Netflix Stabs Us In The Heart So Hollywood Can Drink Our Blood

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I love Netflix. They’re one of my favorite companies. I think they run their business right both internally and externally. That’s why it was so painful yesterday when they stabbed me in the heart.

As you may have heard by now, Netflix reached an agreement with the movie studio Warner Brothers to hold off on the release of new Warner Brothers DVD and Blu-ray movies until after they’ve been on sale for 28 days. Similar agreements with other major studios are likely to follow. That means you can kiss new release rentals goodbye on Netflix. Simply put, this is bullshit.

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Lights … Cameras … And A Whole Lot Of Insect Repellent

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Get the bug spray its movie time

 

Last month, I was sorting through the mail after work. Amid the plastic windowed envelopes offering lower interest rates on credit cards and thick glossy catalogs touting everything from a ladder to help an arthritic dog climb onto your bed to a $6,000 coyote skin throw rug, I found an item that really grabbed my attention, a Backyard Outdoor Theater System. The combination consisted of a projector/dvd combo, two speakers and a 12′ x 6′ screen.

I thought about it. Lazy summer evenings, sitting back and sipping a cool beverage, while the kids ran around catching fireflies and watching a Hollywood blockbuster on a very big screen. These are the moments when vivid, lifetime memories are made. But then I saw the price tag: $3,499. The dream of outdoor movie watching began to make a hasty retreat. Continue reading… “Lights … Cameras … And A Whole Lot Of Insect Repellent”

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Top 10 Videos of the Week

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1.) World Builder – A young man uses holographic tools to build a world for the woman he loves.

After going to the far reaches of the Internet to explore the online video world, we have found some truly amazing pieces of video. But also a lot of clunkers along the way as well. The ones we are including here are the best of the best. (Videos)

 

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Top 10 Scariest Contact Lenses

Top 10 Scariest Contact Lenses

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The world of eyewear has been forever changed by the introduction of contact lenses, however, not all of them are practical or fashionable; some contact lenses are just downright disgusting, creepy, and especially scary. The top 10 contact lenses mentioned here are in no particular order, because I just can’t seem to decide which ones creep me out more!  (PICS)

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Mini Submarines To Explore Human Body Nearing Reality

Mini Submarines To Explore Human Body Nearing Reality 

 

Ever since the 1966 Hollywood movie, doctors have imagined a real-life Fantastic Voyage  a medical vehicle shrunk small enough to “submarine” in and fix faulty cells in the body. Thanks to new research by Tel Aviv University scientists, that reality may be only three years away.

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