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The Best Shows On Netflix You’ve Never Heard Of

Netflix original programming has grown from one series in 2012 to 36-plus series in the years to come, which means that Netflix is as full-fledged a network as FX or AMC (in fact, they’ll provide even more programming by 2016). As they ramp up their original programming, expect to see fewer series …

Why Netflix won't block VPN users – it has too many of them

More than 30 million Netflix users live in countries where the service is unavailable without the use of location-masking software, giving the company a hefty financial incentive not to crack down on members who use the technological loophole to watch content not authorised for their country.<p>The …

Privacy

Flowers And Taxidermy Arranged Into Gorgeous Headdresses

On his website, Japanese fashion designer Hanayuishi Takaya calls himself a “Flower Artist,” and it’s true that his extraordinary headpieces would look as much at home in a vase as they do in his models’ hair. His ornate pieces employ flowers, fresh vegetables and fruits, and, most recently, …

The Best Beaches in The World

40 reasons to start planning your winter getaway ASAP.<p>Whether you're looking for a quick weekend getaway, the ultimate surf or are planning the trip of a lifetime, a beach vacation is always a good idea. To get you inspired, here are some of the world's most beautiful beaches from South Beach to …

Beaches

Song of the Sea Official US Release Trailer - Irish Animated Movie HD

Street Fighter ugly Christmas jumper

The realisation that knitting (and cross-stitch) is pixel-based has been dawning on the crafty gamer world for more than a decade, and I've enjoyed …

A Girl Walks Home Alone at Night (2014) - Official Trailer [HD]

Mashups

150 Street Artists Covered an Old Tunisian Village in Beautiful Murals

For the past two months, 150 artists from 30 nations have been busy in the village of Erriadh, one of the oldest in Tunisia. They have been covering …

Psychedelic Drugs, Art, Music, and Other Drugs: An Interview with Finn McKenna

I talked to Terence McKenna's son, Finn, about a wide range of topics including LSD, H.P. Lovecraft, London, visionary art, and "a revolutionary musical video game that will immerse players in a psychedelic experience."<p>Last week in this column, I interviewed Terence McKenna's daughter, Klea. This …

E-Cigarettes ARE Effective At Helping Smokers Quit

As far as recreational chemical inhalants go, e-cigs are A-okay in our book. They're way better for your lungs (and your overall health) than regular …

Find my dog: Whistle bringing GPS to next-gen pet wearable

Whistle, a leading maker of wearable activity monitors for our canine companions, is bringing GPS to its next generation device. This will allow pet owners to now track the location of their dog on top of the same tracking capabilities one can expect from human-worn wearables like FitBit and …

Pets

10 Things People Get Wrong About Anxiety

Perhaps one of the most persistent struggles when dealing with anxiety is what people get <i>wrong</i> about the disorder.<p>According to Joseph Bienvenu, an associate professor of psychiatry and behavioral sciences at Johns Hopkins University, there are many fallacies when it comes to anxiety disorders, and …

Samsung Galaxy S5 vs Galaxy S4 (Comparison)

Samsung officially unveiled the Galaxy S5 at the Mobile World Congress 2014 last week in Barcelona. The handset will hit retail in over 150 countries …

Google Smartwatch Specs Leak, Show Hardware Comparable To Galaxy Gear 2

Some new details about Google’s upcoming smartwatch, which is said to be made by occasional Nexus hardware partner LG, have emerged from mobile leaker @evleaks, who has a solid track record when it comes to unreleased devices. Shortly after TechCrunch reported that Google’s smartwatch development …

5 awesome tricks that will make your iPhone run much smoother

One of the many reasons Apple’s iPhone lineup has been so popular over the years is because of how smooth and consistent the user experience tends to …

The world’s most ethical countries: 2014

A new study shows why bringing tourism dollars to destinations like the Bahamas and Chile can be more impactful than Costa Rica or Ghana.<p>What makes the Bahamas a more ethical vacation choice than Costa Rica?<p>That’s the crux of a recent survey about ethical travel, a movement that encourages …

The Surprising Lessons of the ‘Muslim Hipsters’ Backlash

I made a music video to share my own story as a Muslim woman in America. In doing so, I was expected to share every other Muslim woman’s story, too.<p>“See you, Mama—tonight is the playoff game…” I mumbled as I hopped on my skateboard toward the soccer fields. I pinned my <i>hijab</i> extra tight and pulled a …

Naked, Covered in Ram's Blood, Drinking a Coke, and Feeling Pretty Good

One man's journey to Senegal to investigate a tribal cure for depression.<p><i>Excerpted from the book</i> The Moth<i>, edited by Catherine Burns. Compilation copyright © 2013 The Moth. Published by Hyperion. Available wherever books are sold.</i><p>'m not depressed now—but I was depressed for a long time. I lived …