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Reading and Writing JSON to a File in Python

Over the last 5-10 years, the JSON format has been one of, if not the most, popular ways to serialize data. Especially in the web development world, …

Southwest Sweet Potato Black Bean Dip

<i>This delicious sweet potato black bean dip is loaded with flavor and perfect served with tortilla chips, as a side or as a topping for salads and</i> …

Sweet Potatoes

These 5 movies on Netflix will open your eyes about how food is really made

Where does your food come from? What's in it?<p>It'll take more than a glance at the label to see what's actually in your food. And that's the problem. As we've made certain foods cheaper and more readily available, we've distanced ourselves from its production, letting the fast food and sugar …

Weight Loss

31 Hilarious Tweets That Perfectly Capture India In April 2016

"Salman Khan is 'Goodwill Ambassador' for the Olympics. Doesn't he need a Goodwill Ambassador for himself?"

How fast does the Earth move through the Universe?

And if relativity tells us there’s no such thing as “absolute motion,” how do we measure it?<p><i>“The slow philosophy is not about doing everything in</i> …

Universe

3tags.org

The 25 most expensive elite boarding schools in America

Business Insider recently published our list of the most elite boarding schools in the country using endowment, acceptance rate, and average SAT score provided by BoardingSchoolReview.com, a website that collects information on boarding schools directly from the institutions.<p>Though we didn't factor …

College & University

How to Create Your First JavaScript Chart

In one form or the other, data visualization seems to come up quite often in the work life of a designer or a front-end developer. Be it an analytics …

JavaScript

The 5 Amazing Health Benefits Of Spicy Foods

<b>SPECIAL FROM</b><p>Cayenne, jalapeno, habanero, chili—it seems like there are a million different kinds of hot peppers you can buy. And not only are they a great way to add flavor to your recipes, research shows that they may have a surprisingly positive effect on your health.<p>Hot peppers, like jalapeños …

Cancer Cells

Social Security in 2016: 20 Stats Everyone Should Know

Image: FDR Presidential Library & Museum via Flickr.<p>Social Security is a vital component of financial security in retirement for millions of Americans, but there are many reports of Social Security being on a path to bankruptcy. While it's true that the system won't be solvent forever if things …

Comparing regular expressions in Perl, Python, and Emacs

Regular expressions are very handy, but unfortunately they are implemented at least slightly differently everywhere you use them. These notes survey …

Python Programming

Neil DeGrasse Tyson's best quotes may make you fall in love with science all over again

But deGrasse Tyson also has a serious side, which he reveals time and again in his books, shows, Twitter page, and popular science articles.<p>Often, deGrasse Tyson's humor strikes a serious chord that not only makes us laugh but also think. As a popular science educator, deGrasse Tyson is out to …

Middle School

Here’s how to live with a 16GB iPhone

It's 2015, and the entry level phones from both Apple and Google still come with only 16GB of storage. It's an unreasonably tiny amount for anyone who regularly uses their phone to take photos and videos, or play games, or even just install a lot of apps. That includes myself, and yet — because I …

Apps

15 Slow Cooker Soup Recipes to Warm You Up

Once winter arrives in all of its icy glory, it’s understandable that you’ll want to burrow under the covers and solely sip soup for dinner. And after a long day at the office, it’s less than likely that you’ll be tempted to gather ingredients and start chopping. That’s why these crock pot soup …

Cooking

Someone Photoshopped this Sikh Guy, and Now the World Thinks He’s a Paris Terrorist

Yikes. Someone Photoshopped a selfie by a Sikh man to look like a terrorist from the Paris attacks, the fake photo went viral, and news organizations …

Terrorism

8 Lip Products That Are Perfect If You Hate Wearing Lipstick

Believe it or not, there are many of us out there who just plain hate wearing lipstick. From chalky formulas, having to reapply it throughout the …

Makeup

The cloud wars explained: Why nobody can catch up with Amazon

Even as the startup craze starts to cool in Silicon Valley, Amazon, Microsoft, and Google all reported bang-up earnings last quarter, not least because of their big bets on the cloud.<p>What exactly are these companies selling? Who's buying it? And why is one company that wasn't even in enterprise …

Amazon Web Services

Winning shots from Siena International Photography Awards 2015

In its first year, the Siena International Photography Awards is already Italy’s biggest photography contest, attracting entries from more than 100 countries. Following the announcement of the winners on 31 October, we showcase a selection of incredible shots now on display in the Tuscan city

Framing

Jupiter Venus And Mars Form Stunning Planetary Trio Before Sunrise

Late October holds a cosmic treat for all early-risers.<p>Jupiter, Venus and Mars are joining together to form a triangle that will be visible from …

Astronomy

19 tricks stores use to make you spend more money

From supermarkets to department stores, retailers employ clever techniques designed to get you to spend more.<p>Stores are carefully engineered, and every aspect of the design has a highly specific purpose — from the background music to the interior wall color.<p>To become more of a savvy shopper — and …

eCommerce

Asteroid Called ‘Spooky’ Will Buzz Earth on Halloween

The space rock was discovered just weeks before its flyby.<p>NG STAFF; ART BY HAISAM HUSSEINSOURCE: NASA<p>A space rock bigger than a skyscraper will sail past Earth on Halloween, zipping by just beyond the moon. The asteroid won't collide with our planet, but as a cosmic trick-or-treat it offers a rare …

Zero Belly Recipe: Easy Chicken and Rice Soup

This delicious recipe for a lunchtime (or anytime) soup couldn't be easier. It's just one of the 150+ belly-flattening recipes in the best-selling …

Food

15 hilarious parenting comics that are almost too real.

Brian Gordon is a cartoonist. He's also a dad, which means he's got plenty of inspiration for the parenting comics he creates for his website, Fowl …

Parenting

No Fuss, No Muss: 7 Simple Dinner Recipes Your Family Will Love

Weeknight dinners should full of flavor, not fuss. These easy recipes prove that you can create healthy and delicious meals for your family with minimal hassle.<p><b>1. Chipotle Chicken Quesadillas</b><p>These crisp tortillas filed with gooey melted cheddar, shredded rotisserie chicken and a smoky …

Cooking

Don't make these breakfast mistakes

Breakfast kick starts your metabolism for the day, so you don't want to mess that up. Here are the top four breakfast mistakes I see, plus how to fix each one.<p>The mistake: you skip it to save calories<p>Forgoing breakfast may seem like a calorie-saver, but it can actually be a fat trap. Researchers at …

Nutrition

Sunrise in the WEST: Scientists warn North could be SOUTH as Earth's magnetic poles SWITCH

GETTYThe sun could rise in the west<p>Climate researchers believe we are heading towards a reversal of the planet's magnetic field, which some fear will …

This couple spent their honeymoon on a luxury safari in Tanzania — here's what it was like

They wanted a trip that was active and exciting but also luxurious.<p>They spent six days in the Singita Grumeti Reserve in northern Tanzania — which Conde Nast Traveler named the best hotel in the world — and six days in Zanzibar.<p>Morgan said the best parts about the trip was the privacy the couple …

Asia Travel

37 Amazing Pancake Recipes for Any Time of Day

Anyone who says pancakes are only for breakfast needs a wake-up call—and this list of recipes. Because, sure, buttermilk with maple syrup (we're …