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50 Best Resources When Learning to Code

Introduction<p>Learning to code has slowly become a valuable asset. Regardless of your profession, understanding coding and technology is a valuable …

Playing Xbox One games on a computer solves one of gaming’s biggest problems

But let's be honest: you've been hogging the TV for hours, and you really should let others use it.<p>What if there was an easier solution? A solution, perhaps, that enabled everyone to be happy?<p>Back in November, Microsoft released an update for the Xbox One operating system that put Windows 10 on the …

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8 Benefits To Having A Beard

Put down the razor.<p>Beards are not only crazy hot (hey, its science), they're actually good for you. So if someone ever brings up that one study that found feces particles in beards, you can counter with any of the following 8 facts:<p>1. A beard can protect your face from the sun's damaging rays.<p>"Men …

Beards

The government seems intent on ending the solar power industry. It’s madness | Howard Johns

My company was left untenable by cuts to subsidies, so I had to close it. The ‘greenest government ever’ needs to act fast before it destroys the sector<p>It was with great sadness last week that I announced the closure of Southern Solar – a firm I set up in 2002, which I grew for the first 10 years, …

Churches Could Fill Their Pews With Millennials If They Just Did This

Recently, I returned for a few weeks to the church where I was baptized in an earnest attempt to put my Christian faith into some kind of measurable practice. It is a progressive, congregational church perfectly at home in my ocean-blue hometown. The nave was old-fashioned, with uncomfortable …

Spirituality

This incredible fact should get you psyched about solar power

In a single hour, the amount of power from the sun that strikes the Earth is more than the entire world consumes in an year.<p>To put that in numbers, from the US Department of Energy:<p><b>Each hour 430 quintillion Joules of energy from the sun hits the Earth</b>. That's 430 with 18 zeroes after it!<p>In …

These are the 11 most game-changing aircraft of the 21st century

In a few years, drones that can fit in the palm of a person's hand and 117-foot-wingspan planes that can launch satellites will both be a reality.<p>At the same time, drone and advanced-fighter technologies will spread beyond the US and Europe, and countries including China, Russia, and Iran may have …

Aviation

6 Amazing Body Changes When You Give Up Carbs

Simple carbs, such as those found in cookies, candy and chips, are <i>The Bachelorette</i> of the food world. They’ll give you a quick thrill — but you know …

Nutrition

8 Mental Habits the Most Successful People Learn to Break

It's not what you learn, but what you unlearn that matters.<p>Sometimes, success comes not from what you learn to do but what you learn to stop doing.<p>That bit of wisdom comes from Sandja Brügmann, serial entrepreneur and founder of the Passion Institute, a recently launched online educational program …

Men's Fashion, Style, Grooming, Fitness, Lifestyle, News & Politics

Editors' Picks<p>It’s hot out there.<p>30 Photos1 day agoView More<p>Skincare<p>It's time to look past the gender binary labels, bro.<p>By Adam Hurly9 hours agoView …

One Thing You Have to Master to Succeed in Business and in Life

This may well be the most important factor in determining your professional and personal success.<p>One thing I've realized about the most successful people I've met is that whatever their varied personalities and idiosyncrasies, there is one attribute they consistently share: high "conversational …

Self-improvement

The Best Workouts for People Over 40

Aging is a unique experience. For some, the effects will present themselves sooner rather than later, and for some who are luckier, the "aches and pains" and won't present themselves as prominently.<p>Either way, exercise will remain an important part of your daily routine for a handful of different …

Exercise

Overcoming a basic psychological barrier could be the difference between earning just enough and getting rich

"The biggest thing holding back most people from striking it big are their thoughts, beliefs and philosophies about money," writes self-made millionaire and author of "How Rich People Think," Steve Siebold.<p>Certified financial planner Douglas Obey echoes this belief in his book, "Money & The Human …

Self-improvement

12 Scientifically Proven Habits That Will Change Your Life

There's a science to building new habits. Read on to get yourself unstuck and get the change you want kick-started.<p>Research says the best way to bring change into your life is by creating new routines and sticking to them until they become habits.<p>The way to make sure we cultivate the new behavior …

