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Learn to Code: Harvard's Free Online Computer Science Course

HTML, CSS, JavaScript, C, SQL, PHP, and More<p>Harvard’s “Introduction to Computer Science” course is widely regarded as the best computer science …

LastPass Families makes it easier to share passwords

Password managers like LastPass or 1Password are great for keeping track of all your passwords, but what happens if you share accounts with someone else? Say, the energy bill that you and your spouse both pay, or the Netflix account that all your children mooch off of?<p>LastPass Families is a new …

Information Systems

Artificial sweeteners could be making you gain weight

According to the latest research<p>If you've ever tried to lose weight, you may have tried replacing the sugar in your fizzy drink or cup of tea with a …

The Workplace

15 surprising things that can make you bloated

Stomach bloating is unfortunately a normal and natural part of life.<p>But some foods cause more bloat than others.<p>That's because many of these foods contain nutrients that our bodies can't digest, like lactose, a natural sugar that's found in dairy.<p>FODMAPs are another example. These short-chain …

Artificial Sweeteners

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Test-approved app could kill off the graphing calculator

Math students have a love-hate relationship with the funky, expensive TI-84 graphing calculators, but thanks to a new deal, they'll soon get a free option. Starting this spring, pupils in 14 US states will be able to use the TI-like Desmos online calculator during standardized testing run by the …

Does the Ketogenic diet work for type 2 diabetes?

Type 2 diabetes is a condition affecting blood sugar levels that can be managed by following a healthful diet and maintaining a healthy weight.<p>People …

​Google launches event finder in mobile search

It's now easier to find concerts and other events in Google's mobile site and apps.<p>Google has rolled out a new mobile feature that makes it easier …

Apps

Keto diet science: How your body burns fat

By now, you’ve probably heard about the <i>keto diet</i>. You've probably heard that it all but bans carbs and sugars, or that it's been clinically shown to …