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Netflix codes: The secret numbers that unlock thousands of hidden films and TV shows

Netflix's incredibly niche, personalised subgenres have long captivated movie nerds, from "Steamy Crime Movies from the 1970s" to "Period Pieces About Royalty Based on Real Life".<p>The genres, based on a complicated algorithm that uses reams of data about users' viewing habits to recommend exactly …

NBA Playoff Threat Rankings: Who are the most dangerous teams remaining?

With conference semis underway, a look at who has shown they have bite, and who's all bark<p>The second round of the NBA playoffs is in full swing, and …

Basketball

The 27 Most Important Finance Books Ever Written

27 classic works that every Wall Streeter should read.<p>“In my whole life, I have known no wise people (over a broad subject matter area) who didn’t …

Investing

Dying at home might sound preferable. But I’ve seen the reality

Just 1% of terminally ill patients want to die in hospital, and yet more than a third do so – with good reason<p>“He is terminally ill, came in septic and they decided to resuscitate because there were no other directions,” says my intern.<p>The patient is in his 50s, gaunt and frail, too weak to even …

Dining Rooms

12 Documentaries On Netflix That Are Totally Worth Your Monthly Subscription

If Netflix has become your one true love, you are not alone.<p>After years of trying to find good content through various websites that change their …

Three key lessons from the Pope's surprise TED talk

<b>(CNN) —</b> For all the talk about Pope Francis' techno-savvy -- and 10 million Twitter followers ain't bad for a 80-year-old churchman -- he doesn't seem sold on Silicon Valley's endless promises.<p>As he wrote in his 2016 encyclical, Laudato Si, all those tweets and selfies can add up to a big pile of …

TED Talks

China Warns of ‘Storm Clouds Gathering’ in U.S.-North Korea Standoff

HONG KONG — China warned on Friday that tensions on the Korean Peninsula could spin out of control, as North Korea said it could test a nuclear weapon at any time and a United States naval group neared the peninsula — an American effort to sow doubt in Pyongyang over how President Trump might …

North Korea

13 Apps Every Actor Should Use

In our increasingly digital world, most of us are rarely very far from a phone or tablet. Why not use this technology to learn lines, stay organized, …

Child Actors

Rogue One team talks about the tricks they used to make the film authentically Star Wars

Giant LED screens and digital kitbashing helped Rogue One feel more real<p>The creative team who brought <i>Rogue One: A Star Wars Story</i> to life had a difficult challenge ahead of them when trying to make a modern movie that closely matched the look of George Lucas’ 1977 original.<p>In addition to digitally …

Steph Curry talks NBA playoffs, the end of his MVP run and keeping in touch with Obama

Warriors star seeks Finals redemption, but first up are the Blazers<p>Stephen Curry knows that the NBA MVP award is landing in someone else’s hands …

Basketball

This Couple Went to Every National Park in America and Says These Are the Best

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National Parks

The 10 Most Iconic Denim Moments in Film

Denim has a special place in every person's wardrobe, so it comes as no surprise that the sturdy cotton fabric is well represented in the movies, …

Clothing