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Why Aren't You Watching These Netflix Hidden Gems Yet?

Remember the feeling of flipping through channels aimlessly, and not landing on anything interesting enough to stop scrolling? Two hundred channels, …

The 7 best video games to lose yourself in this summer

Summer is here! But amid the hot weather and long days, sometimes there's no better feeling than heading indoors to cool down, sitting back in your favorite chair, and finding a great video game to play for awhile.<p>So if you're feeling physically and/or mentally exhausted from the summer, and you …

Breath of the Wild

11 Keto Recipes to Bring to Summer Potlucks

How Grace Kelly’s bridesmaid ended up homeless

It was 1989, and 29-year-old Nyna Giles was grocery shopping with her young son in Westchester. She was waiting in line when she spotted a …

29 great Netflix shows that might have flown under your radar

For many original series Netflix has put out, the company's marketing has been either non-existent or subtle, allowing its viewers to determine what becomes a hit. In 2016, "Stranger Things" quietly became a phenomenon through word of mouth, with no major advertisements before it made its debut on …

Entertainment

How to get a world-class education for free on the internet

As crucial as a university degree has become for working in the modern economy, it is not the only route forward into a wildly lucrative and satisfying career—just ask famous dropouts Bill Gates, Oprah Winfrey, Michael Dell, Steve Jobs, Mark Zuckerberg.<p>In the future, a single bachelor’s degree in a …

Use IFTTT to Find Cheap and Free Video Games Online

If This Then That is great for everything from managing your savings to archiving your favorite songs on Spotify, but did you know you can also use …

15 books world-famous CEOs think everyone should read in their lifetime

<i>The</i> <i>Insider Picks</i> <i>team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships so we get a share of the revenue from your purchase.</i><p>There's a reason the most successful people in our society are often the most voracious — or dogged — readers.<p>Think about how many new ideas …

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These Cookies Have a Cult Following—But You Can Make Them at Home

With so many bakeries and dessert shops across the country, it’s a big deal when one cookie stands out as “the best.” But that’s exactly what the …

13 pieces of money advice you can't afford to ignore

There's so much financial advice out there that it's near impossible to follow all of it.<p>But missing the most important — and often most basic — words of wisdom could end up costing you big time.<p>To help out, we combed through our archives to round up the best money advice from financial planners, …

Personal Finance

Flexible new solar panel is almost 80% lighter than traditional panels

Solar panels just got a lot slimmer. Zhengrong Shi, a.k.a. the Sun King, is now marketing eArche, a super flexible, ultrathin solar panel that could …

Should We Still Teach Kids Cursive?

Cursive has given way to keyboarding, but you can still teach your child the basics.<p>When Melissa Morgenlander’s daughter Fiona started third grade last year, she was excited about learning what she considered a real “big kid” skill: cursive handwriting. But to Fiona’s disappointment, cursive had …

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Margaret Atwood’s graphic novel about a bird-cat-man superhero is a real trip | Polygon

This Chinese Bookshop With Amazing Design Is a Fairytale for Bookworms

The new bookstore, Zhongshuge Yangzhou, appeals to design and book lovers alike.<p>Once upon a time, we might have considered a bookstore incredible if it included, say, tasty café food and giant beanbags for kids. Now, an incredible bookstore is defined by reflective "tunnels" of books and truly …

Studio Ghibli finally answers our questions about 'Spirited Away'

Famed Japanese production house Studio Ghibli released "Spirited Away" in 2001, and has captured the hearts of both the young and old around the …

Download Dozens of Free Coursera Courses Before They Disappear Forever

Coursera, one of the best sources of MOOCs (Massive Online Open Courses), is shutting down their old platform on June 30, and removing dozens of …

Mom Turns Her 3-Year-Old's Drawings into Incredible Art

“As soon as she could grasp a crayon,” a toddler began collaborating with her artist mom.<p>Many parents hope their kids develop an interest in areas like debate, science or software design. But Canada-based painter Ruth Oosterman wanted her daughter Eve to love art as much as she did -- so much so …

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tevis thompson

Late in the original Zelda’s second quest, I got stuck. I couldn’t find the relocated and very well-hidden eighth dungeon. Then one night I had a …

Frozen in Place: On Zelda, ‘Second Quest,’ and the Threat of Fandom

The new Zelda-inspired comic is more than it seems, and one of the smartest pieces of media criticism you'll read this year.<p><i>This article is part of VICE Gaming's Comic Connections week—find more here.</i><p>Whenever I see the opening screen of the first <i>The Legend of Zelda</i>—the green pixelated rock …

I Love Linkle. But Linkle Is Not Enough.

Ever since Linkle was announced at the most recent Nintendo Direct, I’ve seen a lot of conflicting feelings about her appear on the internet — and I …

Here's What Kurt Vonnegut Can Teach You About Life

"There’s only one rule that I know of, babies -- God damn it, you’ve got to be kind."<p><i>A version of this post originally appeared on the site in 2013. We have reposted it here in honor of Kurt Vonnegut's birthday.</i><p>Kurt Vonnegut, the beloved novelist we have to thank for <i>Slaughterhouse-Five</i> and <i>Cat's</i> …

Tips for Shooting Intimate Landscapes

<i>What is Intimate Landscape Photography? –</i> Intimate landscape is borderline with macro photography. These pictures usually represent smaller details …

The 100 Best Movies on Netflix (June 2018)

The best movies on Netflix right now are not always the easiest to find, titles coming and going with sometimes seemingly little rhyme or reason …

Keith Richards sparks rush for rare book after singing its praises on radio

Abebooks reports a run on old editions of James Norman Hall’s out-of-print Doctor Dogbody’s Leg after Rolling Stones guitarist picks it as a Desert Island read<p>An obscure collection of short stories that sees a one-legged sailor wax lyrical on the various ways in which he might have lost his limb …