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39 of the best secret categories on Netflix and how to find them

Netflix has an insane amount of content, but it's not always easy to find what you want.<p>The categories Netflix gives you access to are broad, which is made more frustrating by the knowledge that Netflix splits movies and TV shows into incredibly specific micro-categories.<p>Luckily, it's pretty easy …

Entertainment

How to Remotely Delete Data for iPhone and Android Devices

As mobile phones carry a significant amount of private data including message history and details, photos, and other confidential information, losing …

The Average 55-Plus Worker Doesn't Have Enough Retirement Savings to Live On -- Do You?

By the time you reach age 55, you likely have 15 years or less to go before you retire. That's why it's so troubling that the Federal Reserve's <i>2016 Survey of Consumer Finances</i> found that workers between the ages of 55 and 64 had an average retirement savings balance of just $135,000, which is not …

Easily settle your debts with these 11 money-transfer apps

We’ve all been there. You’re out to dinner with a group of friends, the check for the meal arrives, and to make things easier on the waitress, you …

Apps

This Extreme Diet Reversed Type 2 Diabetes in Up to 86% of Patients

It could improve millions of lives.<p>Type 2 diabetes isn't necessarily for life, with a new clinical trial providing some of the clearest evidence yet …

The Best Luggage Money Can Buy, From Cheap to Luxury

Our recommendations for best luggage brands are based on value as well as quality and design.<p>With so many choices on the market today, deciding on …

Shopping

Jellies is a kid-friendly, parent-approved alternative to YouTube Kids

As YouTube reels from a series of scandals related to its lack of policing around inappropriate content aimed at children, obscene comments on videos of children, horrifying search suggestions, and more, a new app called Jellies has arrived to offer parents a safer way to let their kids watch …

Kids

Flies Are Much More Disgusting And Disease-Ridden Than We Suspected

But we might be able to use their filth for good.<p>They get into your trash, they swarm to sewage and corpses, they spew on everything, they're covered …

What Amazon Echo and Google Home Do With Your Voice Data

Amazon Echo and Google Home—and other devices that have Alexa and Google Assistant built in—are some of the most promising new technologies to come …

Smart Homes

There's a Type of Brain Exercise That Could Reduce Dementia Risk by Nearly 30%

But scientists say we need to proceed with caution.<p>Researchers say they have the first scientific evidence that brain training can help ward off …

The Most Dangerous Countries in the World for Travelers, Mapped

Just last week, three suicide bombers tragically killed 45 people at Atatürk International Airport in Istanbul in what was just one of many hate …

Hate Crimes

The time of day you eat is just as important as what you eat — a nutritionist explains

Eran Segal is a computational biologist at the Weizmann Institute of Science and co-author of "The Personalized Diet." He studies nutrition, genetics, the microbiome, and gene regulation, looking specifically at how diet affects people differently. Following is a transcript of the video.<p><b>Eran Segal:</b> …

Nobel Prize

9 ways to make people like you without saying a word

Becoming more likable is easier than you think.<p>There's lots of research on the traits and behaviors that make people likable — that have nothing to do with what they're saying.<p>Below, Business Insider has rounded up some of the most fascinating pieces of research on the best ways to make friends and …

Psychology

The Beautiful Island Nation That Might Actually Top Hawaii

When I was young, I drove with some family friends north from Manila to see the mountain retreat of Baguio. During the drive I noticed three small …

LunaR is a solar-powered smartwatch with plenty of features and an elegant design

Smartwatches nowadays can do all kinds of neat things. In fact, they are becoming more independent than ever, some even featuring wireless data connectivity, killing the need for a companion smartphone. But there is one thing manufacturers haven’t handled well – battery life and charging.<p><b>Other</b> …

Filipino Chicken Adobo by America's Test Kitchen

What Is Adobo? While many Americans think of “adobo” as the tomato-based sauce packed in cans with chipotle chiles, the most basic definition of the …

Soysauce

Seattle Is the Surprising Food Destination You Need to Visit

Maybe you already know Seattle by heart. It's that famous Pike Place Market sign, with a passenger ferry gliding peacefully along Puget Sound just …

Barcelona

Here’s how to make a crushed-up cookie mug cake

Mug cakes – it’s time to bring them back.<p>With the temperature dropping and the nights drawing in, forget fancy time-consuming cakes, this is the …

Scientists Have Found a Completely New Way to Attack And Kill Cancer Cells

If this works in people, it will be better than chemo.<p>Scientists have made a promising step forward in the ongoing fight against cancer, developing a …

Immunotherapy

13 Places Where You Can See the Bluest Water in the World

Don’t forget your camera!<p>Sometimes all it takes to re-center and refresh your mind and body is a good day (or week—who are we to limit you) staring …

Beaches

Best Superfoods for Weight Loss

Superfoods build bones, prevent chronic diseases, improve your eyesight, and even keep your mind sharp. But did you know new evidence suggests these …

Nutrition

These Are the Best Restaurants in Every State

The US has no shortage of outstanding restaurants that serve everything from flavor-packed amuse-bouches to hand-crafted desserts.<p>To find the best …

Des Moines

So you forgot to make eclipse plans. Here’s how to watch it without glasses or from your office.

There are people who have been planning for the Aug. 21 eclipse for years. And then there are the rest of us, the ones who couldn’t take time off …

South Carolina

Your credit score: How it's calculated

A credit score is typically a three-digit number based on information in your credit report that measures your risk level to lenders. It’s usually …

Best Ever Ferrero Rocher Chocolate Cake

Steps<p>1<p>Done<p>Whisk eggs with sugar until they are three times in volume, light and fluffy.<p>2<p>Done<p>Sift flour, cocoa and baking powder. Mix in with ground …

Accio Butterbeer! Enjoy this recipe for the Hogsmeade staple

There’s only one way to celebrate Harry Potter’s birthday and that’s with a frothy glass of butterbeer. So act like you’re at the Three Broomsticks …

The Best Chocolate Chip Cookie Recipe

We all have our go-to recipe when we want to whip up a batch of "the best" homemade chocolate chip cookies, but truth be told, there can be only one. …

What vitamins should I take?

It seems like simple, obvious advice: Eat your vegetables, get some exercise, and — of course — take your vitamins.<p>Or not.<p>Decades of research has …

Wellness

Exploring New York City’s 5 boroughs [INFOGRAPHIC]

As you probably know, New York City is divided into five boroughs: Bronx, Manhattan, Queens, Brooklyn, and Staten Island. If you’ve spent enough time …

The Beginner's Guide to Distressing Your Jeans

There’s nothing quite like the look of vintage jeans, which is perhaps why every fashion girl we know is perpetually on the hunt for a pair of …