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Google employees want to teach you to code for free with their latest app

A bunch of Google employees participating in the company’s Area 120 internal incubator have launched Grasshopper, a free mobile app for Android and iOS that teaches you the basics of programming.<p>It’s beautifully designed and is suitable for just about anyone who can be trusted to use a phone on …

Apps

10 times you should never use your debit card

Debit might seem great because there's no chance of spending more than you have or risking steep overdraft fees, but the stakes are also higher when it comes to fraud.<p>That's why debit cards are one of the things you should never, ever keep in your purse. For one thing, debit cards take cash …

Personal Finance

CNN interview with a Trump supporter goes sideways after she learns she unknowingly touted pro-Trump events coordinated by Russian trolls

A woman in Florida who unknowingly posted messages in support of events promoted by Russia-linked trolls during the 2016 US presidential campaign denied she had been duped by the Kremlin operatives.<p>Florine Gruen Goldfarb ran the Facebook page Team Trump Broward County, which posted messages touting …

Donald Trump

16 Optical Illusions Your Brain Will Refuse To See Correctly

"Wait, what?!" –Your brain<p><i>This post was translated from Japanese.</i>

How to combine multiple screenshots into a single image on iPhone

iOS 11 brought some nice improvements to screenshots, but one feature we didn’t get was the ability to take scrolling screenshots or an integrated way to stitch them together. Let’s take a look at an easy way to do so.<p>Tailor is a free download from the App Store and works with both iPhone and iPad. …

How to Make Your Content Go Viral on Facebook With These Seven Tips

For a little while now, Instagram has become the place to be for photographers and the word on all digital influencers lips. However, Facebook is not …

How to invest when a market bubble bursts

To paraphrase one of the great gems of Wall Street wisdom, "Nothing infuriates a man more than the sight of other people making money."<p>That's a pretty good description of what happens during the late stage of a stock market bubble. The bubble participants are making money (at least on a …

Stock Markets

Starting a Side-Hustle: How to Earn Your First $1,000 on Instagram as an Influencer | Inc.com

Have you been secretly wondering if you too can start making some money as an Instagram influencer? You've got a decent number of Instagram followers, and regularly post content that gets a lot of engagement. The comments from your followers reinforce something you already know. Your Instagram …

Public Relations

Stop Buying Tangerines. Plant Them In A Flowerpot And You Will Always Have Hundreds Of Them!

Tangerines, of the Latin name Citrus reticulate, are also known as Mandarin oranges. Clementines are the seedless variety of these irresistible …

Browser remembers your password, but you don’t? Take it back!

We've all seen something like this:But you have no idea what the password is. How to get the human-readable version of *******?Method 1: use the …

Web Design

9 Things You Can Get for Free on Amazon

How to Get Free Stuff on Amazon<p>Get Free Gift Cards, Ebooks, Music, Movies, and More<p>Updated February 22, 2018<p>It's actually pretty easy to get free …

How To Monetize Your Website With Google AdSense

Share!<p>If I had a euro for every time I heard one of those folklore stories of the guy who knew a person who talked to a guy whose roommate in college …

AdWords

Make Less Than $98,400? The Government Might Pay for Your Health Insurance

Don't fail to claim this valuable tax credit if you qualify for it.<p>Americans spend a staggeringly large percentage of their income on …

Top 5 Youtube Channels To Learn Programming

October 14, 2017<p>With so many high-quality resources all over the internet, it has never been easier to learn how to program. One of the best sources …

Programming

Here's What You Do If Your Car Overheats

It’s Independence Day weekend, meaning thousands of Americans will drive cross-country. And many of us will wind up on the shoulder of the road next …

Home Improvement

Here is how to enable 4K and HDR gaming on your Xbox One or Playstation 4

Console gaming is a lot like PC gaming when it comes to getting the best picture possible—you need the latest and greatest tech to make it possible. …

Televisions

How to Make a Realistic Shallow Depth of Field Using Photoshop

In this 20-minute tutorial by PiXimperfect, learn how to use Photoshop to create a realistic bokeh effect in your photo. Creating a shallow depth of …

Smartphone Photography 101 helps you take better photographs with your phone

No matter how many photos people take with their phones, there’s still a lot of bad shots on there. We see them all day on Instagram and Facebook. …

Mobile Photography

Restoring the Past With Photoshop

Humidity, sunlight, water, and most of all, time, are just some of the culprits in the damage most printed photographs will endure. However these …

Tutorials

How to build a dynamic website using WordPress

You might find building your own website fulfilling, but unless you know a lot of code, you’ll probably find publishing much on the web frustrating if not impossible. Even if you have advanced coding skills, you’ll find that building your own website and content management system will take a quite …

8 Websites That Will Help You Learn Coding Basics for Free

So you want to start creating websites of your own? Or maybe you just want to get better at editing your own WordPress theme. Is it possible that you …

Web Design

It's a Little Too Easy to Pick a Lock

Thanks to some key manufacturing errors.<p>Turns out it's incredibly simple to pick a padlock, which means committing minor trespassing and/or larceny is easier than ever! As a new video from HelpfulLockPicker, highlighted by Digg, explains, it is virtually impossible for a manufacturer to make a …

Trespassing

How to host lightweight apps for free

Once you’ve written your code on your local desktop, you can execute commands that deploy the code onto a workspace in Heroku. The code then executes …

Python Programming

Top 5 Dividend Stocks For Young Investors

Dividend stocks are my preferred means of money management between trades.<p>Young investors can learn from my story.<p>I give my top five dividend stock …

Investing

How to set up a DIY home security system

3 ways to protect your house<p>You don't have to invest in a multimillion dollar surveillance system to keep an eye on your property and possessions. In fact, you might be able to do the job with gadgets you already own, paired with free software. We've collected three types of systems you can pick …

Home Security

Download 243 Free eBooks on Design, Data, Software, Web Development & Business from O’Reilly Media

Last week we highlighted for you 20 Free eBooks on Design from O’Reilly Media. Little did we know that we were just scratching the surface of the …

Web Design

iPhone Apps Stuck on 'Waiting' During Download? Here's How to Fix It

Nothing is more annoying than seeing an iPhone app that is stuck on “waiting” during installation. You could cancel the download and retry, but the …

Operating Systems

After building my first React Native app, I’m now convinced it’s the future.

After a few weeks of playing around with React Native, I just came away with my first real mobile app. It’s fairly simple, but it only took me a few …

Software Engineering

20 Best Muse Templates for Creating Your Website Without Coding

<b>Adobe Muse</b> is an excellent website builder which you can use to create professional-looking websites without having to write a single line of …

Web Design

When Do Babies Start Sleeping Through The Night?

When do babies start sleeping through the night? It's every parent's question and ultimate goal. That first year is tough, but knowing what to expect …