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Netflix codes: The secret numbers that unlock thousands of hidden films and TV shows

Netflix's incredibly niche, personalised subgenres have long captivated movie nerds, from "Steamy Crime Movies from the 1970s" to "Period Pieces About Royalty Based on Real Life".<p>The genres, based on a complicated algorithm that uses reams of data about users' viewing habits to recommend exactly …

Why Eastern Europe Will be 2017’s Hot Travel Destination

Gazing up at the Eiffel Tower post-baguette, or tossing coins into the Trevi Fountain before devouring bowls of cacio e pepe are dreamy European experiences that will forever inspire flights to Paris and Rome. Beyond such timeless locales, however, curious itinerants are increasingly looking east …

75 under-the-radar places everyone should visit in Europe

Did you know there's a natural cave in Croatia that's so blue it looks fake? Or an amusement park in Copenhagen that rivals Disneyland Paris?<p>Probably not.<p>We've compiled a comprehensive list of little-known — yet spectacular — places worth visiting in Europe.<p>From quiet cities and tiny villages to …

European Travel

You should only ever buy Apple accessories that have this sticker on their box — here’s why

<i>The</i> <i>Insider Picks</i> <i>team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships, so we get a share of the revenue from your purchase.</i><p>MFi stands for Made For iPod, iPhone and iPad; it's a certification program that was originally started in 2005 for iPod docks and cables.<p>In …

Tech Trends

The 10 most irritating things about staying in hotels

From buffets to Wi-Fi, here are 10 of the greatest peeves with hotels.<p>1. Buffet<p>All I want is my usual breakfast. Some fruit, a bowl of whatever …

Time I

A man who has visited over 100 countries shares his 2 favorite credit cards to earn points

He sold his house nearly nine years ago and has been on the road ever since, having visited all seven continents, more than 100 countries, and all 50 US states.<p>While he used a debit card exclusively during his first six years of travel — "I'm not saying it's a wise thing to do, I'm just saying I …

Credit Cards

Top 10 reasons to visit London

You can't fail to be excited by London's amazing attractions. See the city from above on the <b>London Eye</b>; meet a celebrity at <b>Madame Tussauds</b>; examine …

24 Cool Tech Startups You Should Know About This Year

Here is a list of some of the innovative technology startups that I met at the TechCrunch Disrupt startup conference in New York earlier this month.<p>Earlier this month, I attended TechCrunch Disrupt NY, an annual startup conference at which many tech-related startups showcase their offerings, …

Startups

Would you try a "second skin" to cover wrinkles?

Scientists in the US have created a "second skin" to cover up eye bags and wrinkles.<p>Melanie Gonick/MIT<p>Devised by a team from Harvard Medical School …

Skin Care

The Best Afternoon Tea Spots In London To Ensure You Feel Fancy

From classic high teas to innovative, fashion-forward creations...<p>There is little more British and decadent than an afternoon tea in London, and we …

22 Cool Summer Hairstyle Ideas You'll Want to Copy, Stat

Hair

3 Design Principles Apple Gets Wrong

iOS 10 is coming later this year. Here are three ideas that should drive it.<p>Apple’s once legendary user interface design has been on the wane for the better part of a decade, as its software becomes more obscure, more complicated, and less intuitive. Nowhere is this is more apparent than in Apple’s …

Apps

20 Reasons London Is the Most Exciting City in the World

A wise man once said, 'Once you are tired of London, you are tired of life," and I am pretty sure this is the truest thing ever said. If you can't find something you like to do in London, you are pretty much incapable of finding things to do period. This city has absolutely everything, and there …

England

30 Delicious Things You Should Eat In April

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Hacks For Saving Every Last Drop Of Your Favorite Makeup

If my apartment ever gets ransacked, my worst fear is that the burglar steals my makeup collection. It sounds crazy, but anyone who has walked into a …

9 Miracle Products That Will Rehab Your Hair In Ten Minutes Or Less

Call it spring fever, but social calendars have suddenly started to fill up faster than Net-a-Porter carts after tax returns. With garden parties, long weekend getaways, and seaside weddings on the horizon, suddenly your beachy highlights are looking less sunny and your gloss treatment anything …

9 phrases that make you sound less experienced than you are

Although I could legally drink (barely), every single one of my 300-or-so co-workers was older and more experienced than I was.<p>I felt like the low woman on the totem pole — and worse, I probably acted like it. (Exhibit A: My email signature was hot pink and in Lucida Calligraphy font.)<p>But looking …

Employment

5 great pieces of advice from a 60-year-old entrepreneur

"That's because I grew up with the Dewey Decimal System," I replied. "And I had to wait for my mother to drive me to the library."<p>(Don't know what the Dewey Decimal System is? Google it!)<p>Last month I turned 60, which probably puts me in the upper age bracket at WeWork. I come from an era when we …

Mentoring

The Palace of Versailles Created a Perfume Worthy of Royalty

The limited-edition scent was inspired by the castle and one of its most famous inhabitants.<p>Depending on your interests, you may know the Palace of Versailles as the former home of French royalty, including Louis XVI and Marie Antoinette, as one of the most popular tourist destinations in France, …

The 5 Least-Visited Countries In The World

Globe trotters who prefer the road less traveled will want to add these to their travel list.<p>The appeal of some travel destinations is that <i>everyone</i> wants to visit them. For the rest of us, nothing beats a country that's <i>not</i> overrun with tourists, where experiences feel authentic, and the majority of …

Lesser Antilles

Naff cover versions of David Bowie

<b>The late David Bowie released 27 studio albums and nine live albums, and his own versions of his highly original songs are hard to beat. There have been good covers of Bowie songs, of course. Nirvana (The Man Who Sold the World), Beck (Sound and Vision) and Smashing Pumpkins (Space Oddity) are</b> …

David Bowie

David Bowie's final Instagram post shows last known promo photo of music legend

David Bowie saw his recently released final album Blackstar as a “parting gift” to fans. But the late rock legend did more than just record one last (critically acclaimed) hurrah for listeners. Even as he faced a terminal cancer diagnosis, Bowie still made time to make a music video and even posed …

Everything You Need to Know About The Who What Wear for Target Collection

Founders Hillary Kerr and Katherine Power dish on the collection set to launch January 31.<p>You know <i>Who What Wear</i>, the website started 10 years ago that has become your go-to for all things celebrity style? Well, the duo behind the site, Hillary Kerr and Katherine Power, have joined forces with …

How to Erase Everything You've Said to Google

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Google Doodle

6 terrible exercises, according to science

Some exercises are tried-and-true winners, both from a functional standpoint—training movement patterns you use all the time—as well as in terms of …

San Diego

New book captures pop culture moments that scream love

NEW YORK (AP) — Fashion and style have forever been in bed with film, television and music, especially the moments that scream love.<p>We all have our top pop memories of romance, lust, marriage, heartbreak from those worlds and more, including the beauty industry and the world of advertising. In a …

Love Stories

Glen Hansard performs 'Ashes To Ashes' outside David Bowie's apartment

Fans worldwide have been remembering David Bowie in various ways since his death on Sunday. One such fan is the Oscar-winning singer Glen Hansard</i> …

David Bowie

The Street Style Guide to Dressing Up Your Flats

It’s an age-old question: Can I wear flats with that? Okay, maybe not age-old, but it’s certainly been on our minds lately, especially considering …

How to talk to anyone: the experts' guide

Handle awkward date silences, end a conversation with a stranger – plus chat to your children, your parents and your boss. Our panel shares their secrets<p><b>How to talk to… children and teenagers, by family therapist Karen Holford</b><p>Children often don’t have the words to say what they’re feeling, and they …

Relationships