Garnet Mckalsen

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Introduction to functional programming with C#

It is no surprise that one of the biggest challenges in the enterprise software development is complexity. Change is inevitable. Especially when a …

WATCH: The 'Firefall' Offers A Grand Glimpse Of A Glow In Flow

It's been a long week. Take a moment — <i>or even a minute!</i> — to watch something beautiful.<p>Around the third week of February each year, Horsetail Fall lights up Yosemite National Park with a spectacle of orange and red. The phenomenon, which has taken on the decidedly majestic nickname "firefall," is …

National Parks

Heisenberg's Astrophysics Prediction Finally Confirmed After 80 Years

Discovering that our Universe was quantum in nature brought with it a lot of unintuitive consequences. The better you measured a particle’s position, the more fundamentally indeterminate its momentum was. The shorter an unstable particle lived, the less well-known its mass fundamentally was. Solid, …

Physics

Ice Climber Collapses Dagger

Author:<p>Publish date:<p>Social count:<p>3998<p>4K<p>SHARES<p>Watch as Swiss mountain guide Marcel Schenk collapses an entire ice dagger with the swing of his tool. …

Climbing

How to Pack a First Aid Kit for Hiking

One of the essentials you should always take on a hiking trip is a first aid kit. Whether you trip and scrape your knee or lose your way and must …

First Aid

Clemson offers blueprint proving money alone doesn't buy national titles

The Tigers are not the richest program in the nation by a long shot, but they won the title anyway<p>TAMPA, Fla. -- Clemson didn't just win a national …

College Football

CES 2017’s Best Gear and Gadgets (Photos)

The Daily Beast peeks into some of the hottest tech coming out of the annual Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas<p>Steve Marcus / Reuters

Gear & Gadgets

Believe: Dabo Swinney's First Word at Clemson and the Key to the Tigers' Rise

That simple sign was hung on the wall the very first day, steadily and forcefully guiding them through years of failed yesterdays that don't mean a damn thing about today.<p><i>Believe.</i><p>Dabo Swinney made sure it was on the wall in 2008, hanging in the team meeting room where no one could avoid it the …

College Football

Iceland's search and rescue team is the toughest group of volunteers around

Iceland is not your typical country. It deals with climactic extremes and faces some of the harshest weather conditions in the world. Which makes …

The inflammation-fighting oil you’ll want to use with pretty much every meal

If you fight allergies, digestive problems, irritated skin, headaches, or even serious chronic health problems, then you might be familiar with …

Wellness

Garmin's satellite hand-helds make it really hard to get lost

Garmin isn't just using CES to show off new fitness watches and software updates. The company also used the massive tradeshow to unveil two mobile devices designed for international travelers and backcountry explorers alike. The InReach SE+ and inReach Explorer+ rely on Iridium satellite coverage …

How Does My Camera Work?

These days, you’d be hard pressed to find a person that doesn’t own some sort of camera. But considering the high number of camera owners globally, …

Allergic kayaker forgets her EpiPen, encounters wasp nest. Now what?

What to do if you're an outdoors person with a bee allergy<p><i>This article appeared in the January/February 2017 edition with the headline "Don't Leave</i> …

Apple cider vinegar helps blood sugar, body fat, studies say

Apple cider vinegar has been touted as a cure-all for decades. I've seen claims that it can do everything from halt hiccups to whiten teeth, and even banish dandruff.<p>Whether or not it's capable of all those things, there is some solid research to back up apple cider vinegar as a healthy elixir, as …

Nutrition

The long guns: History of US military rifles

The U.S. Army’s upgraded M4A1 combat rifle is just the latest development in a category of weapons that American soldiers have carried since the country’s earliest days.<p><b>Long Gun Beginnings</b><p>Even before there was actually a "United States" there was what could arguably be considered the first true …

Why You Should Try Kayaking in Florida at the Everglades National Park

<i>Updated on 12 November 2017</i> <br>The Everglades is a unique eco-system. Spreading over 2 million acres, it’s the only place in the world where alligators …

Kayaking

18 super-cool tailgating gadgets

Slow Cookers

Lens Mastery Series - The Best Lenses for Beginner Photographers

One of the most important tasks for beginning photographers is to fill out their kit - a camera, a tripod, filters, accessories, and, of course, …

Cameras

Quick Explainer: How Shutter Speed, ISO & Aperture Help Create a Perfect Exposure (VIDEO)

While everyone here probably has a good understanding of how to arrive at a proper exposure by manipulating aperture, shutter speed and ISO settings, …

Cameras

A Beautiful Visualization Of How Your DSLR Camera Really Works

Leave it to a graphic designer to clearly visualize the complicated inner-workings of your digital camera in a way that actually makes sense.<p>Here’s the thing about expensive, hulking DSLR cameras: They take beautiful photographs, but only if you know how to use them. And understanding the various …

Balance Gut Bacteria. Get Leaner. Get Happier.

What to Eat and What to Avoid for a Healthy Gut<p>You Are 90% Non-Human<p>Your body is comprised of approximately 10 trillion human cells. But you also …

This is the difference between a RAW and JPEG file format

RAW vs. JPEG – Is there a difference in the post-processing of the two?<p>I think almost every photographer (including me) is at least a little bit …

Tutorials

The $11,000 Bike Designed Just for Triathletes

The Cervélo P5X is a piece of precision engineering inspired by the humble water bottle.<p>Cervélo has designed one of the first-ever triathlon-specific bicycles, one that features a one-piece carbon fiber frame, aerodynamic brakes, and a fresh shape. It will debut Oct. 8 at the Ironman World …

The Ultimate Beginner’s Guide to Photography

Dear friend,<p>I wanted to write you this book on how to take better photos. I know you started off with your iPhone, and started to show keen interest …

Cameras

His Job Is Guiding People on Long Trail Runs in Rad Places

In 2014, Jared Vilhauer visited one of the Peruvian Andes’ tallest, most beautiful, and remote mountain ranges, the Cordillera Huayhuash. Being both …

How To Deal With Muscles Cramps During Swimming

Before get Start let’s have a small description about “Muscles Cramps”.<p>“A <b>muscles cramps</b> is a sudden and involuntary contraction of one or more of …

Swimming

The Endurance Athlete's Guide to Protein

There’s constant discussion among scientists, athletes, and coaches about how to properly fuel for endurance activities. It’s been widely agreed upon …

Nutrition

Troy Trojans vs. Clemson Tigers Betting Odds, Analysis, College Football Pick

Clemson owns a 16-game home winning streak, going 9-4-3 against the spread in the process. Meanwhile, Troy is 5-1 ATS over its last six road contests. So what's the smart bet for Saturday afternoon's Tigers vs. Trojans battle at Death Valley?<p><b>Point spread:</b> The Tigers opened as 34-point favorites, …

College Football

Could I make my own penicillium from waste food?

It is now accepted that Alexander Fleming did not discover penicillium, the fungal basis of the drug penicillin, since it is known to have been used in the 1870s and was probably known to the shaman of ancient peoples. On that basis then, if I collected the mould from bread, fruit and vegetables …

Oxfordshire