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Latest Raspbian Desktop Update Adds New Programming Tools

The official Raspberry Pi Foundation has today announced a new Raspbian desktop update has been released which brings with it new programming tools …

Raspberry Pi

How to scrape websites with Python and BeautifulSoup

There is more information on the Internet than any human can absorb in a lifetime. What you need is not access to that information, but a scalable …

Python Programming

This IPA Cocktail Will Score Big at Your Super Bowl Party

Hosting a Super Bowl party is no easy feat. From hanging Super Bowl decorations to making Super Bowl appetizers, you’ll be utterly exhausted by the time the party begins. So if there’s one way to treat yourself (and we guess your guests too) after a long day of party-prepping, it’s by sipping a …

100 movies on Netflix that everyone needs to watch in their lifetime

It's become harder on the movie front, as Netflix boosts its TV side, but you can put a good dent in some classic films if you have the right guide.<p>That's why we're here.<p>We have searched through all of the latest titles on the streaming giant so you don't have to, and we've put together the 100 …

This is the best way to motivate your kids to achieve success according to a behavioral economist

Dan Ariely is the James B. Duke Professor of Psychology and Behavioral Economics at Duke University and author of "Payoff: The Hidden Logic That Shapes Our Motivations." He discusses how focusing on the process instead of the outcome helps lead to success.<p><b>Follow BI Video:</b>On Twitter

The 2 Top Dividend Stocks for Low-Risk Investors to Buy in 2017

Investing in stocks will never be without some risks, but you can limit your risks by favoring certain types of stocks. Look for companies that are leaders in stable industries, operate in spaces that have high barriers to entry, and pay a dividend. While how much you pay for the stock naturally …

Keras Tutorial: The Ultimate Beginner's Guide to Deep Learning in Python

In this step-by-step Keras tutorial, you’ll learn how to build a convolutional neural network in Python!<p>In fact, we’ll be training a classifier for …

Internet of Things (IoT) Scanner

Scanners

The Most Stylish Halloween Decor Under $40 From Crate and Barrel

Creating a Halloween ambiance that's both spooky and stylish takes some forethought. You want to highlight holiday favorites, like pumpkins, black cats, and haunted houses, in an elegant way. This year, no one seems to have nailed that aesthetic better than Crate and Barrel. The retailer has taken …

7 Safe Dividend Stocks That Beat Bear Markets

In the midst of the second-longest bull market ever recorded, many conservative dividend investors are feeling increasingly anxious.<p>The S&P 500’s …

11 DIY Projects To Turn Your House Into A Smart Home

The smart home revolution definitely isn't happening overnight. Even with a flood of new devices and platforms available, most of us are still only …

Raspberry Pi

Security System with Mobile Phone Alerts

Things used in this project<p>Hardware components<p>Raspberry Pi 3 Model B<p>×<p>1<p>Buy from SparkFun<br>• Buy from Newark Element14<br>• Buy from ModMyPi<br>• Buy from CPC<br>• Buy from …

9 Dividend Stocks to Buy With Both Fists

Uncertainty and low rates will keep these dividend stocks squarely in investors' crosshairs for months to come.<p>Interest rates are likely to remain …

Investing

7 Things Every Retirement Investor Should Own

Get cozy with your retirement nest egg in these ETFs.<p>Exchange-traded funds and retirement go hand in hand. Unfortunately, most investors in defined …

Not even physics can stop Corsair's latest cooling fans

Not satisfied with your noisy old PC cooling fan? Then consider upgrading to Corsair’s latest ML-series fans, which use maglev technology in order to bend the very forces of physics to your PC-cooling will.<p>With earlier, now outdated models, wear was caused by friction from the rapid rotation of the …

52 Movies That Are So Clever They'll Have You Thinking For Days

All these films will stay with you long after they've finished playing.<p><i>Note: Submissions have been edited for length and/or clarity.</i>

