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OK, WTF Is a Time Crystal?

Physicists have made a new phase of matter called a time crystal—but what does that even mean?<p>Last month, a team of physicists from UC Berkeley said they'd created a blueprint for a new phase of matter called a time crystal. Their paper, in <i>Physical Review Letters</i>, turned what was once a pretty far …

Quantum Physics

Why The Multiverse May Not Be Madness

Alternate realities, parallel dimensions, and multiple universes. Whatever you call it, the notion of other versions of existence is one of the most …

Physicists who created 'pure nothingness' say they detected something astonishing inside of it

According to quantum mechanics, a vacuum isn't empty at all. It's actually filled with quantum energy and particles that blink in and out of existence for a fleeting moment — strange signals that are known as quantum fluctuations.<p>For decades, there had only ever been indirect evidence of these …

7 Crazy-Good Salad Recipes You'll Actually Want to Eat

Whether you made a resolution or ditched it all together, there's one universal aim we all have on our New Year's wish list, and that's to be …

An obscure California labor law could let these NHL stars opt out of contracts right now

An unlikely scenario that’s entirely possible.<p>I’ve got some bad news for you, California-based NHL teams. Yes, all three of you.<p>On Wednesday, baseball-oriented Fangraphs published a fascinating article highlighting a California law that could have major ramifications for that state’s pro sports …

10 Must-have apps that programmers shouldn’t live without

Share22<p>Tweet<p>Share10<p>+13<p>Shares 35<p>Every programmer knows that nothing can replace a well-equipped laptop or desktop computer as a workplace for the …

A Nutritionist's Advice for a Better Smoothie

Your smoothie is only as good as the things you put in it. And I should know: I'm a nutritionist and dietitian who understands the importance of …

This Is the Best of Lifehacker 2016

At the end of every year, we take a look back at our most popular posts to reminisce (and to help you catch any stuff you might have missed). Here’s …

How quantum entanglement in DNA synchronizes double-strand breakage by type II restriction endonucleases.

2016 Feb 21;391:102-12. doi: 10.1016/j.jtbi.2015.11.018. Epub 2015 Dec 10.<p>1National Human Genome Center, Howard University College of Medicine, …

2017 Logo Design Trends Forecast

Enjoy this forecast of the top logo design & branding trends of 2017.It’s also important to remember, that despite the fact that design trends vary …

7 Essentials You Can't Forget to Pack in Your Bridal Clutch

When your wedding day finally arrives, you may want to remind yourself that it's best to pack light for the day. You'll want to do anything but drag around a giant duffle bag filled with items that'll weigh you down and ruin your overall glammed-out look. Instead, you want to hold on to just the …

Weddings

Python Top 10 Articles

<i>In this observation, we ranked nearly 1,500 articles posted in October-November 2016 about Python and Data Science. (0.67% chance)</i><p>According to GitHub …

Prankster Joe Biden Is Our New Internet Meme Hero

In the wake of last week’s shocking election results, many of us felt the need to take a break from social media. Twitter had become an endless stream of doomsday headlines and party punditry. Facebook was suddenly overwhelmed by political arguments between friends and family members. And even …

You could become a pilot in the Drone Racing League if you’re good at this racing simulator

Today the Drone Racing League, a league that has a deal with ESPN to broadcast races this season, launched a drone racing simulator game.<p>And perhaps even more interesting, the league will be teaming up with Bud Light to host Drone Racing League tryouts on the simulator, with the winner receiving a …

Drones

Migrating From Windows To Linux — Then You Will Love These 6 Awesome Linux Distributions

Are you planning to <b>migrating from Windows to Linux</b> ?<p>Then you should check this list of some awesome Linux distributions for Windows users.<p>Privacy …

13 design tools and websites that are godsends for UI/UX designers

The continuous improvement of design tools has had a positive impact on usability and user experience. This has provided great convenience not only …

UX Design

The New 'Skyrim' Looks to Make a Perfect Game Better

With better graphics and the same everything else.<p><i>The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim</i> holds a place in the hearts of many as one of the greatest video games …

The Elder Scrolls

A Guide To Java Regular Expressions API

<b>I just announced the new Spring 5 modules in REST With Spring:</b><p><b>>> CHECK OUT THE COURSE</b><p><b>1. Overview</b><p>In this article, we will discuss the Java Regex API …

What every coder should know about gamma

A short quiz<p>If you have ever written, or are planning to write, <i>any kind of code</i> that deals with image processing, you should complete the below quiz. …

Tutorials

Enormous UFO captured on film in remote Malaysian village

<b>This bizarre footage captures the moment a UFO made an unexpected flypast of a remote Malaysian village, defiant alien hunters claim.</b><p>A blinding …

Want to Stick to Your Habits? Science Says This Will Double Your Success Rate

This will ensure your positive habits always happen, no matter what.<p>The internet is chock full of good habits that can change your success for the better. But actually sticking to them is a completely different story.<p>This unexpected journey called life gets in the way, and when we have a task list …

Mount Everest

How to make a web crawler in Python (under 50 lines of code)?

Interested to learn how Google, Bing, or Yahoo work? Wondering what it takes to crawl the web, and what a simple web crawler looks like? In under 50 …

The Saturday Amazon Bargains You Need to See

As a recurring feature, our team combs the Web and shares some amazing Amazon deals we’ve turned up. Here’s what caught our eye today, July 16.<p><i>Mental</i> …

Shopping

Were There Aliens Before Us?

Are we the only civilization-building intelligent species that has ever occurred in the universe?<p>It's one of science's oldest questions. Earlier this year, my colleague Woody Sullivan and I published a paper in the journal <i>Astrobiology</i> presenting new results that, I believe, throw new light on the …

Space

Become a PRO Hacker – Python for Hackers

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The 10 Algorithms Machine Learning Engineers Need to Know

It is no doubt that the sub-field of machine learning / artificial intelligence has increasingly gained more popularity in the past couple of years. …

A selection of the best product design and UX/UI design resources

Came together with the cool wind of this fall is the Mockplus v3.2. Recently, Jongde Software has just released this fully optimized version. Let's se …

UX Design