Emily Hedrick

25 Added | 7 Magazines | 13 Following | 6 Followers | @emhedrick | Keep up with Emily Hedrick on Flipboard, a place to see the stories, photos, and updates that matter to you. Flipboard creates a personalized magazine full of everything, from world news to life’s great moments. Download Flipboard for free and search for “Emily Hedrick”

The 5 Most Jaw-dropping Swimming Holes in the United States

It’s easy to assume that travelers need to trek to Thailand or some undiscovered South American waterfall to find the perfect swimming hole. However, …

Hiking

Netflix to allow TV and movie downloads

<b>Netflix is allowing some of its shows and films to be downloaded and watched offline, the company has announced.</b><p>It had previously said letting people download shows added too much "complexity" to its experience.<p>Other video apps such as BBC iPlayer, All 4 and Amazon Prime Video already let viewers …

Televisions

The alpacas protecting 24,000 Christmas turkeys

<b>It's a few weeks before Christmas, and two slightly grumpy alpacas are on guard duty at a farm in south-east England.</b><p>The animals are part of a herd of 10 that have a very important job - protecting 24,000 free-range turkeys from being attacked by foxes.<p>The introduction of the alpacas - called …

Christmas Eve

More Leaked Photos Of Nintendo NX's Alleged Controllers Raise More Concerns

We’ve yet to hear any official word on the Nintendo NX, but the leaks and rumors are starting to come in. There must be devkits out in the wild, after all, and you can only keep so tight a seal on that sort of thing. A few more photos of what people are claiming to be the controller just showed up …

Retrogaming

In Westworld, the past may just be a "memory"

Of course the eighth episode of <i>Westworld</i> would be an hour of expository table setting. In this holy age of binge-friendly dramas, the next-to-next-to-last episode is an opportunity to tie up loose ends, clarify stakes, and put the characters on a path toward meaningful change. Which is to say that …

TV

Most students can’t tell the difference between sponsored content and real news

Study underscores the need for more media literacy in schools<p>Most students can’t tell the difference between real news articles and sponsored content, according to a study from Stanford University, raising concerns over how young people consume online media. As <i>The Wall Street Journal</i> reports, the …

Fake News

The proposed Snowpiercer TV series could fix the film’s mistakes

TNT just ordered a series pilot, but it’s unclear how the show and film might relate<p>Back in 2014, one of the biggest stories in the cinema world was the long-running war between studio mogul Harvey Weinstein and Korean director Bong Joon-ho over the American edit of Bong’s science fiction dystopia …

Ice Age

11 epic views you’ll only find in Jasper, Canada

ENCOMPASSING 4,200 SQUARE MILES of lakes and waterfalls, peaks and tundra, valleys and forest, Jasper is by far the wildest and largest national park …

Westworld’s latest Easter egg is a nod to a certain killer robot

Bot out of hell<p>The sixth episode of <i>Westworld</i> was a throwback to pulpy network dramas. Abandoning the philosophical debates and chronological confusion that have leadened recent episodes, the hour of television focused on its characters.<p>Ford has a family! Maeve has a mind of her own! The story …

TV Series

GoPro Recalls Its New Drone in Epic Election Night News Dump

GoPro’s got some terrible news, and conveniently, it comes as polling places around the country are starting to close. The company just announced it …

Santa Claus Is Coming to *Splat*

He sees you when you’re sleeping. He knows when you’re awake. He didn’t see that parked car though so you’re probably off the hook.<p>On Sunday, an …

Santa Claus

Interactive Periodic Table Reveals Exactly How We Use All Those Elements

We all know how common elements like oxygen and helium are used in every day life. But gallium? Selenium? Rhodium? Keith Enevoldsen has created an …

Amazon's bookstores charge more if you're not a Prime member

If it wasn't clear already, Amazon <i>really</i> wants you to sign up for Prime. As <i>GeekWire</i> reports, the company has adopted a unique pricing model inside its physical bookstores: one sticker price for Prime members, another for regular customers. Subscribers get the same amount shown on Amazon's website, …

Netflix ponders offline playback

Remember when Netflix said it wouldn't deliver an offline playback option because its users are never far away from a reliable internet connection? Turns out that might not be true anymore. In an interview with <i>CNBC</i>, Chief Content Officer Ted Sarandos conceded that as the streaming giant continues …

DJI Apologizes for Mavic Pro Delays

After weeks of delays and misleading statements about the shipping progress of its Mavic Pro drone, DJI has issued an apology to its …

The 12 Most Underrated National Parks in the U.S.

The Great Smoky Mountains is America's most popular national park, welcoming more than nine million visitors every year, followed by the Grand …

Here’s What Critics Are Saying About Apple’s New MacBook Pro

If hardcore Mac fans have been disappointed to see the MacBook Pro take a backseat as the iPhone has become Apple’s premier product, it’s likely …

MacBook Pro

Motorcycle News, Reviews, Features

Quentin Tarantino's Directing Career Officially Has an Expiration Date

The filmmaker has confirmed he's retiring.<p>Few directors could accurately explain their retirement in the way Quentin Tarantino described his this week: "Drop the mic. Boom. Tell everybody, 'Match that shit,'" he said at the Adobe Max conference yesterday. For the last four years, Tarantino has been …

Kill Bill

It’s halftime in Westworld: now we need answers

And a lot more questions we had for each other<p>Last Sunday, we passed the halftime mark on HBO’s series <i>Westworld</i>, with the airing of episode five of 10 in the first season. The series hasn’t yet been renewed for a second season — HBO’s president of programming says things are “looking really good” …

TV

The NES Classic Edition Is Everything You Want It to Be

Nothing shaped my childhood more than Nintendo. Like millions of other little kids, I got a Nintendo Entertainment System for Christmas in 1988. It …

Retrogaming

10 Reasons Why Travelling Is Good For Your Health & Will Make You Pack Your Bags

I knew there is more to travel than just packing your bags and exploring. There are plenty of researchers out there suggesting that travelling is …

Vaccination

The stars of Planet Earth II - and how you can see them

The follow-up to Sir David Attenborough’s ground breaking Planet Earth series has arrived, offering even more remarkable stories and closer wildlife encounters. Advances in technology have opened up all sorts of exciting new possibilities – from capturing astonishingly intimate footage of elusive …

The world's greatest ski runs

Skiing
Motorcycles