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13 Sci-Fi Movies On Netflix That'll Actually Blow Your Mind

We live in an age where it's taken for granted you can plop down on the couch and have instant access to hundreds, if not thousands of streaming …

Here's What 49 Iconic Disney Characters Would Probably Look Like IRL

Not to be dramatic but Prince Eric could totally get it.

Catalog Page for PIA05460

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Guys, Netflix Has Just Released A Rom-Com That's Actually Good

Set It Up is GOOD good, not just so-bad-it's-good.<p>* 59 Brilliant Romantic Comedies That Are Seriously Underrated<p>* 16 <i>The Kissing Booth</i> Posts You'll Relate To If You Loved The Movie<p>* <i>A Christmas Prince</i> Is So Bad It's Good And Here Are The Tweets To Prove It

CDC Says Sex and Drugs Less Popular With Teens, but New Risks Are Emerging

High school is mellowing out, but there are new issues to consider.<p>Fewer high school students are having sex and using drugs these days, but there …

These Seemingly Useless Parts of Your Body Have Surprising And Weird Functions

What is that hole some people have next to their ear?<p>As the Ancient Greeks used to say, "Know Thyself." It probably was meant a little more …

How Long Do Tardigrades Live?

Tardigrades are probably the most paradoxical animals on the planet. On the one hand, these microscopic organisms are impossibly cute, seeming like …

Why Teens Should Understand Their Own Brains (And Why Their Teachers Should, Too!)

A teenage brain is a fascinating, still-changing place. There's a lot going on: social awareness, risk-taking, peer pressure; all are heightened during this period.<p>Until relatively recently, it was thought that the brain was only actively developing during childhood, but in the last two decades, …

Social Media

10 ways to fix your home Wi-Fi problems

When Wi-Fi slows down, so does our entire life. Our email and browsers stop loading. Our streaming movies freeze. Alexa stops responding. Our phones revert to data plans. Everything buffers at the same time, ruining the momentum of your routine.<p>There are plenty of reasons your Wi-Fi keeps slowing …

A SpaceX engineer and marine biologist explain how they got picked to be NASA astronauts

Robb Kulin and Zena Cardman had very unique journeys to the space agency<p>This week, NASA announced its newest class of astronauts: 12 extremely qualified individuals who will train for the next two years to fly to space. While many of these new hires have a few shared traits — such as degrees in …

8 Must-Download Apps For Your New iPhone Or Android

Just unwrapped a new smartphone? Here’s a little help navigating the ocean of apps that await you.<p>If you just unwrapped a new smartphone or are thinking of using that envelope of holiday cash to run out and buy one and you’re eager to fill it up with new ways to distract yourself, then read on. …

Why our presidents are elected by a clique of elites

American presidential elections are generally orderly affairs. People vote, somebody wins and life goes on. It's our proud tradition of democratic self-governance.<p>And yet: <i></i>The whole thing is controlled by a cabal of elites who <i>actually</i> pick the nation's commander-in-chief, and who, theoretically, …

12 Amazing Things We Learned About The Human Body In 2015

An illustrated guide.<p>The human body is a source of mystery. But every year, scientists get just a little better at understanding its secrets.<p>Of course, 2015 has been no different. In the past year, researchers have created better access to proven therapies, developed futuristic new technologies …

Medicine

‘Independence Day 2′ Info Hits and Yes There Will Be Two Sequels

Though there have been rumors of 'Independence Day' sequels since the first film became a smash hit back in 1996, all's been quiet on the alien front …

Sequels

‘Iron Man 3′ Shows Off More of Its New Armor Designs

Yesterday, ‘Iron Man 3’ showcased two of the new armor designs featured in the upcoming movie, and it looks like we're going to be getting more and …

Iron Man