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Top 10 Picks of 2017 on Netflix #StreamTeam

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Before we get to the end of the year, I think it is time to reflect. Reflect on your bingeing. Do you ever wonder how much Netflix you watch in a year? Do you even want to know? I found out in preparation for my top 10 list for 2017. The top 10 things that I watched on Netflix this year. If you ever want to see your activity for a year and beyon you have to sign in to Netflix online and then go to your account, scroll to the bottom of the page and click on viewing activity. Then you’ll get a huge list of all the things that you watched and the dates that you watched them. Doing this made it really easy for e to determine what I watched this year and what I liked most. So, without another moment before the year slips away here are the top ten things I watched on Netflix in 2017. Continue reading Top 10 Picks of 2017 on Netflix #StreamTeam

Can Netflix Actually Make You Smarter? #StreamTeam

Voltron Legendary Defender

I am a member of the Netflix Stream Team and as such I am compensated with free Netflix and other promotional items. Opinions are my own and I write a post or two about Netflix every month.

I watch a lot of Netflix. I am a fan of so many shows. There is Longmire (which returns for the final season on November 17th), Stranger Things (which starts it’s Second Season October 27th), Voltron: Legendary Defender, The Ranch, House of Cards and so much more. Now, sometimes I am watching and only half engaged because I am watching while doing something else. But those other times when I am fully engaged I want to learn more about what I am seeing. For instance, some historical fiction shows that I have watched on Netflix include Hell on Wheels and Marco Polo. If I am watching these shows and have a question about something like who actually built the Union Pacific Railroad I could google that information and educate myself. I would not have thought about finding out that information if I hadn’t been watching Hell on Wheels. What I learned from my Google search was that the Colm Meaney character, Thomas Durant, was a real person and that the Anson Mount character of Cullen Bohannon, a confederate soldier was a made up guy based, loosely, on John Stephen “Jack” Casement a Union army general. I didn’t know that information before and because of the show I was watching I went to find the info out for myself. Continue reading Can Netflix Actually Make You Smarter? #StreamTeam