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How to stream your video collection to any device

It’s like Netflix on your PC<p>As great as Netflix is, movies and shows don't stick around on the service forever. As licensing deals renew or expire, Netflix loses old videos and gains new ones—which means that, on any given day, you might look up your favorite TV show only to find it's gone.<p>For a …

100 Best Sci Fi Movies Ever

1 of 100<p>100. Serenity (2005)<p>Joss Whedon's wonderful coda to the cult show <i>Firefly</i> probably wouldn't exist if that show hadn't been prematurely …

Battlestar Galactica

Surprise! Elizabeth Shaw Survives Events of 'Prometheus,' New 'Alien' Trailer Shows

It appears that Elizabeth Shaw did survive after the events of "Prometheus," the most recent film of the "Alien" franchise, according to a creepy new …

Sequels

DARPA Is Planning to Hack the Human Brain to Let Us "Upload" Skills

Mindhack For Faster Learning<p>In March 2016, DARPA — the U.S. military’s “mad science” branch — announced their Targeted Neuroplasticity Training (TNT) …

What humans will look like in 1,000 years

Humans are still evolving, So, where will evolution take us in 1,000 years?<br>Chances are we'll be taller. Humans have already seen a boom in height over the last 130 years.<p>In 1880 the average American male was 5'7''. Today, he's 5'10''.<p>We may also merge with machines that can enhance our hearing, …

Will Trump Release the Missing JFK Files?

Unless the president intervenes, we’ll soon know more secrets about the Kennedy assassination.<p>The nation’s conspiracy-theorist-in-chief is facing a momentous decision. Will President Donald Trump allow the public to see a trove of thousands of long-secret government files about the event that, more …

Antarctica Blood Falls mystery solved? Find out the source of the red water

The colour of the water can be attributed to oxidised iron in brine, say researchers.<p>The source of Antarctica's gruesome looking Blood Falls has …

Spotify’s half-priced student pricing expands worldwide

Hot on the heels of Pandora’s public launch of its on-demand streaming service, Pandora Premium, rival Spotify is looking to make its service more appealing to younger users by rolling out discounted student pricing to more countries around the world. The company announced today that its roughly …

Apple Music

Instagram mirrors Pinterest with feature for organizing saved posts

After copying Snapchat’s marquee feature — the full-screen disappearing story — Instagram is moving on to Pinterest.<p>Today Instagram released a new feature called Collections, enabling users of the Facebook-owned network to organize photos and videos they find into categories, much like Pinterest’s …

How to Survive the Total Solar Eclipse of 2017

We're just 18 weeks away from the "Great American Total Solar Eclipse" that will darken skies across the continental U.S. on Aug. 21. Are you ready …

Solar Eclipse

How to access your entire Google usage history (and erase it)

Frequent users of Google’s services are probably aware that Google stores information about your usage history. That being said, did you know that …

How To Clear Google Search History: Everything You Say To Google Is Recorded And Saved In Database

Google knows a lot about you and it should not surprise you to know that everything you say to Google is recorded and kept in a database. However, if …

Dreamer, rebel, lover: the hidden sides of Albert Einstein

A 10-part drama will explore the many facets of the physicist’s life<p>His image has beamed out at us from posters, T-shirts and even mugs, transforming his name into handy shorthand for eccentric genius and ensuring that Albert Einstein is considered the original mad scientist, science’s first …

Albert Einstein

A New Device Uses Sunlight to Create Drinking Water From Air

An Urgent Need Met<p>According to the World Health Organization (WHO), 663 million people — one in ten — lack access to safe water. Fully one-third of …

Water

A Guide to Southern Finland

<b>Authored by ThePickyTraveller</b><p>Southern Finland is a unique and somewhat magical destination, made up of 40,000 islands and islets scattered over a …

European Travel

Whatever, We're Probably Living in a Hologram Anyway, Says Neil deGrasse Tyson

<i>Our editors delve into Curiosity's top stories every day on a podcast that's shorter than your commute. Click here to listen and learn — in just a</i> …

Physics

String Theory Says We Have at Least 10 Dimensions, but That's Not the Weirdest Thing About It

<i>Our editors delve into Curiosity's top stories every day on a podcast that's shorter than your commute. Click here to listen and learn — in just a</i> …

Physics

Take better smartphone photos with these simple tips and tricks

Lights, smartphone camera, action<p>By now we're all familiar with the basics of smartphone photography: You pull out your phone and push a button. But if you really plan to preserve those memories for posterity, then you'll want your phone snaps to look their best. So up your phone photo game with …

The best of rural Portugal: readers’ travel tips

Lush mountains, meandering rivers and hilltop villages await visitors to Portugal’s understated countryside. But where’s best place to stay, eat and enjoy a vinho verde? Our tipsters have the gen<p>We had our best glass of Portuguese wine on the whitewashed rooftop of a tiny shop in the medieval …

European Travel

These 'Waves' May Let Us See the Big Bang's Earliest Moments

I wonder if people who were alive when Galileo first turned his telescope to the heavens in 1610, when he discovered the moons of Jupiter, realized that it was a seminal moment in human history. The discovery changed everything. It showed that not all celestial objects orbit the Earth and set the …

Netflix reaches 75% of US streaming service viewers, but YouTube is catching up

According to new data from comScore released this morning, more than half (53 percent) of Wi-Fi households in the U.S. are now using at least one over-the-top streaming service, with Netflix being the primary choice. While still the leader in the streaming space with a presence in 75 percent of …

Ford unveils a new hybrid police car for high-speed chases

Police departments across the country will now be able to chase fleeing perps in a car that gets an EPA-estimated 38 miles per gallon.<p>The new Ford Police Responder Hybrid Sedan will be the first pursuit-rated hybrid police car offered in America, according to Ford.<p>You may have seen police in your …

A Desert Escape to a Renowned Texas Town

Marfa, the small West Texas town, is known for its ties to minimalist artist Donald Judd’s work, but its most masterful attractions are nature-made<p>IF YOU CALLED Marfa “Nowheresville,” you’d be right, to a degree. The town of fewer than 2,000 people in far west Texas has one stoplight, erratic cell …

Art

Your Backpacking Checklist

This man sought the meaning of life by isolating himself in the Scottish Highlands. Here’s what he found.

“I WANTED TO SHUT OUT the world of materialism and gain a sense of clarity about what the significance of life really is all about. And I think …

Scottish Highlands

Eastern Europe on a budget: bargains from Poland to Montenegro

With its quieter beaches, pristine castle-dotted countryside and idyllic islands, eastern Europe is becoming popular for more than just city breaks<p>While Kraków remains Poland’s top destination, with Wrocław increasingly drawing attention as a hip alternative, the country’s vast countryside is a …

European Travel

‘13 Reasons Why’: Netflix’s Must-See Teen Horror Mystery and Its Rallying Call Against Sexism

Netflix’s binge-worthy new drama isn’t just smart and addictive—it’s a sobering look at the everyday hell of being a teenage girl.<p>Being a teenage …

Why The Vote on Internet Privacy Means You Need a VPN

by Sarah Marquart April 1, 2017 Future Society 23164<p>Regulation Rollback<p>What would be at risk if your browsing history went public? Most people have …

Privacy

Photon Rockets Might Make Mars A Three Minute Trip

Planck photon rocket drives — which in theory could hit velocities equal to 99.999 percent the speed of light — might eventually offer propulsion engineers a way to drastically reduce interstellar travel times without trashing the laws of physics as we currently understand them. A hypothetical …