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Netflix codes: The secret numbers that unlock thousands of hidden films and TV shows

Netflix's incredibly niche, personalised subgenres have long captivated movie nerds, from "Steamy Crime Movies from the 1970s" to "Period Pieces About Royalty Based on Real Life".<p>The genres, based on a complicated algorithm that uses reams of data about users' viewing habits to recommend exactly …

This weed company grows pot for your specific moods

Green Crack. Cat Piss. Blueberry Lambsbread. Alaskan Thunder Fuck.<p>Sure, names of cannabis strain can be fun, but they're also ridiculous, confusing, …

Cannabis

Scientists Have Created an Artificial Synapse That Can Learn Autonomously

This is crazy.<p>Developments and advances in artificial intelligence (AI) have been due in large part to technologies that mimic how the human brain …

Artificial Intelligence

Groundbreaking Study Reveals Neurons Communicate in a Way We Never Imagined

A major breakthrough has just been made in the healthcare industry as researchers discover a new mechanism that has control over the way nerve cells …

Forget Guardians of the Galaxy's Groot: trees can talk and 'tell jokes', say scientists

James Gunn’s forthcoming Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 features a character named Groot: a talking tree, voiced by Vin Diesel, capable only of saying his own name (albeit in a multitude of different ways).<p>Poor Groot appeared to have met his demise at the end of the last Guardians movie but, to the …

Ask Ethan: What's The Difference Between A Fermion And A Boson?

There are only two types of fundamental particle known in the entire Universe: fermions and bosons. Every particle — in addition to the normal properties you know like mass and electric charge — has an intrinsic amount of angular momentum to it, colloquially known as spin. Particles with spins that …

Physics

How to survive deadly animal attacks

Sharks!

Wildlife

This Dog Is Once Again Acting As A Fill-In Dad For Abandoned Zoo Babies

Blakely the Australian shepherd is answering the call of dad duty once again at the Cincinnati Zoo.

4 Habits of Highly Profitable Entrepreneurs

Being profitable doesn't come easy, though from the outside, it may seem that way.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p><i>Entrepreneur has an affiliate partnership with Hurdlr so we may get a share of the revenue from your purchase.</i><p>Being a profitable entrepreneur requires a …

Small Business

Moving Toward Understanding Consciousness

If you stop and think about it, the idea that you could understand a complex system by detailed description of one its parts is crazy on the face of it.<p>You are unlikely to get too much insight into the principles organizing flocking behavior in birds by confining your attention to what is going on …

PlayStation 5

Sony is rumored to launch the PlayStation 5 next year. Latest reports, however, suggest that the gaming console will not arrive until 2020.<p>2016 was a …

BBC - Culture - Inside the mind of an Oscar-nominated screenwriter

After penning the script for Lion, Luke Davies was nominated for an Academy Award. He tells how he hones his craft.<p>“I see cinema as celluloid poetry,” says screenwriter Luke Davies in a video revealing the graft behind the polished script. “Your operating system is made up of the most elemental …

Filmmaking

The Smell Of Its Owner Can Ease A Dog's Separation Anxiety

<i>This topic is brought to you by Rover.com, the nation's largest network of pet sitters and dog walkers. Rover instantly connects pet owners with</i> …

Pets

Scientists Might Doom Us All By Conducting Research To Effectively Resurrect The Dead With Stem Cells

In a possible effort to kick-start the zombie apocalypse, a biotech company is embarking on an experiment to use stem cells to resurrect 20 brain-dead patients, according to SyFy Wire. The company, Bioquark, said they hope to see results in about two to three months, which is just enough time to …

Bill Gates explains how he defines success — and it has nothing to do with money or power

For Bill Gates, it's defined by two factors: making a difference and taking care of the people closest to you.<p>"Warren Buffett has always said the measure [of success] is whether the people close to you are happy and love you," Gates explained during a Reddit AMA, or "ask me anything," on Monday, …

Bill Gates

Physicists Say They've Created an 'Impossible' New Form of Matter: Supersolids

The most compelling evidence yet that supersolids exist.<p>Our world just got a little stranger, with physicists claiming they've successfully created a …

Quantum Mechanics

This Dog Who Lost Her Puppies Is So Excited To Be Caring For These Orphaned Puppies

“It’s amazing how much they helped her heal.”<p>After the fire, her dog wasn't the same.<p>"Daisy wasn't really eating, was walking down to the barn whining and sitting down," Woodruff said. "My heart broke for this new mom — that's all she wanted."<p>Murphy's dog of five years, Chloe, died shortly after …

This Speck of DNA Contains a Movie, a Computer Virus, and an Amazon Gift Card

Meet the storage format that never goes obsolete.<p>In 1895, the Lumiere Brothers—among the first filmmakers in history released a movie called <i>The Arrival of a Train at La Ciotat Station</i>. Just 50 seconds long, it consists of a silent, unbroken, monochrome shot of a train pulling into a platform full …

Harvard

A giant neuron found wrapped around the entire circumference of an animal brain could help explain consciousness

For the first time, scientists have detected a giant neuron wrapped around the entire circumference of a mouse's brain, and it's so densely connected across both hemispheres, it could finally explain the origins of consciousness.<p>Using a new imaging technique, the team detected the giant neuron …

Consciousness

Scientists reveal new super-fast form of computer that 'grows as it computes'

Researchers from The University of Manchester have shown it is possible to build a new super-fast form of computer that "grows as it computes".

Nanotech

Astronomers spot a bizarre black hole that could unlock the secrets of how our galaxy formed

A link between the amount of material that can be seen spewing out of a black hole, and the brightness of the black hole itself has been identified …

Universe

Physicists Catch Antimatter and Matter Misbehaving

One of the biggest mysteries in physics is why there's matter in the universe at all. This week, a group of physicists at the world's largest atom …

Physics

The world's oldest fossils have been discovered, raising questions about the origins of life

In a remote region of northern Quebec, scientists have found the remains of microorganisms at least 3.77 billion years old. These tiny fossils …

Watch an Elephant Invite a Rhino to Play

What may at first appear to be aggressive behavior is actually a rare look at an African elephant's complex body language.<p>African elephants engage in more than 200 different known postures, helping them convey an array of emotions, from aggression to ambivalence. Complex and unfamiliar, elephant …

Wonderful photos of rescued seal hugging its plushy seal plaything

How adorable is this rescued earless seal hugging and playing with a seal plushy at the Okhotsk Tokkari Center in Monbetsu, Hokkaido, Japan!<p>"Tokkari" …

Seals

It may be surprisingly easy for humans to learn to echolocate like dolphins

Scientists have successfully taught a small group of blind and sighted people how to navigate their surroundings using echolocation — the sonar-based language of dolphins and bats.<p>Using sound created by tongue clicks, the group learned how to detect the size of virtual rooms with surprising …

The Brain

Here Are the Weird Ways Humans Are Evolving Right Now

Author and TED Talk "all star" Juan Enriquez describes all the weird ways humans came to be and all the SUPER weird ways we'll evolve into the future.<p>…

Genetics

Psychologists Reveal Hollywood's Formula for Making Audiences Cry

Science says there are five experiences that make someone cry: physical pain, personal loss, empathic pain, ritual weeping, and art-elicited tears. …

Psychology