August

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5 Secret Codes That Unlock Hidden iPhone Features

It's time to get to know your phone better.<p>You might think you know everything about your<p>better halfiPhone, but you're wrong. There's a whole world of hidden features that can only be unlocked with secret codes. *GASP*<p>Excited? You should be. Here's what the features actually do.<p>1. Find out exactly …

Stone Age

Be a Part of the Museum of Science Fiction's Awesome First Take-Home Exhibit

The Museum of Science Fiction is building off the success of its <i>Journal of Science Fiction</i> by launching a new publication that’s less academic in …

Science Fiction

The 30 Best Shows On Amazon Prime Right Now, Ranked

<b>Last Updated: June 14th</b><p>While Netflix features more and better <i>original</i> programming, Amazon Prime Video holds their own in that department, and they continue to beef up their offerings. As far as licensed content goes, however, Amazon Prime may hold a slight edge, thanks to owning exclusive rights to …

Entertainment

Step Inside Nepal’s Most Luxurious Jungle Safari Escape

Taj’s new safari lodge opens up the wilds of Nepal’s Chitwan National Park…<p><b>A new safari lodge opens up the wilds of Nepal’s Chitwan National Park.</b><p>The …

The 14 Weirdest Quantum Leap Episodes of All Time

Time-traveling problem-solver Dr. Sam Beckett experienced plenty of bizarre situations over five seasons of <i>Quantum Leap</i>, but certain episodes stand …

TV

Great Motorcycle Ride Rivals the Tail of the Dragon | Smoky Mountain Motorcycle Rider

<b>You hear a lot of folks say “I know of roads better than the Tail of the Dragon“, but I, like you, am often doubtful of such claims.</b><p><b>The Dragon at</b> …

Costa Mesa auto shop has all the details on creating a vehicular masterpiece

The auto detailing shop began with the belief that beauty can transform lives.<p>Tucked behind a palm tree-lined driveway in Costa Mesa is a space that looks like a gleaming museum, but it boasts a stellar fleet of classic Mercedes, Porsches, Ferraris and other vintage gems.<p>It is the home of Doctor …

These Eight Obscure Pickup Trucks Are Vintage Design Classics

You've likely never seen most of these, but once you do, you'll never forget them.<p>While just about every car geek is familiar with classic pickups like the '40 Ford, Series 1 and 2 Chevys, and perhaps even more unique 4x4s by Marmon-Herrington (mostly for Ford) and Napco (mostly for Chevy and GMC), …

All the Books You Desperately Need to Add to Your 'To Read' Pile This Summer

Summer is upon us, which means there’s no TV on, which means it’s finally time to dig into those books you’ve been saving for your weekends, …

Robb Vices Membership Club Delivers Curated Luxury Enticements Right Out of the Box

The monthly subscription service will enable members to eat, drink, and be merry more than ever…<p>The adage that good things come in small packages …

Frozen Sgroppino and Frozen Negroni, at Alta Linea

We were already fans of the <b>Frozen Negroni</b> at last year’s opening of <b>Alta Linea</b> in Chelsea, a seasonal restaurant tucked into the High Line Hotel’s …

How the Creators of Dark Matter and Killjoys Are Raising the Stakes for Their Second Seasons

Last year, <i>Killjoys</i> and <i>Dark Matter</i> premiered on Syfy, two shows which returned to a formula that had been long missed by viewers: a story about a …

Science Fiction

12 Netflix Tricks You Aren't Using (But Should Be)

<b>By Wil Fulton</b><p>It's difficult to remember my life before Netflix, and frankly, I'd rather not. The era of all-day binge-watching and having unlimited …

Fred Rogers

23 Underrated Netflix Shows You Should Totally Be Watching

Prepare to get addicted.<p><i>Submissions have been edited for length and/or clarity.</i>

The 100 Best American Movies in Film History

To make this list—which I’m absolutely sure will be totally definitive, with no need for anyone to ever debate it, right?—critics from around the …

Steven Spielberg

The secret history of ancient toilets

By scouring the remains of early loos and sewers, archaeologists are finding clues to what life was like in the Roman world and in other …

Beach Huts at GoldenEye Resort, Jamaica

Beach Huts at GoldenEye Resort, Jamaica

15 Extremely Underrated Films That Every Movie Buff Needs to See

The brilliant films of the last three decades that have fallen through the cracks of time.<p>There are so many films coming out at any given period that's it's impossible to keep track of them all. That's why we're always on the lookout for those diamonds in the rough, those films that speak to us and …

27 Movies Every Musical Nerd Absolutely Has To See

Hint: Basically anything starring Julie Andrews.<p><i>Note: Submissions may have been edited for length and/or clarity.</i>

Nestlé’s Half-Billion-Dollar Noodle Debacle in India

<b>By Erika Fry</b><p>Photograph by The Voorhes for Fortune Magazine; Type by Sinelab<p>April 26, 2016, 6:30 AM EDT<p><i>Nestlé spent three decades building a beloved</i> …

The Clarke Award Shortlist Includes Some Great Surprises

The UK’s Arthur C. Clarke Award just announced its six book finalists for 2016—and the result is a combination of books you might not expect, and …

Books

Amaretto Bourbon Punch.

Can you tell how badly I have SUN on the brain?!I am ready.I am ready to sit in the driveway and sip boozy punch. I am ready to throw cherries in my …

The $2 Trillion Project to Get Saudi Arabia’s Economy Off Oil

Early last year, at a royal encampment in the oasis of Rawdat Khuraim, Prince Mohammed bin Salman of Saudi Arabia visited his uncle, King Abdullah, …

Body Heat

Body Heat: Old Forester bourbon, Mr. Katz’s Rock & Rye Whiskey, garam masala mango syrup, and lemon.<p>Photo by Paul Wagtouicz<p><b>INGREDIENTS: Old Forester</b> …

Read These Books Instead of Getting an MBA

<i>This piece originally appeared on The Hustle.</i><p>I don’t blame people for wanting to get an MBA. It’s not their fault they’ve been duped into believing …

Comedian Reads Fake Books With Awkward Titles for Hilarious Subway Prank

Google's failed April Fool's Joke is an example of a bad prank. Disguising yourself in a bear costume to prank a co-worker is an example of a good, …

Land Rover Will Sell You a Meticulously Restored Series 1 From 1948

Land Rover Classic Division is restoring 25 Series 1 right at the factory, and selling them for the price of a brand-new Range Rover.<p>Land Rovers are some of the greatest SUVs ever made, and even though you can't buy a new Defender anymore, the automaker will happily sell you a better-than-brand-new …

14 Netflix Hacks to Help You Binge Like a Pro

Netflix had some 75 million paying subscribers around the world—but how many of those people are getting the most out of their subscription? You can …

Entertainment

The Best Robot Vacuums

We ran more than 30 cleaning cycles over two months with four robot vacuums, and used them for several months since initial testing to find the best …

Robotics