The 50 Best Movies on Netflix Instant We love the convenience of streaming movies on Netflix Instant, but we don’t always love the navigating through the countless films in the service’s ever-expanding catalog to find something to watch. So we’ve compiled our list of recommended titles for you—whether you love classics, comedies, documentaries or just good ol’ fashioned kung-fu. The genres vary greatly here—and range in age from brand new to 87-years-old—but all 50 of these films come with the Paste stamp of approval. 30. 29. 28. 27. 26. 25. 24. 23. 22. 21. 20. 19. 18. 17. 16.
The Top 25 Photo Galleries of 2011 Dec 29, 2011 Below you will find a collection of the Sifter’s top 25 galleries posted in 2011. Often the most popular posts on the site, the galleries not only take our readers around the world, but back in time as well. Some galleries even show us the farthest reaching points of the Cosmos and the thriving microscopic world invisible to the human eye. Click any image or title to be taken to the original post, enjoy! And see ya’ll in 2012.
Ten Novels Every Aspiring Writer Should Read TYEE LIST #9: Put down that pen and curl up with these giants. Treat your craft seriously, as does Gabriel García Márquez. Some time ago I published an article about 10 novels that aspiring writers should avoid. It wasn't because they were bad -- most of them are modern classics -- but because their readable styles looked so easy that they might seduce a young writer into imitating them. Other novels deserve reading by writers precisely because they can't be imitated. They can only show us how far a particular technique can be pushed, and it's up to us to understand and adapt that technique to our own work. Here are 10 novels that taught me something about the craft and art of fiction. 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 1984, by George Orwell (1949). 9. 10. Again, I'm not suggesting imitating these novels.
Biggest cave of the world | Best Photo Site The world's biggest cave ( Son Doong cave ), hiding in the jungles of Vietnam. A team of cavers with a local farmer decided to explore its depths. Howard and Deb Limbert, a husband and wife team from the Speleological began to research the world's biggest cave ( Son Doong cave ) in 2009 and they soon found a place where infiltrated the jungle and sunlight. Darryl Granger of Purdue University and a part of the team, who studied the world's biggest cave ( Son Doong cave ) in 2010, says that in some parts of the cave, you can safely fly a plane. The development of almost 6500 meters of the world's biggest cave ( Son Doong cave ) showed that in some places reaches a height of 200 meters and stretched wide by 80 meters. Despite the fact that there are longer and deeper caves, underground extent do the most enormous newfound cave in the world, beating the previous thus the world record holder - Deer Cave (Deer Cave) on the island of Borneo.
s Friendliest Countries Living abroad doesn’t have to lead to homesickness. That’s especially true for people who have relocated to New Zealand, Australia or South Africa. These are the three nations where it’s easiest to befriend locals, learn the local language, integrate into the community and fit into the new culture, according to the results of HSBC’s Expat Explorer Survey, released last month. The World's Friendliest Countries 1. New Zealand 2. 3. 4. 5. New Zealand, in the top spot, had high scores in all four categories. “New Zealanders as a whole seem like happy people, and that translates into friendly, helpful and kind people,” notes American expat Kim Brinster. HSBC surveyed 3,385 expatriates in 100 countries between May and July 2011. “As the largest global survey of expats, Expat Explorer allows us to capture invaluable insights into expat life and how it differs from country to country, continent to continent and from an expats’ home country of origin,” says Lisa Wood, head of marketing for HSBC.
Drawing Projects | FindHow.com Though Computer Generated Imagery (CGI) now dominates the vast majority of animated movies being made, there is still something very appealing about a hand drawn image. Drawing by hand takes a great degree of skill and technique. There are so many mediums that can be utilized when drawing by hand, yet many people are only familiar with pencil art. One of the more popular alternatives to pencil is pen ink. Ink can be utilized to portray very realistic images onto a piece of paper. When utilizing a technique known as shading, the artist can simulate the way a 3 dimensional object manipulates light. Another great medium for drawing is colored pencils. The Top 50 'Pictures of the Day' for 2011 Every day at 5pm the Sifter posts the Picture of the Day. Below you will find a collection of the Sifter’s Top 50 from 2011. It’s hard to imagine the year is almost over, time seems to fly faster each successive year so it’s fun to take a moment and look back at the year that was. Click any of the pictures below to be taken to the individual post to learn more about the photographer and picture taken. Enjoy and stay sifty my friends!