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Amazon’s new ‘Alexa Blueprints’ let anyone create custom Alexa skills and responses

Amazon this morning is introducing “Alexa Blueprints,” a new way for any Alexa owner to create their own customized Alexa skills or responses, without needing to know how to code. The idea is to allow Alexa owners to create their own voice apps, like a trivia game or bedtime stories, or teach Alexa …

Smart Homes

How to Create a Gantt Chart in Google Sheets

A popular tool for project management, Gantt charts provide a chronological, easy-to-read breakdown of completed, current and upcoming tasks as well …

Analytics

Hacking Windows 10: How to Break into Somebody's Computer Without a Password (Exploiting the System)

After a hacker has configured Metasploit on a remote private server, created a resource script for automation, and created a simple payload, he or …

Cybersecurity

Glucomannan — A Weight Loss Supplement That Works

A lot of people need to lose weight.<p>Unfortunately, it is not always easy to achieve and long-term success is rare.<p>All sorts of things are claimed to …

Weight Loss

24 Cognitive Biases You Need To Stop Making [Infographic]

Cognitive bias occurs when we make subjective assumptions about people or situations based on our own perception of reality. This can lead to …

Critical Thinking

4 Ways to Control Electronic Relays

I’ve always been fascinated with relays, they’re so absolute, so binary. Anyway, I’ve built a few projects using relays and thought I’d share what I learned to help make it easier for others to use relays in their projects. I’m not an expert, I’m just a coder who likes to play with hardware.<p>An …

Arduino

Download Learn MS Excel - Full Offline Tutorial for Android

Learn MS Excel - Full Offline Tutorial and Keyboard Shortcuts easily and quickly.<p>The App is Designed to be User friendly and Offline mode.<br>If you …

Art techniques: top tutorials for painting and drawing

Part of honing your skills as an artist involves learning how to draw the world around you: animals, people, landscapes and so on. The other part …

Tutorials

So You Want to Read Time Travel Fiction: Here’s Where to Start

Any respectable list of time travel novels has to start with H. G. Wells’ groundbreaking novel <i>The Time Machine</i>. Casting aside the magic and mysticism …

Science Fiction

Game of Tomes: 8 Other Books Game of Thrones Fans Should Read

If you’ve caught up on <i>Game of Thrones</i>, have already read through the “Ice and Fire” series and are looking for some good old-fashioned fantasy action …

12 Knots Everyone Should Master

<i>Last Updated December, 2017: We’ve updated the formatting on this post for clarity. Links have also been updated.</i><p>Our Go-To: Water Knot<p><b>Climbing</b> …

Climbing

The best science fiction, fantasy, and horror novels of 2017

Not a good year for humanity, but a great year for books<p>2017 was a hard year for a lot of people. With climate change, haywire politics, and tech companies running amok, there are lots of reasons to put the year in the rearview mirror. But through it all, a run of great books shined a light in the …

Books

13 sci-fi series starters to break in your new ebook reader

Visit other worlds<p>So you just got a new ebook reader for the holidays this year. Nice! Now, it’s time to find books to load it up with, which should give you plenty to read on your trip home, or if you need an excuse to avoid relatives for a couple of hours.<p>Here’s 13 science-fiction books that kick …

Science Fiction

How To Grow Ginger in Pots : Care, Uses and Benefits

Are you looking for easy tips on how to grow ginger in pots? If so, you are lucky as today, we are about to show you how one can grow this amazing</b> …

HDMI 2.1 is here with 10K and Dynamic HDR support

Back in January, the HDMI Forum unveiled its new specifications for the HDMI connector, called HDMI 2.1. Now, that HDMI specification is available to all vendors who have already adopted HDMI 2.0. It's backwards compatible with all previous HDMI specifications.<p>The focus of HDMI 2.1 is on higher …

Sketching Exercise: How to Sketch People's Faces

Faces are a favorite subject for artists, but our desire for realism means that too often we resort to tracing or we get obsessive about …

Exploding binary stars will light up the sky in 2022

Stellar collisions are an amazingly rare thing. According to our best estimates, such events only occur in our galaxy (within globular clusters) once …

Universe

Figure Drawing with Line and Contour

01<p>of 07<p>Figure Drawing: Line and Contour<p>Contour drawing is arguably the purest form of drawing - nothing but pure line. Most of us begin contour …

The Best Science Fiction Movies on Netflix

<i>Editor's Note: This post is updated monthly. Bookmark this page and come back every month to see what other excellent Sci-Fi films join the Netflix</i> …

Build your first basic Android game in just 7 minutes (with Unity)

Making a fully working game for Android is much easier than you might think. The key to successful Android development— or any kind of development— is to know what you want to achieve and find the necessary tools and skills to do it. Take the path of least resistance and have a clear goal in …

Best Fiction of 2017

FICTION & LITERATURE<p>Released: July 11, 2017<p>Reviewed: April 17, 2017<p>FICTION & LITERATURE<p>Released: July 11, 2017<p>"The ironies of bureaucracy and …

17 Science Fiction Books That Forever Changed The Genre

Speculative fiction is the literature of change and discovery. But every now and then, a book comes along that changes the rules of science fiction …

Science Fiction

Ken Liu tells Star Wars tall tales in The Legends of Luke Skywalker novel

“Luke Skywalker? I thought he was a myth.”<p>That’s how Rey responds when she first hears Luke’s name in 2015’s <i>Star Wars: The Force Awakens.</i> By the time …

Star Wars

If You Want to Have Lucid Dreams, Here's a Tip From a Recent Study

We're so down for this.<p>Having a degree of control of our dreams while we're in the middle of them can be one hell of a fun ride, adding a vivid new …

The 5 essential new Star Wars books you have to read ASAP

From a Certain Point of View<p>OK, so I'm starting out with a bit of a cheat, since this one isn't a novel; it's a collection of 40 short stories from …

Star Wars: The Force Awakens

The 9 Best Sci-Fi Book Series Available for Amazon Kindle

With its grand scope and hugely involved world building tropes, the sci-fi genre naturally lends itself to series works.<p>The best of these are …

Science Fiction
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