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8 fundamental Internet lessons to teach your kids

With two things as rapidly changing as the Internet and a child's development, sometimes safety settings aren't enough.<p>Besides built-in precautions …

This wireless speaker floats on a cloud of magnetic force

It doesn't train you for lightsaber battles<p>This is a floating Bluetooth speaker. It's suspended above its base thanks to an electromagnet and can play music from any Bluetooth source. It's called the Om One. It also looks really cool.<p>If you want one of your own, Om Audio is launching a crowdfunding …

10 All-American Summer Road Trips

Drive, We Said<p>There's nothing more American than hitting the open road with the windows down, the music up, and a cooler full of beer in the backseat (you know, for later). Sure, the game has changed a little—smartphones have all but rendered guidebooks and crumpled maps obsolete—but one essential …

National Parks

Google's "Quantum Computing Playground" lets you fiddle with quantum algorithms

Google has just launched a new web-based integrated development environment (IDE) that allows users to write, run and debug software that makes use …

Sync your iOS Photo Stream with Flickr, Dropbox or anything else

I have at least three apps set to auto-upload my iPhone photos whenever I reach a Wi-Fi connection. That’s three apps running in the background and using bandwidth to send my pictures up to the cloud, and they all run in addition to Apple’s own Photo Stream.<p>There’s nothing really wrong with this …

Apps

Hot-rod Hackintoshes perform like the latest Mac Pro

Although it looks like a vanilla PC in a boxy case, the machine pictured above is a high-performance, custom-built Hackintosh.<p>This thing is hot! Known as the P280, after its Antec case, this Hackintosh is equivalent in performance to Apple’s latest Mac Pro workstation, but costs significantly …

The Ultimate Python Programming Course For Beginners | Cult of Mac Deals

• Length of time users can access this course: lifetime<br>• Access options: web streaming<br>• Certification of completion included<br>• Redemption deadline: redeem your code within 30 days of purchase<br>• Experience level required: all level<p>30-day money back guarantee<br>• Get unlimited access to this course FOREVER<br>• Upon …

Python Programming

Review: Tocomail for iPad – Kid Safe Email

Do you remember Clippy? He was a chipper guy, who when I first saw him in Windows as a spotty teen I thought “that’s cool, an interactive comic character who will help me use Office 97!”. Clippy was great, and then 2 minutes later I learned how to use Office properly and he quickly became annoying. …

Baked Apples with Walnut Herb Stuffing

Celebrate fall flavors with this vegan dish that even the meat-lovers at the table will adore.

Flavors

The Peanut Lighter

Reading time: less than a minute.<p>Accessories<br>• American<br>• Camping<br>• Gadgets<br>• Gear<br>• Survival<p>It’s hard to stress the importance of a lighter when you’re off the …

Stainless Steel

Dazzling demo fits 'Minecraft' flyby into 256 bytes of data

French web developer Matthieu "p01" Henri has created a <i>Minecraft</i>-like flyby using just 256 bytes (0.25KB) of HTML and JavaScript. As seen on <i>Prosthetic Knowledge</i>, "Minicraft" is a tribute to Minecraft creator Notch's similar JavaScript experiment, which managed to squeeze a lot of detail into just …

Objective-C Cheat Sheet and Quick Reference Updated for Xcode 5!

Objective-C Cheat Sheet and Quick Reference Updated for Xcode 5!<p>This is a quick note to let you know that I’ve updated our Objective-C cheat and …

Objective-C

Coding Academy - Learn to Program

Source Code

MOOCs from Great Universities (Many With Certificates)

Discover 800+ Fee MOOCs (Massive Open Online Courses) by great universities -- Harvard, Stanford. MIT, etc. Most offer "certificates" or "statements …

A Liberal Decalogue: Bertrand Russell’s Ten Commandments of Critical Thinking and Democratic Decency

British philosopher, mathematician, historian, and social critic <b>Bertrand Russell</b> (May 18, 1872–February 2, 1970) endures as one of the most intellectually diverse and influential thinkers in modern history, his philosophy of religion in particular having shaped the work of such modern atheism …

