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These secret Netflix codes unlock hidden show and movie categories

The recommended content on your Netflix account comes from a complicated algorithm analyzing your viewing history.<p>And unless you are sharing your …

Comic Books

Chris Hemsworth takes on the Taliban in 12 Strong, a war movie that’s more ho-hum than gung ho

It’s become Hollywood tradition to sound reveille at the start of the year with stories of heroic Navy SEALs, Green Berets, and CIA contractors aimed …

Some Gadgets We Might Actually Buy From CES 2018

Twelve Wirecutter reporters and editors spent three days working overtime at the CES 2018 trade show to find just a few things that we might consider …

Technology Is Changing Coffee Habits...Quickly

By<p>Sept. 28, 2017 12:45 p.m. ET<p>When it comes to mobile payments Starbuckshas succeeded where Silicon Valley has generally struggled. But the coffee …

Cassini Delivers a Final Round of Jaw-Dropping Images Before Its Death

After 20 years in space and 13 years on the job as a scientific instrument orbiting Saturn, Cassini, the probe sent to explore the ringed planet and …

Astronomy

Buying Whole Foods could complete an Amazon ecosystem a decade in the making

Maybe the Dash Wand was a good idea after all<p>Yesterday, Amazon unveiled the second generation of its Dash Wand, an Alexa-enabled home barcode scanner that adds grocery items to an AmazonFresh cart. Yesterday, the Dash was a promotional tool, a way for Prime members in five urban markets (New York, …

Bentley wants to put a holographic butler in your car

Bots and artificial intelligence are all the rage right now. Whether it's Siri or Cortana, computers are trying to take things off our plate and make life easier. Making life easier and more comfortable — and more luxurious — is what Bentley is about, too, and that's why the company is imagining …

How 'The Martian' Became A Science Love Story

If you watch the film <i>The Martian,</i> you'll see Hollywood explosions and special effects galore, but you'll also see some serious science.<p>Actor Matt Damon, who plays stranded astronaut Mark Watney, must calculate his way through food shortages, Martian road trips and other misadventures as he fights …

Daimler’s Futuristic Self-Driving Truck Hits U.S. Roads: Video

The future is coming up fast, with technologies that were once the domain of science fiction now being developed for commercial sale. Just last week …

A 24-Year-Old Transport Engineer Is About To Free Her City From Car Ownership

Now, they're set to rub their transportation superiority in our faces.<p>Finland's capital, Helsinki, is about to launch a program that could virtually eliminate car ownership and give its residents the ability to plot an on-demand commute from their phones.<p>It's mostly the vision of Sonja Heikkilä, a …

Transportation

V.F. Portrait: Salman Khan

Ten years ago, a financial analyst between jobs made a few videos to help a young cousin with her homework. Today, Salman Khan’s YouTube channel has hit 400 million views, and his Khan Academy is changing the way kids learn—for free. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan assesses the impact of one …

How This 25-Year-Old Made $66,000 In A Month By Teaching An Online Course

"When I got home, my dad was super nice and bought me an iPhone 4, and it was my first introduction to apps," the 25-year-old remembers. "I was like, 'These things are crazy! They can do anything!'"<p>Since that first introduction, Walter, who graduated from Brigham Young University with an …

Luna Washing Ball Cleans Your Clothes from Laundry Basket

<b>Luna Washing Ball</b> transforms your laundry basket into a washing machine, well, that’s the dream, more space and less effort to fabric care. It’s a …

Particles

15 Awesome Things We Learned From Steve Jobs' 1985 Playboy Interview

As with most long interviews with the late CEO, it's filled with fantastic nuggets about his life, Apple, and the future of computing.<p>We pulled out our 15 favorite quotes and anecdotes for you to check out.

Bluescape launches huge virtual whiteboards to help your team collaborate

Bluescape is launching its cloud-based visual collaboration work space today in an effort to get people to change the way they work.<p>Bluespace allows people in different offices to access a single, shared whiteboard where they can write anything down or share visual assets for anyone else in the …

Tesla chooses Nevada for its battery Gigafactory location

Tesla has announced that it will build its $5 billion battery Gigafactory in Nevada. News of the deal leaked out ahead of time, but the partnership is now official.<p>The company first announced its plans for a Gigafactory in February. Its goal is to produce more battery capacity by 2020 than was …

Watch a remote-controlled fighter jet evade a missile

Existing drone aircraft are useful for many things, but they make for lousy target practice when you're testing missiles; they're rarely as maneuverable as modern fighter jets. Boeing and one of its customers have just shown that there's a better way, however, by firing a surface-to-air missile at …

Coin, the one credit card to rule them all, now available for backers, sort of

Another caveat — and this one's a biggie — is that backers will need to pick one of two options. The beta route will get you more immediate access to …

Credit Cards

Microsoft explains quantum computing so even you can understand

Quantum computing may someday blow away today's smartest machines. It's weird and heavy on the physics, but Microsoft thinks you can handle it.<p>Microsoft is offering a quick quantum computing primer that makes the esoteric subject almost understandable.<p>Quantum computing promises to solve …

The Smart Key Chain Will Store Your Files, Check Your Email, And Find Your Keys

Because <i>everything</i> is getting smarter, it would be silly to think that keychains would be exempt.<p>The Smart Keychain has four uses in one small package: USB file storage, upcoming calendar alerts, incoming email notifications, and a key locator.<p>The file storage bit, to me at least, is kind of a joke …

Facebook Stock Hits New High, Doubling Its IPO Price

What a difference two years make.<p>Facebook stock topped $76 a share in early trading Thursday, a new all-time high for the company and more than …

Facebook Is Now Worth $190 Billion

Facebook is worth more than Amazon. Following yesterday’s earnings report, Facebook shares hit an all-time high in after-hours trading at $75. Price has been very stable this morning as well, confirming yesterday’s pop. Shares opened at $75.96 a share, then set a new record at $76.74. Now, shares …

Bluetooth Shower Speaker | Cult of Mac Deals

This rechargeable bluetooth shower speaker is water-resistant with a suction that allows you to secure it to your shower wall and listen to tunes or make hands-free calls.<p>10 meter wireless connection range<br>• Showerproof casing with IPx4 rating<br>• Built-in rechargeable battery - cable included<br>• Built-in …

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London firm creates mind-controlled commands for Google Glass

Forget voice commands and touch gestures: A London firm has developed a way for<p>Google Glassusers to control their devices just by thinking.<p>This Place, an agency that specializes in creating user interfaces and experiences for programs used in the medical industry, developed a software called …

Get an HP Pavilion 17.3-inch laptop for $299.99

It's a refurb, but it comes with a full one-year warranty. That's an awfully big PC for an awfully low price.<p>When is a laptop not a laptop? When it's designed to spend most of its time in one place, like a desktop. In other words, when it's too big for travel, but great for when you want a spacious …

Dubai to Create the World's First Climate-Controlled City

While some of the planet's richest nations are focused on the issue of climate change and how to lessen humanity's impact on the environment, …