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No Offense, but These Are the Best Movies on Netflix Right Now

Many people eagerly anticipate Netflix putting out popular new series like <b>Stranger Things</b> and <b>Black Mirror</b>, but the streaming site also acquires a ton of freshly released movies and original films each year. And these films are nothing to sneeze at!<p>In the past few months alone, one of its newer …

How To Quickly Reinvent Your Home With Wall Shelves

Wall shelves are extremely practical and incredibly versatile…there’s no doubt about it. The manner is which they achieve that, however, is not …

The 12 Best Hikes In New York State That You Have To Experience

When many people think of New York, they think of New York City. It’s often the first point that comes to mind and I have to admit I’m guilty of this …

15 books Bill Gates, Jeff Bezos, and Elon Musk think everyone should read

Books have always been important to billionaire moguls like Jeff Bezos, Bill Gates, and Elon Musk.<p>Over the years, the trio has sung the praises of several books that influenced the way they see the world, from their approach to technological innovation to how they manage their businesses.<p>Here are …

Jeff Bezos

Volunteering Abroad? Read This Before You Post That Selfie

Think before you snap that selfie.<p>That's the serious message of a joint campaign created by two groups that have spent the past few years poking fun at problematic photos taken by Western volunteers. They often have the tendency to paint themselves as saviors to needy people in low-income countries.<p>…

Social Media

This is the best home security camera system. Period.

If you’re looking for a no-hassle wireless home security camera system, our pick is definitely Arlo Pro 2, which is pricey but worth every penny. But …

What Chrome's Incognito Mode Is Actually For, Explained By a Google Exec

In December 2008, the internet welcomed Google's Incognito Mode, a privacy option for Chrome, with open arms. The feature offered protection against …

Google

Apple CEO Tim Cook gave a shout-out to a $100-per-year app for doctors — here's what it does

Apple CEO Tim Cook isn't a doctor, but he talked about a piece of medical software, VisualDx, during Apple's most recent earnings call.<p>It was an interesting choice of an app to highlight. Apple has deep ambition to break into the health and medical worlds, but although VisualDx is available to …

Machine Learning

5 Awesome (& Big!) Rugs You Can Get on Amazon Under $100

A good area rug can be a total game changer for your home. Not only can they instantly warm up a bare (or chilly) room, they're a great way to …

Home Decorating

Biblical prophecy claims the world will end on Sept. 23, Christian numerologists claim

A Christian numerologist claims that the world will end next Saturday when a planet will, supposedly, collide with Earth.<p>According to Christian numerologist David Meade, verses in Luke 21:25 to 26 are the sign that recent events, such as the recent solar eclipse and Hurricane Harvey, are signs of …

How a 1947 US government anti-Nazi film went viral after Charlottesville

Don’t Be a Sucker, a 17-minute film made in 1947 by the US war department to warn against fascism, was retweeted over 130,000 times last weekend<p>An anti-fascist film produced in the wake of the second world war has gone viral in the wake of the white supremacist rally in Charlottesville that …

Rights & Freedoms

The best wireless outdoor home security camera

<i>By Rachel Cericola</i><p><i>This post was done in partnership with The Wirecutter, a buyer's guide to the best technology. When readers choose to buy The Wirecutter's independently chosen editorial picks, it may earn affiliate commissions that support its work. Read the full article here.</i><p>After spending …

Potentially 'undefeatable' ad blocker looks at content, not code

Facebook may have just lost its war on ad blockers. That is, if a new method developed by Princeton and Stanford researchers is implemented into a widely available blocker. Computer scientist Arvind Narayanan and his colleagues detailed unveiled a tool that detects ads the same way humans would, by …

How to access Mac’s hidden photo-editing app

Whether you know it or not, if you own a Mac, you also own a surprisingly powerful editing tool—and it’s hiding in plain site.<p>Not everyone needs …

11 Clone Wars episodes to watch before it (potentially) leaves Netflix

Clone Wars

Wet basement? Try these cost-effective solutions before calling a contractor.

Wet basement? Thinking about calling a basement waterproofing contractor? Stop.<p>Many contractors will propose the installation of expensive interior drainage systems — even if you don’t need one — when most moisture problems can be solved through less expensive means. You’re more likely to get good …

Patriots' Belichick says he doesn't care about 'SnapFace' and 'InstantChat'

<i>Technically Incorrect offers a slightly twisted take on the tech that's taken over our lives.</i><p>Bill Belichick wore hoodies before Mark Zuckerberg had even heard of them.<p>Yet the New England Patriots coach has never shown a penchant for technology.<p>Last year, he said he'd had quite enough of Microsoft's …

Videos: Mr. Sunday Movies Looks At ROGUE ONE Deleted Scenes, Rejected Concepts, Darth Vader's Castle, And Grading Returning Characters

This is a collection of recent <i>Rogue One</i> videos from Mr. Sunday Movies.<p>The first video looks at deleted scenes, rejected concepts, and Darth Vader's …

Darth Vader

One Room Challenge: Week 2 | DIY Built-In Bunkbeds for Around $700

We’re so excited to share how the shared room for our daughters progressed in just one week! As soon as we hit publish on last week’s ORC (One Room …

Woodworking

15 Knotty Pretzel Recipes That'll Leave You Spellbound

Soft pretzels are one of the best things to come out of concession stands, but homemade pretzels are a million times better. Pretzels are surprisingly easy to make, and there are so many varieties you've never thought of before (buffalo ranch pretzels and pumpkin beer pretzels with chipotle queso, …

After Ebola, ban on pregnant pupils sours return to school in Sierra Leone

KAMBIA, Sierra Leone (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Beaten at home by her parents and unable to go to school due to the Ebola outbreak which devastated Sierra Leone, 15-year-old Rugiatu Conteh had nowhere to go, and no one she could turn to.<p>Until she met Abdul, a charming man in his early …

Disease

Why Flat-Pack DIY Trucks Could Take Over the World

Personal mobility is as critical a need in the developing world as in the U.S., but it remains out of reach for many people. With this in mind, the …

Postbox 5 Adds Dynamic Responses, Quick Forwarding to Other Services, and More

Windows/macOS Sierra: With the launch of macOS Sierra, Postbox, one of our favorite desktop email clients, just got a huge update as well. Postbox 5 …

Olympic Dreams Dashed: This Woman Could Have Trained Her Whole Life To Get Really Good At Gymnastics But She Didn’t

Well, this is probably the most heartbreaking story of the entire Rio Olympics.<p>When Samantha Bennett first started thinking about gymnastics at the …

Best Nerf guns 2018: obliterate friends and family in a barrage of non-expanding foam

If you're looking for the answer to the question "what's the best Nerf gun or blaster" then you've come to the right place.<p>That's because we'll tell …

Ammunition

No, Rachel Held Evans, Voting For Hillary Clinton Is Not Pro-Life

If you were to sit down and read a 3,300-word argument from a professing Christian, urging you to think through your vote from a Christian …

24 things you can buy to make your living room look expensive, even if it's not

You're smart. You're crafty. You may not have a ton of money to spend on your living room, but you want it to look great. So we've rounded up 24 super-stylish DIYs that will have your living room looking like a million bucks, without you spending, well — a million bucks.<p><i>Buy the table here.</i>