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Get to the Good Part: Hacker Invents a Way to Search Netflix For Nudity, Calls It BateFlix

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Remember that scene in Knocked Up when Katherine Heigl helps Seth Rogen out with the Mr. Skin ripoff and starts yelling, “Boobs and bush! Boobs and bush!”? This is better. According to VentureBeat, some anonymous hacker decided to teach himself PHP and HTML by building a site called Bateflix that lets you search Netflix’s streaming and DVD catalog for nudity.

Using the Netflix API, BateFlix lets you sort by genre, year, rating, instant vs. DVD, as well as category, such as Forced to Strip, Voyeur Peeping, and something called Nude Modeling Posing. The results are then displayed by level of nudity, from X to XXX. Read More