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The 15 Best Sci-Fi Movies On Netflix Right Now, Ranked

<b>Last Updated: August 16th</b><p>There was a time when tales of aliens, space travel, and robots were believed to be the strict province of four-eyed basement dwellers, but the truth is that everybody can find something to enjoy in the weird world of science fiction. The best sci-fi works in both universal …

Science Fiction

An American dad in Sweden now has plenty of family time

STYRSÖ, Sweden — When Tyler Reid and his young family moved from New York to Sweden, the flight took around eight hours.<p>But in his journey as a father, Reid might as well have been beamed to another universe.<p>Sweden's progressive laws mean it is arguably the best place on the planet to be a new dad. …

Bill Clinton

This bonkers Chinese phone holds as much juice as the average laptop

It’s no secret I’m a little obsessed with obscure Chinese phone brands. As someone largely bored of the iterative nature of Apple and Samsung’s devices, the intriguing and distinct handsets pumped out of Shenzhen’s factories by the truckload have caught my interest.<p>Take, for example, the Blackview …

Gear & Gadgets

This Teeny-Tiny Makeup Trick Makes A Huge Difference

Look closely. We mean <i>really</i> closely: There’s something going on with the most famous faces in Hollywood. Yes, we’re talking about filler — but not …

‘LG G7 Neo’ pops up at MWC w/ ‘V35’, packs Snapdragon 845, OLED display w/ notch, vertical dual-cameras

LG’s future in the flagship smartphone business is a bit unclear at the moment. Generally, MWC is the launchpad for the company’s latest in the G-series, but this year was an exception. Instead, we got a refreshed LG V30, and more rumors about a new flagship in the Summer. However, as it turns out, …

The tiny tracker that’s better than any Tile is only $16 today on Amazon

The Tile Mate tracker is my far the best and most affordable tracking tag that Tile makes, but it still doesn’t hold a candle to the nonda AIKO …

Energizer's Rugged Phone Sports a Gigantic 16,000mAh Battery

The P16K Pro is a brick, but if you already carry around a separate battery pack, there's something to be said for the simplicity of a single …

Devialet Phantom Elevate review: Amazing speakers dampened by bugs

The Devialet Phantom was met with wide praise in the audio community a few years ago for achieving something rare: a truly full-range, compact high-end speaker. The speaker is about the size of a Sonos Play:5 but can extend below 20hz on the bass while maintaining hi-fi sound. That it looked like a …

iBlinds helps you convert your existing blinds to smart blinds for just $75

Smart cars, smart speakers, smart headphones. It seems these days that everything is becoming smart, with perhaps the exception of people themselves. One of the latest innovations we’re starting to see is things around our home becoming “smart.” When it comes to converting a home from not-smart to …

Apple Glasses: AR Revolution in the Making

- Feb 17, 2018<p><i>Don’t call it a paradigm shift unless it’s truly revolutionary to our day-to-day lives.</i><p>While we own more display screens than ever …

Is There a ‘Secret US Hand’ Supporting Daesh in Afghanistan?

<b>© AP Photo/ David Goldman</b>Is There a ‘Secret US Hand’ Supporting Daesh in Afghanistan?Commenting on the claim made by the Iranian military that the US …

Afghanistan

Pakistan wants Trump to pay for their fence to help reduce terrorism

Pakistan is pushing for the completion of a fence along its disputed border with Afghanistan — and it wants the U.S. to help pay for it.<p>Less than 10 …

Yamaha 7.2-Ch. Receiver w/ Dolby Atmos, Bluetooth and Wi-Fi for $209 (Refurb, Orig. $550)

This offer has expired!<p>Be sure to follow us on Twitter for the latest deals and more. Sign-up for our newsletters and have our best offers delivered to your inbox daily.<p>Accessories4less is offering the Yamaha (TSR-5810BL) 7.2-Ch. Receiver with Dolby Atmos, Bluetooth and Wi-Fi (Refurb) for <b>$199.99 +</b> …

India Pledges $100m For Afghan Projects

<b>An agreement was signed between Indian Ambassador to Kabul Manpreet Vohra and Afghan officials on Tuesday based on which India will provide $100</b> …

This amazing wilderness timelapse of Canada took 6 weeks to shoot and 9 months to edit

Every once in a while, a timelapse comes along that just takes your breath away. You could take almost any frame from such films and it stands up on …

Time-lapse Photography

Pakistan has suspended intelligence sharing with US: Dastgir

According to BBC, Pakistan's defence minister Khurram Dastgir Khan has announced that he has suspended intelligence sharing with the US - the latest …

Why Is South Korea Spooking the Global Bitcoin Market?

