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The 15 Best Sci-Fi Movies On Netflix Right Now, Ranked

<b>Last Updated: April 13th</b><p>The sci-fi genre currently splits the difference between niche entertainment and the mainstream, providing diehard nerds and folks looking for a simple good time with a common ground on which they can unite and share in their enthusiasm. There was a time when tales of …

Science Fiction

Programming as a Way of Thinking

Programming has changed. In first generation languages like FORTRAN and C, the burden was on programmers to translate high-level concepts into code. …

Programming
Space Exploration

15 Reasons We Should All Move To New Zealand If Donald Trump Becomes President

If there was ever a time to move to New Zealand, then November might be it. Supreme Court Associate Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg recently joked about moving to the island nation if Donald Trump is elected president. We have to say ― that’s not a bad idea.<p>New Zealand is a playground of national …

New Zealand

A Beginner’s Guide To Trekking And Climbing The Best Trails On The Planet

One foot in front of the other. You trudge. The frozen snow cracks under your boots. The air gradually thins. Up.<p>One foot in front of the other, that’s the key. The peripheral edema causes your hands to swell in your gloves. Your cheeks start to redden. Up. Up.<p>One foot in front of the…<i>where were …

Hiking

Every Day Is Pancake Day with These 24 Recipes

Sweet or savory, can we all just agree that pancakes rule?<p>Name a meal more satisfying than a stack of pancakes. Nothing? Nothing? All we hear is crickets, because whether pancakes are fluffy or crusty, sweet or savory, there's really no contest. Here are our 24 favorite recipes.

Breakfast

The software behind Futurama is going open source

Toonz creates software you’ve probably never heard of but you’ve likely seen countless TV shows and movies made using its products.<p>The company’s main product is a piece of enterprise animation software that helps with scanning and cleanup of drawings, editing, animation and compositing.<p>Toonz was …

A Guide to Easy Japanese Home-Cooking

These six classic Japanese recipes are full of flavor, light on ingredients, good for you, and surprisingly quick to make.<p>Leave the pristine sushi to the restaurants. Japanese home cooking is full of flavor, light on ingredients, good for you, and surprisingly quick to make. In other words, <b>the holy</b> …

Whitefish

25 Healthy (Easy!) Slow Cooker Recipes to Help You Stay on Track in 2016

Preparing meals just for yourself can seem like a ton of work, but there’s always one kitchen gadget you can lean on when you want your meal to be as easy as ordering takeout or hitting up the nearest drive-thru, but <i>way</i> healthier: the slow cooker. When you’re looking for a fuss-free way to stick to …

Cooking

17 Charming Hideaways Far From Crowds in the Northeast USA

Right now, when the world seems to be getting scarier by the day, travelers long for - no, are desperate for - an escape close enough to drive to, but far from the maddening and frightening crowds. Each of these 17 getaways from Virginia to Maine revolve around a charming inn or B&B that, though …

20 Places That Look Like They're On Another Planet

We can't help but fantasize about traveling to far and distant worlds. Luckily, our planet is full of surreal and otherworldly places that are just a plane ride away, from lunar valleys to underwater caves. This gallery was originally published in 2015. It has been updated with new information.<p>Wadi …

National Parks

Neil deGrasse Tyson reveals his favorite science fiction movies

Neil deGrasse Tyson loves science fiction movies, he even applauds bad movies for their efforts. But there are two movies that stand out above the rest for Neil.<p><i>Produced by Darren Weaver and Kamelia Angelova. Additional production by Kevin Reilly.</i><p><b>Follow TI:</b>On Facebook<p><i>StarTalk Radio is a podcast and</i> …

Neil deGrasse Tyson

The Best Foods to Eat When You’re Drunk and Ready to Make Bad Food Decisions

1 of 6<p>Broth-Based Soups<p>Advertisement<p>2 of 6<p>Bananas<p>3 of 6<p>Anything Whole Wheat<p>Advertisement<p>4 of 6<p>Pancakes<p>Advertisement<p>5 of 6<p>Hummus<p>Advertisement<p>6 of …

Food & Dining

Best Fried Chicken in the U.S.

