Michael Freitas

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These secret Netflix codes unlock hidden show and movie categories

The recommended content on your Netflix account comes from a complicated algorithm analysing your viewing history.<p>And unless you are sharing your …

McDonald's Just Did Something So Stunningly Strange That It'll Make You Wonder What's Coming Next

This isn't your usual McDonald's.<p><i>Absurdly Driven</i> <i>looks at the world of business with a skeptical eye and a firmly rooted tongue in cheek.</i><p>If there's one thing McDonald's wants you to think right now, it's that it isn't, you know, McDonald's.<p>Not the old McDonald's, that is.<p>Not the old, slightly worn, …

McDonald's

What Trump's Increasing Isolation Could Mean For His Presidency

There is a telling photo that has gotten some attention in social media after Steve Bannon's exit as President Trump's chief strategist. (You can see it above.)<p>It shows President Trump behind the desk in the Oval Office, surrounded by his top advisers: Seated are Vice President Pence and national …

Donald Trump

How the Sugar Industry Manipulated Science

For many decades, fat was featured as the culprit for heart disease while sugar stayed on the sidelines without much negative attention. Low-fat …

Diabetes

14 Dead Serious Facts About Key & Peele

Since <i>Key &</i> <i>Peele</i>, their aptly titled hit Comedy Central sketch show, debuted to 2.1 million viewers in 2012—the largest premiere in the network’s …

Ice Cube Sets The Record Straight On ‘Compton,’ Police Brutality, and Suge Knight

The legendary rapper opens up about new film ‘Straight Outta Compton,’ his complicated relationship with N.W.A, and why “nothing has changed” when it …

Did You Know That These Cartoon Characters Feature The Voices Of Famous Musicians?

Iggy Pop<p>Embedded from www.youtube.com.<p><b>Lil’ Rummy in Lil’ Bush: Resident of the United States</b><p><b>Iggy Pop</b> has a habit of voicing cartoon characters. In …

Who was Lyman Spitzer?

Lyman Spitzer, Jr. (1914-1997) was one of the 20th century's great scientists. A renowned astrophysicist, he made major contributions in the areas of …

Universe

What it's like to be a 65-year startup CEO in Silicon Valley's youth-loving culture

That didn't happen. Today, at age 65, he's the CEO of Virtual Instruments, one of the startups he invested in, a job he has been doing for five years come April.<p>And his decade at Symantec was <i>after</i> a long 28-year career with IBM, rising to general manager of IBM Americas. That's ironic, because IBM …

Silicon Valley

Leonard Nimoy's final tweet is beautiful, and it broke my heart

My dad was — and is — a huge <i>Star Trek</i> nerd, and when I was a kid he'd excitedly show me episodes of the original series in syndication. It was a show that he watched in college, he'd say, explaining why Kirk was Kirk, Bones was Bones, and most importantly, why Leonard Nimoy's Spock was Spock. One …

Star Trek

The Original Plot For Game of Thrones Has Been Revealed - IGN News

Joey Diaz goes off at the end of Church #245 Including National Anthem

Behind My Face Paint: Tech N9ne’s Top 10 Face Paint Designs

One look at Tech N9ne and it’s easy to tell why people have labeled him weird for so many years. The Kansas City King has sold over 1.8 million …

LeBron makes right basketball play but wrong move in Game 5 loss

Paul George scored 37 points and LeBron James passed up the final shot, passing to Chris Bosh for a miss that sealed the Pacers' 93-90 victory …

Paul George

Watch this Gymkhana-style relay in the dark with Ken Block and friends

Aventador to M4 to R8 to Hoonigan Fiesta in a race against the lights.<p>Yup. This is a PR stuntput on by Castrol, but at least it's really cool. In "Blackout", Ken Block joins BMW DTM shoe Augusto Farfus, Audi Le Mans and DTM champion Mike Rockenfeller, and Lamborghini test driver Adrian Zaugg in a …

Audi R8