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The Best Shows On Netflix You’ve Never Heard Of

Netflix original programming has grown from one series in 2012 to 36-plus series in the years to come, which means that Netflix is as full-fledged a network as FX or AMC (in fact, they’ll provide even more programming by 2016). As they ramp up their original programming, expect to see fewer series …

TV

6 reasons this is the perfect thank-you email to send after a job interview

You spend weeks preparing for a job interview and give 110% once you're in the hot seat. You walk out feeling confident and relieved — like your work is <i>finally</i> done.<p>But it isn't.<p>In fact, there's still one more crucial step to take if you really want to land the gig: sending the interview thank you …

Employment

The Six Weirdest Ancient Roman Ideas About The Human Body

Given our 21st century understanding of medicine, in which scientists can grow or 3D print new organs, the ancient Romans may seem fantastically clueless about human anatomy and disease. But until Anders Vesalius revolutionized the study of anatomy in the 16th century, Western medicine was …

iPhone users, here’s how to massively prank your Android friends

The Android-vs-iPhone debate is ancient by now, although it’s still a nerd fight that rages on in comments sections around the Internet. But forget …

Android News

Nasa may have found the most Earth-like planet to date

<i>UPDATE: Nasa has now announced its findings. Read all about it here.</i><p>Nasa may have just found the closest thing to an Earth-like planet in the …

12 psychological tricks to winning people over

When you're working hard and doing all you can to achieve your goals, anything that can give you an edge is powerful and will streamline your path to success.<p>Mind tricks won't make you a Jedi, but using the brain's natural quirks to your advantage can have a positive impact on everyone you …

Up in the Air: Meet the Man Who Flies Around the World for Free

The boarding procedure has barely started at Chicago O’Hare, and Ben Schlappig has already taken over the first-class cabin. Inside Cathay Pacific …

Watch What This Guy Does After He Catches His Girlfriend Cheating On Him

Society has this bizarre fascination with people who cheat on their significant others. Just look at today’s top story regarding Ashley Madison. The site, which promotes itself as a place for discreet encounters and married dating, was hit by hackers who were upset about the business model. In …

Why is the Scale of the Universe so Freakishly Large?

“Space is big,” said Douglas Adams. “You just won’t believe how vastly, hugely, mind-boggingly big it is.” But why must this be so? And why does our …

A Dog Protected A Kitten During A Lightning Storm, And Here’s How The Internet Responded

Will "overly excited dog" be the next internet meme sensation? These photos of a dog defending a terrified kitty from the scary thunderstorm outside, …

Famed Physicist Shuts Down Moon Landing Conspiracy Theorists In 1 Brilliant Tweet

Monday was the 46th anniversary of the first lunar landing, yet a small fringe still believes the whole thing was a hoax.<p>According to the conspiracy theory, Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin were on a soundstage instead of the moon. Some even claim that famed filmmaker Stanley Kubrick, who made "2001: …

Earth from a million miles away: Dscovr satellite sends groundbreaking photo

Nasa’s new Deep Space Climate Observatory, hanging in gravitational balance between Earth and sun, sends high-quality snapshot that is first of its kind<p>A Nasa camera on the Deep Space Climate Observatory (Dscovr) satellite – hanging in gravitational balance between the Earth and the sun – has …

37 forbidden Instagrams from people who broke the rules to take the perfect photo

From England's Westminster Abbey to Egypt's Valley of Kings, to the Sistine Chapel in Vatican City, amateur photography is prohibited in some of the world's most spectacular locations, making sure these iconic and historic sites aren't overrun with selfie sticks and people posing for Snapchat …

United Arab Emirates

BioShock Infinite Board Game Developer Reveals Gorgeous New Customizable Card Game

Plaid Hat Games, the board game company that developed the BioShock Infinite: The Siege of Columbia board game, is debuting a gorgeous-looking new tabletop card game. Titled Ashes: Rise of the Phoenixborn, the game places two to four players in control of a Phoenixborn who has the ability to summon …

Astronomers see supernova crash into star

When dense stars called white dwarfs explode they produce one of the most dazzling displays in the universe: a Type Ia supernova.<p>At their peak, these …

Drunk Chris Pratt Gives Totally Useless, Totally Hilarious Acting Advice

Go home, Chris Pratt. You’re drunk.<p>In this YouTube video, produced by GQ, the 35-year-old “Jurassic World” star offers some terrible acting advice while chugging a bottle of Fireball whisky.<p>“We’re at the end of a GQ photoshoot and we’re supposed to do an acting DVD, acting video kind of bit for …

Jurassic World

Orson Welles memoir found 30 years after great director's death

Newly found autobiography details Citizen Kane director’s musings on Hemingway, Rita Hayworth and DW Griffith

Going 'Wild': Why more women are seeking out adventure

<b>(CNN) —</b> If your idea of a vacation with friends involves a giant margarita, poolside massages or slot machines, you might be surprised by the latest travel trend. Grab your hiking boots and backpacks — more and more people are planning vacations that feature tents instead of hotel rooms, and …

Can Music Be Used as Medicine?

Biometric trackers are helping scientists tap into the body's response to songs and sound.<p>“Because you listened to Drake, how about Future next?”<p>Pandora, Spotify, and other music-streaming services try to predict what users might like to listen to, based on their tastes and what’s popular with …

The Top 5 Breakfast Foods For Healthy Weight Loss!

It is difficult to overestimate the importance of eating breakfast. People who take time for a morning meal consume fewer calories over the course of …

35 books everyone should read at least once in their lifetime

Whether they're written for children, sci-fi lovers, mathematicians, or fiction aficionados, certain stories transcend their genre and should be read by everyone.<p>In a Reddit thread, users were asked what is a book that everyone needs to read at least once in their life?<p>So in honor of World Book …

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The tracking shot: film-making magic - or stylistic self-indulgence?

In Alejandro González Iñárritu’s new movie, Birdman, a faded movie star, played by Michael Keaton, tries to reinvent his career by staging a Raymond Carver adaptation on Broadway. It is a virtuoso showboat, tipped for Oscars, most forcefully for its lead actor. But Birdman is actually about …

The Worst Walk-of-Shame Stories of All Time

We use the term "walk of shame" loosely, as we're more into Liz Lemon's "stride of pride" concept (there's no shame in spending the night!). Still, no one can deny that some...

11 Tips And Tricks To Get The Most Out Of Your Android Phone

Since Android is an open platform, there's plenty of room for customization.<p>Beyond personalizing your phone, there are a few easy practices that can keep your phone neat and organized with plenty of battery life to last all day.<p>Here are some tips and tricks every Android user should know.

Android Phones

Design & Development News | The Next Web

Imagine you are trying to buy something online -- plane tickets, an app subscription, a pair of sneakers. If you are an English speaker with an email address ending in .com, .org, .edu or .net, that process probably goes pretty smoothly for you. But if your email address ends ...<p>To the layman UX …

Apple Stores Are Great and All, but Do They Have Giant Slo-Mo Snow Globes?

Google is setting up six pop-up shops for the holidays — though word seems to have gotten out prematurely, as its Winter Wonderlab site keeps going …