Weekend Links: 76,897 Kinds of Movies

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Netflix’s oddly specific recommendation categories span 76,897 micro-genres in total. This random sub-category generator can produce even more combinations from existing keywords, but there may not be too many films that fit the “Polish Mid-Life-Crisis Imaginative Satires” or “Gangster Love Triangle Animation” labels.

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Science may be able to solve the mystery of why dogs poop so weirdly.

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1984 was a great year for movies.

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…whereas 2013 was a great year for independent videogames.

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The fields of physics, biology, mathematics, chemistry, and psychology have given us revolutionary scientific developments, as well as some pretty good, nerdy jokes.

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Rumors of Facebook’s demise in the eyes of teenagers have been greatly exaggerated.

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The Marvel franchise is going ahead with a TV series starring Captain America’s Agent Hayley Carter. Watch out, 007: you’re not the only British spy we’re rooting for anymore.

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Instead of half-heartedly committing a New Year's resolution that will be broken by February, try a peacock vow.

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