Tomorrow, an army of geeks descends on San Diego — and many of them would kill to write for television. Comic-Con always hosts panels about TV writing, and they're always standing-room only. But how do you learn the craft? We asked some great television writers, and they told us 11 books that every aspiring scribe…
Here’s a trick that’s been around for a while but may have passed you by: secret category codes added by Netflix engineers that can help you narrow down your on-demand video choices. From classic war movies to Brazilian dramas, here’s how to dig deeper into the Netflix library.
Stocks and bonds are fundamental investing terms, but if you’re new to investing, you might not have any idea what these terms mean. This video breaks it down.
Weekly or monthly challenges are motivating and fun for adults, so why not use this strategy to encourage our kids to read more? You could set a challenge for a number of books in a specific timeframe or use this themed template to broaden your kids’ reading material.
iOS: Know Fast for iPhone delivers short (less than four-minutes), informative videos to you each day, in categories you choose. It’s a great way to spend a few minutes learning something new and interesting in a field you’re interested in, or just to expand your horizons a bit.
Just like adding acid can temper a dish that’s too spicy, you can also soothe your mouth after eating super spicy food by eating something acidic. Out for Thai or Tex-Mex? There’s probably a lemon or lime on the table already.
Sure, Mario Kart 8 may have 30 characters and hovercrafts, but there’s something nostalgic about the now-classic Mario Kart 64. If you want to relive the games of your childhood, an emulator is a decent way to go.
You know that moment. The moment in a movie that you geek out over as soon as you walk out of the theater. The one that gives you goosebumps, or makes you whisper “Holy crap” as it’s happening. Those are the “wow” moments, and we’ve collected the best ones from 2015.
Cats and dogs don’t usually know what things make them sick, so their curious nature occasionally gets the best of them. To keep your pets safe, avoid having any of these common plants around your home.
The holiday season is just about over, but for this weekend’s Weekend Matinee, lets go back to 1964’s Santa Claus Conquers The Martians, just got get one last bit of cheer out this weekend.
Chrome: Ever read an article online, only to forget most of what it said a few days later? Hibou is an extension that will remind you to re-read it later for better retention.
While it’s it not always important to get what you want, it sure feels good sometimes. This handy cheat sheet explains 11 different ways you can influence others to give yourself a win every once in a while.
iOS/Android: Pets—they’re just like us! Well, sort of. They’re hairier and their breath smells worse, but they have vital records, just like we do, and Pawprint makes sure you keep track of all of those records in one spot.
It’s easier than ever to manage all aspects of your finances. There are great online tools for budgeting, investing, and making savings goals. Pefin aims to combine all that and also learn everything about your money situation, much like an advisor or planner. It’s sort of like Mint, but for your whole financial…
Cats love to knock stuff over or push things off tables, and that leads to a lot of broken items. Are they mean-spirited animals that hate your stuff? Here’s the truth, and how you can help prevent it.
Secret, anonymous messages aren’t just for the dastardly. Luckily, a little privacy isn’t difficult to get. With some effort and a spare phone, you’ll be whistleblowing, protecting your privacy from harassers, and staying anonymous when selling on Craigslist or looking for dates on Match. Here’s how.
Bagpipes. IN SPACE. And the touching reason why they’re being played.
If you’re a fan of virtual musicians with computer-generated bodies and voices, and you live in North America, then do I have news for you.
So you’ve probably seen that viral video showing cats having the bejeezus scared out of them by a particularly snake-like vegetable: the lowly cucumber. Hilarious, right? Sure—if you’re a human. As a veterinary technician points out, this trending activity could cause lasting psychological problems for your feline…