Seeing with geometry: inside the mind of Andy Gilmore

Andy Gilmore is practically unrivaled in his field. A master of geometry, his work has been commissioned by Nike, <i>Fast Company</i>, <i>Wired Magazine</i>, and others. To coincide with the sale of a selection of Gilmore's works, the design house / online store Ghostly International has released a video looking …

The Dino Pet is a Living Toy that Uses Algae to Glow at Night

What child hasn’t dreamed of owning their own, glowing dinosaur? The Dino Pet from California-based company, Yonder Biology brings the best elements …

Learn Passive Solar Design with Boston Architectural College's Brand New Online Course

Passive heating and cooling design takes advantage of the local climate and site conditions to maximize comfort and health within a structure while …

Green Living

Meet Vaclav Smil, the Canadian polymath whose books Bill Gates is racing to read

A few weeks ago, Microsoft founder and philanthropist Bill Gates published his personal summer reading list on his blog Gates Notes. Of the eight titles, two are by the same author, a Canadian professor emeritus you’ve probably never heard of: Vaclav Smil.<p>“I’m trying to read everything he writes, …

Bill Gates

My All-Time Favorite Laptop Sleeve

I <i>hate</i> faux stitched app leather as much as I love real stitched leather—for <i>certain things.</i> This is one of them: the PicasoLab’s MacBook Pro Retina …

The technical pants that replaced my jeans

Pants from a startup called Outlier mean I'm (maybe) never going back to denim.<p>I have, in large part, stopped wearing jeans. I still own a couple of …

The Science of Our Optimism Bias and the Life-Cycle of Happiness

<i>“If I expect as little as possible, I won’t be hurt,”</i> Susan Sontag famously wrote in her diary. And yet we’re wired to expect a lot — and to expect great things. So argues neuroscientist <b>Tali Sharot</b> in <b>The Science of Optimism: Why We’re Hard-Wired for Hope</b> — a short, absorbing TED Book summarizing …

Kickstarting: A Collapsible Bike Helmet Designed For Safety And Style

Closca’s new model goes from flat to dome with a satisfying click, then keeps your head protected when you’re on the road.<p>Every person I know who bikes regularly–myself included–has gotten into some kind of mild to moderate wreck on the mean streets of their city. Even the most conscientious rider …

Get your cyberpunk on when Deus Ex: The Fall launches on iOS Thursday

Square Enix plans to release Deus Ex: The Fall for iOS this Thursday, July 11, 2013. It's the newest action/role playing game to bear the Deus Ex …

How to learn the periodic table in 3 minutes

YouTube channel AsapScience has recorded what is possibly the most fun rendition of the periodic table set to music that anyone's ever heard.<p>In high …

Researchers Build Nano Solar Cells 1,000 Times More Powerful than Conventional PVs

As global warming and climate change escalate, the push to develop better, more efficient solar energy technology has never been more urgent, and now …

How All 50 States Got Their Names

<b>Alabama</b><p>Before Europeans landed on American shores, the upper stretches of the Alabama River in present-day Alabama used to be the home lands of a …

Native Americans

Satechi’s Mac-Matching Number Pad Doubles As Standalone Calculator

Here’s a great idea: It’s the Satechi Bluetooth Wireless Smart Keypad and it combines a number pad for your Mac with an actual old-school calculator. It even matches your Apple Wireless Keyboard.<p>The keypad has two modes. In one, it acts like a calculator and can be taken anywhere thanks to its …

Standalone

Neil Gaiman's 'Sandman' prequel launching October 30th, first image and plot details emerge

Vertigo has released a slew of details on Neil Gaiman's <i>Sandman</i> prequel, including an image, title, and release date. The first issue of <i>The Sandman: Overture</i>, will be released on October 30th this year, followed by five more issues, each released two months apart. Renowned comic book artist J.H. …

Apple Summer Camp Teaches Kids How To Become Filmmakers

Every year Apple does a summer camp for kids at its U.S. retail stores. The free workshops teach 8-12 year olds how to make movies and music with iMovie and Garageband. Camp sessions begin around the middle of July and last through the beginning of August in some cases. There are two workshop days …

Kids