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The 10 books that inspired me to build a unicorn company

I admit it. I’m an online ‘snack’ addict. After all, with the digital era has come an endless selection of cheap, easy and addictive pieces of online …

Books

Earth - There are weird bursts of energy coming from deep space

The Universe is never short on the bizarre and the unknown. From black holes to exotic planets, scientists have plenty to ponder.<p>Lately, though, one puzzle has been especially baffling: mysterious flashes in the sky called fast radio bursts.<p>These bright bursts of radio waves shine for only a few …

Black Holes

Should You Do Cardio Before or After Weights?

Cardio is maligned by so called "serious lifters" but done exclusively by 60 percent of those who set foot in the gym after 5 p.m. But who's right, and what is the best recipe for results?<p>Is there a magic ratio of weight training to cardio that should be done? Should cardio be cast aside for a …

Exercise

Glowing nanomaterial to drive new generation of solar cells

Physicists have discovered radical new properties in a nanomaterial which opens new possibilities for highly efficient thermophotovoltaic cells, …

Solar Panels

Visual C++ for Linux and Raspberry Pi Development

It's bananas over at Microsoft. Last week they announced you can run Bash on Ubuntu on Windows 10, and now I'm seeing I missed an announcement of an …

Linux

Animation software used by Studio Ghibli is going open source

Toonz, the software that animators at Studio Ghibli used for classics like <i>Princess Mononoke</i>, is going open source. Italian studio Digital Video made a deal with Japanese media company Dwango, enabling Dwango to produce and release a free version of the tool, called OpenToonz, for the international …

Animation

Sketch Intricate Designs with A Hand-Cranked Drawing Machine

Joe Freedman combines art and geometry in his multi-gear drawing machines.<p>Almost all of us played with some kind of rinky-dink Spirograph toy at one point in our childhoods. The concept was simple—you stuck your pencil into one of the holes in a gear-shaped disc and dragged the disc around the …

Digital Art

Meet the Woman Who's Hacking Coding

Claire Shorall thinks one simple change can close the gender gap in computer science: Make everyone do it.<p>On her first day of college, Claire Shorall mentally prepared to introduce herself to the room of strangers in her Intro to Engineering Computation class. The professor suggested that everyone …

Someone Took All Of The Comedy Out Of Ghostbusters, And It's So Weird

2 years ago<p>There’s something strange in our neighborhood that not even the Ghostbusters can figure out right now. The first official trailer for Paul …

Film Industry

30 Fresh new Photoshop tutorials from 2016

The key to success and evolving your design skills is always constantly seeking out new ways to evolve those skills. One of the best ways is learning …

Graphics

The Best Way to Run a Startup With a Full-Time Job

<i>The Entrepreneur Insider network is an online community where the most thoughtful and influential people in America’s startup scene contribute</i> …

Entrepreneurship

Why Not: A Sorting Algorithm Based on the Fake-Theory of Intelligent Design

What computer science textbooks don't want you to know.<p>Sorting algorithms are among the most fundamental algorithms in computer science. Sorting is at the very heart of data or even just information in general. Search algorithms usually grow from sorting algorithms, for one thing, and that's about …

Algorithms

How to get rich in tech, guaranteed

<i>Startup L. Jackson is an anonymous blogger who writes about startups and Silicon Valley. This post originally appeared on his blog and is republished here with permission.</i><p>This week's NYT article on how employees sometimes lose out is a great read. Employees who like that might also like [Homebrew …

Startups

Awesome cat-packs allow cats to travel like tough tiny astronauts

Most cats would make great astronauts. They’re low-maintenance pets and partners who seemingly defy the laws of gravity.<p>While the average cat will …

Graphic Novels

'Alien Megastructure' Solar System Spotted By Kepler Space Telescope Most Likely A Star Swarmed By Comets Say NASA

When NASA's Kepler Telescope revealed that it had found what could have been an 'alien megastructure' orbiting a distant star, it didn't take long …

Comets
Astronomy

Albert Einstein's colossal mistake

<b>(CNN) —</b> El Malahim. Ragnarok. Armageddon. Those are terms we use to describe the end of the world.<p>As we celebrate the 100th anniversary of Albert Einstein's theory of general relativity this November, we can appreciate the fact that this brilliant scientist came up with ideas that have …

Universe

The 25 best horror movies since 2000

Ask horror-movie buffs to name their favorite decade for the genre, and you’ll likely receive a variety of answers. The ’30s had several of …

How to Create an Untraceable Messaging Device With an Old Phone

Secret, anonymous messages aren’t just for the dastardly. Luckily, a little privacy isn’t difficult to get. With some effort and a spare phone, …

Bacon And Sausages Do Cause Cancer, Says World Health Organisation

Processed meats are now classed as a carcinogen.<p>Dr Ian Johnson, a nutrition researcher at the Institute of Food Research, said in a briefing given to the Science Media Centre that "the classification reflects the strength of the evidence for an effect", not how big that effect is. "The effect is …

5 Mistakes That Are Hindering Your Happiness

If there's one thing that I have learned since starting Sixty and Me it's that life after 50 is a choice. You can invest in your health, wealth and happiness. Or, you can let yourself go. You can build a solid foundation for the future. Or, you can accept age-related problems as …

So a thief walks into a comedy club: Trevor Noah, Louis C.K. and the war over plagiarized punch-lines

Trevor Noah seems to borrow from Dave Chappelle, re-ignites debate about the ethics and reality of stealing jokes<p>Since the announcement in March that up-and-coming South African comedian Trevor Noah would succeed Jon Stewart as host of the "Daily Show," Noah has come under his fair share of …

Comedy

Six myths about sleep: if you got up early to read this, you’re in trouble

Early birds are more than welcome to the worms. Workplaces, schools and colleges should change the times we work to make us healthier and wiser<p>According to recent news reports, it’s a myth that we all need eight hours sleep a night – because a study involving hunter-gatherer societies in Africa and …

Sleep

The Rules: A Man's Guide to Drinking

It's always 6 o' clock somewhere. Here's how to imbibe in style.<p>Whether you're joking with friends or blowing off steam with colleagues, rules of decorum apply. For example, no self-respecting man consumes his libation with a straw. And when it comes to a man with a mullet, one must avoid said man …

Alcohol

10 Supercars You Can Buy for Under $50k

You don’t have to spend a mint to get some of the fastest and most beautiful cars ever produced. If you’re willing to put the effort into finding the …

Classic Cars