Short-Term Memory

Advice from a Real Hacker : Top 10 Advanced Operating Systems For Hacking

As an Ethical hacker, I personally realize that You can never stop hackers to hack something, you can just make his task harder by putting some extra …

Expedia CEO Is the Highest Paid U.S. Executive of 2015

Expedia's Dara Khosrowshahi heads the list by almost $40 million, while top female earner Marissa Mayer sits at No. 8 overall.<p>Here are the 10 highest-paid CEOs for 2015, as calculated by The Associated Press and Equilar, an executive data firm.<p>1. Dara Khosrowshahi, Expedia, $94.6 million, up 881 …

Walt Disney Company

How to uninstall a TarDisk from your Mac

After removing TarDisk, press and hold the <b>Command and R</b> keys on the keyboard and then power up your computer. Hold the keys in until you see a dialogue labeled <b>OS X Utilities</b> on the screen.<p>Click on <b>Disk Utility</b> > <b>Continue</b>. If you're using OS X El Capitan, you should see a progress bar-like menu …

This website shows how long it would take for a hacker to break your password

Using data benchmarks from Intel and the password cracking tool John the Ripper, the site gives an eye-opening view for average users wondering whether they may have a strong password.<p>Many people still resort to weak passwords, which hackers can easily guess using free software tools like John the …

Bernie Sanders: JPMorgan and GE are destroying the fabric of America

Everyone knows Bernie Sanders hates the big banks. But now he's blasting iconic American giant General Electric as a greedy company that's "destroying the moral fabric" of the country.<p>Sanders called out GE (GE) for shipping jobs to Mexico, shutting down American factories and working hard to …

I went hands-on with PornHub’s new free ‘VR’ category

The promise of virtual reality is that it can make you feel like you’re anywhere, and naturally, most people want to feel like they’re under an attractive naked person. And I think the Internet might start carrying that kind of content.<p>Pornhub is positioning itself as a go-to source for the future …

'Free' Trade, Jobs And Income Inequality: It's Not As Easy As We Might Think

<i>Cheap imports, offshoring of production and the global expansion of financial markets have driven U.S. corporate and financial profits to</i> …

Venezuela is shipping gold to pay debt

Venezuela is shipping gold to Europe so that it can pay its debt.<p>Venezuela sent $1.3 billion worth of gold bars to Switzerland in mid-January, according to data from the Swiss Federal Customs Administration.<p>That gold was shipped out just weeks before two big debt payments due this month, totaling …

Venezuela

How-To: Migrate notes from Evernote to Apple Notes

<b>Update:</b> iOS 9.3 adds support for importing Evernote data into Notes by long-pressing on Evernote Export files.<p>Apple dramatically improved its Notes app with iOS 9 and OS X El Capitan last fall thanks to enhanced photo support, new formatting tools, URL snippets, a share extension, and an iCloud …

U.S. Senator Elizabeth Warren

Presidential candidates are feverishly pitching their legislative agendas, but voters should consider what presidents can do without Congress. …

11 must-see movies completely rejected by the Oscars

Bernie Sanders’s claim that Glass-Steagall banned commercial bank loans to ‘shadow banks’

<i>“Secretary Clinton says that Glass-Steagall would not have prevented the financial crisis because shadow banks like AIG and Lehman Brothers, not big commercial banks, were the real culprits. Secretary Clinton is wrong. Shadow banks did gamble recklessly, but where did that money come from? It came</i> …

5 things you must eat when in Shanghai

The Chinese mainland's most cosmopolitan city is a foodie paradise, whether you're looking for get-your-hands-dirty street treats or dinner prepared by a three-Michelin-star chef.<p>Shanghai is also the best city to experience the nuances of regional Chinese cuisine by sampling everything from the …

China's 'National Team' is doing everything in its power to stop stocks crashing — here’s the playbook

The so-called "National Team" is injecting cash into the market after Monday's 7% crash, according to a report by Bloomberg News.<p>The government is also preparing to extend a ban on short selling - where investors borrow stocks and sell them, pocketing a profit if the price falls - in an effort to …