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15 free games that will help you learn how to code

Online learning has come a long way in the last few years. There are interactive courses, tons of online tutorials, and one of my personal favorite ways to practice coding: games.<p>While a game alone probably isn't going to teach you everything you need to know about coding, it can be a really …

7 Morning Routines That Will Spark Your Productivity

Follow these simple steps and watch your productivity and wellbeing skyrocket.<p>The problem with morning routines is that most people don't have one.<p>For many individuals, waking up in the morning is a chaotic experience, full of terrible alarm clock noises, scrolling through email, and sprinting out …

Time Management

17 Wise Quotes That Will Make You Remarkably Happy

Sometimes the wise words of others can brighten your day, and make you really happy.<p>Whoever doesn't think wisdom is the way to inner peace is definitely wrong. Reading calming words can do wonders for our psyche--calming us while simultaneously making us happy deep inside.<p>Read on to discover 17 …

A Guy Who's Been Living Off the Grid for 20 Years Explains How to Live Sustainably

I asked the guy living in Sydney's greenest house whether I'm too poor to live off the grid.<p>From the street, Michael Mobbs's inner Sydney terrace house looks like any other. But 20 years ago, Michael and his wife transformed their Chippendale home into an experiment in sustainable living: solar …

Retired racehorse Zenyatta enjoys new career as a mom

She peeks out of the specially cut V-shaped window and looks around. She's curious and besides, she would much rather be outside than in the 12-foot-by-12 room called home.<p>Her favorite things are kids, hers and others, and the visitors who adored her during a four-year racing career and now come …

Ziconic, son of Zenyatta, thrills fans at Santa Anita with rally for third

The first start for Ziconic, the 3-year-old son of 2010 horse of the year Zenyatta, didn't look very promising at the outset of the seven-furlong race Saturday at Santa Anita. Or maybe he was just running like his mother.<p>Ziconic was last and more than 15 lengths behind in the early part of the …

Lena Dunham discusses 'hostility’ for backing Hillary Clinton intead of Bernie Sanders

Lena Dunham says that she has received “more hostility” for supporting and campaigning for Hillary Clinton than she has ever gotten from the American right.<p>“I have received more hostility for voting for a qualified female candidate than I have ever received anywhere from the American right wing,” …

Oscar Winners 2016: The Full List Of Who Won What

Just think of it: Tomorrow, we won’t be talking about the Oscars race anymore. Leonardo DiCaprio may or may not have a statue on his shelf, we’ll all be thoroughly hungover from this year’s drinking game, and we can rest easy for nine months or so until we dive into the next batch of contenders. …

So much for the political revolution. In 2016, everything old is new again.

<i>Donald Trump, Bernie Sanders and Ted Cruz on the campaign trail. (Photos, from left: Mary Altaffer, Charlie Neibergall, Jae C. Hong/AP)</i><p>So apparently …

Let a grandmaster of memory teach you something you will never forget

Teachers and students can benefit from knowing the techniques of memory champions. It just takes imagination…<p>If you wanted to pinpoint the most absurdly geeky event in the world calendar, it would be difficult to beat the binary numbers challenge at the World Memory Championships. In it, a bevy of …

Animal pictures of the week: 9 October 2015 - Telegraph

Ornithology

Climate apocalypse is here, now: Science fiction has become our new reality

Climatologists dismissed the science behind “The Day After Tomorrow.” Eleven years later, it’s not so improbable<p>Michael T. Klare<p>October 9, 2015 8:00am (UTC)<p>This piece originally appeared on TomDispatch.<p>Not so long ago, it was science fiction. Now, it’s hard science -- and that should frighten us …

Climate Change

10 things you might not know about U.S. Special Operations forces

<b>(CNN) —</b> The troops that make up U.S. Special Operations Command (SOCOM) include some of the most elite fighters in the U.S. military across all branches, including the Army Green Berets and Navy SEALS.<p>They're perhaps best known for going after high-value targets like Osama bin Laden and ISIS leader …

Can't afford a brand-new Veyron? Now you can get one 'Bugatti certified'

'Certified pre-owned' (CPO) and 'Bugatti Veyron' are two titles no one ever imagined would be pushed together. And, yet, here we are.<p>That's right; …

Long Gun Defense - Krav Maga Technique - Shotgun Self Defense w/ AJ Draven

Three awesome new features added to Google Photos

During its Nexus event Tuesday, Google also announced a few big updates to Google Photos , the photo storage service it debuted earlier this year. Sharing is improved, you can display photos on your TV and there's a new tool to organize your photos.<p>Already a great tool for organizing every photo …

A Little Spice Makes Everything Nice: 16 Cozy Cinnamon Recipes

Is there anything that isn't made better by cinnamon? From braises to baked goods, these recipes all feature cinnamon as a starring ingredient.<p><b>Is there anything that isn't made better by cinnamon?</b> From burgers to baked goods, these recipes all feature cinnamon as a starring ingredient.

5 Cheap Travel Gadgets You Need in Your Carry-On

<i>By Kristen Mitchell for the CheapTickets Travel Blog</i><p>When you're prepping for a flight there's a few things you always know to bring: a few magazines or a book to keep you busy, headphones to listen to music or drown out any annoying neighbors and a phone charger. These are crucial, but there is so …

Gear & Gadgets

The 100 best novels written in English: the full list

After two years of careful consideration, Robert McCrum has reached a verdict on his selection of the 100 greatest novels written in English. Take a look at his list<p>A story of a man in search of truth told with the simple clarity and beauty of Bunyan’s prose make this the ultimate English classic.

Literature

13 incredibly stylish celebrity-owned hotels around the world

And why not? As frequent travelers, they know just what makes a good hotel.<p>Here are 13 of the most stylish celebrity-owned hotels around the world.

Andy Murray

Forget smart fridges – here’s the kitchen tech you really want

Smart fridges are a cliche of the internet of things, a perfect example of an unnecessary, expensive technology that’s been talked about more than it’s been used.<p>Yet, kitchens seem the perfect place for gadgetry: look at the catalogues for home stores, there’s specific devices for everything from …

This Bread Recipe Is Older Than the Colosseum

On August 24 in 79 A.D., just before Mount Vesuvius destroyed Pompeii and Herculaneum and preserved their ruins in ash, a baker put his last loaf of …

12 Books That Will Lift You Up When You Are Down

Sometimes you need a pick-me-up.<p>Sometimes, you need a pick-me-up. You're feeling blue, down in the dumps, maybe even dealing with a lump in your throat. Whichever idiom fits your situation, you're just not feeling like your best self.<p>To abate the waves of sadness, or palpitations of dread, we've …