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5 useful apps to teach your kids coding right now

Intro<p>Now, you may have heard that, starting next year, coding will be part of the national school syllabus. Reception has been mixed, with many …

Apps

Star Trek Beyond: Simon Pegg responds to George Takei's criticisms of gay Sulu

Many <i>Star Trek</i> fans were delighted at the news <i>Star Trek Beyond</i> would reveal that the Enterprise's helmsman Hikaru Sulu (John Cho) was openly gay.<p>One …

Science Fiction

Replicating Life in Code

A few years ago, Michael Levin faced a conundrum. He and his colleagues at the Tufts Center for Regenerative and Developmental Biology just outside …

Biology

Browse Internet at a High-Speed as 500 Mbps Speed for FREE with your Existing Internet Connection

Did you know you can browse the internet at 500Mbps, but not in your PC? It is a remote desktop with a browser on your PC.<p>How To Get 1 Gbps …

Mark Russell And Steve Pugh Talk About Updating ‘The Flintstones’

There is, perhaps, no better tribute to Mark Russell and Steve Pugh’s look at the frustrations of modern life through the lens of a Stone Age family than the fact that Pugh spent half our interview fighting Skype. For a book that lingers on whether innovation really makes our lives better, even …

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The Starfleet Academy Experience is the best birthday present Star Trek could get | Polygon

I was advised that my risk-averse personality and diplomatic inclinations aligned best with a Communication specialization.<p>"I think a lot of young people are going to be inspired coming in here to the Intrepid Museum"

From now on, all of Microsoft’s Xbox games will be PC games, too

Xbox Play Anywhere is going big.<p>Microsoft has committed to bringing all its first-party Xbox games to PC via the Play Anywhere scheme.<p>“With the Xbox …

The Radeon RX 480 review

A tremendous value, period.<p>2016 is shaping up to be the year of the GPU, with major advancements coming from all corners and at all prices. To recap, …

Spectacular Drone Photos Capture the Beauty of Australia’s Landscape

You might be forgiven for thinking that the most photogenic part of Australia is the Sydney Opera House, but if you are under this misguided …

Drones

Google Maps for Android will now allow you to set multiple destinations in directions

One of the key features that Google Maps on Android lacks is the ability to add multiple destinations when plotting directions. Many users (via <i>Android Police</i>) are reporting that the feature is now rolling out server-side as part of version 9.31 of Maps.<p>Google Maps on desktop has long had the …

VLC media player hits Windows 10 today, Xbox One this summer

At last, VideoLAN's VLC media player has a universal Windows 10 app... and it definitely won't be confined to conventional Windows devices for long. The developer has released a Windows 10 beta that, on a base level, embraces Microsoft's modern OS on both PC and mobile. You'll get recent VLC …

Over 1 million unclaimed bodies are buried on a little-known island in New York City — here's the story behind the massive graveyard

With over one million bodies, Hart Island is the largest mass graveyard in the United States. 1,000 new unidentified coffins are buried there each year, according to Reuters.<p>Getting access to the cemetery is challenging, and photography and videography of any kind is prohibited. Recently, the city …

New York City

These charts show why Amazon's throwing $5 billion into this market

If you weren't sure why Amazon decided to invest another $3 billion in India earlier this month, bringing its total committed investment to $5 billion, then the following charts should give you an answer.<p>India owns the world's second-largest internet population, yet its web and e-commerce …

eCommerce

UK passport loses luster following Brexit vote

The coveted British passport is losing its luster in the eyes of many U.K. residents and foreigners following Britain's decision to leave the European Union.<p>The U.K. passport is currently considered one of the most powerful in the world, giving holders a huge amount of global mobility.<p>But as the …

United Kingdom

ASUS ZenUI Launcher now supports all Android devices running 4.3 and above

Beating HTC to the punch, ASUS is the first OEM to make their skinned launcher available for all Android devices. The ZenUI Launcher found on the ASUS ZenFone now installs on all devices running 4.3 and above. It has a big focus on customization, themes, and a variety of smart features.<p>The launcher …