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16 Foods That’ll Re-Grow from Kitchen Scraps

Looking for a healthy way to get more from your garden? Like to know your food is free of the pesticides and other nasties that are often sprayed on …

Gardening

5 Passive Wealth-Building Strategies to Add Three Days to Your Weekend

Buy back your time and invest like the super-rich.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Many people associate work with punching the clock, the 9-to-5 slog and saving for retirement. The trouble is, an hourly rate alone will never make you wealthy and drains your most …

Want to get better at coding? You just have to play this game

Coding is the new English. At least, that’s what websites like Codecademy want you to think.<p>But maybe you’ve held off on trying to improve your coding skills, because you still thought it wasn’t fun enough. Turns out there’s no excuse for you anymore.<p>With Codingame, you practice your coding skills …

PHP

The results of the first ever Comedy Wildlife Photography Awards are in (and they’ll make you smile)

Wildlife

10 Steps to Becoming a Stock Market Millionaire

Investing in the stock market is a way to make more than just a little extra cash. In fact, with the right approach and the right skills, investing even a little in the stock market can put you on the road to earning millions. Becoming a stock market millionaire isn't an easy task and it isn't a …

Get With the Best: Top 10 Best Programmers Around Today

Barbara Liskov<p>The first woman in America to gain a PhD in computer science, Liskov developed CLU, which had a significant influence on C++, Java and …

Pennsylvania Manufactures Massive Test Failure

Brace yourself, Pennsylvanians. The new cut scores for last years Big Standardized Tests have been set, and they are not pretty.<p>It was only this week the State Board of Education met to accept the recommendations of their Council of Basic Education. Because, yes -- cut scores are set after test …

20 fascinating facts about the majority of Americans

Using Census data, Pew and Gallup polls, and more, Business Insider identified some simple facts that ring true for the majority of the nearly 320 million US residents.

Here's why programmers are going nuts over a text editor

That's why Atom, a free development tool made by popular code sharing site GitHub, is so popular with the programmer set. Atom has been downloaded 1.2 million times since its introduction into beta this time last year, and has 350,000 monthly active users.<p>Today, GitHub is announcing the release of …

To Make The Most Money As A Programmer, Learn This Language

<i>This question originally appeared on Quora: Financially speaking, which computer languages can earn the most for the programmer?</i><p><i>Answer by Carter Page, Engineering Manager at Google, on Quora</i><p>There is a short answer, but this a borderline religious discussion, so it requires some context first.<p>I’ve …

Programming

Why we should beware of the number 2,147,483,647

As complex and incredible as our latest gadgets are, they can be foiled by something very simple: a number that's just too big. The BBC explains the phenomenon in terms of an odometer that only goes up to 99,999 miles.<p>Drive another mile, and it would roll to zero again, and start counting from …

Mathematics

How the Philadelphia Suburbs Got Their Names

Many of Philadelphia’s suburbs have been around since before the American Revolution, and some are even as old as Pennsylvania itself (indeed, the …

A Pill That Makes Farts Smell Like Chocolate

File this one under "Medical Breakthroughs We Didn't Know We Needed": Someone has invented a line of scented pills designed to make your gaseous …

The most racist places in America, according to Google

Where do America's most racist people live? "The rural Northeast and South," suggests a new study just published in PLOS ONE.<p>The paper introduces a novel but makes-tons-of-sense-when-you-think-about-it method for measuring the incidence of racist attitudes: Google search data. The methodology comes …

Barack Obama

Estonia's Rise As A High-Tech Leader Boils Down To One Notion: Think Globally From The Start

The small Baltic country of Estonia, with a population of slightly more than 1 million, is a place with big ideas and a big footprint in the world of technology. Entrepreneurs who plan to expand globally in 2015 can take note from Estonia’s rapid success. In Estonia, thinking globally has become a …

25+ apps to make your everyday life easier

At our small, fast-moving nonprofit company, everyone does a couple of jobs — and productivity apps help us manage roles that shift between coding, …

MacTrast Deals: Learn Swift – Apple’s New iOS Programming Language

Apple’s latest and greatest mobile operating system, iOS 8 will soon hit the streets, and here’s your chance to learn how to develop for Apple’s …

Simple Pleasures: Chewing on a First World Problem | Karlis Celms | TEDxRiga

Want To Cash In On Your Paycheck Before Payday? There's An App For That

Waiting two weeks for payday is a pain. Isn’t there a better way?<p>According to startup Activehours, the answer is yes. Their app lets you withdraw money from your paycheck before payday rolls around. You plug in some info about your job and bank account, request a portion of your earnings, and it’s …

17 Apps Every Modern Gentleman Should Have On His Phone

But now it's time to grow up.<p>Lucky for you, Business Insider is here to help you by turning your smartphone into an even more useful sidekick.<p>Covering everything from getting organized to buying liquor, we've put together a list of the 17 apps that every gentleman needs in 2014.