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10 Useful Tips for Writing Effective Bash Scripts in Linux

Shell scripting is the easiest form of programming you can learn/do in Linux. More so, it is a required skill for system administration for …

Taste Beyond The Tongue

Exam material for Microsoft exam 98-364 Database Fundamentals

Problem<p>I would like to pass Microsoft exam 98-364 Database Fundamentals. What study materials are available to help me pass this exam?<p>Solution<p>This …

How to improve your memory and never forget anything

Many of us regularly dream of the days when we can finally put our feet up and do the crossword after years in the workforce. However the answers to that crossword might not be as easy to recall as we imagine.<p>A recent study shows retirement causes brain function to rapidly decline, with short-term …

Taste Beyond The Tongue

How to use markers and perform text selection in Vim

When using GUI-based text/source code editors, some features are a given, such as selecting text. I mean, most of us won't even consider this a …

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Uneven drywall seams, popping nails, cracks or other defects can all surface after a wall is finished and painted. You can easily fix them, but you're probably going to have to re-prime the wall -- and you'll definitely have to paint it again. You use drywall joint compound for almost all drywall …

Home Improvement

Blacksmithing Essentials for the Beginner

Blacksmithing is by no means a dead trade, but if you watch or have watched shows like Forged in Fire, you’ll notice the modern forge has quite a few degrees of separation from the bellows and hammering of forges past. When I first got into blacksmithing, I wanted things to be modern. “This trade …

Woodworking

The Department of Energy's DIY Projects Reduce Your Home Energy Use

If you own your home, there are lots of little ways you can improve your house for long-term energy savings that cut down your utility bills. The …

Everything You've Ever Wanted to Know About Arm Knitting

Oversized knit blankets crafted from chunky yarn and PVC-pipe needles have been floating around Pinterest for a few years now. And while the finished …

We’re Still Talking About That Packers-Cowboys Game

Hot Takedown breaks down that instant classic, the current standings in the English Premier League and the Knicks’ Carmelo woes.<p>In case you missed …

NFL

7 cool ways to reuse an old laptop

Everything old is new again. That applies not just to bell-bottoms and cassette tapes (seriously, tapes are staging a comeback), but also your old tech.<p>You've already learned how to repurpose an old tablet; now let's focus on that laptop you've kept in the back of your closet these many years. Even …

Linux

Australian Open 2017 TV Schedule: Day-by-Day Listings for Entire Tournament

The eyes of the tennis world turn to Melbourne on Monday, as the first Grand Slam of the year, the Australian Open, takes centre stage.<p>Reigning champion Novak Djokovic, world No. 1 Andy Murray, Rafael Nadal, Roger Federer and Stan Wawrinka are all vying for the title at Melbourne Park, where the …

Teaching A Dog To Heel is an advanced dog obedience training command | Heeling Dog Training

Firstly I should say that <i>teaching a dog to heel</i> is a different skill than training a dog to walk on a loose leash. Training a dog to heel relies on</b> …

Get The Awesome Pay What You Want Learn to Code 2017 Bundle

We still have an amazing deal on the Pay What You Want Learn to Code 2017 Bundle in the Geeky Gadgets Deals store.<p>The best part about the Pay What …

Does the coffee cake you make look (and taste) this good?

When I’m visiting, especially for an overnight stay, there’s one hosting gift I turn to every time: coffee cake. Specifically, a familiar-tasting, cinnamon-swirl treat that can hold up for a few days — not that it ever hangs around for that long.<p>Yum Yum Coffee Cake was my grandmother’s secret …

Dessert

Last Minute Deal: Pay What You Want Learn to Code 2017 Bundle

We have a great last minute deal on the Pay What You Want Learn to Code 2017 Bundle in the Geeky Gadgets Deals store.<p>You choose exactly how much you …

Programming

Make the Wind Work for You: DIY Wind Generator

Lately I’ve been spending a great deal of time working on ways to generate my own electricity. It isn’t a necessity for me yet, but someday being …

5 Big Data And Analytics Learning Resources That Most People Miss (But Shouldn't)

It’s 2016, and pretty much everybody who’s interested in analytics (or politics or sports) has read a bit of FiveThirtyEight. Nate Silver and other bloggers write compelling posts that explain the thinking behind the predictions, so that’s a good educational resource for budding data analysts. …

Big Data

Must-Know Yoga Poses for Beginners

As a beginning yoga student, you might feel overwhelmed by the sheer number of poses and their odd-sounding names. Relax—your yoga practice is a …

Five GIS Projects That Are Changing The Way We Understand Racism

Within the fields of history and journalism, the use of GIS (Geographic Information Systems) has greatly changed the way we visualize, understand, and analyze racial bias within the United States and the globe. Maps have always been a way that we were able to conceptualize the topography of our …

University of Iowa

The NFL’s Most Run-Heavy And Pass-Happy Teams

As we enter mid-October, the identity of each NFL team’s offense has begun to emerge. Some teams, like the San Francisco 49ers, want to run the ball …

NFL

This Is How All Your Favorite Food Stars Cook Chicken Thighs

When you think about cooking with chicken, you probably gravitate toward boneless, skinless chicken breasts. But chicken thighs deserve more of your attention because they're so much more flavorful (dark meat FTW), even cheaper, and just as easy to cook as chicken breasts. Not sure where to start? …

The 15 Best Pumpkin Treats for Fall

Last week, we kicked off fall with some delicious savory pumpkin recipes. This week, we're getting to the good stuff: pumpkin desserts. Bring on the …

10 Best Popular Password Cracking Tools Of 2016 | Windows, Linux, OS X

10 Best Popular Password Cracking Tools Of 2016 | Windows, Linux, OS X<p>Here we make a list of the best top 10 password cracking tools that are widely …

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<b>Guest essay by Rud Istvan</b><p>In recent weeks, there have been a number of WUWT guest posts on climate sensitivity related matters. Sensitivity is …

Climate Change

6.008

The requirements satisfied by 6.008 will change in the future as the department settles into the new undergraduate curriculum. The requirements …

MIT

5 Tips To Capture Lightning

Every year Gary Hart and I travel to Arizona for monsoon workshops. In August of 2016 it will be our 4th time teaching one of our most …

It’s Time for Homemade Apple Butter

As your apple crop ripens in fall, be sure this homemade apple butter recipe is on your cooking list. Made in your slow-cooker, it’s sure to …

25 Risotto Recipes That Are Better Than Pasta

If pasta had a sister, her name would be risotto. Many people think risotto is in fact tiny pasta, but it's not. It's a dish made of arborio rice, which is an Italian short-grain rice that absorbs liquid wonderfully. Traditionally made by gradually adding heated stock to the rice, risotto is a …