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Before you learn to code, ask yourself why

<i>This post originally appeared on the Underdog.io blog.</i><p>I feel strongly about the current “learn to code” movement for a number of reasons:<p>I’ve worked as a recruiter for 5+ years (most recently at betaworks and before that at Aviary). I hire a lot of engineers, so I meet and interview a lot of …

Computer Science

Interstellar was right. Falling into a black hole is not the end, says Stephen Hawking

“If you feel you are in a black hole, don’t give up, there’s a way out,” Stephen Hawking told the Royal Institute of Technology in Stockholm<p>Interstellar was right. Falling into a black hole is not the end, professor Stephen Hawking has claimed.<p>Although physicists had assumed that all matter must be …

Black Holes

"104-Year-Old" Grandpa Expresses Himself with Timeless Style

Günther Krabbenhöft has revealed that self-expression is key when it comes to creating a timeless style. He expertly shows this in his artistic choice of clothing, which features vibrant colors, clean lines, and many classic bowties. “I find that I dress pretty normal,” Krabbenhöft admits. “I’ve …

Intelligence, creativity and bipolar disorder may share underlying genetics

Serious mood disorders such as bipolar may be the price humans have had to pay for our intelligence and creativity.<p>That’s according to new research which links high childhood IQ to an increased risk of experiencing manic bipolar traits in later life.<p>Researchers examined data from a large birth …

Mental Health

Incredibly Intricate Sculptures Carved from the Tips of Pencils

Ever since he was a child, Jasenko ordevic (aka @TOLDart) has been drawn to miniatures. As an adult, this fascination grew, leading him to develop an incredible craft carving intricate sculptures from an unconventional material–graphite. Now, ordevic transforms the tips of pencils into small works …

Articles about brazilian modernist you should know about designed countless classic chairs on Dwell.com - Dwell

Despite a rise to prominence in the 1970s, pioneering designer Percival Lafer has remained a best-kept secret for collectors of...<p>As KitchenAid unveils its black stainless steel line, we take a look at new material trends in the kitchen.<p>Charrette: An intense period of design activity in which a …

Beautiful Digital Branding: Discover the World of Pharrell Williams

'Discover the world of Pharrell Williams' is a great example of beautiful branding and UI/UX work. The project shared by Ronald Gijezen and Robbert …

How to Make Songs Available Offline with Apple Music on iPhone

Open the Music app and find the song or album you want to download for offline listening.<p>If the song or album hasn’t been added to your library, you’ll see a plus sign. Tap the plus sign to add a song or album to your library.<p>Once added, the plus sign will be replaced by the icon of a cloud with a …

The world's first non-white modelling agency – a true celebration of diversity

Looking at the models on Lorde Inc’s website, the first thing that strikes you is that these people are, to put it in Zoolander’s words, really, really good looking. Ornello has long plaits and a gap between her teeth. Mohammed is all chocolate eyes and wavy locks. And Urjii is cheekbones and …

Fashion Modeling

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How to get Apple Music - and prevent paying after the free trial

Apple's new music streaming service is live. Here's how to get iOS 8.4 for iPhone and iPad, and information on the iTunes 12.2 update for Mac and PC users<p>Apple Music is here for iPhone and iPad, although iTunes users are, for the moment, unable to access the service. Apple's new music service, its …

There's an Xbox 360 inside my Xbox One

Microsoft announced its plans to bring Xbox 360 games to Xbox One yesterday, and I’ve had a chance to take an early look at some of the titles available to Xbox preview members. Behind the scenes, Microsoft has built an Xbox 360 emulator that runs on the Xbox One to get these games working, and …

Magna Carta and counselling the King

This year marks the 800th anniversary of the granting of Magna Carta by King John. Today, the Great Charter is viewed as the foundation of many of …

Men's Fashion, Style, Grooming, Fitness, Lifestyle, News & Politics

World Cup<p>The least red-white-and-blue (if you don’t count Russia!) major sporting event in our time will be the most chaotic, entertaining, and …

Red Carpet

Gambia's President Yahya Jammeh Threatens To Slit The Throats Of Gay People

Gambian President Yahya Jammeh threatened the country’s homosexuals in a recent speech, telling them: “I will slit your throat.” Addressing an …

