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Save $80 on a Backpacking Tent That Even Casual Campers Will Love

If any tent could be considered a modern classic, it might just be the Hubba Hubba. MSR’s experience designing tents goes way back — its first …

Backpacking

10 Fantastic Books by Chinese and Chinese-American Authors

A Novel (Penguin Orange Collection)<p>Amy Tan<p><i>The Joy Luck Club</i> is a classic exploration of the Chinese-American immigrant experience, as well as of the love and tension between mothers and daughters. The story centers around four Chinese women, all immigrants to San Francisco, and their weekly …

Books

The Creamiest Chocolate Peanut Butter Pie

If you like the combination of peanut butter and chocolate then this recipe is perfect for you! This chocolate peanut butter pie is so rich, creamy, …

Dessert

How to Use Google Analytics for Social Media: A Beginner’s Guide

Did you know that social media spend will increase by 71% in the next five years? And did you know that 42.3% of marketers believe that social media …

Analytics

6 Books Every Programmer Should Read

Every passionate programmer is looking forward to improve his coding skills, in this post I will enumerate 6 books that will help you reach the next …

Programming

This is the free online course Bill Gates thinks everyone should take

We know Bill Gates has a stellar list of books for you to read but he is not done making recommendations. In a recent post on his blog he praised …

Bill Gates

Top 10 Most Powerful Data Visualization Tools of 2018

<b>Importance of Data Visualization</b><p>If you are keeping a record of data, you are most likely to use it in decision making. You should be able to …

Data Visualization

Introducing the Data Studio Community Connector Codelab

<i>Posted by Minhaz Kazi, Developer Advocate, Google Data Studio</i> Data Studio is Google's free next gen business intelligence and data visualization …

Analytics

A Guide to the Surprising Side Hustle That Can Help You Build Long-Term Wealth

Ask yourself these questions to build yourself a profitable empire.<p>Some of the wealthiest people I know made their money in real estate.<p>They didn't start out big. They started by buying one small property or project, and then after the first came a second, and so on.<p>I personally didn't start …

Real Estate

Super Soft & Moist Chocolate Yogurt Cake Recipe

This chocolate yogurt cake is really delicious! The combination of chocolate and yogurt makes this cake the perfect moist cake that you will love! …

Dessert

The best books about science from the last 15 years that everyone should read

From discussions of human-machine hybrids to lost civilizations in the Amazon and octopus brains, scientists and writers have produced some amazing works of nonfiction in the past 15 years.<p>If you're in the mood to learn something new, as well as be entertained by riveting storylines, look no …

Singularity

12 Speedy Keto Recipes You Can Make on One Sheet Pan

Cooking

Smoky Potato Corn Chowder [Vegan, Gluten-Free]

<i>If you enjoy recipes like this, we highly recommend downloading the Food Monster App, it's available for both Android and iPhone and has free and</i> …

Recipes

Three books Stanford asks every new student to read

Fresh off the excitement of gaining acceptance into the most competitive university in America, Stanford University incoming freshmen will likely …

Books

The Best Training Split You've Never Tried

Muscle-Specific Training Frequency for Bodybuilding<p>Here's what you need to know...<p>Different muscles have different recovery times. The training …

Muscle

17 Business Books Everyone Will Be Reading in 2018

The memoirs, career guides and analyses to get most excited about.<p>This story originally appeared on Business Insider<p>As the year draws to a close and we catch up with the best business books of 2017, we're also looking toward what's coming up in 2018.<p>We've looked through titles that have already …

How to create a deep learning dataset using Google Images

PyImageSearch reader José asks:Hey Adrian, thanks for putting together Deep Learning for Computer Vision with Python. This is by far the best …

450 Free Online Programming & Computer Science Courses You Can Start in December

Six years ago, universities like MIT and Stanford first opened up free online courses to the public. Today, more than 700 schools around the world …

21 awesome books that Satya Nadella, Kevin Johnson and other top tech leaders recommend this autumn

Getting a read on attendees and speakers at the GeekWire Summit doesn’t seem like such a difficult task. They’re likely into technology or science or …

The Best Double Chocolate Banana Cake Ever

Steps<p>1<p>Done<p>Preheat the oven to 350 degrees and coat an 8 inch square pan with cooking spray.<p>2<p>Done<p>Combine the mashed bananas and sugar into a large …

Easy Overnight Caramel Pecan Cinnamon Rolls

<b>Ingredients</b><p>1 1/4 cups powdered sugar<br>1/3 cup heavy whipping cream<br>1 cup pecans, coarsely chopped<br>1/2 cup brown sugar<br>1 Tbs. cinnamon<br>1 Rhodes frozen white …

A Wikipedia For Data Visualizations Is Here

The Data Viz Project has more than 150 types of visualizations.<p>You have one dataset, and countless ways to visualize it. Bar chart? Tree graph? The dreadful pie chart?<p>Now all your options are in one beautifully designed location: the Data Viz Project, which has more than 150 types of data …

How to learn 5 of the most important computer languages at home

<i>"The</i> <i>Insider Picks</i> <i>team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships so we get a share of the revenue from your purchase.</i><p>Most of us understand that coding is important in today's workforce. We also understand that our society's increased dependence upon …

Read These 13 Books and You'll Be a Better Person

Leo Tolstoy wrote that, “Everyone thinks of changing the world, but no one thinks of changing himself.” Reading is an ethical pursuit, and a …

Literature

The best album of every year since 2000, according to critics

Since the turn of the century, the review aggregator Metacritic has compiled an annual list of the year's best-received albums, assigning scores based on their composite critical reception.<p>We selected the top album from each year, starting with 2000 (and including the best album of 2017 so far). …

10 books to read in you 20s to make your 30s even better

Meanwhile, other studies show the pressures on young adults have been steadily ratcheting up.<p>In short, with the economy and society in flux, this is one of the most baffling times to enter adulthood in recent history.<p>What should you do about it? The same thing you should do with nearly any other …

22 Underrated Gems On Netflix No Movie Lover Should Miss

It's been more than a year since streaming services invaded our bedrooms, and 'Netflix and chill' became a legit excuse to not leave the house during …

Entertainment

Recipe: The Only Pad Thai Recipe You’ll Ever Need

“There are kind of two types of cookbooks out there,” chef Jet Tila, frequent Food Network contestant, host, and judge says. “There is the ‘Yo, slap a bunch of this on this, pow, bang, zoom,’” the succession of onomatopoeias suggesting a set of haphazard, 15-minute recipes. “And then there’s the …

17 under-the-radar alternatives to major tourist destinations

Sure, a trip to Paris or Rome is nice — but sometimes the best vacations come from traveling off the beaten path.<p>This summer, beat the crowds by heading to lesser-known destinations that are just as stunning as their more popular counterparts.<p>Here are 17 alternatives to major tourist cities.

European Travel