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10 movies and TV shows to stream on Netflix this Christmas

The presents are open. Dinner is done. Now you've got some free time to kill, and there's one obvious place to look: Netflix. <i>Marco Polo</i> may not have turned out so well, but Netflix has still added a pretty great selection of new and classic movies over the past month. Here are 10 favorites for you …

“The Gambler”: Mark Wahlberg’s existential quest for manhood

The raffish star bets it all in a cheerful ’70s remake with throwback sexual politics and a dash of existentialism<p>“The Gambler” is an agreeable if ridiculous slice of old-school Hollywood machismo, which will no doubt be widely understood as a harmless holiday-season change of pace, a “genre …

“Big Eyes” review: Tim Burton at his best

Shot for shot, “Big Eyes” is one of the most beautiful-looking movies of 2014, but to say that isn’t enough, because it’s not just pretty, not just pleasing to the eye. It’s visually astute. It is made by people aware of what these screen images mean, what they refer to, and the psychological …

5 Ways People Kill Their Career Potential...And May Not Realize It

As researchers who study appreciation and value creation in the workplace, it would be easy for us to write an article about killing career potential (both yours and your coworkers) by being a jerk at work. But, that’s not the only thing that kills potential.<p>We were curious about the opposite of …

The Legend of Korra achieved more in under a minute than most shows do in their lifetime

<i>This article includes spoilers for the series finale of The Legend of Korra.</i><p>The final moments of <i>The Legend of Korra</i>, Nickelodeon's follow-up to animated hit <i>Avatar: The Last Airbender</i>, unfold in a very familiar way. The hero triumphs over evil and, hand-in-hand with a loved one, departs into the …

8 Incredible Green Spaces That Are Thriving In The Biggest Urban Jungles

Living and working within a system of architectural behemoths and concrete streets can be taxing, to say the least. And for many city-dwellers, a few patches of green can be a celebrated refuge from the urban landscape.<p>Through a study that spanned 18 years, researchers from University of Exeter …

8 Reasons to Choose Travel Over Going to College

Remember what our generation was told growing up? "Go to college and get a degree, you'll then be able to get a good job." I think it's safe to say those days are over.<p>While there are certain professions where a degree is a must (Doctor, lawyer, nurse, etc.) there are many that don't require one. …

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The hacker war that may decide whether console gamers can play online Christmas Day (update)

Two groups of self-described hackers have been fighting for nearly a month over a threat to take down the PlayStation Network and Xbox Live on Christmas Day.<p>Lizard Squad (this new Twitter account was suspended as I wrote this story) announced in early December its plans to take down both online …

The 10 Best TV Shows of 2014

<b>10.</b> <b>Too Many Cooks (Adult Swim)</b><p><b>9.</b> <b>Banshee (Cinemax)</b><p><i>Banshee</i> is as subtle as a fist to the face, as plausible as <i>Rambo</i>, and boasts a body count twice as …

We May Have Found More 'American Horror Story' Season 5 Clues

The hunt for "American Horror Story" Season 5 clues continues as fans try to guess where Ryan Murphy will take his anthology series next. Back in November, we dug up some of the most convincing clues and theories about the upcoming season. Now, there seem to be even more.<p><b>(Spoiler alert if you don't</b> …

Here's When All Your Favorite Shows Are Returning To TV

Below is a list of when the popular shows will be back from hiatus or will kick off their midseason premieres.<p><b>Thurs., Jan. 1</b><br>"A to Z," first of remaining four episodes, 9:30 p.m., NBC<br>"Bad Judge," midseason return, 9 p.m., NBC<br>"Lucas Bros. Moving Co.," season 2 premiere, midnight, FXX<p><b>Fri., Jan. 2</b><br>"Blue …

2014: our favourite albums off the beaten track

2014 gave us some great music. We saw the comeback of iconic musicians such as The Pixies and Pink Floyd, as well as new releases by popular contemporary bands like Coldplay.<p>Off the beaten track, this year also saw new works by a bunch of lesser known artists and newcomers.<p>Marie-Flore is a young …

See Nintendo's controllers evolve in this slick animation

Nintendo has made six consoles since 1983, each with a distinctive controller. One constant through all these years, as you can see in this .gif from Gadgetlove, is the plus-shaped directional pad.<p>The Intellivision sported a circular, 16-direction pad but the overall ergonomics of the controller …

The Christmas Question: PS4 Or Xbox One?

Christmas is less than a week away, and it’s time to make some big purchasing decisions, if you haven’t already. Out of every question posed to me by readers (and even Forbes staffers), one comes up more than any other. PS4 or Xbox One?<p>Obviously there are other gaming options this holiday season, …

26 Big PlayStation Games of 2015 - IGN Video

Here are 26 reasons why 2015 looks like a good year to be a PlayStation gamer.

2014 in review: the year that sucked

I try to be an upbeat person. Negativity is an unattractive quality, so I try to find the good in people and the hope in terrible situations. I may partake in the occasional snark on Twitter, or in the semi-private spaces in which I discuss the events of the day with friends and colleagues, but I'd …

'After the Fall' drifts by on a 'Breaking Bad' motif

What the moody indie drama "After the Fall" struggles with is rapidly evident from its brush strokes setup: In a middle-class desert suburb, a mild-mannered husband and father's impending monetary crisis triggers a criminal side.<p>Yes, we're living in a post-"Breaking Bad" era of morally squishy male …

Our 43 Best Christmas Breakfast and Brunch Recipes

One of our favorite things about Christmas morning is the feast that follows (or precedes) gift opening. If you're wondering what should fill your …

11 Easy Holiday Starters to Impress Your Friends

Entertaining is not easy, and entertaining on a weeknight is even harder. Racing out of work to get to the grocery store and then hurry home to pick …

Why We Travel: Anticipation and Arrival

Tickets booked, accommodations set, and plans taking shape...nothing beats the anticipation of travel. It's the feeling of knowing you're going somewhere new and exhilarating, but you cannot quite pinpoint what will unfold, who you'll meet, or where you'll eat. It's the awakening of the senses …

Lapland beyond Santa: culture and wilderness in northern Finland

There's more to Finnish Lapland than Santa encounters, as Lonely Planet author Kerry Christiani found when she headed 500km north of the Arctic Circle, discovering a Christmas card scene of frozen lakes and boreal forest, reindeer-driven sleighs and snow that lies deep and crisp and even - all …

Etihad's Three-Room Suite Is Finally Ready for Takeoff

Abu Dhabi’s national carrier, Etihad, showcased on Thursday the arrival of its first Airbus A380, outfitted with “the only three-room suite in the …

Go wild in Montenegro: top outdoors and adrenaline activities

The nation’s tourism boffins are constantly crowing about Montenegro’s ‘wild beauty’, and quite rightly too. However, you’re not going to see much of it if you spend all of your time lazing about on crowded beaches. Luckily, there are plenty of active pursuits to get you back to nature – and then …

The Flourishing Gastro-Tourism Trail of Lima, Peru

With dishes of grilled baby octopus, barbecued cow heart and baked bay scallops with parmesan cheese spread on their table, Anna and John Kenneke …

Australian woman charged with murder of 8 children

CAIRNS, Australia (AP) — A judge on Monday rejected a plea by lawyers for an Australia woman charged with killing eight children to have the next …