The Rise Of The Incredible Edible Insect

Start-ups are marketing an unlikely new protein. It’s nutrient-rich, all natural, and six-legged.<p>During the last weeks of winter, in an airy kitchen at the School of Visual Arts in New York City, two design students are making cocktail bitters. A long wooden table holds mason jars and gleaming …

Insects

7 Psychological Tricks for Getting More Work Done | Inc.com

We all wish we could get more work done in less time. If we were more productive, we'd have a better chance at getting that raise, we'd have more personal time to do what we wanted, and we'd get closer to our goals much faster. Unfortunately, you can't bully yourself into working harder. There's no …

Time Management

How To Build A Mobile App Startup With No Technical Background | Inc.com

Not every tech startup founder is a developer. And they don’t necessarily have to be. As an entrepreneur, you’d be doing much more than writing code. You have to deal with product validation, product/market fit, marketing, retention and engagement of customers, customer service, managing finances …

Meet Anonymous International, the hackers taking on the Kremlin

Around 10am on 14 August 2014, an unremarkable man walked into a café near Tishinskaya Square in Moscow. He ordered a coffee, sat down, opened up a cheap laptop and launched a few applications: a text editor, an app for encrypted chat, and a browser.<p>Then, he opened Twitter and wrote: “I’m …

Russia

Breathtaking Aerial Panoramas Show the World Like You've Never Seen Before

Ready to see the world like you've never seen it before? AirPano, a not-for-profit company that focuses on high-resolution panoramic shots, has traveled to over 230 breathtaking locations on our planet, giving us the most incredible aerial views of this earth. While they're known for their 360 …

Painted Body Art Masterfully Cloaks People in Scenic Views

We recently marveled over Natalie Fletcher's mind-bending body art, and we're equally as impressed by her other nature-inspired paintings on people. Fletcher lives in Oregon, a state known for its organic beauty that's found in the mountains and coastline. She's translated these idyllic settings …

Revolutionary New "Skateboard" Removes The Board Completely

In a futuristic take on pedestrian transportation, these sidewinding circular skates give users the sensation of “skateboarding” – minus the board. Riders simply place their feet inside the pair of rings, standing on pedal-like platforms that rotate inside the circles on tracks. The concept is …

Google Puts Online 10,000 Works of Street Art from Across the Globe

<i>Circling Birdies</i> by Cheko, Granada Spain<p>Since last we wrote, Google Street Art has doubled its online archive by adding some 5,000 images, bringing …

Art

Two Majestic Huskies Walk on Water Across the Surface of a Frozen Lake

Russian photographer and all-terrain vehicle driver Fox Grom was taking a stroll with his dogs when he came across a stunning sight–a frozen lake covered with rainwater, making it appear like his two huskies were walking on water. “I always take pictures of my dogs whilst walking them, but on this …

Hilarious Photos Offer a Fun Look into Secret Lives of Superhero Toys

Photographer Edy Hardjo humanizes superhero toys in his hilarious, on-going series of images. Using high-quality action figures, the Indonesian creative poses characters from the Marvel and DC-comic universes into picture-perfect situations. The Hulk, Thor, Spiderman, and many more are seen playing …

Is new music killing the record industry?

New music will dominate proceedings at the Brit awards on 25 February, as it does radio playlists and newspaper and magazine websites. As well monopolising nominations for British breakthrough act and the critics’ choice, both aimed squarely at new acts, debut album makers – Sam Smith, Royal Blood, …

Music Industry

Using Only Circles, Famous Films are Cleverly Turned into Minimalist Posters

Designer Nick Barclay is back with a new series that's all about famous films. While his last set was more serious, showing symptoms of depression with geometric designs, this batch is a bit lighter and he does away with all shapes except for the circle. In true minimalist form, he condenses down …

Daily Inspiration #1994

This post is part of our daily series of posts showing the most inspiring images selected by some of the Abduzeedo's writers and users. If you want …

Coffee Stain Motorcycle Drawings by Carter Asmann | Colossal

<p>Mixed in with photographs of his scenic surroundings in Encinitas, California, artist and illustrator Carter Asmann shares whimsical interpretations …

The Science Of Decriminalizing Drugs

What happens when states ease up on penalties for possession<p>The legal landscape for marijuana has never looked this relaxed. Alaska, Oregon, and Washington, D.C. voted during the recent election season to legalize the recreational use of marijuana. Other states reduced the punishments for …