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So You Want to Learn to Program

It's never too late to learn a foreign language. That includes programming languages. If you've never coded before, and you want to get started? …

18 Things You Need If You’re Going Backpacking

Adventure is calling. Are you down? The world is a big ol’ place just waiting for you to explore it over and over. And nothing quite says adventure like a backpacking/globetrotting trip. Be it by plane, train or automobile, an adventure this epic has to be planned at least a <i>little</i> bit prior to …

Backpacking

Proving that Android’s, Java’s and Python’s sorting algorithm is broken (and showing how to fix it) | Envisage: Engineering Virtualized Services

Tim Peters developed the Timsort hybrid sorting algorithm in 2002. It is a clever combination of ideas from merge sort and insertion sort, and …

An Introduction to Unix

<b>Everybody Knows How to Use a Computer, but Not Everyone Knows How to Use the Command Line. Yet This is the Gateway to Doing Anything and Everything</b> …

Why the gravity-driven resistance of squats, planks and push-ups will be the top fitness trend of 2015

The fitness industry has spawned some eyebrow-raising trends over the years, from Suzanne Somers’ Thighmaster to the more recent RipSurfer X, a …

The Ultra-Intense Workout Move That Burns Fat Fast

The burpee has a goofy name, but the fat-burning benefits are nothing to laugh at<p>Imagine an exercise that offers big cardio benefits, works every major muscle group, and torches mucho calories. That’s a burpee (aka, a squat thrust) in a nutshell. Developed in the 1930s and used by the military to …

Exercise

These Are the Highest Paying Programming Skills to Have on Your Resume

Programming in general is a valuable skill when it comes to searching for jobs, but employers will pay more for some of them. If you're wondering …

Rise in Weight Linked to Cognitive Decline in Older Adults

Obesity could cause shrinkage in a brain area critical to long-term memory.<p>An expanding waistline may lead to a shriveled brain, new research suggests.<p>In a long-term study of people in their early 60s, a brain region called the hippocampus shrank close to 2 percent a year in those who were obese—a …

How to be a pickup artist (with science)

It’s not a good time to be a pick-up artist, or the sort of bloke who relies on his “wisdom”, or whatever it is you’d call that noxious guff they emit on a regular basis, like a cow with irritable bowels. On one hand you’ve got Julien Blanc, provoking such a strong backlash with his seminars on …

WSJ: Department of Justice uses fake cell towers on airplanes to capture data from mobile phones

The Wall Street Journal reported today that the United States Department of Justice has been using planes equipped with devices that pose as cellular towers (called “dirtboxes”) to collect data from suspected criminals’ cell phones—and capturing data from innocent bystanders in the process.<p>The …