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The Magnetohydrodynamic Drive Is Real—and You Can Build One

I know it's an old movie (and it was an even <i>older</i> book before that), but I want to look at the physics of the special submarine drive in <i>The Hunt for</i> …

How to Paint Sunlit Snow

Painting snow is not as simple as applying white to a composition. You must capture the unique shadows, lights and colors to create a realistic snowy …

Claude Monet

Color Palettes of Famous Paintings

Color is one of the most important elements of a painting. It is what we tend to notice first and can help convey depth, form, and emotion in a …

Art

Popular Science and Bon Appetit back down to Black Friday pricing at under $4/yr

This offer has expired!<p>Be sure to follow us on Twitter for the latest deals and more. Sign-up for our newsletters and have our best offers delivered to your inbox daily.<p>Some of the DiscountMags Black Friday deals are starting to pop up again. Today we have Popular Science and Bon Appetit magazine …

Free eBook on Xamarin.Forms Enterprise App Patterns Published

Microsoft has been publishing a series of free eBooks and accompanying blog posts providing guidance about .NET application architecture best …

Software Development

20 Easy Sweet Potato Salads - Best Recipes for Sweet Potato Salad —Delish.com

1 of 20<p>Courtesy of Cinnamon, Spice, and Everything Nice<p>Russet and Sweet Potato Salad with Bacon<p>If we have to say good-bye to summer, at least do it …

25 Pumpkin Recipes Perfect for Fall

'Tis the season for everything pumpkin!<p>Celebrate the new season with pumpkin! From breakfast to lunch, and dinner to dessert, whip up a selection of …

Food

20 courses under $20 that will teach you things you actually want to know

Heads up: All products featured here are selected by Mashable's commerce team and meet our rigorous standards for awesomeness. If you buy something, …

5 Cheats to Help You Become A Better Developer

If you need help as a developer, there's a great online community to ask and a hosting site to learn the secrets of others' code.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Great developers work with probably hundreds of thousands of variables and moving parts to create incredibly …

Web Design

Microsoft teaches 'absolute beginners' to code for Windows 10

Ever wanted to code an app, but have no coding experience whatsoever? Don’t worry, Microsoft has you covered.<p>The company is offering an ‘absolute beginner’ series of video lessons for anyone looking to learn how to code a Windows 10 app.<p>More specifically, it’s a series on creating Universal Windows …

Apps

Storyboarding in PowerPoint with Visual Studio

PowerPoint is known and primarily used for presentations both big and small (like middle school small) because of how easy it is to learn the basics …

Microsoft Visual Studio

How To Prove Einstein's Relativity For Less Than $100

The idea of special relativity is still one of the most difficult for people to wrap their heads around. We’re so used to thinking of space and time as fixed, unchanging entities — you can take a map and a clock anywhere, after all — that it’s hard to imagine that they do change dependent on how …

Physics

What Startups Can Learn From The World of Video Game Development

“How did they make this?”I find myself asking this while playing games, and after doing some digging ingenious stories of building communities and …

Product Management

Thousands of code samples at your finger tips

Code, code, code. That seems that's all we blog about here! Yeah, I know, how awesome is that! :)<p>Today we're revisiting my favorite code repository, …

Windows Phone

Using Breakpoints for Debugging in Visual Studio 2015

Knowing your tool is essential to being productive but who has time to watch long videos? Get up to speed quick with short video lessons and get on …

Microsoft Visual Studio

Autism Risk May Arise from Sex-Specific Traits

Genetic variants that shape physical features that vary with sex, such as waist-to-hip ratio, may also affect autism risk, according to a new …

Autism

Now You Can Edit Your Flipboard Magazines on iOS

MagMaker tools are now available on iOS. Previously available only on Flipboard.com, you can now edit your Flipboard Magazines on the go.<p>In our latest iOS update, visit any of your magazines in-app. Tap on the gear icon to open your magazine settings.<p>From here, you can…<p><b>Effortlessly edit your title</b> …

The Freelancer’s Guide to Flipboard

As the CEO, CFO and sole employee of a one-person startup, the freelancer must be motivated and multifaceted, managing the work, identifying new opportunities for income, and mastering the delicate art of self-promotion. Here are three ways Flipboard can help.<p><b>1. Make a digital portfolio</b><br>Sure, a …

How to Write Your Own Programming Language in C#

Why would someone want to write yet another programming language? And why do it in C#?<p>It‘s often taken for granted that you need an advanced degree …

Microsoft Visual Studio

Generate an Excel Spreadsheet from any DataTable (C#)

Quick-and-Dirty Spreadsheet Spread<p>If you just need the data from a DataTable (such as the result of calling a Stored Procedure or a SQL query) and …

How To Protect Your .NET Code, Easily, And For Free

Learn how to protect your .NET code (whether written with WinForms, WPF, ASP.NET, or Silverlight) easily, and for free!

ASP.NET

Sliced Sculpture Lamps Highlight the Natural Beauty of Firewood

For most people, firewood is simply an ingredient for bonfires, s'mores making, and storytelling. But for Paul Foeckler, the head designer and founder of online shop Split Grain, it's the inherent beauty of foraged firewood that inspires his <i>Light Structure</i> collection. He began experimenting with …

Natural Beauty

Using the Awareness API in your Android app

The Awareness API was introduced at Google I/O 2016, and is a new way of engaging users in specific situations, by either checking their current device context/state or by creating virtual fences around specific conditions. When these conditions are met, your app is notified by the OS.<p>Via the …

Microservices

How to Relate to an Autistic Person

You may know an autistic person, and want to understand this individual and become friends. This can be challenging because autism (including …

Autism

8 Personality Traits of Highly Intelligent People (Backed by Science)

The scientific reasoning behind some of the personality traits that smart people share.<p>Over on Quora, more than 100 people have answered the question "What are the common traits of highly intelligent people?"<p>Some users claim to know from personal experience; others are just taking an educated guess.<p>…

Psychology