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Russia accused of testing a 'killer satellite' in orbit

It's small. It's nimble. It’s doing strange things over our heads. And Russia's new Kosmos 2521 satellite has the potential to bring the world’s economy to its knees.<p>“We don’t know for certain what it is and there is no way to verify it,” U.S. State Department assistant secretary Yleem Poblete told …

5 Amazon obscure settings you should change now

The items we buy say a lot about our lifestyles, our finances, and our domestic lives. If you have an Amazon account, the amount of data that the retail giant collects is astonishing. Many people don’t know you get much more just free two-day shipping with a Prime account.<p>With these different areas …

Amazon Echo

Here Are 16 Psychological Tricks to Immediately Make You More Likeable

How to use science to get more friends.<p>It's hard to say exactly why you like someone.<p>Maybe it's their goofy smile; maybe it's their razor-sharp wit; …

Psychology

All the Fantastic Cosplay We Saw at San Diego Comic-Con, Day 2

Things just keep getting better at San Diego Comic-Con—especially with the cosplay! io9 is on the con floor <i>and</i> scouting all of San Diego in search of …

Every Netflix secret category for porn, revealed

If you want to find porn on Netflix, we’ve already done the hard work for you. Here are our guides to the sexiest movies and TV series on Netflix. …

Netflix has Secret Codes that Unlock New Movies (and We Have Them Too)

If you've ever been sucked into the totally awesome vortex that is Netflix, than you know what it truly means to binge. We start with one episode, …

These secret Netflix codes unlock hidden show and movie categories

The recommended content on your Netflix account comes from a complicated algorithm analyzing your viewing history.<p>And unless you are sharing your …

Documentaries

Japanese skater doesn't think North Korean opponent intentionally tried to trip him

North Korean short-track speed skater Jong Kwang Bom was disqualified during the Winter Olympic heats of the men’s 500 meters on Tuesday. Jong fell twice before the eventual disqualification, and on his first appearance, Jong appeared to try to trip Japanese skater Ryosuke Sakazume.<p>When the …

North Korea

10 handy things you probably don't know Netflix can do

The end of the year is when we count our blessings: family, friends... and nearly unlimited movies and television for $10.99 a month.<p>Netflix is a powerful tool for surviving the chaos of December. You can watch movies while traveling. You can set up Christmas specials for the kiddies. You can tame …

How to Revive a ‘Dead’ Rechargeable Battery in 30 Seconds

Have a rechargeable battery that won’t recharge properly? Before throwing it out, there’s something you should try. Here’s a 2-minute video by …

Rechargeable Batteries

25 Indie Video Games That Are Way Better Than AAA Titles

Clear your schedule because these games are seriously good.<p><i>Note: Submissions have been edited for length and/or clarity.</i>

Indie Gaming

15 Netflix hidden-gem horror movies for all you fear addicts out there (2017 edition)

Smell that air? Feel that brisk breeze? Wearing a jacket? That's right, dummy. It's October.<p>And <i>since</i> it's October, you want to watch horror movies, …

SpaceX successfully lands another reused Falcon 9 rocket

SpaceX has successfully landed another reused rocket, as billionaire Elon Musk's firm pushes forward to make space flight cheaper and more …

Agent Orange, exposed: How U.S. chemical warfare in Vietnam unleashed a slow-moving disaster

<b>(Wikimedia Commons)</b><p>Agent Orange, the poisonous spray used in the Vietnam War, has caused catastrophic environmental and health issues<p>Jason von Meding<p>October 9, 2017 10:00am (UTC)<p>This piece originally appeared on The Conversation.<p>In the end, the military campaign was called Operation Ranch Hand, but …

Vietnam War

Watch the funniest, most charming game trailer of the year

Untitled Goose Game, from the team behind Push Me Pull You<p>This morning, over a cup of coffee, I was introduced to <i>Untitled Goose Game</i>. It’s a beautiful little game set in a beautiful little village. In it, you play a goose — a horrible, horrible goose — and, well... just watch the trailer while I …

