Joel Torres

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Netflix's Secret Codes Unlock More Movies Than You Can Imagine

Access this hidden list of hyper-specific Netflix genres with our help.<p>How many movies do you think are currently available on Netflix? Well, you’re …

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You'll Be Able to See All 47 National Parks Along This Insane Road Trip

Just in time for the National Park Service's 100th anniversary!<p>We already know the most efficient and sight-packed route to drive to see all the continental states, but what if you only wanted to focus on seeing the most beautiful nature in America? A map for that exists now too.<p>Randy Olson, senior …

How to tell if someone is stealing your Wi-Fi?

Is your Wi-Fi connection sometimes a little sluggish or unresponsive? Perhaps your monthly allowance seems to run out a little too quickly? If that’s the case, then it’s possible that someone might be piggybacking on your home wireless network. This guide will walk you through a few tips to check …

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The Latest: Investigators visit Panama law firm's offices

LONDON (AP) — The Latest on the publication by a coalition of media outlets of an investigation into offshore financial dealings by the rich and …

Gaspar Noé’s film Love features real, rather than simulated, sex scenes. But it’s far less satisfying to watch than the faked scenes of Channel 4’s Catastrophe<p>“I was very hands off when we were shooting,” said the French director Gaspar Noé, when asked recently how he’d gone about choreographing …

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Amazon announces its Black Friday deals, Web holds its breath

Ahead of the annual internet meltdown, Amazon has announced its best deals that will go on sale during the Black Friday shopping period.<p>The digital pandemonium, which will start on November 20, a full-week ahead of actual Black Friday will see Amazon trial a number of new features and ways to help …

'Mockingjay — Part 2' gives Jennifer Lawrence a triumphant end to the 'Hunger Games' movies

The worst decision the mostly consistent "Hunger Games" movie franchise made was splitting its final chapter in two. And yet, it still managed to (mostly) come out on top.<p>"Mockingjay — Part 2," the final "Hunger Games" movie, is a solid and fitting conclusion to a great series. And while it might …

Angelina Jolie single-handedly made a difference for women’s health, science confirms

When Angelina Jolie Pitt started talking about cancer, people listened.<p>A new study published Sept. 28 in the journal Cancer found that significantly more women knew about reconstructive breast surgery following a double mastectomy after Jolie Pitt announced she had undergone the procedure.<p>In May …

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How To Pack a Fail-Proof Picnic

It’s about more than just the basket, though a charming wicker hamper doesn’t hurt.<p>Nothing says summer quite like dining al fresco, and picnics are a …

Everything You Need to Know About Global Entry and TSA Pre-check

If you fly more than once a year, you need this.<p>I initially resisted the idea of Global Entry—I wasn’t entirely sure what I’d be paying $100 for, and …

Photographer Creates Stunning Symmetric Images with Light and Reflection

<b>All Photographs (c) Ferdinand Choffray, Courtesy of Ferdinand Choffray</b><p>Could symmetrical composition be part of defining beauty? Symmetry makes it attractive. This is what we've been told. When applied to photography, the binomial equilibrium and proportion can create striking images.<p>The shots of</b> …

A look inside Dolphin Browser

Web browsers are so much more than just portals to the Internet nowadays. In many ways they are platforms all on their own, complete with features …

The Amazing Trailer For ‘Chappie,’ Neill Blomkamp’s $60 Million Short Circuit Remake Starring Die Antwoord

I’ll admit it, I got so swept up in awards season and <i>Interstellar</i> week that I’d almost forgotten about <i>Chappie</i>, <i>District 9</i> director Neill Blomkamp’s $60 million sci-fi film starring Sharlto Copley as a humanoid robot who gets adopted by Die Antwoord. If that sentence doesn’t at least make you chub up …

Road Trip: California's Pacific Coast Highway

Strap in and get ready for an exhilarating driving experience along this twisting, cliff-hugging route.<p>An exhilarating driving experience, this twisting, cliff-hugging, 123-mile (198-kilometer) route along the central California coast takes about five hours to complete at a leisurely pace. …

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Fasting for three days can regenerate entire immune system, study finds

Fasting for as little as three days can regenerate the entire immune system, even in the elderly, scientists have found in a breakthrough described as "remarkable".<p>Although fasting diets have been criticised by nutritionists for being unhealthy, new research suggests starving the body kick-starts …

10 First-Class Airplane Seats That Are Nicer Than Your Apartment

As some airlines gut their frequent flyer programs, increase fees and cram more seats into coach, others are pushing the boundaries of flying luxury with of over-the-top first class suites.<p>Airlines are betting that these opulent accommodations will drive up profit margins and yield greater revenues …

How to pin bookmarks and hosted apps in the Chrome App Launcher

Advertisement<p>3 Comments<p>A common complaint about the Chrome OS user interface looks to be getting addressed. Google’s(s goog)<br>François Beaufort pointed …

Android 4.4 KitKat review: designed by Google, for Google

In 2011, Google introduced Android 4.0 "Ice Cream Sandwich," which took some of the design direction it had begun on tablets and moved it to phones. In the intervening two years, we've only seen "point" updates for the platform: some subtle refinements and a few big new features, but never a big …

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Google Earth enters fourth dimension, highlights humanity’s heavy hand

Satellite imagery lets you follow terrain changes over time.<p>Roughly four years ago, Google engineers started working with the US Geological Survey to …