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Lust and gore abound in trashy horror film 'The Black Room'

Veteran exploitation filmmaker Rolfe Kanefsky has directed a handful of horror pictures over the years, but has spent more time helming soft-core erotica, which probably explains why his supernatural thriller "The Black Room" is unusually sexy. It's a throwback to the days when B-movies loaded up …

This Is Where Italian Girls Go on Summer Vacation (and Why You Should Too)

When planning your first trip to Italy, there are a few standout cities that provide a perfect first glimpse at the Italian way of life. But after …

Italy

This Sparkling Penthouse in Melbourne was once the Trescowthick Tannery!

Transforming a heritage listed building in Clifton Hill, <b>Melbourne</b> that is over a century old into an exquisite contemporary penthouse, Ben and Nicole …

This is The Most Beautiful Waterfall in America You've Never Heard of

The Grand Canyon is one of Southwest America's greatest icons and natural wonders. Welcoming over 4.5 million visitors a year, it's surprising how …

The Best Places To Go Glamping In The World

Best Places In The World To Glamp<p>In "Accommodation"<p>Bring out the adventurer in you by heading to the Golden Triangle in Thailand. The Golden Triangle …

The best hotels in India

8 Secrets Of Women Who Always Smell Good

Though it’s second nature to want to rub your wrists together after applying perfume, resist the urge.<p>You know that friend who always smells amazing no matter what time of day it is? Well, choice of perfume aside, there is some strategy behind when and where to spray (which affects how strong the …

Remembering the Great Sci-Fi Artist Jean ‘Mœbius’ Giraud

French comic artist Jean Giraud succumbed to cancer on this day in 2012.<p>Better known to the world by his pen name “Mœbius”, Giraud began illustrating …

11 of the Clearest Bodies of Water in the Entire World

In the Maldives, you can see the ocean floor from your hotel room.<p>If you've ever said "pass" to jumping into a lake, because it was so murky you couldn't see your feet, you're no alone. The feeling can be, well, unsettling. But you'll never run into that problem at these lakes, bays or coastlines. …

National Parks

Japan is rolling out 26 of these funny and helpful signs to assist baffled tourists

Knowing that tourists sometimes find it hard to understand signs in its native language, Japan goes to great lengths to help visitors out.<p>The latest initiative is being rolled out across the Iwate Prefecture, which has released 26 signs to enable tourists to better understand its rules and …

11 Tech Gifts Your Valentine Will Love

There are plenty of gift guides online ahead of Valentine’s Day, and they’ll probably be a lot more. We feel your pain of having to go through every …

6 Middle Eastern Flavored Fantasy and Science-Fiction Novels

Devastated by a love affair gone sour, a hacker called Alif creates a program that destroys online anonymity. After the program attracts the unwanted …

Why Trump’s H-1B Visa Overhaul Might Not Make America Great Again

Reforms are long overdue, but some of the proposed solutions could hurt consumers and tighten the tech sector’s job market.<p><i>This story reflects the views of this author, but not necessarily the editorial position of Fast Company.</i><p>For years, economists and politicians have complained about the abuse …

Netflix’s Most Promising New Original Shows Of 2017

Netflix is not content to release one or two television series a month, which is arguably enough to justify anyone’s monthly subscription fee. The company released close to 50 series in 2016, and plans to continue upping its original series production in 2017. In addition to returning series like</i> …

TV

‘Headshot’ Trailer: Iko Uwais Loses His Memory and Kicks Ass in Martial Arts Action Film

Directed by Timo Tjahjanto and Kimo Stamboel, the movie had its world premiere at the 2016 Toronto International Film Festival.<p>Timo Tjahjanto and …

Film Festivals

I've Traveled to 70 Countries Solo—This Is the One Everyone Should Visit

Packing up your possessions, booking a ticket, and venturing to a foreign country on your own is one of the most daunting but liberating things you …

Time I

The Warmest Winter Coat Just Went on Sale

Plus lots of other stuff from Patagonia's one-day sale.<p>As loyal Patagonia fans well know, the environmentally-friendly brand rarely holds sales. But good news for those seeking snuggly puffer jackets and fluffy fleeces in which to take comfort while our country appears to crumble around us: Today, …

The 25 scariest movies of all time—and how to watch them online

When you think of the scariest movies of all time, what comes to mind? <i>The Exorcist</i>, <i>Texas Chainsaw Massacre</i>, <i>The Shining</i>, <i>Halloween</i>? These films are all …

Why Israel has the most technologically advanced military on Earth

In 1950, just two years after the state of Israel was founded, the country’s first commercial delegation set off for South America.<p>Israel desperately …

Israel

5 Nail Trends You're Going to See Everywhere This Summer

We tapped Sally Hansen's global color ambassador and NYFW nail-pro to give us the lowdown.<p>We tracked all of the nail looks from the spring-summer collections, but the extreme risks taken on the runway can't always be applied to your IRL mani (see: Libertine's three-dimensional, punked-out look …

Trends

US sent $221 million to Palestinians in Obama's last hours

WASHINGTON (AP) — Officials say the Obama administration in its waning hours defied Republican opposition and quietly released $221 million to the …

Why Russia's Enemies Fear the Kalibr Cruise Missile

Since the early 1990s, the United States has launched hundreds of Tomahawk cruise missiles from warships and submarines to strike at targets in the …

Last Week Tonight / Season 4

In 2017, HBO's biggest shows are gearing up to return. There's the seventh season of <i>Game of Thrones</i>, the fourth season of <i>Silicon Valley</i>, and the …

Silicon Valley

These Korean Nail Trends Are Going to Be Huge in 2017

Korean nail art has been blowing up our Instagram and Pinterest feeds—and it's impossible to look away. From the shattered-glass nail phenomenon that …

All the fitness gadgets to surround yourself with in 2017

Fitness accessories aren’t just about counting steps. There’s a whole array of them that trick you into a healthier lifestyle, whether you power up …

The Tiny Fitness Tracker That's Putting My Apple Watch Out of Business | Valet.

Let me start out by saying I like my Apple Watch. I appreciate the ease of receiving a text and replying right from my wrist, I use it to ask Siri …

Apple Watch

This Is How to Save Money With Google Flights

One of the ways Google Flights separates itself from other flight aggregators is by allowing the user to not only book flights, but also research …

Google Flights

25 Netflix Hidden Treasures You Really Should Be Watching

New year, new List.<p><i>Note: Submissions may have been edited for length and/or clarity.</i>

MIT Invented The Material We’ll Need To Build In Space

It’s ten times stronger than steel but is only 5% as dense, and it could revolutionize architecture on Earth, too.<p>The space elevator–a theoretical mode of transportation where transport modules move up and down a long cable that connects Earth to space–has long been the stuff of futuristic fantasy. …