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The 15 best movies on Netflix you've probably never heard of

There are so many movies on Netflix, however, that it can be hard to sort through them all.<p>The streaming site does a great job picking up films beyond mainstream hits. A diverse number of overlooked films are available to just about anybody. Now is a better time than ever to catch films that may …

Entertainment

The 55 Essential Movies Your Child Must See (Before Turning 13)

20th Century Fox[/caption]<p>There are people out there who have never seen <i>The Princess Bride</i>. They walk among us, holding down jobs, contributing to …

A Chihuahua Undercover

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23-year-old designer creates a way to play the Nintendo 64 over HDMI (interview)

Some of the best games ever made might look better soon thanks to this upcoming creation.<p>Marshall H, who declined to share his last name for privacy reasons, has almost completed a converter that lets the Nintendo 64 display video through HDMI, DVI, and VGA connections. He is a college graduate who …

A Coloring Book For Those Who've Mastered Staying Inside the Lines

Remember how your parents and grade school teachers kept chiding you to make sure you <i>only</i> colored within the lines? And you wondered why it was so …

50 Amazing Finds on Google Earth

Google Earth is a virtual globe, map and geographical information program. It maps the Earth by the superimposition of images obtained from satellite …

10 offensively terrible dating tips from the religious right

<b>Pat Robertson</b><p>Who’d have thought Pat Robertson’s ideas about sex and relationships are totally backward. Oh right, everyone<p>Katie Halper<p>January 6, 2014 11:59pm (UTC)<p>This article originally appeared on AlterNet.<p>We may have survived yet another war on Christmas. But we must remain vigilant. For the …

6 Gifts For 21st Century Techno-Kids And Their Parents

Buying holiday gifts for kids involves balancing between cool and educational. We want our kids to exclaim, “awesome!” But we also want to make sure the toys, gadgets, and games we’re buying aren’t causing social, emotional, or intellectual damage.<p>Sophisticated 21st Century techno-kids are not …

Starbucks Serving 'Harry Potter'-Inspired Butterbeer to Muggles; Here's How to Get It – /Film

Butterbeer is available at every corner pub within the wizarding world, but it’s been considerably more difficult to find in the Muggle realm. For …

pixelstick: Print Photos In Midair Using This Magical Light Painting Tool

Light painting is something that takes a lot of time and patience. Even after many trial and error attempts, nailing the exact look you’re going for …

Put These Quarter-Sized GPS Trackers On Everything

They'll go on phones, bicycles, teenagers—anything!<p>Misplaced your phone? Dropped your keys? Lost your dog? This crowdfunded project would let you locate basically anything with tiny GPS trackers that are accurate to within 5 feet.<p>Retrievor is GPS disk that's barely more than an inch in diameter and …

Gear & Gadgets

Former 'Buffy' Star Charisma Carpenter Tweets Bikini-Clad Selfie

Former "Buffy the Vampire Slayer" star Charisma Carpenter might not slay evil beings for her day job anymore, but that doesn't mean the 43-year-old hasn't stayed in killer shape.<p>Carpenter tweeted two bikini selfies Sunday, revealing her rock-hard abs and incredibly toned physique while posing in an …

3D-printed 'Final Fantasy VII' figurines are polygon-perfect

Although 3D printers are proliferating to the point where NASA plans to bring them into space, consumer-level machines still produce fairly crude results. Joaquin Baldwin has played that to his own advantage, however, by using the technology to recreate an equally crude subject — the cast of …

These Contact Lenses Give You Telescopic Vision

The lenses magnify stuff up to 3X. Finally, the future we've been waiting for.<p>So this is pretty much one of those things you've always wanted from the future, right? Researchers have created a prototype contact lens-and-glasses system that lets you zoom in on something to 2.8X magnification. The …

Father: Teen Jailed For Facebook Comment Beaten Up Behind Bars

The family of Justin Carter, the 19-year-old Texas gamer who made offensive Facebook comments that landed him in jail, is working with new urgency to get his $500,000 bail reduced because they say he's getting beat up behind bars.<p>"Without getting into the really nasty details, he's had concussions, …

The top 6 MMOs you should be playing this year

Massively multiplayer online games have long suffered from a nauseating lack of originality, smothered in an endless monotony of grinding away on dire rabbits for experience points and completing a never-ending strings of cookie-cutter, carrot-on-a-stick fetch quests. That trend continues even to …

'Living Fossil' Fish Gets Its Genome Sequenced

The coelacanth isn't called a "living fossil" for nothing. The 2-meter-long, 90 kg fish was thought to have gone extinct 70 million years ago—until a …

10 Things The Samsung Galaxy S4 Can Do That The iPhone Can't

When the phone first came out, reviewers criticized Samsung for shoving too many complex and glitchy extras in the phone.<p>But there are some features in the GS4 that do work well and could be useful, and you won't find them in the GS4's chief rival, the iPhone.<p>Let's take a look at some of the best …

Gear & Gadgets

Freaky Carnivorous Flower Has Super-Efficient Genome

Plant genetics are so weird.<p>The humped bladderwort is a flower that's as strange as its name. It grows in mats in shallow water, it doesn't have true roots, and it bears small, inflated, hair-triggered bladders that it keeps underwater. Any time a tiny swimming animal brushes past one of these …

How to Take Great Product Photos

If you’ve ever scrolled through a page of thumbnails while searching for products, you’ve probably noticed how much more inclined you are to take a …

Chowing Down on Bok Choy! 10 Ways to Love This Asian Green

Bok choy was not even on my radar before it started showing up in my first-ever CSA a few years back. At first I was baffled. What was this crunchy …

Food & Dining

Top 10 Computer Tricks Every Geek Should Know

We’ve talked before about the things every computer user should know how to do, but we geeks are special: we want to go above and beyond, to explore …