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These 5 movies on Netflix will open your eyes about how food is really made

Where does your food come from? What's in it?<p>It'll take more than a glance at the label to see what's actually in your food. And that's the problem. As we've made certain foods cheaper and more readily available, we've distanced ourselves from its production, letting the fast food and sugar …

Plant-Based Diet

41 Of The Most Suspenseful Books You'll Ever Read

*GASP*<p><i>Note: Entries have been edited for clarity and length.</i>

The Late Movies: 10 Great Documentaries You Can Watch Right Now (on Netflix)

If you haven't discovered Netflix and its instant streaming feature yet, it's pretty magical. I watch so many more movies now because of it -- and …

Sesame Street

Top 50 Netflix movies available now

There are some brilliant award-winning, genre-changing, thought-provoking movies streaming right now on Netflix – UPDATED<p>Struggling to find a movie …

Ryan Reynolds

Storm Katie forces flight diversions as wind and rain batter southern England and Wales

Surrey police search river Wey as heavy winds and rain cause travel disruption, damage and power cuts across UK<p>A kayaker is feared dead after gusts of up to 105mph from Storm Katie hit parts of Britain on Easter Monday. Winds and heavy rain brought disruption to rail, road, air and sea networks in …

Transmission brings its beloved BitTorrent client to Windows

Transmission, one of the most popular BitTorrent clients for OS X and Linux, has finally arrived on Windows after roughly a decade in existence.<p>The open-source file sharing app, developed by volunteers and available without ads for free, boasts a small footprint (about 25MB on Windows), support for …

BitTorrent

50 documentaries you need to see

Ten of the best nonfiction film-makers today choose their own favourites, from serial killer stories and studies in the horrors of war to meta pranks<p>• Storyville’s Nick Fraser on the power of the documentary form<p><b>The Texan director’s feature debut, The Act of Killing (2012), and its follow-up, The</b> …

Non-fiction

7 science-backed tips for reading faster and retaining more

But as modern readers, it's hard to find time to spend in their company.<p>Adding to that is the fact that, even when we do find the time, it's not always a given that we'll retain what we've read.<p>But what if we could? Would you feel more confident at work? Would you start a new project? Would you be …

Jeopardy

Best Documentaries on Netflix

The 10 Best Documentaries on Netflix<p>Unlike narrative films, documentaries have the power to legitimately illuminate a subject in a straightforward …

Fiction v nonfiction – English literature's made-up divide

Some cultures do not distinguish between fiction and nonfiction – and instead talk of ‘stories’. Is that a barrier to English-language writers and publishers? Or should they just learn to enjoy telling tales?<p>There’s a mighty canyon that runs down the middle of the world of the word, carving through …

Watch: From My Lai to Ferguson, China blasts US human rights abuses in a new documentary

China’s state television channel CCTV broadcast a 45-minute documentary on Sunday (Mar. 13) to hundreds of millions of households in China, accusing the US of severe human rights abuses from sexual assault to gun violence to racism.<p>The movie is the latest example of Beijing’s increasing criticism …

8 Tips On How To Keep Yourself Organized Throughout Your College Career

Coming from a rising senior at the University of Dayton who has lived in an over-sized double dorm room, to a suite-style quad dorm room, to a house …

Wellcome Book Prize 2016 shortlist revealed

<b>Books about autism, alcoholism and psychosomatic illness have been included in the shortlist for the 2016 Wellcome Book prize.</b><p>It recognises "books being written and published exploring the role of medicine in our lives and our literature."<p>The list features works of both fiction and non-fiction.<p>The …

Books

Blackfish: when killer whales attack

<b>This article was first published on July 15 2013. In March 2016, it was reported that captive killer whale Tilikum, the subject of Gabriela Cowperthwaite's 2013 documentary Blackfish, was dying after contracting a bacterial lung infection. Cowperthwaite described his story as "profoundly tragic in</b> …

How to Overcome a Fear of Flying

<i>National Geographic Traveler</i> editor at large <b>Christopher Elliott</b> is the magazine’s consumer advocate and ombudsman. Over the past 15 years he has helped countless readers fix their trips.<p><b>Here’s his latest advice:</b><p><b>Reader Question:</b> I’ve developed a fear of flying. What should I do?<p><b>My Answer:</b> About one …

10. Dick Tracy (1990)

<b>Oscar Wins: Best Original Song, Best Makeup, Best Art Direction (3)</b><p>Dick Tracy is a picture that managed to take home three Academy Awards back in …

Popular Mac Writing App 'Ulysses' Makes iPhone Debut

Ulysses saw its first universal app for iOS hit the App Store today, bringing the popular distraction-free Mac writing software to the iPhone for the first time.<p>Ulysses Mobile for iPhone and iPad features cross-platform iCloud synchronization, Spotlight integration, iPad Pro optimizations, and …

App Store

How to unlock your iPhone's secret emoticon keyboard @(・●・)@

You probably didn't know there's secret keyboard hiding in your iPhone with access to more than 100 emoticons.<p>After a few taps in your Settings — no …

The best all-inclusive Tenerife hotels

An insider's guide to the top all-inclusive hotels in Tenerife — from budget accommodation to five-star offerings — including the best for family-friendly facilities, activities, beach access, impressive swimming pools, spas and tennis courts, in areas including Costa Adeje, Playa Paraíso and Playa …

Father saves his son from flying baseball bat

Shaun Cunningham had taken his son Landon to see a baseball match when the bat rocketed out of the player's hands and into the stand<p>A father who was captured on camera instinctively shielding his son from a flying baseball bat has spoken for the first time of the moment he saved his …

10 of the best holiday houses and B&Bs in Sicily and its islands

Inspired by A Bigger Splash, set on the Sicilian island of Pantelleria and starring Tilda Swinton and Ralph Fiennes, Sawday’s Nicole Franchini selects 10 gorgeous Sicilian retreats<p>Grapes and olives have been harvested at this traditional family farm since the 18th century. Some of the warehouses …

Italy

30 places in Europe you must see in your lifetime

The Best Podcasts of 2017: You need to be listening to these shows right now

Bored of listening to the same music on your commute? Then there’s a good chance you need to spice things up a little bit with some new podcasts to …

Documentaries for Movie Geeks: Films About Films | Blog | Independent Lens | PBS

Once you’ve watched a beloved movie two or three times, you start to crave a little more information about the film’s conception, production, and …

Blade Runner

Herschel goes high tech with its new magic fabric

Everyone’s favorite retro backpack maker is heading into the 21st century. The Vancouver-based company has released something called the Sealtech Collection, a grand departure from their olde-timey design and materials.<p>The collection uses a rip-stop material called Sealtech which can reseal itself …

The popslate 2 comes with a bigger E ink display and will charge your iPhone

Last year, Popslate brought its first E ink iPhone case to market, giving users a second screen to display information on. This year, the company is back with the Popslate 2, which features a larger screen, notifications, and a built-in battery to charge your iPhone.<p>Although the original Popslate …

Family to auction rare Beatles 'Holy Grail' record found in Liverpool loft after 50 years

Word of advice: spend the weekend clearing out your loft. One family did just that and found something that will change their lives forever - an …

10 of the best film studio tours around the world

From Rome to LA, Mumbai to Tokyo, live out your movie dreams on guided tours and behind-the-scenes visits at some of the most iconic film studios<p>While Universal Studios is now a theme park, Warner Bros offers a chance to explore LA’s cinema history with behind-the-scenes visits at its working …

How To Make Your Dumb Car Smart

TIME’s latest cover story chronicles the rise of today’s smart cars and imagines a future without pesky steering wheels. Makes at all price points …