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15 Life-Changing Fiction Books to Read When You Need an Escape

The only thing I enjoy as much as reading is coming up with a reading list in preparation for an epic (recreational) readathon. Seriously. So as any …

Books

Children are learning to code with new toys they can touch and feel

So you want your kid to grow up to be Mark Zuckerberg? Get them started early. Toymakers are creating everything from board games to wooden logic puzzles to teach children—as young as three years old—how to code.<p>Kano and Primo Toys sell play sets that mix hardware and software, creating a hands-on …

Mark Zuckerberg

Books to give and get this season

A book makes for a perfect gift. What’s more, it’s easy to wrap. Prices can vary widely depending on where you shop [insert a shout out to your favorite local retailer here!], so look around before you buy.<p>Look who's back!<p>“Origin” by Dan Brown. The author of “The Da Vinci Code” is back with a new …

27 books that can change your life forever

Books can be incredibly powerful. They have the ability to suck us in, take us on adventures, and influence the way we think.<p>They can teach us, move …

Using Clang-format to ensure clean, consistent code

Too often programmers underestimate the importance a consistent coding style can have on the success of a project. It makes the code base easier to …

The true story of a scientist who discovered the equation for altruism—and gave himself away

Laura met George in the pages of <i>Reader’s Digest</i>. In just a couple of column inches, she read an abridged version of his biography and was instantly intrigued. In the 1960s, apparently, egotistical scientist George Price discovered an equation that explained the evolution of altruism, then overnight …

University College London

10 Proven Ways To Help Learn Anything Better

11 Habits Of Ridiculously Likeable People

Too many people succumb to the mistaken belief that being likeable comes from natural, unteachable traits that belong only to a lucky few--the good looking, the fiercely social, and the incredibly talented. It's easy to fall prey to this misconception.<p>When I speak to smaller audiences, I often ask …

6 Must-Read Books Recommended by Top Leaders

To do what those who have come before you have done, read what they read.<p>Reading is the process wherein someone else's experiences, lessons learned, and ideas transfer themselves into your mind.<p>The benefits of reading--even just six minutes of it--have been statistically proven repeatedly over the …

Enough About The Free Windows Upgrades Already, These Alternate Operating Systems Are Always Free

Frankly, I’m burned out on all of the Windows news as of late, so I thought I’d take this opportunity to talk about some interesting alternate operating systems that are free ALL of the time…<p>If you’re open to the idea of experimenting with Linux, Ubuntu is an easy recommendation. Ubuntu is one of …

Linux

How Microsoft Is Making Big Impact With Machine Learning

During the last two years, Microsoft has upped the ante on Machine Learning and Analytics. From hiring top notch data scientists to acquiring niche startups, Redmond has made all the right moves to transform Azure into one of the best analytics platforms. These investments have started to pay off …

Machine Learning

This 5-day bodybuilding split is a timeless classic

Working out has gotten so complex. So many classes, so many new pieces of equipment, supplements—even the clothing. Options are great, but sometimes …

Workouts

The No-Crunch Core Workout

Despite their abs-firming reputation, crunches aren't the shortcut to a six-pack. In order to strengthen your entire core, you need to target all of …

The 2-Move Rubber Legs Workout | Men's Health

The heel kick after the drop split squat doesn’t just look cool, says <i>Men’s Health</i> Fitness Director B.J. Gaddour. It also forces your hip through full range-of-motion for better glute activation. You may never do a drop split squat without one again.<p>Directions: Perform the drop split squat to heel …

The Hitchhikers Guide to GitHub: 13 Java Projects You Should Try

<b>We’ve gathered some practical and simply cool Java repositories on GitHub</b><p>There are a lot of repositories on GitHub. Some you’ll want to fork, some …

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Beijing’s claims to South China Sea rejected by international tribunal

BEIJING — China’s expansive assertion of sovereignty over the South China Sea suffered a major blow Tuesday when an international tribunal ruled that its claims have no legal or historical basis, throwing up the possibility of a new period of tension and confrontation in the region.<p>Beijing fiercely …

China

NATO is unleashing its most sophisticated radar aircraft against ISIS

Sending the E-3 airborne radars, commonly known as AWACS — an acronym for "Airborne Warning and Control System" — to Turkey has also an added benefit, one that the alliance hasn't talked about but will be easily feasible for the aircraft's powerful radar: Keeping an eye on the Russian warplanes …

12 home workouts under 30 minutes you can squeeze in before work

In an ideal world, we’d all have time to wake up leisurely, sip a hot lemon, mosey on down to a 90 minute yoga class, then come home and munch on …

How I Taught Myself to Code in Eight Weeks

To a lot of non-developers, learning to code seems like an impossibly daunting task. However, thanks to a number of great resources that have …

How To Jumpstart A Lucrative Career In Data Science

Data science has been dubbed the sexiest career of the 21st century, according to Harvard Business Review. The discipline involves using a variety of tools and analytical methods to compile and interpret data, usually to help companies gain insights and make predictions.<p>According to Glassdoor, the …

Data Science

Maverick politician Rodrigo Duterte is sworn in as Philippines president

Rodrigo Dutertewas sworn in Thursday as president of the Philippines, with many hoping his maverick style will energize the country but others fearing he could undercut one of Asia's liveliest democracies amid his threats to kill criminals en masse.<p>The 71-year-old former prosecutor and longtime …

Asia

A Trillion Dollar Renewable Energy Market Might Have Just Opened Up in North America

Image source: Getty Images.<p>Leaders of the U.S., Canada, and Mexico agreed this week to increase their renewable energy consumption in an effort to get half of North America's energy from renewable sources by 2025. It's a lofty goal, despite assertions that 37% of the region's energy already comes …

Renewable Energy