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How to find Netflix’s secret categories

Netflix has a series of hidden sub-categories that are accessible through genre codes. Categories such as "Tearjerkers" and "Mockumentaries" inhabit this secrete space. Here's how to find them and watch some very specific content.<p><i>Produced by Emma Fierberg. Original Reporting by Nathan</b> …

How to Stock Your Disaster Pantry

Worried about having enough food to last through the next mega-storm? Here's our guide to a sensible backup food supply that will sustain a family for a month.<p>When disaster strikes and your family, friends, and neighborhood need your help, the last place you want to be is stuck in a food line. A …

Nutrition

Jaguar Will Make Nine Stunning New XKSSs as a Continuation Series

A brand new car, built to 1957 specs.<p>Many automakers embrace their histories, but none do it quite the extent Jaguar does. Last year, it built six Lightweight E-Types as part of a continuation series and now it looks to do the same with the gorgeous XKSS. Jaguar announced Wednesday that it would …

Driving the Jaguar 3.8 E-Type, the Shape that Launched a Thousand Dreams

Road & Track's editor-at-large Peter Egan spends some time with the fixed-head coupe and roadster versions of the iconic sports car.<p><i>(This story first appeared in the May, 1997 issue of</i> Road & Track<i>.)</i><p>By long-standing automotive tradition, you are expected to remember exactly where you were when you …

The Lotus Super Seven Sacrifices Everything for Driving Pleasure

Who needs practicality when you can have this much fun?<p>To own a Lotus is to make sacrifices. You'll sacrifice comfort, practicality and very likely, your sanity for what is arguably the most visceral driving experience. This true of all Lotus from the Esprit to the Evora and this, the Super …

The Week in Review: Einstein’s Gravitational Waves Theory Confirmed

A team of physicists announced their “biggest scientific breakthrough” on Thursday, as Albert Einstein’s gravitational waves theory was proven correct. The scientists, from the Laser Interferometer Gravitational-Wave Observatory (LIGO) Scientific Collaboration, confirmed that distortions in space, …

A brief history of gravity, gravitational waves and LIGO

https://videos.posttv.com/washpost-production/TWP/20160210/56bbcea4e4b0fa2af1a3158d/56bca9dae4b01b3bd4c3773f_1439399835595-cf9g26_t_1455204837434_1280_720_2000.mp4<p>This has turned into Gravity Week here in Washington. Loads of journalists (many in town for the annual meeting of the American …

Physics

The radical plan to destroy time zones

Last Summer, North Korea did something a little odd. On the 70th anniversary of Korea's liberation from Japanese occupation, the closed and authoritarian state announced it was permanently turning its clocks back half an hour. The country was creating its own time zone: Pyongyang time.<p>As a plan, it …

Daylight Savings Time

Einstein’s musical talent helped propel his scientific breakthroughs

As we marvel at science’s latest extraordinary breakthrough, it’s also an opportunity to ponder what kind of thinker Albert Einstein was.<p>Born two decades before the beginning of the 20th century, what kind of mind was his that could come up with ideas that would have to wait until the second decade …

Piano

Special Report: Gravity’s Century

In 1915, the universe was small and static. Space was smooth. Gravity pulled things to the ground. At least that’s the way it was in the minds of all …

Entanglement: Gravity's long-distance connection

When Albert Einstein scoffed at a “spooky” long-distance connection between particles, he wasn’t thinking about his general theory of …

7 Sweet and Simple Breads That Will Get You in the Holiday Spirit

Ready or not, the holiday season is in full swing: The neighborhood decorations are up, the festive music is playing and the Black Friday commercials are running. You might as well get in the spirit and start baking. These sweet and simple breads will fill your home with the scents of the season -- …

10 Common Mistakes People Make at the Car Dealership – Feature

Driving a brand-new car can be one of the great experiences of life. Walking into a dealership and buying one, on the other hand, ranks up there with public speaking and visits to the dentist atop most people’s lists of anxiety-inducing prospects. But it’s not really that scary if you’re prepared …

Recommended Computing Reads This Week - MIT Technology Review

Arms Control in Cyberspace Evokes Challenges of Nuclear Treaties<br>Hacking has become a powerful new weapon and espionage tool for nations such as the …

Seven Must-Read Stories (Week ending October 3, 2015) - MIT Technology Review

A View from <b>MIT TR Editors</b><p>Seven Must-Read Stories (Week ending October 3, 2015)<p>Another chance to catch the most interesting and important articles …

Why use a whole plane when you can fly one wing?

Flying wings<p>Sleek. Efficient. Wildly unstable.<p>1946<p>Since the days of the Wright Brothers, aviation engineers have experimented with the concept of a …

Aviation

What Is Killing America's Bees and What Does It Mean for Us?

There was a moment last year when beekeeper Jim Doan was ready to concede defeat. He stood in the kitchen of his rural New York home, holding the …

Comedy Wildlife Photography Awards 2015: the best entries so far

The Hunt for Narco Subs

If Colombian narco sub busts are so rare, how many drug-loaded semi-submersibles go by undetected?<p>The vessel cut a low profile as it slipped through international waters, hundreds of miles off the coast of El Salvador in the eastern Pacific Ocean. It was mostly submerged, except for an exhaust pipe …