While fried chicken traces its origins to the South, innovative chefs across the country understand the innate appeal of the homey, crunchy, juicy …

Cooking

4 Thanksgiving Sandwich Recipes (Admit It, You Do It for the Leftovers)

Admit it, the tastiest part of Thanksgiving is the day after. We asked the chefs at some of our favorite sandwich shops what they'd do with a fridge full of leftovers.<p><i>The most celebrated meal of the year shouldn't also be the most nerve-racking. Prepare to be prepared with updated classics, no-bake</i> …

Cooking

3 Simple Steps To Take When Cooking Pasta

<i>Stock is one of the building blocks of a well-stocked kitchen (and pasta sauce), so we've partnered with Progresso Cooking Stock to share recipes that will get you through the holidays.</i><p>We’ve all got our cozy, fall weeknight go-tos: Salads and stews. Gratins and grain bowls. For me, it’s pasta. (For …

Holiday Mashed Potato Recipes

From mashed potatoes with crispy shallots to sweet potato soufflé, here are delicious holiday mashed potato recipes.

Cooking

A Look Inside Masa, America's First 3-Michelin Star Sushi Restaurant

Take a tour of the extremely private Japanese omakase experience at Masa.<p>Chef Masa Takayama is known to peers simply as Masa, and his eponymous restaurant in New York City is not only the first Japanese restaurant in America to achieve 3-Michelin star status, but it’s still regarded as one of the …

Here's what would happen if the sun disappeared right now

What would happen if the sun disappeared this very second?<p>The sun is about 333,000 times the mass of Earth and produces the same amount of energy as 100 billion hydrogen bombs every second!<p>Its giant mass makes the sun the dominant gravitational force in the solar system that locks all eight planets …

Astronomy

9 Of The Most Uniquely Gorgeous Airbnbs From Around The World

Staying at a hotel is great, but staying at a house made out of seashells is even better.<p>Thanks to Airbnb, the website that allows people to rent out their homes and apartments to travelers, thousands of spectacular homes are at your finger tips whenever you go on vacation.<p>And because you could …

Swimming Pools

11 NYC Spots You Probably Don't Know Exist

Listen, we know you know the city like the back of your hand--even the "secret" spots. The whispering corner in Grand Central? Old news. Please Don't Tell inside Crif Dogs? Been there, done that.<p>But even we were surprised to discover some of these blink-and-you'll-miss-them, downright hidden spots …

Staten Island

The 8 Healthiest Cheeses to Eat

<i>By K. Aleisha Fetters for DETAILS</i>.<p>Whether it's paired with wine or melted over a burger, cheese is where it's at. And not just because eating it makes life worth living.<p>Cheese is a nutritional powerhouse, rich in nutrients including protein, phosphorus, and don't forget calcium, says Jim White, …

Nutrition
Flavors

10 of the best ways to enjoy New York … on a budget

New York is the most expensive city in the US but our guide to cheap and even free sightseeing, ferry trips and world-class museums, plus affordable accommodation, make it possible to visit on a budget<p>Top 10 free things to do in New York<p>Take to the water<p>Despite recent stories of hapless tourists …

Greenwich Village

9 books Elon Musk thinks everyone should read

Ever since he was a child in South Africa, Elon Musk has been a big reader, of everything from science-fiction novels to historical biographies.<p>The CEO of Tesla and SpaceX has said that reading books taught him how to build rockets.<p>We combed through years of interviews with Musk to find out which …

Elon Musk

9 Novels the Author of 'A Game of Thrones' Thinks You Should Read

Game of Thrones

The Best Marinades to Use for Grilled Fish, Meat, and Veggies

Every home chef knows that when it comes to meat, a fresh cut of the good stuff is key, but a good meat is nothing without a good marinade. Because …

Balsamic Vinegar

The 10 books teachers want your child to read

When it comes to what teachers think schoolchildren should read, the classics continue to dominate the reading list for primary school children.<p>Roald Dahl's Charlie and the Chocolate Factory tops a list of must-read novels, selected by 500 teachers for the National Association for the Teaching of …

Sea Levels Are Rising 10 Times Faster Than Predicted And Will Soon Reshape The Globe

Catastrophic sea level rise is not an if, but a when. In reality, it is already well underway and getting worse rapidly. Even the newly released …

Gizmodo Movie Night: The Best Sci-Fi Movies And TV Series To Binge-Watch On A Winter Weekend

We're right in the middle of winter, so turn on the heater, rug up against the cold, and settle in to binge-watch some great sci-fi TV on Netflix, …

Science Fiction