Ricardo Villarreal

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Facebook launches TechPrep: ‘By 2020 there will be 1M programming jobs left unfulfilled’

Facebook today announced the launch of TechPrep, a new online computer science and programming resource, to address what it sees as a “lack of exposure to computer science and careers in technology,” especially prevalent in “underrepresented groups including Black and Hispanic communities.”<p>TechPrep …

Getting Ready to Move to Mars

Scientists are hard at work preparing to create humanity’s second home.<p>One day, when earth is destroyed by war or rising seas or a wayward asteroid, humanity will be extinguished—and along with it reality television, baseball stadiums, and thousands of recipes for guacamole, with and without …

Space Exploration

Nightmarish Illustrations That Will Have You Hiding Under The Bed

You have to wonder how Japanese digital artist Ryohei Hase sleeps at night.<p>Hailing from Tokyo, Hase effortlessly fuses painting and digital …

8 Printable Martian Habitat Designs That We Want To Live In

Day One: Arrive in lander. Day Two: Print out a habitat.<p>If <i>The Martian</i> has taught us anything, it’s that surviving on Mars won’t be easy. It’s really cold, there’s practically no oxygen in the atmosphere, no food, no water, and it pummels you with radiation. NASA plans to send the first humans to …

16 top online coding courses

There comes a point in everyone's life when it's time to take more control of your destiny. If you've built your own site using free WordPress themes …

Computer Science
Game of Thrones

Did North Korea Hack Sony?

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Is North Korean leader Kim Jong Un lying low?

North Korean leader, Kim Jong Un hasn't been seen at a public event for three weeks, including a prominent state meeting that he has attended every year since coming to power in late 2011.<p>On Thursday, Kim was conspicuously absent from the Supreme People's Assembly, which is North Korea's parliament …

Shin Megami Tensei: Nocturne hits PSN

Classic PlayStation 2 role-playing game <i>Shin Megami Tensei: Nocturne</i> is now available on PlayStation Network, publisher Atlus confirmed to us.<p>The third entry in the long-running Shin Megami Tensei series, <i>Nocturne</i> launched in Japan in 2003 followed by a director's cut released to North America one …

31 Beautiful Photography Links That Will Delight You

With another wonderful week in the wide world of photography passing us by once again, we find Toad Hollow Photography searching points high and low …

Photography

Schizophrenia, Paranoia, Depression, And Other Mental Illnesses Brought To Life As “Real Monsters”

Artist Toby Allen has long suffered from general and social anxiety, illnesses that are burdensome to those they plague, but often invisible to the outside world. Three years ago, to give his demons shape, he created and illustrated a story called “Toby and the Monsters.”<p>“Drawing these characters …

Gigabyte gets hilariously serious about an impressively thin gaming laptop

Razer pioneered the idea of squeezing a gaming laptop into a tiny space, but Gigabyte is about to take it to the next level. The company just announced a new PC gaming hardware brand — Aorus — whose flagship product will put more power into a 0.9-inch thick gaming laptop than we frankly thought was …

Razer reveals Project Christine, a modular concept PC focused on easy upgrades

Razer has a history of bringing wild-eyed concepts to CES, only to brand them and release them the following year. In 2010, it announced a motion controller in partnership with Sixense; in 2011, it brought the newly named Razer Hydra to the show. The next year it announced Project Fiona, a rather …

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Swamp Crotch Prevention: 10 Products "Scientifically" Tested | The Art of Manliness

It’s a problem that has plagued men ever since Western society decided the male of our species had to wear pants instead of breezy togas or kilts.<p>I’m …

How to Walk Like a Ninja: An Illustrated Guide | The Art of Manliness

With Halloween just around the corner, there’s no better time to learn how to walk silently through the night like a ninja. It’s an incredibly useful …

How to Wrestle an Alligator | The Art of Manliness

<i>Editor’s note: This is a guest post from Ty Karnitz.</i><p>Imagine this situation—you take a break from your exploration of cannibal-infested, uncharted …

Edward Burtynsky: Water

Two exhibitions of new work by renowned photographer Edward Burtynsky are currently on display at Bryce Wolkowitz Gallery and Howard Greenberg …

Absolutely Stunning Illusion of an Underwater Waterfall

Mauritius is an island nation officially called the Republic of Mauritius, or in French, <i>République de Maurice</i>, located in the Indian Ocean about …

Mauritius

Tekken, Dead or Alive bosses discuss their respective free-to-play fighter releases

The Japanese game industry has been affected by the free-to-play movement just as much as the US business. Titles like <i>Puzzle & Dragons</i> and <i>Kantai Collection</i> are raking in cash, and console publishers are beginning to see the fruits of experimenting with F2P: Case in point: the producers of Tekken …

'Destiny' Beta Offered As Pre-Order Bonus

<i>Early access is a clever way to convince people to pre-order a video game.</i><p>Bungie and Activision’s upcoming science-fantasy shooter <i>Destiny</i> is coming out in 2014 across current and next-gen platforms.<p>But if you pre-order the game, you’ll get early access to the beta.<p><i>Destiny</i> isn’t quite an MMO, but it …

C-Wars demo released for Windows PC, Linux and Mac

China-based indie developer Onipunks released the latest PC demo for its roguelike real-time strategy game <i>C-Wars</i>.<p>Available to download from Onipunks website for Windows PC, Linux and Mac, <i>C-Wars</i> Alpha 1.6 demo was showcased at the recent Tokyo Game Show. Gameplay instructions are listed on the …

A camera for your cameraphone: Sony Cyber-shot QX10 and QX100 review

Celebrity sightings are a rite of passage in New York City, and there are famous people everywhere. Yet in all my time here, the best I’d done was the empty Gotham PD cars strewn all over Wall Street between <i>Dark Knight</i> takes. But in the last two weeks, my luck changed.<p>First I saw Paul Rudd, walking …

7 Secrets We Learned About The 'LEGO Marvel's Avengers' Game

Gaming<p>Find out what the hottest game news, new game releases.<p>Gaming<p>Actors from the 'Harry Potter' films will also reprise their roles in the …