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Netflix codes: The secret numbers that unlock thousands of hidden films and TV shows

Netflix's incredibly niche, personalised subgenres have long captivated movie nerds, from "Steamy Crime Movies from the 1970s" to "Period Pieces About Royalty Based on Real Life".<p>The genres, based on a complicated algorithm that uses reams of data about users' viewing habits to recommend exactly …

Entertainment

Taste Beyond The Tongue

Applewood Smoked Chicken

Serves 2<p>Applewood Smoked Chicken Recipe<p>Total Time: 2 hr 30 min<p>Ingredients:<p><b>1 teaspoon salt</b><p><b>1 teaspoon paprika</b><p><b>1 teaspoon garlic powder</b><p><b>1 teaspoon garlic</b> …

How to Have a Brain Like Buddha’s, According to Neuroscience

To many people who don’t believe in any religion, Buddhism is generally seen as a “good” kind of religion. It doesn’t start wars and has powerful …

Meditation

Obama’s hidden Iran deal giveaway

By dropping charges against major arms targets, the administration infuriated Justice Department officials — and undermined its own counterproliferation task forces.<p>When President Barack Obama announced the “one-time gesture” of releasing Iranian-born prisoners who “were not charged with terrorism …

South Asia

Millennials Are Drinking So Much Wine, They're Changing How It's Sold

Red, white, sparkling, rosé, vino-infused coffee? In a box, in a bottle, in a can, in a glass in your hand? Yes, please. It's no secret that the …

An underwater winery just opened in Croatia

Time to pack your bags and wetsuit!<p>If Croatia’s spectacular beaches and Roman remains hadn’t convinced you to book a ticket this summer, the …

Golan Heights: let's leave the controversy and see the real beauty of Israel's wine country

About 6 months ago, I was fortunate enough to be selected as one of the 5 bloggers to visit Israel through Vibe Israel. Golan Heights is one of the …

Angry French winemakers wreck Spanish bag-in-box wines

Frustration over cheap Spanish imports spilled into supermarket aisles in southern France after local winemakers wrecked bag-in-box wines brought …

This surprising ingredient gets red wine stains out of any fabric, apparently

Who knew?<p>Nothing's worse than spilling red wine down your favourite top or all over your sofa cushions – the danger is *almost* enough to put us off …

Restaurants

How the shape of a wine glass changes the taste of the wine

Follow this guide to see which wine glass will help your favourite wine taste its best<p>If you have always been convinced that wine tastes better out …

Wine

Some Brain Games May Grow the Size of Your Brain: Study

Nothing good lasts forever, and that’s especially true of a healthy brain. An unfortunate part of healthy aging is that parts of it shrink over time. …

Work Smarter Not Harder in 2016 – Inner Circle Labs | Public Relations Experts Based in San Francisco

Last month you – like many people around the world – probably made a promise to yourself to make some kind of change in your life. We often see the …

Former Drone Operators Say They Were “Horrified” By Cruelty of Assassination Program

U.S. DRONE OPERATORS are inflicting heavy civilian casualties and have developed an institutional culture callous to the death of children and other …

A new milestone in non-pharmaceutical treatments for depression

Mood disorders such as depression are devastating to sufferers, and hugely costly to treat. The most severe form of depression, often called clinical depression or major depressive disorder (MDD), increases the person’s likelihood of suicide and contributes significantly to a person’s …

FDA

18 Little Grocery Shopping Mistakes That Will Cost You Money

Check yourself before you wreck yourself with this list of food shopping mistakes that could bruise your ego — and your wallet.<p>This is a no-brainer, for sure, but we're all guilty of taking a trip to the supermarket when there's a <i>rumbly in our tumbly</i>.<p>Heck, it might even be our own subconscious way …

Navy’s laser weapon zaps drones out of sky for $1 per shot

Can you hit your targets when playing an Xbox shooting game? If so, the Navy might just want to put a video-game-like controller in your hands. Except this version of <i>Call of Duty: Modern Warfare</i> will have you aiming a ship-mounted laser at real enemies.<p>A Navy video shows a new laser weapon system …

Military

New Software Allows Fleets Of Drones To Be Controlled By The Cloud

The future of the drone industry will be typified by a mixture of hardware and software innovation. Entrepreneurs working on the hardware side of drones have proven they can rapidly innovate and push their products to market. The products are easy to use with most present applications featuring a …

The Swift effect: Apple's new programming language means way more iPhone developers and apps

A modern language could be a boon for young coders<p>The biggest reaction from the crowd at WWDC today wasn’t for a shiny new product or even a cool new app. Instead, the news that Apple was introducing its own programming language, Swift, got a full-throated roar of appreciation from the thousands of …

Apple dives into 'Internet of Things'

The “Internet of Things” is about to go mainstream, with some help from Apple.<p>On Monday, the company unveiled plans to let people use their iPhones and iPads to control an array of Internet-connected devices in their homes, from door locks to lightbulbs. In doing so, the company brought the …

A Visual Breakdown Of Apple’s New iOS 8

What’s new in iOS 8? Well, a lot of things.<p>At its June 2 World Wide Developers Conference keynote in San Francisco, Apple announced the latest iteration of its mobile operating system, iOS 8, which will be available for download this fall. The new release combines refined design elements with a …

Everything Apple Announced at WWDC 2014

It’s a wrap! Here’s a handy recap of all the announcements Apple made at its Worldwide Developers Conference this year.<p>OS X Yosemite<p>Apple announced its latest version OS X Yosemite (OS X 10.10) which features the flat design first unveiled with iOS 7 last fall. Also new: a Dark Mode that changes …

Meet the new Apple

While I watched Apple's WWDC 2014 opening keynote on Monday morning, I couldn't stop thinking about the infectious mixture of fun and confidence everyone onstage seemed to be exuding. It was something new for this era of Apple, and it felt like a mirror image of the announcements being made. The …

iOS 8 uses peer-to-peer connections for AirPlay to Apple TV, no longer needs a network

iOS 8 uses peer-to-peer technology to stream video to Apple TV, as described by Apple on a page highlighting enterprise features.<p>Today, AirPlay requires both devices connect to the same WiFi network before they can communicate.<p>With iOS 8, the network is cut out completely and the iOS device …

Here's what Apple's iCloud Drive will cost you, compared with its competition

Thinking of using iCloud Drive? Here's what the cloud storage service will cost you.<p>iCloud Drive is Apple's answer to Dropbox. It's a cloud storage service where you can backup any type of file, and access anywhere you have an Internet connection.<p>The service is built into Max OS X Yosemite and …

Google Drive

Why You Should Be Excited For Extensions In iOS 8

Apple is routinely criticized for its closed operating systems — particularly iOS, hence all the jailbreaking— but at its WWDC keynote Monday, Apple began liberating iOS with a new mobile model that borrows the best of open ecosystems with Apple's notoriously tight security.<p>Call it a war on …

A Closer Look at 'Handoff' and Other New iOS 8/Yosemite 'Continuity' Features

During yesterday's WWDC keynote, Apple launched several new "Continuity" features to improve the cross-platform integration of iOS 8 and OS X Yosemite. One of the new abilities designed to allow better transitions from iOS devices to Macs is Handoff, which allows users to start a task on one device …

WWDC Keynote Shows Apple Means Business

Apple’s WWDC keynote had a message for cloud service providers. Apple knows it has the devices inside the enterprise, whether iPhone, iPad and even Macs, and it wants more than just the hardware business. It wants everything. And it’s coming for you.<p>That’s right, Apple wants to capture the cloud …