencies such as Darpa, are all working on developing high-tech armor that will help …

Military

War, Pirates and the Story of the First D.C. Memorial

Washington, D.C. is lousy with memorials — close to a thousand.<p>Within a short walk from ShipShape’s North West headquarters there’s a 1922 Joan of Arc statue from the ladies of France to the ladies of America, a memorial dedicated to American bachelor president James Buchanan and a statue of Duke …