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16 Netflix hacks that will take your binge-watching to the next level

Everyone loves Netflix.<p>The service has taken over the world because it lets you binge on your favorite shows and movies to your hearts content. And you can watch whenever, wherever.<p>But even though the standard Netflix experience is good, it doesn't mean you can't improve it with few tricks.<p>From …

15 things we just learned about the making of 'Star Wars: The Force Awakens'

Among those books is "The Art of Star Wars: The Force Awakens," a fantastic look at the concept art, drawings, and ideas that went into the production of the film as well as interviews from concept artists who worked on the movie.<p>I definitely recommend the book if you were a fan of the film.<p>While …

I'm becoming convinced of a popular theory about Rey from 'Star Wars'

After seeing "Star Wars: The Force Awakens" twice over the last three days, I've had a lot of opportunity to digest the biggest question the movie left everyone with.<p>The biggest question is "Who is Rey?"<p>There's a lot of early speculation, but after taking more time to think about it, I think a …

7 incredible Japanese destinations that tourists haven’t discovered yet

Japan is often known by tourists for its most popular attractions, like Mount Fuji, the cities of Tokyo and Kyoto, and its amazing shrines and temples.<p>But there's a lot more to the island nation than that.<p>We took a look at a Quora thread that asked, "what are some of Japan's best kept secrets," and …

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A roving robot Buddy to watch over your home

Meet Buddy, an expressive household robot with all sorts of built-in security and automation tech.<p>I'm a bit torn when it comes to "The Jetsons'" vision of the future. Flying cars? Count me in. But Rosie, the family's omnipresent robot housekeeper is kind of...meddlesome. I mean, do we really want …

New Japanese hotel has robot staff and no room keys

The Henn-na Hotel was designed by Kawazoe Lab, the Institute of Industrial Science at the University of Tokyo, and Kajima Corporation. As well as …

8 museus brasileiros que você precisa conhecer

O Brasil possui mais de 3.100 museus por todo o país, que variam de exposições com histórias regionais a tecnológicas. Em comemoração ao Dia …

This week’s new film events

Origins Festival, London<p>Cinema has become a powerful tool for indigenous cultures, and at this “festival of first nations” there are films in languages you never knew existed, plus a fair few surprises. Such as Standstill (Wed), which brings together a Kanienkehaka (or “Mohawk”) father and a …

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Meet The Four-Legged Freaks Competing In DARPA's Robotics Challenge

Including 'Centaur robots'<p>Robots are immune to pain, don’t have to breathe, and depending on how they’re designed, can go places humans can’t. They’re also, as my colleague Erik Sofge notes, about as good at walking as toddlers. Sofge is present to witness DARPA’s rescue robot competition, where …

24 photos that will make you want to visit Japan

From its tranquil and picturesque Mount Fuji to cutting-edge robot restaurants in Tokyo, here are some of the country's most magnificent sites.

Membros da banda Mastodon participam de 'Game of Thrones' como figurantes

Os roqueiros apareceram no episódio exibido no último domingo, 31 de maio<p>Os integrantes da banda Mastodon realizaram o sonho de todo fã de 'Game of …

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Picnic in Athens

Even in a big city such as <b>Athens</b> you will find beautiful <b>green corners</b> where you can lay a tablecloth or blanket for an unofficial and very pleasant …

Oh no: MIT's Cheetah robot can jump over hurdles while running

MIT's scientists spent years making the Cheetah robot a more efficient runner. Now that's done, its creators probably thought it was time to give it a major upgrade: the metal quadruped can now autonomously jump over hurdles like a trained horse. Yes, it can automatically detect and leap over …

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8 creepy-sexy film noir flicks you can watch on Netflix right now

French film critic Nino Frank came up with the term "film noir" (translation: "black cinema") back in 1946 to describe Hollywood films with dark themes.<p>Fast forward to today: you can peruse 100 of the most iconic film noir flicks from the past century in Taschen's weighty new tome, <i>Film Noir. 100</i> …

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São Paulo – O <b>Google</b> deu mais um passo nas aquisições de companhias de <b>robótica</b> e adquiriu a Boston Dynamics, famosa pelo WildCat, que é capaz de …

Após comprar ecstasy e cigarros na web, robô suíço é detido pela polícia

Por mais que a situação seja hilária, este pode ser considerado um momento histórico para a tecnologia: um robô suíço foi detido pela polícia após …

This cuddly Japanese robot bear could be the future of elderly care

Deep in the bowels of a secluded facility outside the central Japanese city of Nagoya, a team of dedicated researchers has been working on a monster. It’s a primal, animalistic robot that uses advanced technology to power its intelligent vision, flexible movement, and giant arms strong enough to …

Human Head Transplant Proposed—How Did We Get Here?

Yes, in case you haven’t heard, a doctor in Italy has announced plans to transplant a guy’s head onto a new body two years from now. Sound nuts?<p>Many of the headlines say so. “No, Human Head Transplants Will Not Be Possible by 2017,” said <i>Popular Science</i>. The <i>International Business Times</i> pronounced …

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Science explains how time spent outdoors colors your view of #thedress

It set social media on fire. It divided friends and co-workers. It was a cellphone picture of a sequined dress, and now it has become a bonafide subject of scientific inquiry.<p>Three studies published this week in the journal Current Biology set out to understand how a single image can be interpreted …

This is the first fully warm-blooded fish

The opah's whole body is five degrees Celsius warmer than the water it's in<p>At first glance, the opah looks like a giant, bloated disc armed with oh-so-puny fins. The two-meter-long creature is fun to look at, and maybe laugh at, but it's got a lot more to share with you than its looks. As it turns …

How to build an iPhone projector for less than $10

It's incredibly easy to build a projector for your smartphone. All you need are a few household items and a magnifying glass.<p>We needed a box that was at least 17 inches long for our 2X magnifying glass, so keep that in mind when selecting a box to use.<p><i>Produced by Matthew Stuart</i><p><b>Follow BI Video:</b>On …

The 13 most bizarre Soviet-era buildings that are still standing today

This is especially true in the former communist countries of Europe and Central Asia, where architects of the time designed some striking and frankly absurd structures before the Soviet era came to an end towards the end of the 20th century.<p>Many of these structures survived the fall of the Berlin …

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Coreia do Norte ameaça EUA com "guerra desastrosa" por causa de sanções

A Coreia do Norte ameaçou os Estados Unidos "com uma saraivada de balas e bombas em seu próprio território", se não retirarem as sanções impostas ao …

É inconsistente afirmar que a Coreia do Norte está por trás dos ataques à Sony

O imbróglio atual entre Coreia do Norte e Estados Unidos vem se desenrolando numa espécie de realidade paralela. Esse mundo, de materialidade etérea, …

BATMAN: ARKHAM ORIGINS Costume Made Using 3D Printer

North Korea Author On ‘The Interview’: ‘Behind The Butthole Jokes, The Filmmakers Get A Lot Right’

It’s hard to ask a North Korean what they thought of <i>The Interview</i>, because, as you may have heard, North Koreans don’t get out much. But the New Yorker wisely solicited a guest review from the next best thing: Barbara Demick, a veteran “North Korea watcher” and author of <i>Nothing To Envy: Ordinary</i> …