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Google employees want to teach you to code for free with their latest app

A bunch of Google employees participating in the company’s Area 120 internal incubator have launched Grasshopper, a free mobile app for Android and iOS that teaches you the basics of programming.<p>It’s beautifully designed and is suitable for just about anyone who can be trusted to use a phone on …

Apps

Want to Improve Your Communication Skills? Stop Saying These 25 Words.

Stop saying these words in the office. You'll improve your communication skills and your coworkers will thank you.<p>For thousands of years, our most powerful tools to change the world and our surroundings have been our words. That’s still true today.<p>From the lines you hear on TV, the commentary you …

Communication Skills

Fatty Liver Disease: 7 Best Natural Treatments

Having fat in the liver is normal but only to some extent. When more than 5 to 10% of your liver's weight is fat, it is known as a fatty liver …

The best to-do apps

Plenty of people still rely on pen and paper, but it's inarguable that smartphones have become the more common way to keep tabs on what needs to get done. And while Apple and Google both offer basic reminder apps, many people might crave something a little more robust. Fortunately, both app stores …

Apps

Even if you clear your history, Google has a record of all of your search activity — here's how to delete it

YouTube. Panera. Facebook. Equifax. Every week, it seems, there's a new hack to worry about.<p>This ever-expanding list has many people realizing their personal information is less secure than they thought. Consumers are looking for ways to limit their online exposure and take proactive measures to …

Google

Behind the Screens: Stephen’s health-oriented standing desk + weather monitor setup

<i>Behind the Screens</i> <i>is a weekly 9to5Toys series that takes you through our writers’ setups, be it mobile, desktop, gaming or home theater. Next up is Stephen Hall, 9to5Google’s Managing Editor.</i><p>For my first few years working at home, I spent countless hours sitting at a cheap desk hunched over in …

Ergonomics

Avoid boolean values comparison with "==" in JavaScript

All of us use "==" daily for performing the comparison in JavaScript to execute particular code block only when certain condition meets.<p>But do you …

JavaScript

HEALTH SCAN: Researchers learn how to increase brain’s dopamine production

Fathers care more for babies that look like them, Mentally ill get information center.<p>><br>• ><p>Lab technician using microscope. (photo credit: INGIMAGE / …

Neuroscience

Best IDE for Python in 2018

1. Atom<p>2. IDLE<p>3. Thonny<p>4. Visual Studio Code<p>5. eric<p><b>Read on for our detailed analysis of each IDE</b><p>Our first baby steps with Python, which typically …

Programming

Guide: How to make your own personal VPN in under 30 minutes

Article Contents<p>1 Should I host my own VPN?<p>2 Step one: Setting up a Linode VPS<p>3 Step two: Logging into the VPS<p>4 Step three: Setting up the VPN<p>5 Step …

Linux

The One Router Setting Everyone Should Change (But No One Does)

The vast majority of home Wi-Fi users don't know the first thing about keeping their routers secure, a new survey finds.<p>Eighty-two percent of 2,205 …

Wi-Fi

Want to Avoid Hiring People You Can't Trust Later? Ask These 5 Powerful Interview Questions

Warren Buffett famously said that you should interview for intelligence, energy, and integrity. And if they don't have the last one, don't bother.<p>Are you a hiring manager or a person who conducts interviews as part of your job? Well, if you're not employing the science of behavioral interviewing in …

Employment

3 Tools of Cognitive Behavioral Therapy to Manage Extreme Stress

I arrive at a job interview. I’m anxious. I really want this role. I was fired a month ago, and rent is due next week.<p>At least the receptionist is …

Mental Health

This 1 Practice Immediately Reduces Stress (and Improves Self-Awareness)

Give this a try next time you need to clear your head.<p>Some stress is good.<p>An appropriate amount of stress helps you achieve peak performance. It gives you the extra boost you need to overcome laziness and focus on the task at hand.<p>Take a job interview, for example. If you don't have any stress or …

Mindfulness

14 Reasons You're Always Tired

Lack of sleep isn't the only thing sapping your energy. Little things you do (and don't do) can exhaust you both mentally and physically, which can …

Wellness

Javascript : Prototype vs Class

My last story was about ‘<i>class vs interface</i>’ in Typescript and I’m happy to say I had a lot of feedback. In those feedback I saw some people lost …

JavaScript

What Steve Jobs, Venus Williams, and the Dalai Lama Have to Say About Focus (Hint: It's Really Important)

Is your mind wandering off again? This will inspire you to find your focus again and get going.<p>Anytime is a good time to spring into action. But making the decision to get work done, start that project, or pursue that dream is only half the battle. You will need a deep reserve of commitment and …

Motivation

Unable to sleep? The best ways you can trick yourself into dozing off

We all know that a hot, milky drink and a warm bath are supposed to relax you before bed, but many of us still can’t slip into slumber.<p>Ten million …

How to Fold 5 High-Flying Stunt Paper Airplanes

John Collins knows how to make a piece of paper go the distance. In 2012, he set the world record for the farthest flight for a paper aircraft. …

Crafting

The One Anti-Inflammatory Drink You Should Have Every Morning To Lose Stomach Fat Fast

Women come in all shapes and sizes and we celebrate that diversity! But even the most body-positive among us has off days. If we had to pinpoint the …

Wellness

Top 101 Motivational Quotes

Timeless inspirational quotes to supercharge enthusiasm and motivation.<p>Here are 101 quotes to help motivate you to take on new challenges, overcome roadblocks, and live the life you want to live:<p>"Gratitude turns what we have into enough, and more. It turns denial into acceptance, chaos into order, …

Motivation

This 8-Minute Ab Workout Will Strengthen Every Muscle in Your Core

In this video, 8fit trainer Marife San Victores will take you through a short routine that targets every muscle in the abdomen in just 8 minutes.<p>They …

Workouts

Stem cell therapy reverses sight loss and lets people read again

Two people with severe sight loss can now see well enough to read after receiving tissue grown from human embryonic stem cells.<p>A man in his 80s and a …

Research Says These 6 Habits Improve Future Brain Health

Doctors claim the secret to a healthy brain in years to come is to S.H.I.E.L.D. it.<p>Many of us hope to live a long life, which includes being of sound mind and body. While there's lots of education and emphasis on physical health as a way to live longer--maintaining a healthy weight, blood pressure, …

The Brain

Why you should start using .npy file more often…

Data science needs fast computation and transformation of data. Native NumPy objects in Python provides that advantage over regular programming …

Python Programming

Minimum Cost Path Analysis (Python)

Multi-dimensional arrays and Matrices are popular interview topics in programming technical interviews. Although practical applications for such …

Python Programming

High Blood Pressure Dangers: Hypertension's Effects on Your Body

High blood pressure (hypertension) can quietly damage your body for years before symptoms develop. Left uncontrolled, you may wind up with a …

Medical Research

10 Breakthrough Technologies 2018 - MIT Technology Review

Every year since 2001 we’ve picked what we call the 10 Breakthrough Technologies. People often ask, what exactly do you mean by “breakthrough”? It’s …

Artificial Intelligence