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20 stunning editions of classic books you'll want to add to your library

Books are the gift that keep on giving.<p>Not only are the stories within them capable of transporting you to far off lands and through thrilling tales, …

Using Ruby with ActiveRecord in AWS Lambda

In my previous blog post I described how you can run MRI Ruby on AWS Lambda. In this article I'll guide you through adding gems to the project: first …

Software Engineering

How to Setup for Success on AWS

Planning ahead on how you will use your AWS resources can be really hard, but let’s talk about some best practices that will help you start on the …

Kickstarter Tabletop Alert: 'Great Scott!' - GeekMom

Reading Time: 5 minutes<p>In <i>Great Scott!</i> the whimsical 19th-century parlour game that never was, players draft cards to build ridiculous inventions and …

The Author of the Bible is Clearly the Wisdom of God: Christ

The Author of the Bible is Clearly the Wisdom of God: Christ<p>3/14/2015 Christianity , The Bible 58 Comments<p>Foretold in prophecy by almost all the …

And now, a brief (joke) history of the Apple Watch Edition

Ross Miller owes me two American dollars for posting this<p>Yesterday, we learned quite a bit about the Apple Watch. Today, I made some really bad dad jokes on Twitter, reinterpreting the development of the Apple Watch through the eyes of one of the greatest poets of the last 20th century. My friend …

Apple Watch

This Amazing Beehive From Australia Harvests Its Own Honey

The “Flow Hive”–developed by a father and son duo in Australia–represents real technological progress. The traditional process of honey extraction …

Off-grid

Estimates? We Don’t Need No Stinking Estimates!

How a hashtag lit the nerdy world of project management aflame — or at least got it mildly worked up<p>At 5:53 p.m. on Dec. 10, 2012, Woody Zuill sent …

In Brazil, ‘Surfer Angel’ Is Considered for Sainthood

Priest-in-training, who loved to catch waves, is considered for sainthood<p>RIO DE JANEIRO—Praying for waves? Have faith: the Catholic Church is considering a surfer for sainthood.<p>The would-be patron saint of good vibes is Guido Schäffer, a Brazilian priest-in-training who was 34 and about to be …

Brazil

When a group member may not actually be a Christian…

You’re sitting in your living room after small group, reflecting on the conversation of the evening. While you’re reviewing the night, you remember …

Houston pastor: Sexual immorality now framed as 'civil rights' issue

HOUSTON (Christian Examiner) -- Beliefs about sex once revolved around broadly held Judeo-Christian concepts of morality, but now sex is increasingly …

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Atomic Is The Missing Interface Design Tool In Your Browser

Great interface design is quickly becoming a priority as companies everywhere start realizing that it’s paramount to their succeeding in the crowded online space.<p>Then why, despite its importance, has there been such a gap in the UX design tools space?<p>Atomic, a startup team of ten based in …

Republicans in Congress Demand Answers About Military Chaplain Disciplined for Referencing the Bible

A group of 24 Republican lawmakers are demanding an explanation about why the Army disciplined a military chaplain for making references to the Bible …

Web applications don’t follow new rules

The last few weeks were full of lots of great articles about an old topic: <i>should things on the internet be dependent on JavaScript and should apps</i> …

Two Simple Steps Helped Me Learn Vim

I’ve wanted to learn Vim for a long time. But every time I tried to pick it up, I was overwhelmed with the endless possible keystrokes, perplexing …

Going Beyond grep for Searching Source Code

For developers who live on the command line, a shell prompt (bash or zsh) and an editor (vi or emacs) are the only IDE (integrated development …

Linux

Leatherman Tread bracelet is the first truly useful 'wearable'

You might not understand how truly useful and indispensable a Leatherman, or any multitool for that matter, is unless you've carried one for a while. Obviously, Leatherman President Ben Rivera is quite fond of his, but it caused a bit of a problem when he tried to pass through the gates at …

Wearable Tech

Robot Chicken and Power Glove: a match made in animation heaven

Dillon Markey animates one of the hottest Adult Swim programs on television, <i>Robot Chicken</i>. Better yet, he uses an old Nintendo Power Glove to do it.<p>The Emmy-winning show consists of short sequences of stop-motion animation using action figures of pop culture characters, like Bill Gates or Shigeru …