SEOUL, South Korea — The world of Bitcoin — rarely free of wild ups and downs of late — has been rattled this week by word that South Korea is preparing a ban on trading in virtual currencies.<p>The question is how real that threat might be.<p>South Koreans have taken to digital tokens with fervor. The …

South Korea

The US government is cashing in on the Bitcoin hype

The US Marshals Service announced Thursday that it will hold an auction next month to dispose of 3,813 bitcoins, worth a cool $52 million at today’s …

This Android Phone With a Built-In Projector Is Perfect For Movie Lovers

Considering more than half of all video viewing now happens on mobile devices, it’s probably accurate to say that smartphones have become many …

Gear & Gadgets

Kodak announces its own cryptocurrency and watches stock price skyrocket

Kodak stock jumps 60 percent after the surprise announcement<p>There’s a growing list of companies that have added language about blockchain or cryptocurrency into their names and mission statements, and it makes sense. Companies that do so see their stocks rise in value afterward. The latest company …

Jackyled 38-in-1 Precision Screwdriver Bit Tool Kit for less than $7 Prime shipped

This offer has expired!<p>Be sure to follow us on Twitter for the latest deals and more. Sign-up for our newsletters and have our best offers delivered to your inbox daily.<p>Jackyled Direct (99% positive customer feedback) via Amazon is offering its 38-in-1 Precision Screwdriver Bit Tool Kit for $10.99, …

Repairs

Libratone brings adjustable noise cancellation to wireless earbuds

Libratone's adjustable noise cancellation has been available for a while if you've been willing to plug in or wear over-ear cups, but what if you prefer wireless earbuds for your fitness sessions? You're set from now on. The Danish outfit has introduced Track+ Wireless In-Ear Earphones, which let …

LG Display's crazy 65-inch OLED TV can roll up like a poster

When you roll your future TV out of sight into a little box, thank LG Display.<p>The leader in big-screen OLED manufacturing, not satisfied to debut the first 88-inch 8K OLED TV, showed off another world's first at CES: a 65-inch 4K OLED display that's, get this, rollable.<p>Although some concept …

Gear & Gadgets

LG’s first 4K projector can beam a 150-inch picture onto your wall

LG claims it’s half the size of other UHD projectors<p>LG isn’t waiting until CES to reveal one of its high-end living room gadgets for 2018: it’s a 4K HDR projector. LG claims the new UHD projector is roughly half the size of competing 4K options on the market, many of which are “heavy, expensive, …

17 photos that prove the country where America has been fighting its longest war is actually one of the most beautiful on earth

For most people around the world, hearing the name Afghanistan brings to mind images of war, terrorism, political turmoil, and a near-failed state whose human development index is one of the lowest in the world.<p>The United States has been at war in the country for over 16 years — the longest in …

Afghanistan

A high-school student won $250,000 for explaining relativity using a pick-up truck and Usain Bolt

The German physicist Albert Einstein needed complex equations to describe his theory of relativity, but 18-year-old Hillary Diane Andales of the Philippines does just fine with a pick-up truck, a few cell phones, and Usain Bolt.<p>Andales is the winner of the 2017 Breakthrough Junior Challenge, an …

High School

European Court of Justice rules Uber is a transport company, can be regulated

The EU’s top court ruled on Wednesday that Uber is an ordinary transportation company instead of an app and should be regulated as such, in a decision that will be closely watched around the world.<p>The case is yet another thorn in the side for scandal-rocked Uber, which has drawn the fury of local …

Uber suffers new blow as EU court rules it's a taxi service

The EU's top court ruled on Wednesday that Uber is an ordinary transportation company instead of an app and should be regulated as such, in a …