Craig Lawton

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These Secret Netflix Codes Will Unlock Thousands Of Hidden Genres

No matter where you go in the world (as long as it’s not China), you can stream <i>BoJack Horseman</i>. Netflix is now available in most countries, 190 to be exact, including Bangladesh, the Democratic Republic of Congo, and South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands. But what happens when you’re sick of</i> …

Entertainment

Machines that learn like people | Brain and Cognitive Sciences

Object-recognition systems are beginning to get pretty good — and in the case of Facebook’s face-recognition algorithms, frighteningly good.<p>But …

Machine Learning

The Best Indie Movies On Netflix Right Now

If your teenage dreams included staying up to watch Sundance, and if your favorite “popular” movies come from Fox Searchlight, you’re going to love this list. You know you don’t need a $100 million budget to make an excellent film, and the acting chops in indie movies are second-to-none. The range …

Alexander Payne

Haunting Images of Italy's Abandoned Psychiatric Hospitals

With their decaying rooms and creepy-looking tools, Thomas Windisch has captured what might be some of the most powerful images of forgotten …

5 Best Documentaries To Watch On Netflix

Nothing but the good stuff.<p>Don't know what to watch on Netflix next? Try one of these when having a lazy evening. Best paired with a delicious meal, …

Los Angeles

Get Things Done With Evernote Using Templates

Evernote is a powerful tool not just for capturing information, but also planning projects and tasks. My Simple Curiosity has a very detailed guide …

Ask LH: What Makes Evernote So Popular?

Dear Lifehacker, It seems like everyone is always raving about Evernote, but I don't really understand its appeal. Isn't it just a notes app that …

12 Scientifically Proven Habits That Will Change Your Life

There's a science to building new habits. Read on to get yourself unstuck and get the change you want kick-started.<p>Research says the best way to bring change into your life is by creating new routines and sticking to them until they become habits.<p>The way to make sure we cultivate the new behavior …

personaldevelopment

7 must-read books for the budding entrepreneur

<i>This post is in partnership with Entrepreneur. The article below was originally published at</i> <i>entrepreneur.</i><i>com</i><i>.</i><p>By Matthew Toren, Entrepreneur<p>Reading is …

The secret to STUNNING landscape photos… that you probably don’t know.

Have you ever taken a photo that doesn’t do a stunning scene justice? A sunset that was so much more beautiful than your underwhelming iPhone photo …

Earth Day Pictures: 20 Stunning Shots of Earth From Space

Auroras, glaciers, and gullies feature among the most stunning pictures of Earth from space, chosen by National Geographic photo editors for Earth Day 2011.

Realistic Urban Landscape Paintings of Chicago and New York by Nathan Walsh | Colossal

<p>Many painters working from photographic source material employ a wide variety of techniques to arrive at a final image. This will involve anything …

Mesmerizing Photos of the Human Tower Festivals of Catalonia

Every year in Catalonia, Spain, there are festivals in which people come together to build colorful — and ridiculously tall — human towers that are …

How Camera Angle Affects Body Shape

Perspective can make a big difference when photographing any subject, but you especially want to be observant when photographing models. Shooting at …

6 Types of Light Every Photographer Should Be Prepared For

Light is one of the most important elements in any photograph. Whether a grand landscape or an intimate portrait, light can make or break an image. …

This Amazing, Zoomable Universe-In-A-Browser Puts Everything In Perspective

And another one helps you see just how far it is to Mars.<p>From nanoparticles to galaxies, we can understand a lot about how our universe works--but it's hard to keep things in context. Can you really grasp how far you'd have to travel to reach Mars? Or wrap your head around the infinitesimally small …

PhotosNormandie: An Online Archive of 3,000+ CC Photos from WWII

One of the benefits of the digital age is widespread access to archives that might otherwise never be seen by more than a few people. A good example …

World's Best Hikes: Epic Trails

A truly great trail winds into the essence of a place, so when assembling this list of the world’s great hikes we kept an eye on more than the footpath. We looked for walks that travel deeper into a location’s history and culture. Sure, there’s outdoor adventure on each of these 20 hikes, but the …

Photographer David Orias Makes the Pacific Ocean Look like Rainbows and Gold | Colossal

<p>Photographer David Orias relies on slow shutter speeds, precision camera movement and the rich light of dawn or dusk to capture these amazing images …