Stimulate New Muscle Growth with This Unconventional Exercise

For better results, give your body a new challenge<p>There’s no doubt that conventional exercises like squats, pushups, rows, and lunges work. That’s why these movements should make up the majority of your workouts.<p>But there’s a great reason you should try some unconventional exercises, too: New …

Here's everything you need to know about upgrading to Windows 10

You probably have some questions. So we've prepared some answers.<p><b>What's new and cool about Windows 10?</b><p>Windows 10 comes with lots of nifty new features: The Cortana digital assistant takes the best parts of Apple's Siri and Google Now and adds a little more attitude; the new Windows Store promises …

Windows 10

What's at the Center of Black Holes?

Produced from the implosion of massive stars, black holes are wells in the fabric of space-time so deep that nothing, not even light, can escape them.<p>…

How Christians Get Interfaith Marriage Wrong

While Christianity is American’s most popular religion (70% of people in the U.S. identify as such), pastors and scholars all let out a collective …

Why Is Our Solar System Missing The Universe's Most Common Planet?

As NASA’s New Horizons mission approaches Pluto, we’re poised to get our best-ever look at an object from the outskirts of our Solar System: formed from the ice-and-rock that was far too distant to get absorbed into our Sun or any of the planets. Already, the photos it’s returning are spectacular, …

Meet the dreadlocked hippie who’s an encryption guru and has the NSA freaking out

While encryption and secured messaging has long been a topic of interest in tech circles, the issue became a mainstream and hot-button issue in 2013 …

The massive China hack on US data 'will be debilitating to US intelligence for a generation'

"Presuming these attacks came from China, it's debilitating to America's human intelligence capabilities for a generation," geopolitical expert Ian Bremmer, founder of Eurasia Group, told Business Insider via email.<p>Every single person who had applied for government security clearance — whether they …

Nasa's New Horizons probe in final countdown to Pluto flyby

Next Tuesday, more than nine years after leaving Earth, Nasa’s probe will make history as the first spacecraft ever to reach the distant dwarf planet<p>Nine years after it left Earth, Nasa’s New Horizons spacecraft will on Tuesday become the first probe to reach Pluto, the mysterious icy world at the …

Space

NASA's Mars Trek is Google Earth for the red planet

Yes, Google Earth and Street View are great for impromptu armchair traveling. But if you prefer taking a virtual jaunt somewhere literally out of this world, you might want to visit NASA's Mars Trek website instead. It's exactly what its name makes it sound like: an interactive map of the red …

A former Microsoft engineer says the company's crazy holographic headset felt so real it actually scared him during a test

It seems so realistic, in fact, that one former Microsoft engineer almost believed that the virtual objects the HoloLens projected on to the scene were actually there in the room with him.<p>Michael Hoffman left Microsoft in June after working at the company for about a year as a principal engineering …

Augmented Reality

4 Workouts for Guaranteed Muscle Gain

When it comes to fitness, there are certain exercises that stand the test of time and will always be recommended. Exercises like drop sets, …

Exercise

Is Windows 10 right for you and your PC?

On July 29, Microsoft will release its newest operating system, Windows 10 (what happened to Windows 9?). To persuade people to upgrade, Microsoft is offering Windows 10 as a free upgrade if you have a computer running Windows 7 or 8.1. Windows 8.0 users will need to upgrade to 8.1 first, but …

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Insects may be able to feel fear, anger and empathy, after all

A recent survey suggests that, for most of us who have ever had a pet companion, it’s a no-brainer that mammals and birds are emotional creatures, sharing emotions with multiple species and not just their own. Yet despite the thousands of YouTube videos and hundreds of recent scientific studies …

Emotional Intelligence

These trippy images show how Google's AI sees the world

But now, in a process Google's engineers are calling "inceptionism," these artificial intelligence networks were fed random images of landscapes and static noise.<p>What they get back sheds light on how AI perceive the world, and the possibility that computers can be creative too.<p>The AI networks …

Artificial Intelligence