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The 18 best movies on Netflix you've probably never heard of

There are so many movies on Netflix that your typical Friday night is probably spent trying to find something to watch, as opposed to actually watching something.<p>The streaming service has a huge, rotating selection of movies both old and new. It is hard to navigate through Netflix's massive library …

A First-Time Buyer’s Guide to Home Maintenance

Take care of these tasks to avoid major home hassles, inefficiencies or unsightliness down the road.<p>Brought to you by<p>When you buy your first house, …

Level Up Your Plank Workout: 11 Planks to Build Core Strength

When you were a kid, you probably did sit-ups at school for an ab workout. But is the sit-up the best ab exercise? That’s actually a simple question. …

5 exercises to improve your storytelling skills

<i>This article was previously published on PR Daily in April 2016.</i> <br>Football players practice ballet. Pianists repeat small sections of music until it's …

How to use containers in your garden

One way to stamp your personality on the garden is with containers. But large, striking containers can be very expensive. Especially if, like me, you enjoy using bold runs of big pots to show off special plants. I enjoy seeing small pots in other peoples’ gardens, but they take a lot of work …

The Cheaper, Tastier Cuts of Meat Your Butcher Really Wants You to Order

Forget filet mignon and rib-eye—these cheap-and-tasty cuts are going to be the star of your next meal.<p>So you finally decide to visit that cool new butcher shop—the one that’s breaking down whole animals that sound like they had a better childhood than you did—but the meat case is full of a bunch of …

The Best Strategy Board Games Of All Time

Do you have dreams of conquest? Do fancy the idea of trying to outsmart your opponents in a clever battle of wits? Then you need to take a look at …

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The 51 Best Fantasy Series Ever Written

Whether you're a Swords and Sorcery type of fantasy reader, a fan of battles and betrayal, or you just want a few more goddamn elves in your life, there's something for you here. These are the truly great fantasy series written in the last 50 years.

Books

Why Are Elon Musk and Mark Zuckerberg Reading Utopian Sci-Fi?

Iain M Banks's novels feature superintelligent AI: Are Musk and Zuckerberg worried about getting replaced?<p>Two of tech's biggest names, SpaceX's Elon Musk and Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg, are reading speculative fiction by the late Scottish author Iain M Banks. What's with the sudden interest in …

Top writing tips for new children's authors from top editors

<b>Charlie Sheppard</b>, previous Branford Boase award winner, editor of Bone Jack by Sara Crowe:<p>“A lot of first-time children’s novels are too long – and with the use of computers they’re becoming longer. Whether it’s the Harry Potter effect or because authors no longer have to write out their stories in …

Writing

Articles about modern bathroom design remodeling and decor ideas on Dwell.com - Dwell

Penny tile imbues a San Francisco bathroom with a sophisticated, spa-like feel.<p>You still can’t have your modern art and eat it too, but at least you can make it into dessert with Modern Art Desserts by...<p>The bathroom vanity is one of the first places most people head to before beginning the day—so, …

The dawn of artificial intelligence

“THE development of full artificial intelligence could spell the end of the human race,” Stephen Hawking warns. Elon Musk fears that the development …

Into the Wild: A 191-Square-Foot Cabin in the Pacific Northwest

A tiny 191-square-foot cabin with one room and an outdoor shower is Seattle-based architect Tom Kundig’s ode to the wild woods of the Pacific …

Architecture

Don't freak out, but the universe may be a hologram

Everything you know to be true may be an illusion, specifically, an optical illusion, according to scientists who suggest our universe is a hologram. …

survivethat.com

22 Contemporary Authors You Absolutely Should Be Reading

These writers are not to be missed.

Gut Gastronomy: recipes to heal your digestive system

Done the 5:2 diet? Try this restorative regime to improve digestion, perk up skin, hair and nails - and lose weight<p>In a world that increasingly questions where food comes from, and how it is grown or reared, there’s never been a more important time to take an interest in what you put in your …

50 best things Warren Buffett told investors over past 50 years

Slide 1 of 52<p>It’s been 50 years since Warren Buffett — a.k.a. the Oracle of Omaha — took control of Berkshire Hathaway BRK.A, +0.73% BRK.B, +0.01% …

Investing

9 Healthy Smoothie Bowl Recipes You'll Want to Dive Into

If we’ve learned anything from our Instagram feed lately, it's that smoothie bowls are one of the biggest breakfast trends out there—and for good …

Healthy Eating

Watching Mesmerizing Drip Paintings Will Never Get Old

Holton Rower's pour painting timelapse breaks the internet one drip at a time.<p><b>This article was originally published on February 17, 2015 but we think it still rocks!</b><p>It's unlikely that watching paint drip has ever been as transfixing as it is in the video below. Which is likely why the old clip of …

23 Household Items That Can Double As (Effective) Camping Gear

Spend money on the big ticket camping items that ensure your comfort and safety. Don't spend money on all the little stuff that can often be better …

Chipotle: The Definitive Oral History - Business, Financial & Economic News, Stock Quotes

The builders of a $22 billion burrito empire—the founder, his father, his college buddies, key execs, and a couple of pig farmers—open up about how …

Your Creative Calendar: 65 Things To Do, See, and Hear This February

Get ready to go back in time with Rob Corddry, cover Frank Sinatra with Bob Dylan, read Kim Gordon’s memoir, and kill zombies this February.<p>The final 60 seconds of this year’s Super Bowl produced probably the best movie to come out in the last five or six years. I wish I could watch it again for …

One Month on the World’s Longest Train Ride for $1,000

‘It’s like teleporting to a different land every time you wake up’<p>Written by Derek Low<p>Follow me on <b>Facebook</b> and <b>Instagram</b><p>In the late 19th century, some …

Trains

All The Science Fiction And Fantasy Books You Can't Miss In December

December is a really light month for new science fiction and fantasy books, but there's still some really great stuff out there. Including a new …

Books

10 Reasons Our Universe Might Actually Be Virtual Reality

Physical realism is the view that the physical world we see is real and exists by itself, alone. Most people think this is self-evident, but physical …

Quantum Physics

"MORE HUNGER GAMES" -- A Bad Lip Reading of Catching Fire