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14 of the most popular board games on Amazon this summer

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In Math, Profs Use This Puzzle To Teach a Valuable Lesson About Problem Solving

Graphic by Krauss The missing square puzzle is an optical illusion used in mathematics classes to help students reason about geometrical figures; or …

7 Craziest Moments in Army History

BY LOGAN NYE — WEARETHEMIGHTY.COM The U.S. Army is the oldest American military branch, tracing its lineage back to when the Continental Congress …

We Sent US Soldiers to World War I With Barely Any Gear

How under-equipped American troops adapted to using foreign weapons tech as they entered the Great War.<p><i>This story was originally published on The Conversation</i><i>.</i><p>On April 6, 1917, the United States declared war against Germany and entered World War I. Since August 1914, the war between the Central and …

15 free games that will help you learn how to code

Online learning has come a long way in the last few years. There are interactive courses, tons of online tutorials, and one of my personal favorite ways to practice coding: games.<p>While a game alone probably isn't going to teach you everything you need to know about coding, it can be a really …

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Employee Burnout Is a Problem with the Company, Not the Person

Employee burnout is a common phenomenon, but it is one that companies tend to treat as a talent management or personal issue rather than a broader organizational challenge. That’s a mistake.<p>The psychological and physical problems of burned-out employees, which cost an estimated $125 billion to $190 …

Employee Engagement

Cybersecurity Domains Mind Map

Last month I retweeted an image labelled "The Map of Cybersecurity Domains (v1.0)". I liked the way this graphic divided "security" into various …

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How I used math to develop an algorithm to help treat diabetes

When people ask me why I, an applied mathematician, study diabetes, I tell them that I am motivated for both scientific and human reasons.<p>Type 2 …

10 Free CSS & JavaScript Snippets for Creating Animated Loaders

Custom loading bars offer a way for websites to update visitors using strong visuals. Sometimes a static “loading” message isn’t always enough!And if …

Gather Your Fellowship For a Tolkien Inspired Tabletop Day

The wonderful thing about International Tabletop Day is that it’s a day for gamers of all sorts. Whether you’re planning to attend an all day event …

4 Next-Level Salad Recipes for People Who Hate Salads

As someone who likes veggies of all kinds, but is suspicious of store-bought salads and their reliance on cheap, container-filling leaves, this has been a common challenge in my weekly lunch planning. I watch half of my coworkers happily chomp down on plastic containers full of healthy greens, and …

Natural User Interfaces – What are they and how do you design user interfaces that feel natural?

User interfaces that you interact with using modalities such as touch, gestures or voice are often referred to as Natural User Interfaces (NUI). We …

What Makes A Good Data Visualization? — Information is Beautiful

Hi there. I’m David McCandless, creator of this site and author of two infographic mega-tomes, Information is Beautiful (2009) and Knowledge is …

Week in review: Fileless malware, HTTPS interception in the wild, simple Gmail spoofing

Here’s an overview of some of last week’s most interesting news, reviews and articles:<p><b>Banks around the world hit with fileless malware</b><br>Kaspersky Lab …

This Flowchart Helps You Find Your Leadership Style

If you ever have to step up and manage people, it can be pretty difficult to figure out the best way to do it in a way that both works with your …

How Functional Animation Helps Improve User Experience

Since humans are visually driven creatures, the impact of imagery only increases with the help of animation. Our eyes innately pay attention to …

Karuki Wireframe Kit – User Interface Web Elements

Karuki Wireframe Kit, a well designed user interface collection with more than 200 web elements.Mahamed Elgendy is a skilled UX/UI designer with …

Cubetto

With Cubetto, children who are motivated by storytelling can learn to code and bring their tales to life for the very first time. No reading required.

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A New Innovation for Type 2 Diabetes

<i>This essay appears in today’s edition of the</i> Fortune <i>Brainstorm Health Daily. Get it delivered straight to your inbox.</i><p>It is often the simple fixes …

Yes, the lead designer of ‘Civ VI’ totally wanted to mess with the way you play

“Civilization VI” is hitting store shelves today, and — while still familiar — it looks much different than it used to. But have you wondered why?<p>Ed Beach, the game’s lead designer, has had a long career designing video games and board games. He took the time to talk by phone about the design …

How to make a to-do list that actually helps you get everything done

A lot of people start their workday by making a to-do list. Depending on how realistic you are, there are probably anywhere from three to 15 items on your list. If it’s three, you probably end your workday feeling accomplished and energized. If you try to complete 15, you probably wrap up your day …

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Best Board Games for Couples | shopswell

My husband and I look forward to Date Night, but finding a babysitter can be challenging, and expensive, so oftentimes we'll have a quiet night at …

An ocean lies a few kilometers beneath Saturn's moon Enceladus's icy surface

With eruptions of ice and water vapor, and an ocean covered by an ice shell, Saturn's moon Enceladus is one of the most fascinating in the Solar …

Google's two-factor authentication is now a breeze to use

Two-factor authentication, while basically essential for protecting important aspects of your online life nowadays, can also be annoying, especially …

Hacking Facebook Accounts with just a phone number

Hacking Facebook Accounts with just a phone number is possible, experts from Positive Technologies demonstrated it exploiting flaws in the SS7 …

50 HTML5 Tools for Designers & Developers

Web development tools always make your web design project easier with the help of advanced features. HTML5 is the most popular language for …

User Experience Design Mistakes You Need to Fix

We're in the year 2016, modern web design has been around for at least 12 years already, ever since Tim O'Reilly and Dale Dougherty coined the term Web 2.0. Yet, user experience in design is still suffering from incompatibility, and plain ridiculous approaches to design vandalism.<p>Sure, designers …

Hiring a programmer? Ditch the coding interview and get back to basics

10 articles from the Basecamp archives focused on common sense hiring practicesThis week was going great…until I saw yet another article coaching …