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16 Netflix hacks that will take your binge-watching to the next level

Everyone loves Netflix.<p>The service has taken over the world because it lets you binge on your favorite shows and movies to your hearts content. And you can watch whenever, wherever.<p>But even though the standard Netflix experience is good, it doesn't mean you can't improve it with few tricks.<p>From …

Oscar boycott call drives wedge in Hollywood

The simmering controversy over this year’s all-white list of Oscar nominees has created a wedge in Hollywood that’s casting some actors and producers as defenders of the Motion Picture Academy’s choices against those calling for a boycott.<p>The latest to join the flap is actor Danny DeVito who says …

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The 11 Etsy Beauty Shops You Need to Know

You know Etsy is the go-to place to go for under-the-radar jewelry designers, handcrafted housewares, and more eco-chic yoga mats than you can shake an asana at, but did you know that it's also home to some of the coolest beauty brands you haven't heard of yet? It's a mecca for natural and …

This Is the Secret Behind Kendall Jenner's Clear, Breakout-Free Complexion

Though we'd never be able to tell from her stream of Instagram selfies and gorgeous fashion spreads, acne is an issue Kendall Jenner has struggled …

Fiction highlights for 2016

A host of strong debuts plus new novels from Don DeLillo, Julian Barnes and Nicola Barker promise a strong year for fiction<p>Once the <i>Star Wars</i> tie-ins (my favourite was <i>Slave to the Empire: An Erotic Star Wars Adventure</i>) and novelty Christmas books for people who don’t read (remember <i>A Simples Life:</i> …

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I read 164 books in 2015 and tracked them all in a spreadsheet. Here's what I learned. - Vox

My life became a cultural wasteland after my daughter was born. No more books, no more movies — only television provided a last, desperate bastion of artistic connection, consumed in small doses through a semi-conscious daze. I felt bad about not reading; as a librarian with two English literature …

How 'The Peanuts Movie' Failed Our Children

Rejection after rejection after rejection.<p>As my high school classmates were receiving big, thick college acceptance letters, I was opening only paper thin, small enveloped rejections. But it wasn't until opening a rejection from my "safety" school, the lowest ranking of any school I'd considered, …

30 Gift Ideas That Aren’t Books for Every Book Lover on Your List

If your SO’s apartment is completely decked out with book paraphernalia, or your new bestie has a travel bucket list of indie bookstores, then you might have to get a little creative when it comes to holiday gifting. Sure, giving them a book is easy, but getting something that celebrates their love …

Stuart Lancaster's departure was inevitable - Sir Clive Woodward is the man to put England back on course

The 2003 World Cup winner would put the people and structures in place to revive England<p>Where do England go from here? It is a question I have been asking myself a lot over the past few weeks, as the World Cup unfolded and England’s fate was sealed. And then more recently, as it became increasingly …

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Dad Chris Picco sings Beatles song to dying infant in heartbreaking video

Ashley Picco of Loma Linda, Calif., was 5 months pregnant when she died unexpectedly in her sleep on Nov. 8, but doctors were able to deliver her baby boy, Lennon, via C-section. The 2 lb., 4 oz. Lennon was able to survive until Tuesday, November 11th. His father, Chris Picco, was recorded singing …