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24 Websites to Offer Coding at School

<i>This piece was co-authored with Rachel Paulter, marketer at Chalk.com.</i><p>Computer science (CS) education faces a crisis. The White House calls computer science "an economic and social imperative for the next generation of American students." Yet only 1 in 4 elementary and high schools teach …

Big Data: 33 Brilliant And Free Data Sources Anyone Can Use

Data is ubiquitous — but sometimes it can be hard to see the forest for the trees, as it were. Many companies of various sizes believe they have to collect their own data to see benefits from big data analytics, but it’s simply not true.<p>There are hundreds (if not thousands) of free data sets …

Big Data

This 1937 Film Perfectly Explains the Secrets of Engine Lubrication

A vast number of the engineering challenges faced by those who develop internal-combustion engines come down to one simple factor: friction. Countless years have gone into creating surfaces, coatings, oils, and bearings that attempt to overcome this universal force.<p>And yet the most basic way in …

Increased water stored on land has slowed sea level rise by 20%, study finds

Vast volumes of water falling as rain and snow have stayed on land in recent years, slowing the rise of the seas, new research has revealed.<p>Water is …

The Best And The Worst Of Super Bowl Ads

Sometimes it's better to leave more to the imagination.<p>That's the thought I'm left with after watching all of the ads that aired in CBS' Super Bowl broadcast Sunday night.<p>It may be an accepted truism that the commercials are often more exciting than the game. But this year, viewers watching for the …

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A sigh's not just a sigh - it's a fundamental life-sustaining reflex

Research reveals that sighing is more than a sign of depression or despair: it’s a reflex that happens several times an hour and helps preserve lung function<p>Californian scientists have identified the source of the sigh. It is not just a response to sadness, depression or despair: it is, also, they …

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Fact or Fiction: Science Tackles 58 Popular Myths

<b>Introduction</b><br>Stranger Than Fiction <i><br>by Hannah Schmidt</i><p><b>Section 1: The Animal Kingdom</b><p>1.1 Chocolate Is Poisonous to Dogs <i><br>by Alison Snyder</i><p>1.2 Komodo Dragons …

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Better Food Photography: Tips From Top Food Photographers

Photo: Andrew Scrivani<p>There is one thing that unites us across cultures, is present in every family, and is a way for all people everywhere to share a common experience: Food. Food is essential to relationships, family ritual, and comfort. Thus, it is no surprise that food is photographed so …

10 Useful Websites to Get Stock Photographs for Free

5 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>You're reading Entrepreneur India, an international franchise of Entrepreneur Media.<p>Videos and pictures get lot more shares on social media than regular blog posts. If your company maintains an active blog, a photograph can make …

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do you believe in life after smoking?

From lighting up to giving up Tom Rasmussen explores the politics of smoking<p>Why do you start smoking? There's actually loads of reasons: you're 15 and your parents don't get you, so you decide that the easiest way to defy all of their constant rule imposing is to make a decision that you know they …

Can 'Cultured Beef' Ease Meat Industry's Environmental Impact?

"Cultured meat" and a book that cleans dirty water are the latest innovations in food technology that could be key to sustainability in a world of finite resources.<p>Researchers from Germany and the U.S. revealed their solutions to surging meat demand and fatalities from waterborne diseases at the …

No one has been able to solve this cryptic puzzle by a British spy agency

Photo: Spectre/ IMDb.<p>The British intelligence and security organisation GCHQ released a "grid-shading puzzle" over Christmas to keep recipients entertained over the holiday season.<p>But so far, no one has been able to solve it and it's giving codebreakers a headache with less than 24 hours left until …

Ranking: Sundance 2016 Films From Worst to Best

__________________________________________________________<p><i>Complete Unknown</i><p><b>Grade: B-</b><p>Joshua Marston’s latest, <i>Complete Unknown</i>, dabbles is an …

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Vintage 1937 Film Perfectly Explains the Secrets of Engine Lubrication

What do ice skating and your engine's oil pump have in common? Even if you already know, you'll find this old educational film delightful.<p>Pretty much every engineering challenge inherent to the internal combustion engine comes down to one simple thing: friction. Countless hours have gone into …

Handy

The Ten Coolest Throwback Design Details

Design cues that recognize an automaker’s past can be found on cars all over the industry. Some are small easter eggs and some are obvious enough to …

Sports Cars

Eight Automotive Arguments to Have Over Thanksgiving Dinner

Hot topics that will get you and your loved ones wondering, "Is that what we came here to do? We came here to fight?"<p>[image id='4a43bfd1-4be6-45fe-b6ac-a616bbf59999'][/image]<p>Some of these arguments date back to when your grandfather was a kid. Some have only come up in recent times thanks to the …

Thanksgiving Dinner

How to Shoot Your First Concert… at a Crappy Venue

So you’re getting ready to photograph your first concert? That’s awesome. Chances are, it’s a less-than-perfect venue — that’s usually how it works …

The Quickest Way to Sharpen Images in Photoshop

What’s the fastest way to sharpen an image in Adobe Photoshop? Chelsea Northrup has the solution—and it doesn’t involve the “Sharpen” tool:The trick …

How to Make V-Flats for Studio Portraiture: A Step-by-Step Video Tutorial

New York City-based editorial and commercial portrait photographer Felix Kunze says that the number one question he gets asked by people is how he …

More Canon EF 16-35mm f/2.8L III Talk [CR2]

We’re hearing more about a new EF 16-35 f/2.8L III, which is expected in 2016 along with one of Canon’s new “pro” body announcements. We’re not sure …

Cameras

Car park art: Photographers create art out of the mundane multi storey - Telegraph

The Science That Makes Car Engines Sound So Different

The physics of engine notes, explained.<p><b>What separates a Porsche flat-six from a Toyota Avalon V-6</b>—aside from the bank angle, the power output, the engine location, and your interest in owning one? At full throttle, the Porsche belts out an aggressive mechanical rasp while the Avalon mutters a …

Here's How Turbochargers Are Going To Be Even Better in the Future

They're only going to get more powerful and more efficient.<p>By now, you know turbochargers are not the failure-prone spinners they were in the 1980s, no longer the bolt-on pieces that pulverized weak engines and their weak parts with surges of intoxicating power. Today, nearly one in every four new …

Engineering

15 Drone Photos That Leave Us Speechless

Our friends at SkyPixel are running a drone- and aerial-themed photography competition and some of the submissions have been (very literally) over the top. This technology has already changed the way we capture our travels—providing new angles on everyday subjects. Here are 15 of our favorite …

'Minecraft: Story Mode's' adventures have familiar plots but characters worth rooting for

"Minecraft," the video game that can essentially be anything you want it to be, is everywhere.<p>Everywhere, that is, except in my home. It's on laptop computers, mobile phones and video game consoles, and it's in toy stores, bookstores and even baseball stadiums. A Chicago Cubs-branded spongy bat, …