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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 …

'Better Call Saul' season 3 sets up Mike and Gus' 'Breaking Bad' relationship

You wouldn't mistake Mike Ehrmantraut for an upstanding citizen in <i>Better Call Saul</i>, but at the same time, he's certainly not aligned with the man we …

Jerk ruins nature documentaries by pointing out how fake they all are

The appeal of <i>Planet Earth</i>, which returned last year for its long-awaited second installment, is not merely its dazzlingly photographed images of …

The Syrian Girl Who Tweeted Aleppo's Downfall Welcomed Trump’s Air Strike

Bana Alabed, the young Syrian girl who chronicled the horrors of the assault on Aleppo on her Twitter feed, has voiced her support for President …

‘Better Call Saul’ Makes Room For Gus Fring In Season Three

I loved <i>Breaking Bad</i>. I love its prequel, <i>Better Call Saul</i>. And I am simultaneously thrilled and terrified that the two shows are slowly starting to merge.<p>In its first two seasons, <i>Saul</i> did a miraculous job of deepening its title character — six years before meeting Walter White, he’s going by his …

Leicester's European Adventure Shows the Exotic Still Exists in the Modern Game

Link to Media<p>PARKEN, COPENHAGEN—It was a goalless draw that probably suited both sides. Leicester City are just a point away from reaching the last 16 of the Champions League. If they beat Club Brugge at home in three weeks, they will guarantee going through as group winners, with all the benefits …

Soccer

10 best German beers

Clinking steins of beer, raucous singing, noisy oompah bands, plates of sausages and well-worn liederhosen: if you want to tick off German clichés …

Beer

Vice Principals Brings Depth to Typically Two-Dimensional Characters

The first season's penultimate episode leaves three broken protagonists in its wake.<p>"I like this version of you. You should be this more often."<p>Amanda Snodgrass is right—there are flashes of a very different Neal Gamby in "Gin," the penultimate episode of <i>Vice Principals</i> first season. Against all …

17 Sad Songs Every Middle Schooler Cried To In The Early '00s

The early aughts had a ton of weep-worthy tunes.

'Walking Dead': Brutal cliffhanger season finale took the cast to 'this deep, dark place'

If you were upset by the brutal season finale cliffhanger of AMC's "The Walking Dead," in which a key character was bludgeoned to death by the sadistic villain Negan with a baseball bat wrapped in barbed wire, you're not alone.<p>The cast was also upset during the filming of the scene, which took …

A Guy Worked Out How Many People Are Still Alive In "The Walking Dead" Universe

Hint: It's not many.

A 20-Year-Old Undergrad At USC Is Revolutionizing Advertising On Mobile Games

<b>Startup</b>: Lucky Day<p><b>Launched</b>: May 2014 (product launched July 2015)<p><b>Founder</b>: Joshua Javaheri<p><b>Location</b>: Los Angeles<p><b>Employees</b>: 4 in the U.S.; 8 in Belarus (mostly engineers)<p><b>The pitch:</b> The hardest part about sustaining a mobile gaming company is attracting and retaining users. Joshua Javaheri, the founder …

Mobile Gaming