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Hackers can use Cortana to open websites on Windows 10 even if your PC is locked

A pair of independent researchers yesterday uncovered a particularly worrisome security vulnerability in Microsoft’s Windows 10. If your PC’s OS was installed with default settings this could affect you.<p>The simple “hack” involves activating Cortana via voice command to open websites on a PC that’s …

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 …

32 Of The Absolute Best Products On Amazon — Because 5,000+ Reviewers Can't Be Wrong

For better or for worse, Amazon has some of the most brutally honest reviewers on the internet. If there's something to be said about an item, …

This Is Exactly How a Nutritionist Uses Turmeric For Health, So You Can Do the Same

Ever since kale was revealed to be the most super of all leafy greens, health-savvy eaters have been keeping an eye out for the next big thing in nutritious eating. Avocados were the leader in the category for some time, but there's a new hero in the superfood sect that's been around for centuries …

The best science fiction, fantasy, and horror novels of 2017

Not a good year for humanity, but a great year for books<p>2017 was a hard year for a lot of people. With climate change, haywire politics, and tech companies running amok, there are lots of reasons to put the year in the rearview mirror. But through it all, a run of great books shined a light in the …

The Best Small Town to Visit in All 50 States

The paradox of big-city travel is that you never really get a break. You ditch work in New York, LA, or Chicago to go visit your buddies in New York, …

You Were Right All Along! Knitting Has Some MAJOR Health Benefits

What do practicing yoga, washing dishes, and knitting all have in common? They’re meditative activities that boast health benefits--but keep getting …

The 25 Best Sci-Fi Movies of the 21st Century, From ‘Children of Men’ to ‘Her’

With themes that range from love to fear to humanity itself, the best sci-fi movies of the 21st century all share distinctly original visions.<p>Sci-fi …

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Everything coming to Netflix, Amazon Prime, and HBO Now in May

The month that Netflix shows off<p>Normally in these posts I try to put together some sort of competition-style write-up, pitting the services against one another in a streaming free-for-all. That’s not really going to be necessary this time, because May is all about one thing: Netflix bringing back …

The Best and Worst Breads You Can Eat, Ranked

Bread is like a modern-day curse word. When you're trying to clean up your eating habits, it's typically the first thing to go. But we love bread, so …

25 Dinners With No Added Sugar That Help You Stick to Your #Goals

Think about it: That tablespoon of maple syrup in your salad dressing, the honey in your Asian-inspired stir-fry sauce, the generous drizzle of …

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Meal Prep: Here Lies The Secret To Eating Healthy All Week Long

You want these recipes.<p><i>Every week we bring you Meal Prep to help you lay out healthy weekly meals. Do your shopping, spend a few hours cooking on the weekend, and enjoy the fruits of your labor all week long. A lot of thought goes into curating them, ensuring there’s a good balance of nutrition and</i> …

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Making great science fiction TV is a challenge. The Expanse proves it can be done.

Science fiction has a unique set of obstacles in adapting to the small screen.<p>For fans of serious science fiction, there aren’t too many options on TV these days. Despite this age of peak TV and the glut of original programming that has yielded some extremely populargenre series, including <i>Game of</i> …

Here is your 'Unofficial Blackhawks Fan Guide to Nashville'

You have packed your tickets, your Jonathan Toews sweater and your playoff beard and you're en route to Nashville to watch the Blackhawks face the Predators in Games 3 and 4 of the Western Conference quarterfinals Monday and Thursday, respectively.<p>The official Nashville tourism guide will suggest …

14 ways to survive 14 hours in coach

By Debra Bruno<p>Let me start by saying one thing: If I can do this, you can, too.<p>When I lived in China and traveled home three times a year, making a 14-hour trek from Beijing to Dulles, people would say, “Oh, I could never do that kind of trip.”<p>They’re wrong. If I — a fidgety person who needs a …

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​16 Natural Ways To Relieve Your Anxiety

Anxiety is uncomfortable: Even if you don’t deal with full-blown panic disorder, your nerves have probably crept up on you at some point—and it’s a pain to deal with. Your palms may get sweaty, your breathing becomes shallow, and your heart starts racing.<p>If these feelings become overwhelming and …

Could Time-Blocking Replace Your To-Do List?

