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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 …

There's even more evidence that one type of exercise is the closest thing to a miracle drug that we have

Aerobic exercise, or cardio, might be the closest thing we have to a miracle drug.<p>When we commit to regular workouts that raise our heart rate and get us moving and sweating for a sustained period, magical things happen to our mind and body. We start to think more clearly, feel better about …

Exercise

This Blood Scan Reveals Every Virus That’s Ever Infected You

Like a crystal ball into your past infections<p>You probably remember when you had the chicken pox. Maybe you recall a few times you caught the flu. But you might have had some infections that you never even realized or that you don’t remember. Even if you don’t remember, your immune system does—it …

This Power Generator Runs on Saltwater

Estuaries could be a big source of electricity<p>Gaze at the end of a river, where saltwater and freshwater meet. It may not look like anything, but new research suggests this could be a massive source of electricity.<p>Imagine a tub divided in half by a semi-permeable membrane. On one side of the …

Clean Energy

7 Psychiatrist-Backed Tips To Help You Manage Anxiety

Because this disorder can be a real pain.<p>People with anxiety disorders often face a sense of worry or dread and spend hours ruminating over worst case scenarios, which can get in the way of professional goals, personal relationships and a good quality of life. But there are ways to cope.<p>Here, …

Self-help

Stubborn Sea Stars Thwart Student Scientists by Expelling Microchip Implants

Sea stars are much stranger than we imagined. Biology students at the University of Southern Denmark implanted a group of the animals with microchips …

Zoology

Behind the scenes at Cirque du Soleil's Luzia

Researchers identify antibody that kills 98% of HIV strains

Scientists may be getting closer to finding an effective way to prevent transmission of the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV), the virus that leads …

Immunotherapy

Future Airplanes Will Fly On Twistable Wings

<b>More than a century ago,</b> the first aviation pioneers figured out a way to use rigid wings with flaps to generate enough force to lift a heavy craft …

College High: Students Are Using More Marijuana, Fewer Opioids

High school students and young adults are much less likely to use illicit drugs than their parents, according to data released Thursday. And compared to baby boomers, young adults today look like outright angels. Except for their acceptance of marijuana, that is.<p>This report comes from a running, …

Cannabis

OBAMA LEGACY: Quiet but big changes in energy, pollution

HANGZHOU, China (AP) — Mostly unnoticed amid the political brawl over climate change, the United States has undergone a quiet transformation in how and where it gets its energy during Barack Obama's presidency, slicing the nation's output of polluting gases that are warming Earth.<p>As politicians …

These Photographs of the Hoover Dam Being Built Are Absolutely Mind-Blowing

<b>It took five years and the lives of 112 men, and you won’t believe how they did it.</b><p>On July 07, 1930, construction of the Hoover Dam begins. Over the …

Get Perfect Product Shots With An $8 IKEA Table

Caleb Pike is back with another DIY video, this time creating a super cheap product photography setup. It's clever, well thought out, and the results …

IKEA

Volcanic eruptions can 'mask the true effects of climate change'

Recent reports that suggest sea levels aren't rising as fast as expected – and may even be dropping – could be inaccurate, according to new …

A Summer Ritual: Rock Picking in the Midwest

Ben White looks for rocks while driving an ATV through a field owned in Springfield Township, Minnesota on June 1, 2016.<br>Alex Potter<p>1 of 13<p>For three …

IBM researcher builds a phase-change capable artificial neuron

Computers have long been compared to artificial brains, but now IBM has followed the comparison and built a working artificial neuron. The tech giant's research center in Zurich created 500 of them to simulate a signal transfer similar to how the process works in an organic brain.<p>As other research …

Crispy Chocolate Shells Could Help Us Make Better Rockets And Airplanes

Taking a lesson from chocolatiers<p>There’s nothing quite like taking a bite of a bonbon, cracking through the thin outer shell to taste the gooey sweet surprise within. Though chocolatiers have been perfecting that outer shell since the 1600s, scientists didn’t quite understand the variables that …

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All plants on Earth may owe their existence to a spooky trick of quantum physics

Plants are possibly the most fundamental life form on Earth, supplying food and oxygen to ecosystems around the planet.<p>And yet many aspects of their leafy lives remain mysterious.<p>Photosynthesis — <i>the</i> process plants use to turn light into energy — is especially something of an enigma. Scientists have …

World’s most bizarre natural phenomena

From Australia’s bubblegum-pink lake to a blood-red waterfall in Antarctica, these seven destinations are some of the world’s strangest sights.<p>Majestic mountains and sparkling seas always attract travellers – but sometimes nature has a bigger trick up her sleeve. To track down some of the world’s …

Nature

The 100 coolest works of architecture in the world

For those who want to brush up on their architecture knowledge, we've compiled a ranking of the 100 coolest buildings and structures on the planet.<p>These include old and new pieces of architecture all over the world, including museums, wineries, religious spaces, skyscrapers, transportation hubs, …

Architecture

Gut Busting: How Gaseous Substances in the Body Affect Psyche and Behavior

<i>Summary: A new study reports on the role gasotransmitters play in behavior and psychology.</i><p>Source: Lomonosov Moscow State University.<p><b>Professor</b> …

This is the Excel trick that will change everything about how you work with data

Don't waste time testing different values individually in Excel. Use a data table to show the results for many different possible scenarios at once.<p><i>Produced by Sara Silverstein</i><p><b>Follow BI Video:</b>On Facebook

Why beard hair is a different color than head hair

ShutterStock / glebTv<p>If you've ever wondered why the hair on one part of your body looks so different from the hair on another part, you're probably not alone.<p>This phenomenon is a perfectly natural one, and it can be explained pretty easily with science.<p>As it turns out, you have different types of …

This stunning 12K Los Angeles timelapse was shot with a 100MP Phase One

With all the amazing timelapses that are coming out lately, it’s getting more and more difficult to do something different and make your work stand …

Ghostbusters Dimension is one of the best VR experiences we've tried (CNET's Open_Tab)

Tesla and Google Take Different Roads to Self-Driving Car

SAN FRANCISCO — In Silicon Valley, where companies big and small are at work on self-driving cars, there have been a variety of approaches, and even some false starts.<p>The most divergent paths may be the ones taken by Tesla, which is already selling cars that have some rudimentary self-driving …

Silicon Valley

Lasers and microwaves lead to better quantum computing circuits

If you're going to craft a quantum computer, you need to corral lots of quantum bits (qubits) to perform calculations... and Penn State researchers have found a way to make that happen. They've developed a technique that relies on lasers and microwaves to steer a tightly packed, 3D grid of atoms …

Watch how bizarrely water and fire behave in space

The truth is that every place in space has at least a small amount of gravity — that's why the moon remains in constant orbit around Earth.<p>So then, why do videos from the International Space Station (ISS) feature astronauts floating in place, appearing weightless?<p>It's because of something called …