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64 places you can learn to code online for free

This way, you can discover what you like (and more importantly don't) before financially investing in a certain set of courses.<p>However, there are so many free resources, classes, and books to pick from! It's easy to become overwhelmed. (Ever hear of too much of a good thing?!)<p>To make things easier, …

Computer Science

How to create an untraceable new identity

My machine is inextricably linked to who I am. All of us are in the same existential mess. Your identity is now part of your smartphone and laptop. …

These are the invisible cameras of the future

Hidden cameras are getting harder to spot: old, hefty spy gadgets you had to hide under a thick coat have been replaced tiny devices in the tips of …

Google is trying to sell Boston Dynamics, the crazy robotics company it bought in 2013

Among the potential buyers are the Japanese automaker Toyota and Amazon, which has a robotics division focused on automation in its warehouses.<p>Boston Dynamics was one of a series of companies that Google bought in 2013 as part of a robotics division called Replicant. It makes humanoid and …

Robotics

Tesla's big Model 3 reveal may feature a drivable version of the car

Much has been said about the coming $35,000 sedan, and the anticipation is no doubt bubbling over.<p>The looming reveal helped send Tesla shares up 40% in the past month.<p>Now that the invitations have gone out, some of the details have started to emerge.<p>A Bloomberg report suggests the Model 3 that …

Tesla

Take a peek inside Nevada's new solar farm that generates power 24/7 with molten salt

The Crescent Dunes Solar Energy Project covers 1,670 acres of Nevada desert. When it officially opened in February this year, the massive plant was …

Tesla's stock has surged insanely high in 30 days, and it makes no sense

Then it started 2016 by getting clobbered, with its share price dropping by $100 to the $140s.<p>The reason was simple: Wall Street decided that for Tesla to grow in accordance with a $30-billion market cap, it needed to execute on building cars.<p>But Tesla was struggling to do that.<p>Effectively, …

Tesla

Turning Windows into Solar Panels

National Labs are taking a fresh approach to solar power by harnessing the power of quantum dots.

Solar Panels

16 high protein recipes for when you’re trying to cut carbs

So you want to get more protein in your body but are sick to death of protein shakes<p>Besides, you want some real food in your belly.<p>Check out these …

The Truth About Fat In Your Diet

Here's what's healthy and what's not.<p>Eating fat makes you fat, right? If this is what you think, you're wrong. But it's not your fault -- it's probably what you were led to believe.<p>Actually, unsaturated fats, like those found in plant-based oils, nuts and fatty fish, are good for you because they …

Nutrition

Here's Your Running For Weight Loss 5K Training Plan - Women's Running

Know how to knock out two big goals with one stone? Run your first 5K! Losing a few extra pounds and toeing the line at your first road race are two …

Extreme Sports

This could be the technology that will finally replace Bluetooth

Bluetooth has proven to be an incredibly useful innovation that has enabled wireless connections between devices over short distances with minimal …

5 productivity apps to help you single task

You, task switcher, have a lot of things going on in your head. Look, there’s that e-mail you need to send to your manager whizzing by, just missing a collision with the conference call you need to organize for the end of the week. We’re not even going to take a look at that big messy pile over by …

Apps

How to Make Your Workout More Efficient

We calculated exactly how much time the average guy spends NOT working out during a workout<p>Squeezing in a good workout can be tough, what with everything else you’re doing at the gym: checking email, ogling the spin class, taking water breaks. Never mind how much time you waste waiting for …

Text Messaging

I became a millionaire in my 30s, and here's the best advice I can give you about investing

In their 50s or 60s they realize they'll need to work until they're so old and sick that they just can't work anymore. This is a s----- life, and I want something better for you.<p>I just read the book "The Millionaire Fastlane" by MJ DeMarco. He talks about two ways to build wealth: the slow lane, …

This Massive Waste-To-Energy Plant Will Be The Largest In The World

Stretching nearly a mile across and complete with a visitor’s center, the new incinerator will tackle China’s growing trash problem.<p>As cities figure out how to deal with growing piles of trash, they’re taking two paths. Some, like San Francisco, are aiming for zero waste–composting and recycling …

Pollution

12 of the smartest things Elon Musk has said about the future of our planet

From making electric cars the standard with Tesla to making space travel affordable with SpaceX, Musk is the Thomas Edison of our time.<p>Here are 12 of our favorite things he's said about the future of the planet.

Did you know stretching before exercise is controversial? Here's the right way to do it

By Roy M. Wallack<p>Some experts say stretching before exercise helps performance and lessens injuries. But, believe it or not, others say stretching does the opposite.<p>Who's right?<p>Proponents point to people who can't afford to be wrong: Athletes.<p>The Clippers stretch before every game. And<p>Meb …

Exercise

Apple's Arrogance Exposed As Controversial Error 53 Bricks iPhones

It’s rare that you see a company highlighting its own flaws when everything is going perfectly. Once you apply some pressure, you reveal the frayed edges, the blurred lines, and both the real and the perceived faults. Apple’s Error 53 has been bubbling away for months, but received wider …

Apple Store

Elon Musk personally cancels blogger's Tesla order after 'rude' post

But perhaps the best perk of being Elon Musk is the ability to be unbelievably petty.<p>The Californian venture capitalist Stewart Alsop learned that to his cost, he says, after he wrote an open letter to Musk about the badly run launch event for the Tesla Motors Model X (the newest car from Musk's …

Tesla

'Shark Tank' Or Y Combinator? Moguls Duke It Out

There’s no question that going on <i>Shark Tank</i> gets you plenty of attention. The reality show has attracted as many as 7 million viewers at a time who tune in to see great ideas score investments and terrible ideas slink back to the drawing board.<p>But should aspiring entrepreneurs really be eyeing <i>Shark</i> …

Startups

7 Strategies for Pain-Free Running | Women's Health

<i>Dear Coach Jenny,</i><p><i>I started running two months ago and I'm up to 30 minutes. I find I'm always sore in my shins, knee and sometimes hamstring. I sit a lot during the day. I run every other day, warm up and cool down walking and stretch! There is always soreness during or after the run. I'm starting</i> …

Elon Musk Just Showed How Much He Believes In Tesla

Tesla CEO Elon Musk has exercised his stock options, converting them into stock and reinvesting more than $100 million into the electric carmaker he …

Is Keck’s Law Coming to an End?

<b>Since 1980,</b> the number of bits per second that can be sent down an optical fiber has increased some 10 millionfold. That’s remarkable even by the …

If The Price Of Solar Falls As Fast As Other Technologies, The World Can Breathe Easier

The official projections for solar adoption may be much too conservative.<p>If solar power prices fall in line with other technologies, we could see continued price-drops of 10% a year. That’s according to an historical analysis of 53 technologies that finds a distinct pattern in how major innovations …

Moore's Law

Tesla is planning 2 versions of its $35,000 Model 3

The design will be unveiled in March, but we now have greater indications that the Model 3 will actually be a platform for two vehicles — a small sedan and a compact SUV — and possibly more.<p>At Electrek, Seth Weintraub offers some speculation about Model 3 pricing and configurations.<p>This follows …

Physicist fires a gun at himself underwater to prove a point

You've got to hand it to the scientist in the above video: No matter how sure he was about what would happen when he fired the gun at himself, it …

Kalashnikov cranking up AK-47 factory in Florida

The famous Kalashnikov AK-47 assault rifles have been made in frigidMoscow since their inception 69 years ago. Soon, they'll be made in sunnyFlorida, too.<p>Kalashnikov USA has been approved by the city of Pompano Beach to assemble guns there.<p>Kalashnikov USA of Tullytown, Pa., was importing rifles …

Guns