Brief news items of note for Lifehacker readers, including: how Netflix delivers its shows to your TV, watch 20 movie scenes before and after CGI effects were added.
Briefly: Netflix Science, Census Wars, Before CGI
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Movies and TV shows come and go on Netflix on a regular basis, which means you might be half way through your favourite flick when it gets yanked from the service. The solution? Buy all your own content and set up your own private cloud-based streaming service you can get at from any computer or device.
Batteries are something most of us use every day, but few of us really know much about where they come from. If you're a DIYer, the evolution of components is an important facet of understanding how they work, and over at Adafruit, they have taken the time to teach just that in a quick video.