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World's best sailing destinations

<b>(CNN) —</b> Anchoring in idyllic bays. Slipping into azure waters for a refreshing dip. Warm breeze filling the sails en route to the next enchanted spot. Drinks and dinner on board under the stars. Gentle lapping to loll you to sleep.<p>And repeat. Day after blissful day.<p>A sailing holiday is a passport …

British Virgin Islands

Jan Brücklmeier: Bier brauen

<i>Ein lan­ge über­fäl­li­ger Lücken­schluss,<br>der das Zeug zum Stan­dard­werk hat</i><p>In der deut­schen Hobbybrauer-​Literatur klafft eine schmerz­li­che …

Future fuel quest takes a step forward

<b>A team of Scottish-based scientists has developed a new technique for creating hydrogen fuel.</b><p>Working at Heriot-Watt University, they've created a system that uses sunlight to create hydrogen more cheaply and efficiently than before.<p>Hydrogen is the lightest element in the Universe. A gas at room …

Energy

How the AI cloud could produce the richest companies ever - MIT Technology Review

For years, Swami Sivasubramanian’s wife has wanted to get a look at the bears that come out of the woods on summer nights to plunder the trash cans …

Machine Learning

Infographics Show How the Different Fields of Biology, Chemistry, Mathematics, Physics & Computer Science Fit Together

Ask anyone who's pursued a career in the sciences what first piqued their interest in what would become their field, and they'll almost certainly …

Stephen Hawking thinks he knows what happened before the beginning of time

Neil deGrasse Tyson asks him to weigh in.<p>Neil deGrasse Tyson’s show <i>Star Talk</i> is ending its fourth season with a bang—a big one. <i>The</i> big one, to be precise. The show, filmed at the American Museum of Natural History in New York City, features famous astrophysicist Tyson interviewing …

Physics

The Best Scotch Whiskies Under $100

The Magazine<p>Let us take you on a journey of the world. Each issue of the Gear Patrol Magazine comes packed with adventures, guides and stories …

Starman has gone dark

Starman and his space Tesla have sent their last selfie from Earth orbit, Elon Musk announced. The car and its mannequin driver (in working SpaceX spacesuit) launched yesterday atop the Falcon Heavy rocket will eventually escape Earth orbit and travel outwards through the solar system — but not in …

Know Before You Go

When it comes to the safety of your crew and the security of your boat and gear, ignorance is not bliss. For more than 20 years, the Caribbean Safety …

Infographics

French startup launches hydrogen-powered bicyles

PARIS (Reuters) - A French start-up has become the first company to start factory production of hydrogen-powered bicycles for use in corporate or municipal fleets.<p>Pragma Industries, which is based in Biarritz, France and makes fuel cells for military use, has sold some 60 hydrogen-powered bikes to …

Top 12 Raspberry Pi alternatives (2018 edition) | ZDNet

MinnowBoard Turbot Dual Ethernet Quad-Core<p>The MinnowBoard Turbot Dual Ethernet Quad-Core is a powerful quad-core board featuring 2GB of RAM and 8MB …

Raspberry Pi

The Iceberg Illusion: What People Don’t See

Success is an iceberg. There is what people see on the surface: confidence, wealth, beauty, relationships, seniority. Then there is what people don’t …

Schadenfreude

The Rise Of The State Machines

It’s 2018 already, and countless front-end developers are still leading a battle against complexity and immobility. Month after month, they've …

11 React Examples

In this post, I present 11 React projects that I recently created with the objective of helping those new to React to get up and running. This is not …

JavaScript

Warum der Brexit einem Flugzeugcrash ähnelt

Der Brexit droht für Großbritannien zum Desaster zu werden - doch die britische Regierung hält unverdrossen Kurs. Das hat verblüffende Ähnlichkeit …

Brexit

Badgy - IoT Badge

Out of stock - Badgy is a rechargeable IoT badge with an ePaper display and WiFi connectivity. ### Ideal For - badge/name tag - weather forecast - …

Microcontroller

Top JavaScript Libraries & Tech to Learn in 2018

Last year, I wrote an article rounding up the top tech to learn in 2017. This year there are some surprises.<p>We set out to answer “which learning …

JavaScript

Der perfekte Milchreis - Grundrezept

In einem großen(!) Topf die Butter schmelzen, anschließend den Rundkornreis kurz in der Butter anschwitzen. Nun die zimmerwarme(!) Vollmilch sowie 4 …

Strange Atomic Ripples in Graphene Could Unlock Clean, Limitless Energy

Holy crap.<p>By all measures, graphene shouldn't exist. The fact it does comes down to a neat loophole in physics that sees an impossible 2D sheet of …

Solar supercapacitor creates electricity and hydrogen fuel on the cheap

Hydrogen-powered vehicles are slowly hitting the streets, but although it's a clean and plentiful fuel source, a lack of infrastructure for mass …

This Renewable 'Instant Coal' Could Be The Fuel of The Future

It's highly efficient.<p>The world is shifting from fossil fuels to renewable energy in a big way right now, but a group of scientists has come up with …

Fossil Fuels

Perl is the most hated programming language

What do computer programmers not want to code in?<p>Perl, the Old Spice of programming languages, is the most disliked by a significant margin, reports …

It’s Big and Long-Lived, and It Won’t Catch Fire: The Vanadium Redox-⁠Flow Battery

Move over, lithium ion: Vanadium flow batteries finally become competitive for grid-scale energy storage Photo: Rongke Power <b>Go Big:</b> This factory …

Germans Could Be Paid to Use Electricity This Weekend

German power producers are poised to pay customers to use electricity this weekend.<p>Wind generation is forecast to climb to a record on Sunday, …

Optical Illusion Hallway Design Makes It Look Like Floor is Sinking

At first glance, you might think that this floor looks too warped to cross safely. It looks like it’s sinking in on one side, but it’s actually perfectly flat. This award-winning wonky walkway can be found at the Casa Ceramica showroom in Manchester, England. The checkerboard design—which comprises …

Alice In Wonderland

Developer Survey: Java Developers Are The Saddest And C++ Programmers Are The Oldest

If we talk about the existing stereotypes in the <b>programming</b> world, you must have heard lines like <i>no one likes coding in Java,</i> <i>C++ is for old people,</i> …

Awesome New Method Can Pull Hydrogen Fuel From Seawater Using Only Sunshine

Fossil fuels, get in the bin.<p>A newly developed nanomaterial can release hydrogen from seawater much more cheaply and efficiently than existing …

The Coming Software Apocalypse

A small group of programmers wants to change how we code—before catastrophe strikes.<p>There were six hours during the night of April 10, 2014, when the entire population of Washington State had no 911 service. People who called for help got a busy signal. One Seattle woman dialed 911 at least 37 …

Mathematicians Think Differently

Yes, it is correct mathematicians think differently and extraordinarily. It is expected of them as traditional approach will lead to traditional …

Raspberry Pi Zero-sized PocketBeagle: $25 open-source computer is tiny as a key fob

BeagleBoard's latest developer board is tiny enough to live inside robots, drones, and 3D printers.<p>BeagleBone maker BeagleBoard.org foundation has …