Jason M. Pedicord

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Learn How to Create a Vertical Slide-Out Menu with CSS Transitions

In this tutorial, we’re going to create a vertical slide-out menu using CSS3 transitions. The menus will be place on the left-side of the screen with …

Web Design

One scientist may have solved a mystery behind brain disorders like Alzheimer’s and schizophrenia

When she gazed into a microscope and saw these ubiquitous cells with their spidery tentacles, she did what most neuroscientists had been doing for generations: she looked right past them and focused on the rest of the brain tissue, just as you might look through specks of dirt on a windshield.<p>"What …

Building a Vertical Timeline With CSS and a Touch of JavaScript

In this tutorial, we’ll learn how to build a responsive vertical timeline from scratch. First, we’ll create the basic structure with minimal markup …

Web Design

This Hacker Feline Is Creating The Internet Of Cats

The Cat Exploit project uses roaming kitties to get into your Wi-Fi, exposing some of the cracks in our data’s security.<p>On a clear day last fall, German digital media student Dennis Siegel attached a smartphone-sized Raspberry Pi computer to a tiny harness and carefully fitted the contraption onto …

Information Systems

This Super-Efficient Building High in the Rocky Mountains Has No Central Heat

The quest to build the world’s most energy-efficient buildings largely plays out in temperate regions or in big, heat-generating cities. That’s what …

An ancient virus has been found in human DNA — and it may still be active

This ancient retrovirus is a kind of living fossil, and the discovery of an intact copy of it within the human genome poses questions as to how it has survived, and suggests others from the distant evolutionary past may lie dormant in the DNA of many species.<p>A retrovirus replicates by inserting its …

The Tampon of the Future

IS it possible to extract blood from people without causing pain? For decades, this problem has stumped the medical industry. In an effort to replace the old-fashioned needle, companies are trying to deploy laser beams and tiny vacuums to draw blood.<p>In 2014, an engineer at Harvard named Ridhi …

Procter & Gamble

Nasa discovers underground 'forest of fungi' from space

Mycorrhizal fungi are more like cities than individual plants; these are complex systems which stretch for miles underground in search for …

How I Went From Living in My Car to Owning My Own Company

What I learned about success and overcoming adversity from living in my car.<p>When I was 18 years old, I moved into a Honda Civic. I didn't get along with my parents, didn't have money for an apartment, and was not attending college. I read a lot about the student debt crisis many young people face …

Turning Cigarette Butts Into Something Useful

One company wants to recycle the trillions of butts that pollute streets and waterways.<p>Increasingly, researchers are realizing that cigarettes are as much an environmental problem as they are a health issue. Walk along a beach or around a busy city and you step on a lot of cigarette butts, thrown …

How one developer just broke Node, Babel and thousands of projects in 11 lines of JavaScript

Code pulled from NPM – which everyone was using<b>Updated</b> Programmers were left staring at broken builds and failed installations on Tuesday after …

JavaScript

This Wearable Patch Uses Sweat To Monitor Blood Glucose Levels

And can automatically deliver medication with microneedles<p>People with diabetes prick their fingers multiple times a day to check their blood glucose levels, and dose themselves daily with injections of insulin. This monitoring is crucial, as rises in sugar levels in the blood can, over time, …

Diabetes

Five Things Your Employees Are Unhappy About

I get a lot of mail from HR leaders and department managers who have questions about employee satisfaction. Since few if any business schools or HR training programs teach people about fear and trust, many leaders are confused.<p>They think of their employees’ satisfaction on the job as a quantity …

The Workplace

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Why Is Styrofoam Still a Thing?