The 29 best 'Saturday Night Live' sketches of all time

'Ice Cream' (Season 39, 2013)<p><i>Hulu/NBC</i><p>'And, we're also going to need two ambulances to wheel us out of here when we're done.'<p>Two men working in an ice …

Expressive Portraits Reveal the Quirky Human-Like Qualities of Different Dogs

Ask any dog owner and they’ll tell you that their pooch has a dynamic personality. Pet photographers prove this, time and again, with portraits that reflect the idiosyncrasies of an individual canine. In a single picture, they capture their subtle expressions—including fuzzy furrowed brows, …

How to Make a Hobo Stove | The Art of Manliness

The humble hobo stove traces its origins back to the Great Depression. No. 10 tin cans had become a standard package of food stuffs like coffee and …

Why and how to erase your browsing history

Cover your tracks in any web browser.<p>Web browsers keep track of your past activity for a reason. That history comes in handy if you want to find a funny article again, or return to your favorite photo of the kids, or if restore a tab that you accidentally closed. At the same time, some people find …

Google Chrome

Delete yourself from the internet by pressing this button

The internet can be a beautiful and horrible place at the same time. It’s weird, and sometimes you feel like you want to leave. Sadly, there’s no easy way out — or there wasn’t, until now.<p>Swedish developers Wille Dahlbo and Linus Unnebäck created Deseat.me, a web app that offers a way to wipe your …

A video game trailer is eligible to be nominated for an Academy Award

The promo trailer for life-creating sim ‘Everything’ could make gaming history.<p>Despite being one of the biggest entertainment mediums on the planet, it's rare to see video games getting the mainstream recognition that they deserve. Now, it looks like that's beginning to change, as, for the first …

How Harley-Davidson Used Artificial Intelligence to Increase New York Sales Leads by 2,930%

It was winter in New York City and Asaf Jacobi’s Harley-Davidson dealership was selling one or two motorcycles a week. It wasn’t enough.<p>Jacobi went for a long walk in Riverside Park and happened to bump into Or Shani, CEO of an AI firm, Adgorithms. After discussing Jacobi’s sales woes, Shani, …

Bill Wurtz’s “History Of The Entire World” Gets 3.2 Million YouTube Views In Its First Day - Tubefilter

One of the most anticipated videos in YouTube history has now become one of the site’s all-time biggest hits. <b>Bill Wurtz</b>’s “<b>history of the entire</b> …

Viral Videos

Disney Reveals The Secret Connections Between Every Pixar Film

How many of these hidden links have you noticed?<p>The Internet is full of fan theories detailing how the entire Pixar universe is somehow linked.<p>Now, Disney has pulled back the curtain to show that there’s more than a little truth behind the theories.<p>A new clip called “Pixar Easter Eggs” posted on …

Animation

Must Watch: RIDE YOUR F#%KING BIKE! is an amazing full length tribute to Steve Smith

The latest feature film from Fox MTB has a bit of everything – an all star cast, unbelievable riding, copious amounts of shenanigans, all shot in a …

Steve Smith

Al Jarreau, Legendary Jazz Singer, Dies at 76

NBCBLK<p>Legendary jazz singer Al Jarreau died early Sunday morning two weeks after being hospitalized due to exhaustion and later cancelling his 2017 tour. He was 76.<p>Jarreau, who was surrounded by friends and family in the hospital, was a seven-time Grammy winner best known for hits like "We're in …

Music

Divorced parents who pit children against former partners 'guilty of abuse'

Divorced parents who "brainwash" their children against ex-partners are guilty of “abuse”, the head of the agency that looks after youngsters' interests in family courts has said.<p>Anthony Douglas, chief executive of the Children and Family Court Advisory and Support Service (Cafcass), warned against …

Ocon wants to restart Verstappen rivalry in Formula 1

<b>Esteban Ocon</b> admits that his former <b>FIA European Formula 3 Championship</b> rival <b>Max Verstappen</b> will be his target as he looks to make his mark in Formula …