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Netflix has tons of hidden categories — here's how to see them

Netflix hidden categories are the secret to better binging, friends.<p>The vast amount of content on Netflix can get pretty unwieldy. Luckily, there's a …

TV shows

We the Animals is a one-of-a-kind movie adapted from seemingly unadaptable novel:

Great new movie alert.

New York State

9 Grilled Breads That Complete the Cookout

When the steaks, chicken, and burgers are all grilled to perfection, stay flame-side for just a moment more! And toss some bread on the hot grates. …

Grilling

Homemade Greek Yogurt In Your Slow Cooker Recipe

"You don't need a dedicated yogurt maker to make homemade Greek yogurt. If you've got a slow cooker, you're all set! The fat content of the milk …

Slow Cookers

The 10 best new TV dramas coming this autumn

Wanderlust<p>Buzz is growing for this boldly unconventional family drama, the first arrival from the BBC’s impressive autumn slate. The terrific Toni Collette – star of the film <i>Muriel’s Wedding</i> and now a potential Oscar dark horse for her performance in <i>Hereditary</i> – and Steven Mackintosh star as a …

TV

Let This Percussionist Blow Your Mind With The Fibonacci Sequence

<b>Updated:</b> <i>August 13, 3:10 p.m. ET.</i><p>Rhythm nerd alert! Bow down, drummers! Our social feeds have been on fire with a mind-bending, gasp-worthy video posted by percuss.ioearlier this week — below — made by the accomplished Indian percussionist B.C. Manjunath. He's a master of <i>konnakol</i>-- the Carnatic, or …

Percussion

Recipe: Easy Cast Iron Strawberry Pie — Recipes from The Kitchn

Sure, there's ice cream and no-bake icebox cakes, but if you ask me, there isn't a more quintessential summer dessert than a sweet berry pie — …

Baking

How To Overthrow A Scientific Theory In Three Easy Steps

Science, like many things in life, is always a work-in-progress. While a successful scientific theory has questions it can answer, natural phenomena it can accurately describe, and robust predictions it can make, it’s also fundamentally limited at any point in time. Any theory, no matter how …

Physics

A Lack of This One Molecule Might Be The Reason Millions of People Have Depression

The evidence has been building for decades.<p>People who live with depression have low blood levels of a specific molecule, new medical research has …

Stanford University

A New Study Says Skim Milk Is Worse for You Than Whole Milk

The USDA suggests that fat-free or low-fat dairy (1%) are part of a healthy eating pattern along with grains, fruits, proteins, and vegetables, …

Nutrition

How Breast Cancer Spreads and Recurs

Breast cancer is frightening enough without the fear that it could travel to other parts of the body. Metastasis is the term for the spread of …

Cancer

Man Booker prize 2018 longlist includes graphic novel for the first time

A graphic novel about a vanished young woman and a thriller about a vanished mother have elbowed their way on to a giant-slaying Man Booker prize longlist that “capture[s] something about a world on the brink”.<p>Nick Drnaso’s Sabrina, the first graphic novel ever to reach the Booker longlist, …

Books

Warlight by Michael Ondaatje, review: superb spy mystery, wrapped in a coming-of-age riddle

Warlight isn't a word. You'll find it nowhere in the OED. And it appears only once, late in the text of Michael Ondaatje's first novel in half a dozen years, as the narrator describes how nitroglycerine used to be transported across wartime London at night:<p>"This had continued even during the Blitz, …

Canadian Literature

Seafood Soups and Stews From Around the World - Chowhound

The ocean covers roughly 70 percent of the entire planet and touches numerous shores spanning the globe, so it’s no surprise that so many countries …

Palm Oil

Why cosmology without philosophy is like a ship without a hull

What is it with the philosophy-haters in astrophysics and cosmology? From the late Stephen Hawking’s claim that ‘philosophy is dead’, to Steven …

Dark Matter

What is consciousness?

What is being in love, feeling pain or seeing colour made of? How our brains make conscious experience has long been a riddle – but we’re uncovering …

Consciousness

Sacred Games Is the Best New Show on Netflix You Aren’t Watching

Seriously, this is the best Netflix original in years.<p>The new Netflix show <i>Sacred Games</i> opens with the horrifying yet surreal image of a white dog falling dozens of stories to the street. “Do you believe in God?” a voice says. “God doesn’t give a fuck.” From the beginning, <i>Sacred Games</i> wants you to …

Ali Khan

Millennial reading habits have changed the definition of a classic

The era of the ubiquitous classic is behind us. <i>The Wind-Up Bird Chronicle</i>, <i>Ragtime</i>, and <i>Slaughterhouse-Five</i> have had their time in the sun. What would their modern equivalents be? The reason it’s harder to name such tomes is because there’s quantifiably less options to choose from, despite having …

Literature

The Peculiar Math That Could Underlie the Laws of Nature

New findings are fueling an old suspicion that fundamental particles and forces spring from strange eight-part numbers called “octonions.”

Physics

The Art of Logic by Eugenia Cheng review – the need for good arguments

Advanced maths could make a meaningful contribution to creating a better society a​​s well as happier relationships<p>What connects Russell’s paradox, intolerance and battenberg cake? Or Euclid’s axiomatisation of geometry and sexual harassment? The definition of marriage and lasagne? They are all …

Mathematics

Evaluating the Cognitive Success of Thought Experiments

Thought experiments are widely used in natural science research. Nonetheless, their reliability to produce cognitive results has been a disputable …

Empiricism

10 apocalyptic TV shows that make the end of civilization binge-worthy

What does “the end of the world” really mean? Is it an end to humanity altogether, or simply the end of humanity as we know it?<p>Television has a long …

Fatmap Is Like Google Earth (on Steroids) for Hikers

Not long ago, my girlfriend and I set out for a 20-mile mountain bike ride in the Gila National Forest, in southern New Mexico. We had plenty of food and water, but we were armed with only vague directions and a mimeographed trail map from a local bike shop. The ride is remote but …

Vaginas absolutely need sex or they’ll waste away: study

It’s a painful condition that can leave you itching, even burning down there — and no, it’s not a sexually transmitted infection!<p>Just when you …

Évolution Is the Weirdest Sci-Fi Movie on Netflix

A memorable surrealist nightmare, perfect for fans of Annihilation.<p>Sometimes you watch a science fiction film to see visions of the future, and sometimes you watch just to see big-budget robots and spaceships. Other times, you just want to see some weird fucking shit. If you’re the type of sci-fi …

Newton: from certainty to probability?

Newton’s earliest publications contained scandalous epistemological claims: not only did he aim for certainty, but claimed success! Some commentators …

A Woman Given Months To Live From Advanced Breast Cancer Is 'Cured' In World First

Over the last few years, immunotherapy—the manipulation of one's own cells to boost the body's immune system—has been working wonders in cancer …

Yotam Ottolenghi’s lamb recipes

It’s hard to beat a leg or shoulder of lamb, roasted for many hours in the oven with a bunch of your favourite vegetables and herbs. But the same qualities that make lamb so ideal for long and slow cooking – the rich meat, high in fat and flavour – also work their magic when you cook it for a much …

L’Amant Double review – kinky, crazy and twice the fun

Is there a director currently working who is as effortlessly versatile as François Ozon? Or as fluent in the language of cinema? To go from the wistful painterly restraint of the post-first-world-war drama Frantz to the pulpy perve-fest mind games of <i>L’Amant Double</i>, and to bring the same exquisite …

Summer 2018 book preview: 7 thrillers you need to read this summer

A summer of scandal