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Elon Musk denies zombie apocalypse rumors, sells 10,000 flamethrowers just in case

Do I need a flamethrower? No. Do I want one? Yes. That seems to be the general attitude behind the thousands of people buying Elon Musk’s new fire-breathing toy.<p>If you haven’t been following, Musk promised to begin selling a flamethrower for his Boring Company – the one digging giant tunnels under …

Elon Musk

Jean-Michel Basquiat in his own words

Almost three decades since his passing, Jean-Michel Basquiat’s work remains a permanent fixture in our art consciousness. Continually celebrated in his native North America, this year, the UK got its first ever major Basquiat exhibition at the Barbican – bringing interest in the late artist to …

How blockchain will finally convert you: Control over your own data

In the past few years, blockchain has developed an unrivaled reputation as the next big thing for the decentralized internet. Startups have absorbed billions of dollars from traditional funding and token sales to develop software and proof-of-concepts that employ blockchain to fix many of the …

Blockchain

Big Freedia graffiti-style portrait appears on St. Claude Avenue | NOLA.com

A spray-painted portrait of New Orleans bounce superstar Big Freedia by Sasha Kopfler is a relatively new addition to the Marigny streetscape. The …

Watch this street artist paint a keychain using syringes

Juz Alvarado captured this footage of a street artist painting a "Zen" keychain using paint-filled syringes.<p>Juz says, "A rare art style by this …

Discover why Python is an essential programming language

If you dream of earning big bucks as a programmer, you’ll need a broad knowledge of popular programming languages. Most experts would agree that …

13 Habits Of Exceptionally Likable People

Too many people succumb to the mistaken belief that being likable comes from natural, unteachable traits that belong only to a lucky few—the good looking, the fiercely social, and the incredibly talented. It’s easy to fall prey to this misconception. In reality, being likable is under your control, …

Body Language

In ‘The Changeling,’ the Dark Fears of Parents, Memorably Etched

<b>THE CHANGELING</b><br>By Victor LaValle<br>431 pages. Spiegel & Grau. $28.<p>One of the reasons to read Victor LaValle’s novels is the simple sentence-by-sentence pleasure of them — they offer hundreds of baby dopamine hits, tiny baths for the prose snob’s reward system. His imagination is unusually visual. His …

5 free VPNs to maintain your privacy online

Whether it’s the prying eyes of a repressive regime, a data-hungry internet service provider (ISP), or a malicious actor listening on the public …

The purpose of life is to be a nobody

We all experience the world like we are at the center of reality.<p>We think and we feel in relation to how our senses absorb information and how this information mingles with our personal memories. The subjective perception created by these interactions provides the illusion of importance.<p>We forget …

Self-improvement

Dad Realizes 'Helping' His Wife Isn't Actually Helpful At All

A dad realizes the error of his thinking<p>Mike Reynolds was in the middle of congratulating himself for doing some household chores on his wife’s …

A gay pride march has decided Beyoncé blackface is okay

It feels like blackface is never long out of the news. Why are white people so obsessed with darkening their skintone in an offensive manner?<p>This time, a gay pride event in Durham, north England, is being boycotted by several local groups after it emerged that they had hired a white performer who …

What You Should Know If You Love Someone With High-Functioning Depression

Don't give up on them.<p>Everything feels a lot harder when you’re dealing with high-functioning depression ― including relationships.<p>Experts say the condition often isn’t noticeable to most people, because those who experience it tend to mask it well. This arguably makes the disorder difficult for …

Google I/O 2017: 8 Reasons To Pay Attention As Google Courts Developers

Last year’s conference will be a hard act to follow, but between Assistant, Daydream, Home, and other products, there’s lots of room for news and surprises.<p>This Wednesday and Thursday, Google is holding its annual developer shindig, I/O. The conference will turn the Shoreline Ampitheatre near the …

Here's how to use turmeric to whiten your teeth

News flash: Turmeric can actually whiten your teeth. Say goodbye to oil pulling forever!<p>Blogger Farah Dhukai showed us an ingenious way to use …

5 signs you're in a toxic job without even realizing it

<i>Spoiler alert: This article alludes to a few plot points from The Circle, so if you want to remain 110% spoiler-free, best to click out now.</i><p>By now, you've probably seen the trailer for the movie, "The Circle," the new thriller based on Dave Eggers' book of the same name. For reference, it's about …

Emma Watson

Cameras On Humpback Whales Show Marine Mammal Behavior In Antarctica

What would it be like to hop on a humpback whale for a piggyback ride? Researchers got the next best thing when they attached cameras to the ocean …

An IO monad for cats

Haskell is a pure language. Every Haskell expression is <i>referentially transparent</i>, meaning that you can substitute that expression with its evaluated …

Programming

How Image Recognition Works

Interpreting the visual world is one of those things that’s so easy for humans we’re hardly even conscious we’re doing it. When we see something, …

Coding In The Age Of Code Components

This is the age of code components. Web, React, Angular, Vue, and even Node components are the building blocks of pretty much everything these …

A D3 Image is Worth a Thousand Words: Interview with Morgane Ciot

Jorge Garcia - analytics, D3, data science, data visualization, datarobot, interviews, machine learning, ML, NLP, ODSC, ODSC East, Python, R<p>Many …

JavaScript: Arrow Functions for Beginners

Last week I published this post on the keyword this for beginners. One of the topics that wasn’t covered in that article was arrow functions. The …

8 habits to become a better software engineer

I've read some weeks ago an interesting topic at the Quora, it's a question about how to become a better software engineer. I liked the answers and I …

Python for JavaScript Developers - DEV Community 👩‍💻👨‍💻

So recently I began working at a little startup in New York City by the name of Underdog.io, where I discovered that they had a back-end written …

How to Learn Machine Learning in 10 Days

<b>By Sebastian Raschka, Michigan State University.</b><p><b>Editor's note:</b> This standout answer was from a question posed to author Sebastian Raschka during his …

The Language of Dolphins Could Be Translated by 2021

Gavagai AB<p>Swedish startup Gavagai AB, a language technology company that originated at the Swedish Institute of Computer Science, has mastered 40 …

Man who lived above public toilet for 3 years arrested

A man living in the crawl space above a public toilet has been arrested in Japan. But this was no cramped area: it's 92 square meters, or 990 square feet, roughly the same size as this San Francisco condo currently on sale for $995,000.<p>Takashi Yamanouchi, 54, had apparently been living in these …

Trespassing

165 Street Artists Took Over an Abandoned Building in Berlin, and the Results Are Wild

Part funhouse, part haunted house, and part adult ball pit filled with touchable temporary work: come visit THE HAUS.<p>What happens when 165 street artists take over a single building in Berlin? The result is a five-floor urban art labyrinth boasting the work of creators from over 70 countries. …