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Gigaom | The future of TV, according to Netflix CEO Reed Hastings

Advertisement<p>Netflix (s NFLX) CEO Reed Hastings laid out an ambitious plan for Netflix’s future in a paper published on the company’s investor …

You Can Still Drink Great Wine On a Budget; Here's How To Do It

At a recent auction, French Burgundy Domaine de la Romanée-Conti went for $13,061. A bottle. But there aren't many of us who can (or want to) pay …

Netflix plans its move from Microsoft Silverlight to HTML5 video

Last month Google announced that Netflix was now available on ARM-based Samsung Chromebooks thanks to the use of HTML5 video — and now the streaming service has outlined its larger plans to eventually move to the format for all computers. Currently, Netflix primarily uses the Microsoft Silverlight …

16 Pop Stars Looking Adorably Dorky At Prom

Brandy in gold lamé! Lady Gaga making the drunkest face ever! Extremely questionable hairstyles! These prom photos are the best.

How Exercise And Other Activities Beat Back Dementia

The numbers are pretty grim: More than half of all 85-year-olds suffer some form of dementia.<p>But here's the good news: Brain researchers say there are ways to boost brain power and stave off problems in memory and thinking.<p>In other words, brain decline is not necessarily an inevitable part of …

Photos: Audrey Hepburn’s Roman Street Style

From outdoor cafés to sporty convertibles, the Roman sites and scenes frequented by Audrey Hepburn, resident of the Eternal City.

Barbie without makeup

Barbie without makeup, Eddi Aguirre. (Via Sociological Images)

The Smallest Homes on Earth

Brooklyn based artist Kevin Cyr seems to be thinking fairly deeply about commercial vehicles, and vehicles as housing. But he doesn’t just draw them, he also builds them. Back in 2008 he built a <i>“sculptural piece”</i> that any maker would be proud to have built, it’s an RV mounted on a bike frame; it’s …

Exclusive excerpt - Primates: The Fearless Science of Jane Goodall, Dian Fossey, and Biruté Galdikas

Here's a sneak preview of Primates, Jim Ottaviani's upcoming nonfiction graphic novel about the three most famous primatologists. It looks …

How an accountant created an entire RPG inside an Excel spreadsheet

Arena.Xlsm puts macros to work for leveling, battling, and collecting items.<p>It's not always easy (or possible) to install your favorite games on your …