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Revealed: Secret list of Netflix codes that unlock hidden list of films and TV shows

Good news for Netflix users - you can use hidden codes to make searching the extensive streaming site easier.<p>It seems not all content appears when …

TV shows

My First Three Hours of ‘No Man’s Sky’ Have Been Dark, and Full of Terrors

Some will find their 'NMS' experience relaxing, but I've been blown apart by enemies, clawed by alien beasts, and stranded on deadly planets.<p><i>This is part two of VICE Gaming's documenting of the early hours of</i> No Man's Sky<i>, with different experiences unfolding in different parts of the world. Austin</i> …

No Man's Sky

Amazon Video: the 50 best TV shows on Amazon Prime UK

TV

2016 Jeep Renegade

Crossover cuddly.<p><b>Overview:</b> Looking for all the world like something a Pokémon Go character would drive, the diminutive Renegade is the latest Jeep to bound into the market. The small four-door hatchback shares its platform and its Italian assembly line with the Fiat 500X. It’s priced between the …

Die Hard

Fuckers Who Curse a Lot Aren't Stupid, Says Science

A new study shows that douchebags who know more profanities tend to have better vocabularies overall.<p>Good news, assholes: All those cockheads who have been telling you for years that curse words are a sign of poor breeding, low intelligence, and a shitty command of the English language should shut …

Language

Microsoft apologizes after AI teen Tay misbehaves

The chatbot was supposed to engage with millennials in a casual and playful way. Instead, she let loose a string of racist and sexist tweets.<p>Microsoft is taking part in an inevitable parenting tradition: apologizing for its jerk kid.<p>On Friday, the Redmond, Washington, company took responsibility …

Chatbots
Entertainment

Bill Turnbull Just Dropped The C-Bomb Live On BBC Breakfast

318<p>SHARES<p>Oh, Bill. He even pauses to think for a moment, as if to say "I know what I'm about to do but it's too late, the word has already formed in …

Breakfast

Activate GodMode in Windows 10

GodMode puts all of your settings under one roof.<p>In Windows 10 ($92.99 at Amazon.com), settings and controls are divided between the Settings menu and the traditional Control Panel. Some settings -- including touchscreen-specific settings and Windows Update -- are found only in the Settings menu, …

Windows 10

Never Mind the Buzzcocks: the 10 most memorable moments

Never Mind the Buzzcocks might have come to an end, but it has left us with some brilliant evidence of musicians and celebrities behaving badly<p>After 28 series and 18 years, the BBC pop music quiz Never Mind the Buzzcocks has come to an end. But it will be remembered for its inventive rounds and …

X-rays

Volvo has a braking system that can stop a 40-ton semi on a dime

The automotive experience has evolved rapidly in the past decade, with all manner of modern features from on-board Wi-Fi and portable device integration to automated parking.<p>Now the self-driving segment of the market is quickly taking shape. Volvo is raising the bar big time with some rad …

Autonomous Cars

Top 12 Most Mind-Bending Illusions in 2014

Over the past few years we've seen some truly mind-bending illusions (2012, 2011). It's now that time of year again when we look back and show you the best ones of 2014. What distorted our senses and changed our perception of reality? This year, we saw a lot of street art works that pushed creative …

Art

EU makes Britain pay for recovery

The Prime Minister is ambushed with a demand for an extra £1.7billion because Britain has outperformed other European economies over past decade<p>David Cameron is fighting to stop Britain being forced to pay an extra £1.7 billion to the <b>European Union</b> due to the success of the British economy.<p>The …

Why Didn't They Win? 10 Huge Discoveries Without a Nobel Prize

National Geographic science writers, bloggers, and editors pick groundbreaking advances and inventions that should have won a Nobel.<p>The 2014 Nobel Prize in physiology or medicine has gone to three scientists who discovered brain cells that help us stay oriented—our "inner GPS." Announced Monday, …

German tourists: 'arrogant, boring and nude'

Considering the stereotypical view of the German holidaymaker, the decision by the Berlin-based newspaper Bild to describe British tourists as drunk, fat and sunburnt this week may not have been entirely wise.<p>Some of the assertions made – that we were prone to “underwear amnesia”, “vodka cough”, …

10 Punbelievable Videogame Puns

1. Works as both a terrible pun AND a racist impersonation of Asian accents. It's the South Park "City Wok" gag in Pokemon-form!<p>via <b>Xahtier</b><p>2. It might …

Animal Crossing

Fan Pirates Game, Accidentally Tells Developer About It

When fighting game fan "Dan Hibiki" got a strange message while playing <i>Skullgirls</i>, he did what anyone with a Twitter account might do: he contacted …

Game Development

Raju The Elephant Cries After Being Rescued Following 50 Years Of Abuse, Chains

For 50 years, Raju the elephant was abused, held shackled in spiked chains and forced to live off scraps from passing tourists. All that changed when he was rescued last weekend by wildlife conservationists who said the animal cried when he was finally set free.<p>Wildlife SOS, a group established in …

Tory MP allegedly found with child porn in 1980s faced no charges, police told

Senior Conservative politician allegedly caught with child pornography videos in the 1980s faced no further action, it has been claimed<p>A senior Tory politician said to be part of a child sex ring was allegedly stopped by a customs officer with child pornography videos but got off scot-free, police …

Crime

Student Loans Company Agrees To Stop Sending Letters From A Fake Debt Collection Agency

The not-for-profit company, which is owned by the government, uses the controversial tactic to encourage students who have failed to keep to up with repayments. UPDATE: The Student Loans Company has halted the practice.<p>Following BuzzFeed's story the student loans business has ceased issuing any …

Watch a jet with no front landing gear land on stool

A little-known fact is that a special stool was invented for the very purpose of helping a Harrier jet land without its front landing gear.<p>There are people, somewhere out there, whose job is to consider what happens in the event of disaster.<p>It's not a job everyone would want, but it's socially …

Furniture

Pushup Circuit for Strong Shoulders

The circuit works like this: Do each exercise—the pushup, the side pushup to your right, and the side pushup to your left—for 30 seconds, and then move on to the next one. Rest 15 seconds between each exercise. That's one round. Rest one minute, and repeat.<p>"You'll not only ignite muscle growth and …

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Cars Articles, Photos and Videos - AOL

The mother of a disabled girl has criticised housing officials after they installed a £40,000 'slalom-style' ramp on her front garden. More here: http://fw.to/ej4yw7k Photo: SWNS

11 Gadgets From The 1980s You'd Totally Forgotten About

The 1980s was a beautiful decade for gadgets and technology.<p>Video games made their first mainstream assault on the home. Mobile phones and the …

The Wii U is dead in its current form, admits Nintendo. But what now? - ExtremeTech

By on January 20, 2014 at 7:20 am<p>This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use.<p>It’s taken years longer than it …