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Compassionate Firefighters Finish Mowing Man's Lawn After He Suffers a Heart Attack

A group of Florida firefighters went above and beyond on the call of duty after assisting a man who had recently suffered a heart attack. The servicemen responded to a 911 call at the home of Ralph McCrory, who had been mowing his lawn when he started to experience symptoms of cardiac failure. …

Lawn Mowing

Mozilla Relaunches Its Thimble Online Code Editor For Teaching HTML, CSS And JavaScript

Back in 2012, Mozilla launched Thimble, an online code editor for teaching the basics of HTML, CSS and JavaScript. Over time, though, things got pretty quiet around the project as other browser-based code editors like Brackets and full online IDEs like Nitrous took center stage. Today, however, …

Learn how to ‘skin a watermelon’ with this quick tutorial

Need a cool party trick? This might just be it.<p>A new video posted online this week aims to explain how to “skin a watermelon.” Mark Rober walks viewers through the process, which he says takes about 10 minutes to complete.<p>The instructions call for two watermelons, of similar shape and size. Step …

Scientists Add Ingredient To Make Ice Cream Melt Slower

Just in time for the end of summer… in three to five years<p>Those days of slurping up the sides of your rapidly melting ice cream cone may soon be over; researchers have discovered a naturally occurring protein that could be added to everyone’s favorite summertime snack to keep it solid for longer, …

Ice Cream

Create a Hello World app in C++/CX (Windows 10) - UWP app developer

Create a "Hello world" app in C++/CX<p>16 minutes to read<p>Contributors<p>Important<p>This tutorial uses C++/CX. Microsoft has released C++/WinRT: an entirely …

Tool-Up Time: The Very Best Front End Web Developer Tools

We talked a lot with our in-house front end developer team, researched the topic for hours and hours and finally put together the DebugMe* list of …

JavaScript

Yes, Wikipedia has suffered a huge decline in traffic (but Google is not to blame)

The analysis appears to resolve an argument between Wikipedia founder Jimmy Wales and Similar Web over whether Wikipedia was suffering an unexpected, recent decline in traffic. (Wales also expressed his distaste for Business Insider's coverage of the issue, but we'll get to that in a moment.)<p>Sea …

Wikipedia

The Diamond Minecart becomes most popular YouTube channel

British gamer Daniel Middleton’s Minecraft videos beat WWE wrestling, Little Baby Bum, BuzzFeed and Taylor Swift with 400m July views<p>The most popular channel on YouTube now belongs to British gamer Daniel Middleton, whose Minecraft videos published as The Diamond Minecart were watched more than …

Google's OnHub is an easy router that cures bad Wi-Fi

For most people, a Wi-Fi router is like a Ronco rotisserie: You set it and forget it. These often ugly networking boxes have one job: Give us Wi-Fi …

This Paper Ticket Holds A Tiny Biological Machine

You can store the paper at room temperature, and all of its genetic and protein components will still work a year later.<p>The paper ticket you see pictured above is actually a little biology machine. It's a gene circuit stored on a slip of paper. To turn the gene circuit on, you simply wet the paper …

Ebola