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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 …

Witchcraft & Prayer

“Wait. You actually experience the gods?” This is a question I’ve had posed to me more than once, and sadly from many pagans and witches who are …

Fonts Bundle: 68 Versatile Typefaces

Hurry and grab Pixelo’s Hipster fonts bundle!<p>It seems like the friendly people of Pixelo want to make it a very special Christmas this year. The last …

What If Russia's and America's Armies Went to War?

The United States and Russia field two of the most powerful armies in the world. Heavily mechanized and salted with combat veterans, the U.S. Army …

Franklin Graham Hails President Trump’s ‘Strong Outspoken Stand for the Christian Faith’

Rev. Franklin Graham has heaped high praise on President Donald Trump, calling him the most vocal defender of the Christian faith of any president in …

The Forgotten Story of How the F-22 and F-35 Were Born

On August 27, 1939, a stubby-winged airplane made of unpainted steel alloy took off over Germany and soared into history. Instead of a pointy …

Military

British terror attack victims to receive lifelong compensation under new rules

Victims of the Westminster Bridge, London Bridge and Finsbury Park terror attacks can expect lifelong compensation they would have otherwise been denied had the terrorists struck days or weeks earlier.<p>An obscure legal change made just three weeks before the first atrocity in March means they will …

The US Army Is Issuing Its New M17 Pistols to Many More Troops Than Its Predecessor

Team leaders in infantry fire teams, the service's smallest maneuver unit, will be among those who get the new guns.<p>US Army<p>The U.S. Army has finally …

Why the “Mythical Jesus” Claim Has No Traction with Scholars

The overwhelming body of scholars, in New Testament, Christian Origins, Ancient History, Ancient Judaism, Roman-era Religion, Archaeology/History of …

Greek Orthodox Church Sells Land In Israel, Worrying Both Israelis And Palestinians

Secretive real estate deals in the Holy Land are putting one of Jerusalem's most powerful and ancient churches in the spotlight.<p>The Greek Orthodox Church calls itself the second largest landowner in Israel, after the Israeli government. It says it owns some 30 percent of Jerusalem's walled Old …

US general: Russia and China building space weapons to target US satellites

<b>(CNN) —</b> A senior US general said Saturday that countries like Russia and China are actively building weapons that can target space-based US military assets like satellites.<p>"They've been building weapons, testing weapons, building weapons to operate from the earth in space, jamming weapons, laser …

CNN

CVS to buy Aetna for $69 billion in deal that would shake up healthcare industry

CVS HealthCorp. plans to buyAetna Inc.for $69 billion in a blockbuster deal that would further consolidate the U.S. healthcare industry by merging the nation’s largest pharmacy chain with a major healthcare insurer, the companies announced Sunday.<p>The deal, which was approved by both companies' …

Health Care

December's Supermoon from around the globe, in pictures

A primer on post processing and photo manipulation: Here is how you can significantly improve the images you have captured

For this week’s photography column, you won’t be touching your camera at all. Instead, you’ll head to your nearest desktop (or smartphone) and sit …

Photographer Reveals How To Take Stunning Portraits With Christmas Lights In Ordinary Bedroom, And Results Will Amaze You

Photographer Irene Rudnyk decided to get into the holiday spirit with a photoshoot using the warm ambiance of Christmas lights.<p>In a short video …

4 intense rivalries that emerged between military commanders who were once on the same side

Throughout military history, it was common for generals to only know of each other by reputation or by the deeds of their troops.<p>But when lines are drawn, ideologies change, and another war is fought for another reason, you may find yourself fighting against your former allies and those old …

Charles de Gaulle

The 40 best Cyber Monday tech deals you can still buy

Save big at Amazon, Best Buy, and more<p>Vox Media has affiliate partnerships. These do not influence editorial content, though Vox Media may earn commissions for products purchased via affiliate links. For more information, see our ethics policy.<p>Cyber Monday may have ended five days ago, but there’s …

Shopping

Israel used Jericho missiles in Syria, one was downed by Russians

A Lebanese news network affiliated with the Hezbollah terror group has claimed Israel fired Jericho 1 surface-to-surface missiles to strike a …

How to Naturally Retouch Eyes with Photoshop

Retouching eyes unnaturally is a great way to ruin a good portrait. Here’s a 14-minute tutorial by photographer Dani Diamond that shows how you can …

These Photos Show Finland's Brutally Cold World War II Battle With the Soviet Union

The German sprint across Poland in September 1939 introduced the Nazi Blitzkrieg to the world, which then watched as Hitler's forces swept over …

How to use Content Aware Crop in Photoshop

If you have ever opened the crop tool, you may have noticed the Content-Aware checkbox in the menu bar. It is a pretty incredible feature that …

Jupiter blues: Nasa's Juno captures swirling Jovian clouds in jaw-dropping image

Nasa captures Jupiter's higher altitude clouds casting a shadow over their surroundings.<p>Nasa has shared a new image of Jupiter, revealing striking …

Astronomy

The Confederate General Who Fought For Black Civil Rights

I’ve been thinking quite a bit about William Mahone over the past few months in light of the ongoing debate about Confederate monuments and the …

250-year-old note stashed inside backside of Jesus Christ statue

<b>Restorers of an 18th century statue of Jesus Christ in Spain have apparently found a mysterious note hidden up the Messiah’s bottom.</b><p>The handwritten …

US masses stealth jets in South Korea for war games

<b>(CNN) —</b> US F-22 fighter jets roared into the sky over South Korea on Monday to start air combat exercises that North Korea says are pushing the peninsula to the brink of nuclear war.<p>A US 7th Air Force official said the top-of-the-line F-22s are being joined by Air Force and Marine Corps F-35s in …

Military

Marvelous Beauty and Fashion Photography by Jeff Isy

<b>Jeff Isy</b> is a talented self-taught photographer and filmmaker, who was born and raised on a little tropical island in the Indian Ocean off to the …

A former Navy SEAL commander explains why the best defense is to run away

Jocko Willink, a former Navy SEAL commander, host of the "Jocko Podcast," and the author of "Discipline Equals Freedom: Field Manual," believes your best chances might be to run from a fight. Following is a full transcript of the video.<p><b>Jocko Willink:</b> If someone attacks me and they want to punch or …

Self Defense

Voyager 1 Just Fired Up Its Backup Thrusters for the First Time in 37 Years

Voyager 1, the probe which became the first man-made object to leave the solar system in 2012, has been away from home for a long, long …

Archaeologists Just Got Closer to Proving the Location of Jesus’ Tomb

The mortar from the tomb of Jesus at the Church of the Holy Sepulcher has been dated to the time of Constantine the Great—just as legend had it. So …

These are the best cameras you can buy right now

Best cameras you can buy right now<p>Suppose you're the kind of person who reads movie spoilers online, or unwraps all of your presents on Christmas …