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The 5 Best Ways To Learn How To Code

Photo: Courtesy of Skillcrush.<p>It’s no secret that the world of tech has a serious diversity problem. From bro-y CEOs and founders behaving badly on …

CEOs

The Leg Workout That Will Turn Your Lower Body to Jelly—in 15 Minutes!

Hit your legs from all angles with this quick, grueling circuit<p>Working your lower body is tough. The movements that train your quads, glutes, and hamstrings—like squats and lunges—require a ton of effort and a lot of willpower. No wonder leg day gets a bum rap.<p>But you don't have to spend 45 minutes …

10 Lessons I Learned from a Year of Productivity Experiments

Over the last 12 months I have conducted countless productivity experiments on myself, interviewed some of the most productive people in the world, …

John Oliver's Net neutrality response swamps FCC

When the Federal Communications Commission released its proposed Net Neutrality regulations, Chairman Tom Wheeler said the founding fathers were likely looking down on the public outcry over the draft rules and smiling.<p>They must be laughing hysterically now.<p>The FCC's online public-comment system …

Cloud HR Startup Zenefits Raises Another $66.5M From Andreessen Horowitz and IVP At A $500M Valuation

Well that was fast.<p>It was a little more than four months ago that Zenefits raised a $15 million Series A Round from Andreessen Horowitz to power explosive growth in its cloud-based HR platform. But the company has already gone back for more funding, raising an additional $66.5 million from return …

2014 National Geographic Traveler Photo Contest

The 26th annual National Geographic Traveler Photo Contest is under way, and entries will be accepted for another six weeks, until June 30, 2014. First prize winner will receive an 8-day Alaskan expedition for two. National Geographic was once more kind enough to allow me to share some of the early …

David Lebovitz's Steak with Mustard Butter

<i>All week long David Lebovitz -- professional cook, baker, and blogger -- will be sharing recipes from his new book, My Paris Kitchen. Follow along to win one of six copies we're giving away -- and find out why Paris really is always a good idea.</i><p><i>Today: A trip to Paris is as easy as making this</i> …

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11 Financial Books Every Young Person Should Read

Those of you who are seeking investing enlightenment are not going to find much of it on the web.<p>I suggest you log off, power down your computer, and read some books. Take your time. The months you spend perusing this list will be well spent.<p>I'd recommend reading at least the first four books …

Investing

A Question Of Biggitude: What's The Largest Creature On Earth?

What's the biggest living thing on Earth? I can think of two. I'm not sure which is biggest, but neither of them is a blue whale. These are weirder. Much, much weirder.<p>One is a tree. The other eats trees.<p>This is the tree.<p>Now, I know this looks like more than one tree. If you were counting, it looks …

10 Phrases Great Speakers Never Say

Want to ruin a presentation in seconds? Just drop in one of these sentences.<p>While it's really hard to immediately win over a crowd, it's really easy for a speaker to lose the room within the first few minutes of a presentation.<p>To make sure you don't lose your audience, here's Boris Veldhuijzen van …

10 Amazing Ways People Are Using The Oculus Rift Today

Now, two years and a $2 billion acquisition later, the device is being used for much more than video games.<p>The Oculus Rift, created by Oculus VR, is a virtual reality 3-D headset that uses 360-degree head tracking to make it feel like you're inside a different world.<p>For example, looking to the left …

Virtual Reality

10 Best-Ever Burgers for Memorial Day

With Memorial Day around the corner, it’s time to start grilling. Here are 10 juicy, delicious burger recipes to celebrate the unofficial start of …

Blasting drugs into your brain with ultrasound: Is this the future of chemotherapy? - ExtremeTech

By on May 27, 2014 at 3:06 pm<p>This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use.<p>Phased array radar systems have …

Nanotech

Snowden reveals his motives, spy training, and patriotism in first US interview - ExtremeTech

By on May 29, 2014 at 8:30 am<p>This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use.<p>Last night’s extended interview …

Sunseeker Duo makes first solar-powered passenger flight

Gizmag first got to chat with Eric Raymond about the Sunseeker Duo at the Green Air Show in Paris, France four years ago, where we were shown a …

New optical brain scanner can see your brain 'blush', rivals PET & MRI without using radiation or super-magnets - ExtremeTech

New optical brain scanner can see your brain ‘blush’, rivals PET & MRI without using radiation or super-magnets<p>By on May 29, 2014 at 1:25 pm<p>This site …

Acer Liquid Leap Fitness Tracker and Bundled Liquid Jade Smartphone Announced

Acer has announced its first fitness tracker – Liquid Leap, and the wristband will be bundled with Liquid Jade smartphone in selected markets. …

Gear & Gadgets

Spor Solar-Powered Battery Charger Wants To Kickstart A Cooler Clean-Energy Ecosystem

There are scores of solar-powered battery chargers on the market already, offering a greener alternative to juice up your devices. But these chargers often fail to live up to expectation — either being very bulky to carry around or taking ages to charge your device.<p>Solar efficiency is improving, …

Amazon woos VMware admins (and workloads) with new portal

Interesting. Late Friday, Amazon(s amzn) Web Services announced a portal that it says will make VMware(s vmw) admins comfortable managing workloads …

Chart Shows How Many Minutes The World Spends Looking At Screens

We all love our gadgets, that’s for sure, but exactly how much time do we spend looking at them? After all we can be entertained by our computers, …

This Redesigned Cap Turns Any Water Bottle Into A Vegetable Garden

The kit itself is fairly simple–a regular bottle cap is replaced with a small tube that holds the plant and a fibrous core that draws water …

Vegetable Gardens