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13 Sci-Fi Movies On Netflix That'll Actually Blow Your Mind

We live in an age where it's taken for granted you can plop down on the couch and have instant access to hundreds, if not thousands of streaming …

3 Marijuana Stocks to Consider Buying Right Now

These pot stocks could have investors seeing green.<p>The North American legal marijuana industry is transforming before our eyes. Canada, after years …

The Secret To Making The Best Watermelon Margarita

There’s no denying Southern folks love summertime. Endless pool days, delicious cookouts, and family vacations make it one of the best times of the …

Grandma's Baking Powder Biscuits Recipe

"This is my grandmother's biscuit recipe. It is my all-time favorite and has a really good flavor to it. Be sure not to roll out too thin, you want …

The three levels of self-awareness you need to hit before you know yourself

Self-awareness is like great sex: everyone thinks they have a ton of it, but in reality no one knows what the fuck they’re doing.<p>The fact is that the majority of our thoughts and actions are on autopilot. This isn’t necessarily a bad thing either. Our habits, routines, impulses, and reactions carry …

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7 Agonizing 2-minute Workouts That’ll Torch Every Muscle in Your Body

You can’t step foot in a gym these days without hearing rabid talk about the VersaClimber. Thanks to the excruciating full-body workout it provides, …

16 French Recipes Every Beginner Cook Should Master

If you’re looking to up your game in the kitchen, classic French technique will provide you with a useful foundation no matter what you like to cook. …

If you bought any of these electronics from 2001 to 2011, you could be sitting on a gold mine

Residents of the good old U.S. of A., we have some great news. If you bought one or more phones, laptops, or tablets between January 1, 2000, and May 31, 2011, you could be eligible for a BIG payout. (And if any of these things are in your attic, you're sitting on a gold mine .)<p>A class action …

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An 87-year-old millionaire buried treasure in the Rockies—and he’s offered one main clue

Somewhere in the Rockies, in the roughly 1,000 miles between Santa Fe, New Mexico, and the Canadian border, may be a treasure chest worth millions. …

The best board games of 2017, as chosen by the Board Game Geek community

The largest global community of tabletop fans weighs in<p>The members of Board Game Geek, the largest online community of board game fans, have selected the winners of the 2017 Golden Geek Awards. This year the big winner is <i>Gloomhaven</i>, the diceless dungeon crawler.<p>Other award-winning titles include <i>The</i> …

The Best Netflix Original Series Right Now, Ranked

<b>Last Updated: July 3rd</b><p>There are a lot of good TV shows on Netflix (and you can find more with these secret codes). The bread-and-butter of the Netflix service, however, is its original programming. With over 100 Netflix originals — between shows and movies — browsing aimlessly can be daunting. If …

The 18 best games on the Nintendo Switch

12 Crispy, Juicy Chicken Thigh Recipes That'll Save You From Yourself

Back away from the whole chicken. Cut yourself some slack (and speed up dinner) by sticking to the thighs.<p>Weeknight fantasy: a beautifully bronzed whole roast chicken, on your table at 7. Weeknight reality: fire detectors, hot tears, dinner at 11.<p>While it might be <i>possible</i> to roast an entire bird on …

They Are Billions has captured attention on Steam, but what’s the appeal?

Impressions on Steam’s top-selling RTS<p><i>They Are Billions</i> has been floating in the top ten on Steam’s list of best-sellers for a solid month now. SteamSpy has it selling well over 400,000 copies. On the surface, the game looks like a straightforward blend of resource-gathering and tower defense. But …

How to Have the Ultimate Ski Getaway in Niseko, Japan’s Powder Nirvana

Hashtags like <i>#japow, #japanuary, #powmageddon</i> pay tribute to the legendary champagne powder that falls across Japan’s northern island of Hokkaido …

Seattle’s Most Reliable Restaurants of 2017 According to the Experts

<i>As is tradition, Eater closes out the year by surveying local food writers on various restaurant-related topics. Readers, please feel free to chime in with your own thoughts in the comments section below.</i><p>What were your top Seattle restaurant standbys of 2017?<p><b>Leslie Kelly</b>, Seattle-based food …

The Best Anime of 2017

<b>All caught up? Read our list of The Best Anime of 2018.</b><p>Anime is a rich creative medium that's constantly yielding unique experiences. It's a blessing …

Crawl is the perfect game for the Nintendo Switch

One of Window’s best local multiplayer games, now portable<p><i>Crawl</i> is a macabre multiplayer game built around local multiplayer and today, it releases on Nintendo Switch, perhaps the perfect console for the title. In the game, players alternate between playing the hero and the enemies the hero …

Where to Eat in Barcelona

As recommended by the staff at Pakta. —Michael Idov

Top restaurants and wine bars in Seattle

With its stunning skyline, fascinating cultural history and obsession with fine food and drink, plus a naturally beautiful setting, Seattle is one of …

Cheap Flights! $99 One-Way To Iceland, $149 To Europe

Just one example of the cheap fares right now. I can find $99 one-way flights from Washington, DC to Iceland in everything between now and next …

This Cruise Guarantees You’ll See the Northern Lights — or Your Next Cruise Is Free

No matter what kind of cabin you choose, you’re still guaranteed an unforgettable view on this cruise.<p>Hurtigruten Cruises, a cruise line serving …

Japan Travel: The Ultimate Local’s Guide to Tokyo

Japan’s capital, Tokyo, is a city like no other, home to the weird and wonderful, the hectic and the tranquil, the ancient and the modern. …

Japan’s Second City: The Only Osaka Travel Guide You’ll Ever Need

Tokyo may be Japan’s biggest, busiest city, but Osaka is its most vivacious. With a population of 2.7 million, it’s the second largest city in Japan …

Do's and Don'ts for One Week in Japan

Make the most of your time in the Land of the Rising Sun<p>From ancient castles and temples, manicured gardens and parks, to busy, modern cities, …

Where to Eat in Capitol Hill, Seattle

Seattle’s hippest and trendiest neighborhood, Capitol Hill is the city’s proud LGBTQ capital and a creative powerhouse, including in the culinary arts. Development is a constant, with the new bumping up against the old and leaving everything in flux, so the region is going through plenty of growing …

This Slow Cooker Chicken Cacciatore Is Calling Your Name

If you love chicken cacciatore but don't love having to watch it simmer on the stove, this recipe is for you. You can prep all the ingredients, add …

A biotech CEO who sold his last company for $14 billion explains why he wants to do things differently this time

David Hung wants to do things differently at his new company.<p>Hung's the CEO of Axovant, a company that has a shot to launch the first new Alzheimer's drug in 15 years . Before joining the company in April, Hung founded Medivation, a cancer drugmaker based San Francisco that Pfizer bought for $14 …

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How To Do The Most Expensive U.S. Cities On The Cheap

It ain't easy traveling on a tight budget, especially when it comes to cities. Even when you're willing to go the backpacker route and penny pinch on …