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6 Best macOS and Linux Programming Text Editor For Web Development

Notepad++ is by far the most popular code editor in the market, it is free but limited to Microsoft Windows OS only, for those into coding on a macOS …

Linux

4 Good Open Source Log Monitoring and Management Tools for Linux

When an operating system such as Linux is running, there are many events happening and processes that run in the background to enable efficient and …

Linux

River ecosystems show 'incredible' initial recovery after dam removal

A songbird species that flourishes on the salmon-rich side of dams in the western United States struggles when it tries to nest on the side closed …

Ecosystems

Rainy Russian Street Photography Looks Like Oil Paintings

St. Petersburg-based Russian photographer Eduard Gordeev captures delicate cityscape scenes by taking photos in the rain. Flowing rain drops blur the …

11 TED Talks on Photography Worth Watching

Need some inspiration to start off the new year? Try these 11 TED talks on photography. 1. Anastasia Taylor-Lind – Fighters and Mourners of the …

TED Talks

This teenage photographer shoots the natural beauty of one of the world’s densest cities

Kelvin Yuen, a 19-year-old university student from Hong Kong, first picked up a camera seriously in 2014, and has been taking photos of the city in his free time ever since. But unlike many photographers who shoot Hong Kong’s manmade attributes like skyscrapers and trams, or the city’s seven …

Hong Kong

I Moved to Linux and It’s Even Better Than I Expected

Saying goodbye to Apple and Microsoft has never been easier, or so satisfying<p>On <b>a spring day in 2012, I shut down my MacBook Air</b> for the last time. …

Massive "Tree of Life" map connects 2.3 million organisms

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Biology

As a scientist, is the pope dodging the biggest contributor to climate change?

Once you’re a scientist, you’re always a scientist, and Pope Francis was once a scientist. In recent years, the pope’s outspoken views on issues like …

Christianity

Floods after drought: why El Niño might not revive California

The Golden State has suffered four parched years, but the land could be too dry to absorb heavy rains anticipated this winter<p>Vast swathes of forest are so brittle and bone-dry that they burn up in an instant. A vicious wildfire, whipped up by hot, arid winds and moving faster than anything in …

Weather

What is the difference between a lager and an ale?

Hint: it has nothing to do with the beer's flavor.<p>For the average beer drinker, the difference between an ale and a lager comes down to how the beer looks, smells, and tastes. Ales tend to be fruity-estery, while lagers are clean-tasting and frequently described as "crisp." But to a brewer, the …

Who to Follow: Cycling's Social Media Stars

These 107 personalities, brands, platforms, and initiatives expertly harness the power of social media to transform the way all of us ride. Meet our random, unranked, completely subjective collection of cycling's digital superstars.<p><b>John Watson</b><br>@TheRadavist didn't just make his love of bikes and …

EB15: Open Cycle’s Unbeaten Path gravel road bike hits the ground (UPDATED)

Like so many other products at the fall shows, the Open U.P. (Unbeaten Path) gravel/cyclocross bike was first shown at Sea Otter. Since then, it’s …

Australia’s Greatest Bake Off's Monique Bowley's scone recipe with just 3 ingredients

How to make scones using just THREE ingredients (and you will never guess what one of them is)<p><b>Method demonstrated by Australia’s Greatest Bake Off's</b> …

Dessert

Keeping your Linux system safe

While most of the Linux community would agree that viruses don't affect Linux, there are some people we share files with who are affected by viruses …

Linux

Two teen programmers talk about why they love Linux, love Google, and don't hate Windows 10

So it is with teen techies and developers. Apple has become a huge focus for teens of late, so much so that Apple came up with a whole teen program for them at its annual World Wide Developer conference.<p>But the open source operating system Linux, with its kumbaya open-source development cycle - …

Rare breed: Linux Mint 17.2 offers desktop familiarity and responds to user wants

Review: Even if using Cinnamon or MATE elsewhere, new release offers handy improvements.<p>These days, the desktop OSes grabbing headlines have, for the …

Linux

Elektra One Solar becomes first solar-electric aircraft to cross the Alps in both directions

It's been quite a month for electric aircraft. First, the Solar Impulse 2 broke distance and duration records when it flew from Japan to Hawaii. …

The 1938 Aircraft That Came From The Future

In 1938, with dreams of taking out one of Europe’s most prestigious air races, Ettore Bugatti—yes, the car guy—and Belgian engineer Louis de Monge …