Rich Mil

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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 …

Swedish Lapland: A frozen wilderness

In Swedish Lapland reindeer outnumber people almost three to one. There are reasons for this. The week before I arrived, in early January, the …

Why Bitcoin and Ethereum will soon be everywhere (for reals)

Airbnb also challenges the status quo to provide worldwide accommodations for its users. Not only has it reinvented the way people think about traveling, but it’s been an absolute game-changer when it comes to bringing more money into various communities.<p>Currently, initiatives like Open Money are …

The best vegan restaurants in every state for plant-based pit stops

Long gone are the days when asking for vegan menu options yielded twisted faces and maybe a plate of tomatoes, if you were lucky. Today, vegan …

Vegan

Watch Total Solar Eclipse Live Online: Live Streaming Video For Those Unable To Watch Or Facing Cloudy Weather

The total solar eclipse is a once-in-a-generation experience, but anyone unable to make it outside or cursed with cloudy weather will still get to …

10 Photos That Will Help You Pack a Better Lunch

I think we can all agree that the lunch struggle is real and it can feel totally overwhelming when you're at a loss for what to pack. When it comes …

Healthy Eating

Charming Amsterdam

Daniel Day-Lewis's 10 Best Roles, Ranked

The greatest actor of his generation may be retiring, but his legacy will live on with these incredible performances.<p>In June, beloved actor Daniel Day-Lewis surprised everyone by announcing his imminent retirement from acting. It's a sudden move for the accomplished performer who, with three …

Eve Sleep raises £14m from high profile investors for new products and European launches

Channel 4, and a number of other investors, have backed the four entrepreneurs at mattress start-up.<p>Fast-growing UK start-up eve Sleep has raised …

Here are the 6 tech companies most likely to be acquired next, according to Morgan Stanley

Microsoft is acquiring LinkedIn for $26 billion, and computer-security company Symantec is buying Blue Coat Systems for about $4.65 billion in cash. Oracle agreed to buy cloud software provider Netsuite for $9.3 billion.<p>"Non-traditional buyers" are joining the fray, with companies like GM and Bed …

iOS 10 How-To: Print to PDF from anywhere in iOS using 3D Touch

One of the few gripes I have with 3D Touch is that it’s not explicitly clear when you can use it throughout iOS to bring up more options. With iOS 10, 3D Touch has gained even more functionality, yet people are still discovering functionality that has seemingly been there, in some form, since iOS 9.<p>…

Ten Awesome Science Courses You Can Take Online For FREE

Science and the Internet are two individual entities that, when combined, become the 21st century’s most powerful educational tool. If you suddenly …

Black Holes

Utah's National Parks

The rocks of Utah's Colorado Plateau—colorful and relatively easily eroded—compose some of the most beautiful scenery found in North America. See more in this photo gallery.

Google is trying to sell the robot company it bought for $500 million, Boston Dynamics

Among the potential buyers are the Japanese automaker Toyota and Amazon, which has a robotics division focused on automation in its warehouses.<p>Boston Dynamics was one of a series of companies that Google bought in 2013 as part of a robotics division called Replicant. It makes humanoid and …

Japan's food artisans: in pursuit of perfection

The secret to Japanese food is specialising in one thing and doing it perfectly. Forever. In an extract from his new book Rice, Noodle, Fish, Matt Goulding profiles four masters of their trade<p>There are a dozen factors that make Japanese food so special – ingredient obsession, technical precision, …

Japan

27 pet-friendly hotels in Britain that your dog will love as much as you will

We round up the best dog-friendly hotels in Britain, offering everything from complimentary treats, bowls and beds, to dog reiki. Whether you're seeking a stay in central London or a staycation in the countryside, there's something for every owner and every faithful four-legged friend – because …

10 Easy Ways to Get Your Body, Skin and Health on Track Post-NYE

After the party, it's the yoga lobby.<p>The past month of late-night parties, cocktails and cookies has come to a close and now it's time to hit the reset button. No need to spend hours at the gym or start an intense diet, though—just follow these easy tips from top health experts.<p><b>1) Make taking off</b> …

20 modern classic movies everyone needs to watch in their lifetime

And if you have some time off around the start of the new year, this might be a good time to binge some modern-day classics.<p>With that in mind, I've come up with 20 essential titles from the past 15 years that you should reexamine or, if you've never seen them, delve into.

10 of the best hidden bars and restaurants in New York

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Turn an old laptop into a Chromebook

For as long as I can remember, the go-to option for resurrecting an old PC was to install Linux. The open-source operating system has lower system requirements than Windows, so it's better suited to older hardware.<p>However, could it also be overkill? If you're not looking to run sophisticated …

What Design Lovers Should Buy, See, Read–And More!– At Every Age

Well, that all depends on your age.<p>Nobody wants to be considered old fashioned. But one's idea of what's hip and of-the-moment is likely to change over the years. Here, a guide to age-appropriate aspirations.

Food & Dining

By Bill Gates: Why I’m investing $1 billion of my own money into clean energy research

Last month, during a trip to Europe, I mentioned that I plan to invest $1 billion in clean energy technology over the next five years. This will be a fairly big increase over the investments I am already making, and I am doing it because I believe that the next half-decade will bring many …

Natural Gas

Whatever happened to the 'JD Salinger of gaming'?

Of all this year’s 80s revivals, the reappearance of the ZX Spectrum is the most eagerly awaited. At least, it is among middle-aged geeks who get a warm feeling just thinking about its tactile rubber keys and fuzzy sprites.<p>Launched by Sir Clive Sinclair in 1982, the home gaming console sold a …

Retrogaming

You May Be Getting More Sleep Than You Think

Overactive brains can lead people, even those with insomnia, to underestimate how much they’re sleeping<p>Have you ever had nights when you feel like you barely slept, only to hear from your partner in the morning that you were actually out like a light?<p>It turns out that many people are terrible …

Sleep

Visa, MasterCard and Amex: Payments dinosaurs face off Bitcoin technology threat

Whereas the dinosaurs didn't know what hit them, huge payments companies can see the threat from distributed ledger technology hurtling their way and …

Gorgeous video of artisans crafting ceramics in Icheon

Mr.Romance's lovely video of master artisans creating ceramics is a super-chill look at the beautiful techniques being practiced in the South Korean …

Ceramics

Why English sparkling wine beats champagne on Valentine's Day

The best bottles (and bargains) for tongue-tingling apéritifs on Valentine's Day? Go English<p>Whether we’re cooking a special meal or going out (I’m thinking of next Saturday, fingers firmly crossed), there’s a higher chance than ever that we’ll be eating locally grown or locally made food.<p>So on …

Marks & Spencer

These iPhone Apps on Sale This Weekend Are Crazy Good Deals

Looking to download a few great iPhone apps while saving some money this weekend? Check out these five, all on sale or free for the new few</b> …

Apps