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Netflix's Secret Codes Unlock More Movies Than You Can Imagine

Access this hidden list of hyper-specific Netflix genres with our help.<p>How many movies do you think are currently available on Netflix? Well, you’re …

These guys built a $273 million startup from discarded computers and an almost secret source of seed money

Founded in 2010 by CEO Mohit Lad and CTO Ricardo Oliveira from their grad school work at UCLA, ThousandEyes helps ensure that when bits of the internet go down, companies can avoid being taken down too — even if the problem is on the internet and out of their control.<p>"We worked together at UCLA …

Startups

A Close Look at the FBI's File on Wu-Tang Clan

​The FBI has always had a hard-on for gangsta rap music, specifically the creative forces behind the genre's most iconic and provocative hits. We used the Freedom of Information Act to find out more about the bureau's file on the Wu-Tang Clan.<p>The FBI has always had a hard-on for gangsta rap music, …

33 photos of Google's rise from a Stanford dorm room to world domination

On Thursday afternoon, Schmidt announced he'll be stepping down from his position as executive chairman of Alphabet, Google's parent company. He won't be leaving Alphabet entirely — he'll remain on its board and will serve as a technical advisor role — but he'll be taking a step back from having a …

I read the 87-year-old book recommended by Elon Musk, and my favorite chapter reveals the dark side of innovation and adventure

The book spotlights a dirty dozen of historical characters who rebelled against convention in some form (with occasionally disastrous results). Bolitho's renderings of this rogue's gallery of figures is historically problematic in parts, but it still makes for an interesting read — one that reveals …

Books

Up to 600,000 guns are stolen every year in the US – that's one every minute

Data shows thefts of firearms from vehicles are rising in many large cities. One gun swiped from a truck in Atlanta was used in three crimes, including murder<p>Support the Guardian’s independent journalism by making a contribution or becoming a member<p>Landen Boyd parked his Chevrolet Silverado pickup …

How to Break a Bad Habit -- for Good

Have you ever tried to break a bad habit, only to give up in frustration? The problem isn’t that you’re weak or that the bad habit is too ingrained; in all likelihood, you just gave up too soon.<p>Researchers at University College, London, found that it takes 66 days for a new habit to form. Likewise, …

DNA analyses reveal genetic identities of world's first farmers

Harvard-led research reshapes understanding of genetic heritage of modern West Eurasians<p><b>AT A GLANCE</b><p>First large-scale, genome-wide analyses of ancient …

This concept electric car recharges itself as it drives

Tyre manufacturer Goodyear has announced the winner of its first ThinkGoodMobility challenge, a competition which asked "millennials to develop …

Electric Vehicles

SOM reveals new images of Philadelphia 30th Street Station Master Plan

<b>Skidmore, Owings & Merrill LLP (</b><b>SOM</b><b>)</b> has revealed new images of <b>Philadelphia 30th Street Station</b> master plan, which will be the long-awaited vision of …

Avoid sweat-soaked shirts with wearable AC for your armpits

Need help avoiding embarrassing armpit stains? You could turn to antiperspirant, but this is the 21st century. There’s a more high-tech solution to …

Wearable Tech

War on prescription drugs: what if you depend on opioids to live a decent life?

The US is facing what many are describing as an opioid crisis, with growing numbers of deaths associated both with opioid medications and overdoses on heroin – 19,000 in 2014 linked to opioids alone. But in the swirl of debate over the subject, there’s one group of Americans we aren’t hearing from: …

Three countries urge caution traveling to U.S. amid protests, violence

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Three countries have warned their citizens to stay on guard when visiting U.S. cities rocked by sometimes violent protests that erupted after a string of police shootings of black Americans.<p>Demonstrators block traffic to protest the shooting death of Alton Sterling near the …

The most dangerous U.S. spy you've never heard of

<b>(CNN) —</b> She put American combat troops in harm's way, betrayed her own people and handed over so many secrets that experts say the U.S. may never know the full extent of the damage.<p>Ana Montes was the Queen of Cuba, an American who from 1985 to the September 11, 2001 attacks handed over U.S. …

El Salvador

Why 4th of July Matters to Muslims

Under one of the greatest rulers in Middle East history, united Muslim armies stomped Christian forces in the Holy Land.<p>Nearly 600 years before the …

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Batmobile Future Concept

Popular reaction to <i>Batman v Superman</i> has been less than stellar. We expect a better reception for this Batmobile Future Concept. Created by Bulgarian …

Mad Max