This is how to schedule your workday to get the most done.<p>A few years ago, my to-do list was an endless source of frustration. At the end of every day, it seemed like it had more items on it than when I started. I never seemed to get it all done.<p>So, in an effort to understand what was going on, I …

36 Hidden Gems On Netflix You Should Already Be Watching

Stop spending the whole night trying to find something to watch.<p>1. <i>Black Mirror</i>: It’s like <i>The Twilight Zone</i>, but for the modern era.<p>—kefurbush<p>2. <i>Lovesick (Scrotal Recall)</i>: A British sitcom where a twentysomething guy gets chlamydia and has to tell all of his former partners.<p>—Amanda Niblett, …

The 12 Most Scenic Train Trips In the World

Traveling by train is one of the simplest ways to get around, and it can also be the most photogenic. These 12 routes from around the world are so …

Doctor Strange epitomizes the girlfriend problem in Hollywood superhero films

While Benedict Cumberbatch impresses, Oscar nominee Rachel McAdams is saddled with a thankless love interest role, a depressingly familiar trope<p>Romance is part of the essential fabric of the comic book movie. Where would Christopher Reeve’s Superman have been without Margot Kidder’s vivacious Lois …

9 indie tabletop games that will make game night fun again

If you haven’t played a board game in a while, you’re probably thinking “Board games? Like <i>Monopoly</i>?” That’s a classic for sure, but the indie board …

‘We’re the Only Plane in the Sky’

Where was the president in the eight hours after the Sept. 11 attacks? The strange, harrowing journey of Air Force One, as told by the people who were on board.<p>Nearly every American above a certain age remembers precisely where they were on September 11, 2001. But for a tiny handful of people, …

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5 Ways to Enhance Your Gaming Lair

We are always looking to enhance our inner sanctums for maximum coolness. The decor of our gaming lairs can range from nicotine-stained walls and a …

Highly illogical: Why every incarnation of 'Star Trek' needs a Spock

You say you're fixing to make a new "Star Trek" show? Or film? Or novel, comic book, video game, song cycle, stage play, puppet show or series of …

Make Your Favorite Board Games Shinier With These Third Party Upgrades

A trusty board game is truly a thing of beauty. We all have our favorites that we’ve played dozens of times, showed off to friends and family and …

The inaugural Dragon Awards highlight the populist side of science fiction and fantasy

The awards appear to be an alternative to the Hugo Awards<p>This year’s inaugural Dragon Awards were handed out today at Dragon Con in Atlanta, Georgia. The winners show a remarkable contrast to the recipients of this year’s Hugo Award winners, one of the major awards in science fiction and fantasy …

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New on streaming in September 2016: Netflix, Amazon, Hulu, and HBO’s best options

Netflix has sharks devouring people, while HBO finally streams an all-time classic TV series<p>September is an auspicious month in the entertainment industry. Fall TV launches, bringing with it promises of your favorite new show. The film industry gradually turns toward more adult-oriented fare, in …

Add All 19 of These New Science Fiction and Fantasy Books to Your September Reading List

September’s new books feature aliens, superheroes, time travel, and what sounds like a wonderfully genre-busting new novel from Alan Moore. This list …

Mexican president calls Trump's ideas 'a threat to the future of Mexico'

Reversing a more diplomatic tone he set during a joint appearance with Donald Trump in the Mexican capital, President Enrique Peña Nieto called the Republican presidential candidate’s ideas a “threat to the future of Mexico.”<p>Peña Nieto’s hostile words came Wednesday night, hours after he met …

Sharon Jones Is Not Letting Cancer Get in Her Way

A new documentary charts the soul singer's comeback.<p>On a recent Friday afternoon, the soul powerhouse and hardest-working woman in show business—Sharon Jones—kicked up her feet, and treated herself to a celebratory meal of roast chicken and a ginger beer.<p>The occasion for celebration was twofold. …