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On April 1, Netflix is giving a lot of movies the axe, no joke. Not to worry -- here's what's replacing them.<p><b>Editors' Note, April 17, 2015:</b> <i>Revised Netflix additions section.</i><p>On Netflix, April 1 is a slaughter -- no fooling around.<p>Leaving are all the "Friday the 13th" movies available, that is, parts …Entertainment
We know your DVR is already full of conflicts, but these underappreciated series are worth your attention.
Going unhinged is an important rite of passage for male movie stars, especially the ones looking to prove they’re as much serious actor as pretty …Brad Pitt
The anti-vaccination movement has hit a wall. After years of flourishing on the margins of the political spectrum, activists and their political …Public Health
Researchers have found that geography makes us who we are—genetically and linguistically.<p>As human populations disperse, the separation leads to changes both in genes and in language. So if we look at human DNA and languages over time, we should find that they differ along similar geographic …Linguistics
Nancy Pelosi and Chris Van Hollen were key opponents of a tax on 529 plans.<p>A dramatic lobbying effort on Air Force One — led by key leaders in his own party — helped prod President Barack Obama to drop a much ballyhooed plan to tax college savings in an embarrassing retreat from a plan announced …U.S. Politics
There’s been some debate recently over which 2016 candidates belong in the top tier of the primaries. There are the obvious national names: Hillary …Government
In 1878 Van Gogh was a struggling would-be preacher. At his lowest ebb, he began to draw. Alastair Sooke looks back at this pivotal moment in history.<p>In the spring of 1878, Vincent van Gogh turned 25. As he looked back over his short life, the Dutchman found little to celebrate among the meagre …Vincent Van Gogh
My friend Laura is way more into wine than tea, so it took some cajoling to get her to travel an hour and a half away from home to a tiny tea shop in a Queens strip mall, where we settled in for a three-hour tasting of teas from all over China and Taiwan.<p>"I want you to see the amazing teas I keep …Tea
if you're on Mac and still stuck using passwords you should never, ever use (come on, man, it's 2015 -- time to move on from "password" and "123456"), LastPass might be able to help you out. The password manager now has a native Mac app, though truthfully, it's not much different from its browser …
In December of 2011, <b>Neil deGrasse Tyson</b> — champion of science, celebrator of the cosmic perspective, master of the soundbite — participated in Reddit’s Ask Me Anything series of public questions and answers. One reader posed the following question: <i>“Which books should be read by every single</i> …
The non-blockbuster must-see features of the year.<p><b>Hey, did you know that a brand-new Star Wars film</b> is coming out in December? And an <i>Avengers</i> sequel is on the way in May? And yet another <i>Jurassic Park</i> adventure arrives in June? Oh, wait—of course you did, because even at this early stage of 2015, …Bill Murray
Los Angeles police arrested 183 protesters overnight during a second round of demonstrations against a Missouri grand jury's decision not to indict a white police officer in the shooting death of a black teenager.<p>A large demonstration ended early Wednesday morning in downtown Los Angeles when …