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Netflix codes: The secret numbers that unlock thousands of hidden films and TV shows

Netflix's incredibly niche, personalised subgenres have long captivated movie nerds, from "Steamy Crime Movies from the 1970s" to "Period Pieces About Royalty Based on Real Life".<p>The genres, based on a complicated algorithm that uses reams of data about users' viewing habits to recommend exactly …

The favorite foods and eccentric eating habits of 9 ruthless dictators

Cobra stew. Hallucinogenic root bark. KFC. These were favorite meals of some 20th-century dictators.<p>In "Dictators' Dinners: A Bad Taste Guide to Entertaining Tyrants," Victoria Clark and Melissa Scott offer astonishing insights into dictators' table manners, food vices, and fears of poisonings. …

20th Century

A Mysterious Virus Is Infecting Children All Over The US

The virus is sweeping the Midwest and has also hit Colorado and some states in the South.<p>CNN reports that one Kansas City hospital has seen up to 30 children a day come in for treatment for the virus, which is similar to a cold, but with worse symptoms. About 15% of those children are placed in …

Public Health

Harvard professor urges NFL to fund medical marijuana studies for CTE treatment

Getty Images<p>NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell has said the league would consider allowing players to use medical marijuana if the medicine supports its …

Suh is expected to make an agent decision by the end of the week

Getty Images<p>The Lions want to work out a new contract with defensive tackle Ndamukong Suh. Before they can do that, he needs to hire an agent.<p>Per a …

Weighing the Pros and Cons of Detroit Lions' Top Free Agent Targets

NFL free agency finally kicks off next week. For Detroit Lions fans, that means the three-month wait is finally over, and we can fully immerse ourselves in the pros and cons of each target without sounding desperate.<p>Actually, it's the NFL. Every team that didn't just win the Super Bowl is desperate.<p>…

The Ultimate Guide to Adjustment Layers - Color Balance and Selective Color

In this tutorial, we are going to have a look at the Color Balance and Selective Color adjustment layers in Photoshop. They work by balancing the …

This Contest Winner Looks Like a Movie Poster (And That’s Good)

John Stanmeyer of VII won the World Press Photo of the Year on Thursday with this magnificent image of migrants in Djibouti trying to get a cheaper …

Selling Fine Art Photography Tip #1: Jimmy Williams on Building a Reputation by Starting Local

<i>This is the first blog post in a series from our newest guide</i> Selling Fine Art Photography<i>. Download it here.</i><p>North Carolina-based Jimmy Williams is a …

DIY: Build Your Very Own Camera Slider in an Hour for Only $30!

Getting your own commercial camera slider can get a bit pricey, but thanks to Derek Mellott and this great <i>Instructables</i> tutorial, you can build your …

Big Group? One Light, One Composite - Create A Stunning Group Portrait With Just One Light

Compositing is no beginner’s tactic. Before you dive in, provide time for the proper research and learn the skill set to prior to the job. Like many …

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