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27 books that can change your life forever

Books can be incredibly powerful. They have the ability to suck us in, take us on adventures, and influence the way we think.<p>They can teach us, move …

25 of the highest-rated novels you can read in 5 hours or less

Books have been proven to make us more empathetic, equip us to deal with uncertainty and anxiety, and help to prevent cognitive decline through middle age into our advanced years.<p>With so many advantages — not to mention the fact that they give our eyes a much-needed rest from back-lit, digital …

Books

Quentin Tarantino’s Favorite Movies: Stream 10 of His Top Picks on Netflix

Beyond being a top director, Quentin Tarantino is one of the world’s most voracious film watchers. He pays tribute to many of the movies he loves in …

Brazil

This Early Video Shows That The iPhone Could Have Been Way Different

In 2017, it's pretty hard to image life without iPhones, but it's somehow even <i>weirder</i> to imagine life with iPhones that look totally different. Tech …

The 7-Minute Workout That Science Says Actually Works

By now you've probably heard about the Scientific 7-Minute Workout that blew up a few years ago. If not, allow us to fill you in.<p>A recent study laid …

10 Definitive Reasons You Need More Houseplants in Your Life

You better believe we're going to try #2 this winter.<p>If you blame genetics for your lack of green thumb, it's time to teach yourself the powers of keeping a plant alive. It turns out these livings things can do even more for your physical and mental health than they can for your living room decor — …

The 50 Best Films of 2016

<i>As voted on by more than 200 critics participating in our annual Criticwire survey, here are the best films of the year.</i><p>“‘Moonlight’ transforms rage …

Entertainment

Fifa: the video game that changed football

Fifa belongs to a select group of titles familiar to people who have no interest in gaming – or even real football. What’s the secret of its success?<p>Jan Tian stood in nervous silence in the departure hall of Beijing Capital International Airport. Beside him, his sister held an envelope containing a …

The Best Indoor Plants to Clear the Air, Literally

Plants bring a new dimension of liveliness into the home, varying in their beauty, adding much-needed color, and interplaying beautifully with the …

Plants

22 Sci-Fi Movies You Don't Have To Be A Nerd To Enjoy

They're all future classics.<p><i>Note: Submissions have been edited for length and/or clarity.</i>

37 Books With Plot Twists That Will Blow Your Mind

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This BBC documentary is the spookiest thing you'll see today

Since the 1970s, thousands of people across the globe have reported hearing a strange humming sound incessantly pulsating in their ears – and we’re not talking about tinnitus.<p>In fact, some claim the weird sound has persisted for so long that it has started driving them nuts, disturbing their …

Paranormal

The 15 Best Documentaries On Netflix Right Now

<b>Last Updated: February 15th</b><p>Streaming video is the best thing that’s ever happened to documentaries. People who would never have paid for a ticket to a theatrical nonfiction film are now, thanks to Netflix’s robust selection, scarfing down the stuff by the barrel. But where to start among the …

TV

The 18 best movies on Netflix you've probably never heard of

There are so many movies on Netflix that your typical Friday night is probably spent trying to find something to watch, as opposed to actually watching something.<p>The streaming service has a huge, rotating selection of movies both old and new. It is hard to navigate through Netflix's massive library …

Horror Movies

Australia Post steps in where banks refuse to tread

Walk into ANZ Banking Group's flash new branch in the heart of Sydney's CBD and you could be forgiven for thinking you were in the foyer of a …

Banking

10 Bollywood star-kids we can't wait to watch in movies

Alia Imrahim is actress Pooja Bedi's daughter and she seems to be all fit and set to be in Bollywood soon.<p>Anurag Kashyap's daughter can be a among …

Bollywood

Woolworths' McKinsey costs top $45 million

When supermarket, petrol, liquor and hardware group Woolworths announced on February 27 that its years-long pursuit of margins in favour of market …

Australia

The 11 most addicting iPhone games you might have missed recently

We've got you covered. It can be tough to keep track of all the games coming out, so we've gone ahead and collected the best new games that will keep you coming back for more.<p>From games like Mr Jump that are as fun and frustrating as Flappy Bird to gorgeous newcomers like Alto's Adventure and …

Fast & Furious