Expanded polystyrene is truly a wonder material.<p>It might not have the sexiest name, but expanded polystyrene is truly a wonder material. Widely—and incorrectly—known by by the trademarked name Styrofoam™, this lightweight substance is crafted from petroleum-based polystyrene beads, which are …

Fossil reptile discovery 'something extraordinary'

A newly discovered 250-million-year-old fossil reptile from Brazil gives an "extraordinary" insight into life just before the dinosaurs appeared.<p>At the time, the world was recovering from a massive extinction that wiped out most living species.<p>The reptile, named Teyujagua or "fierce lizard", is the …

Every 25-year-old in America needs to see this chart right now

In its 2016 Guide to Retirement, J.P. Morgan Asset Management included a powerful illustration of how compounding returns lead to huge differences between investors who start out young and those who wait until later in their careers before seriously saving.<p>JPMorgan shows outcomes for four …

NASA Scientists Warn a 30-Mile Ice Shelf Will Soon Break Off Antarctica

Shedding ice shelves contribute indirectly to sea level rise, scientists warn<p>A gigantic ice shelf is on the verge of splitting away from Antarctica to become a free-floating iceberg, according to newly released images from NASA. They show a massive crack spanning nearly the entire width of the …

1,000 Reps to Ripped | Men's Health

(Want an at-home program that will get you in the best shape of your life? Try THE 21-DAY METASHRED, <i>Men's Health</i> newest fitness program. One guy lost 25 pounds of fat in 6 weeks!)<p>The combination leads to a high-intensity, ass-kicking cardio workout that burns maximum calories for hours after you do …

Here's how much you should have saved up for retirement by now

Everyone knows that they need to save money for retirement. Eventually.<p>So the question, really, is just how much should you be saving at <i>your age</i> to retire comfortably?<p>In their Guide to Retirement, JP Morgan Asset Management outlined answers that might help you visualize how much you should have in …

Custom Scrollbar styling using CSS and Jquery

You must have noticed some websites having cool and unique scrollbars. Some might be sleek with the colors that blend perfectly with the website and …

CSS goes 3D with voxel.css

The web is often seen as a decidedly two-dimensional medium. And, to be fair, it is. That’s what it was designed for.<p>What’s more, the addition of …

Splash 2.0 Is Here with Qt 5 and Python 3

We’re pleased to announce that Splash 2.0 is officially live after many months of hard work.For those unfamiliar with Splash, it’s a headless browser …

JavaScript

Use the 50/20/30 Rule to Outline Your Budget For Every Need

The best way to keep a balanced budget is to decide your financial boundaries before you start spending. The 50/20/30 rule can help you keep every …

Personal Finance

Namespacing: “Trello Guide” !important;

There are only two hard things in Computer Science: cache invalidation and naming things.<p>— Phil Karlton<p>We didn’t spend a ton of time learning how to …

3 Powerful Leadership Lessons From Introverted CEOs | Inc.com

If you want scientific evidence to reassure you that introverts can make great leaders, there's plenty available. From their superior listening skills to deep expertise, quieter types in the C-suite have plenty of advantages, according to psychologists and leadership experts.<p>But sometimes anecdotes …

Leadership

Scientists have discovered a mysterious boiling river in the Amazon rainforest

According to legend, Spanish conquistadors foolishly ventured into the rainforest in search of gold, and the few men that returned told stories of poisoned water, man-eating snakes, and a river that boiled from below.<p>For Peruvian geoscientist, Andrés Ruzo, the myth had fascinated him since …

How to scrape data from web using python

Can you guess a simple way you can get data from a web page? It’s through a technique called web scraping.In case you are not familiar with web …

Python Programming

Say It With Me, UX Is Not The Same As CX

Not long ago I was in a retail store and while in the store I was on said retailer’s app. I was in search of, what else, the best deal on a specific item. Doesn’t matter which brand or which item. That’s irrelevant to this conversation.<p>While on the app, I was met with one delay after another …

Customer Experience

Humans and Neanderthals had sex a lot earlier than scientists thought

Some humans may have left Africa over 100,000 years ago<p>An analysis of the genome of a Siberian Neanderthal, published today in <i>Nature</i>, reveals for the first time that humans contributed DNA to the Neanderthal genome about 100,000 years ago; that's 50,000 years earlierthan the previous estimate. The …