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The Hitchhikers Guide to GitHub: 13 Java Projects You Should Try

<b>We’ve gathered some practical and simply cool Java repositories on GitHub</b><p>There are a lot of repositories on GitHub. Some you’ll want to fork, some …

These Excellent Animations Show Exactly How Turbochargers and Superchargers Work

Even if you're an engineer, you'll appreciate these visual explainers.<p>With forced induction quickly becoming the norm on today's cars, it's important to understand how it all works. Turbo- and superchargers are fairly simple devices in principle, but a good visual is sometimes the best way to show …

Engineering

Meet Mir, The Supermodel Dog

Source: Youtube<p>This Brown Schnauzer named Mir is so ridiculously good-looking, it should be on every dog magazine cover. Together with its best …

6 trendy nutrients you didn't know you should be eating

“Eat your broccoli and drink your milk” are two things most of us heard at the dinner table when we were kids. If we wanted to grow big and strong, …

Black holes might not be dead-ends after all

A physical body might be able to cross a wormhole in spite of the extreme tidal forces, suggests a new study by Rubiera-Garcia, of Instituto de …

How to write a 3D game for Android with Unreal Engine: Part 1

There are many ways to develop games for Android, and one of the best ways for 3D development is to use an engine. An engine provides the essentials to make 3D meshes from 2D images, physics, realistic lighting and many more features that would otherwise be very time consuming for a developer to …

Artificial Intelligence 'outsmarts cancer'

<b>Early trial data shows a drug developed using artificial intelligence can slow the growth of cancer in clinical trials.</b><p>The data, presented at the American Society of Clinical Oncology conference, showed some tumours shrank by around a quarter.<p>The compound will now be taken into more advanced trials.<p>…

The inventor of the Web thinks we need a new one

Although the internet has created millions of new opportunities for people around the world and made the sum of human knowledge available to anyone with a connection, it’s also created problems that seem impossible to solve.<p>“Edward Snowden showed we’ve inadvertently built the world’s largest …

A Guy Who's Been Living Off the Grid for 20 Years Explains How to Live Sustainably

I asked the guy living in Sydney's greenest house whether I'm too poor to live off the grid.<p>From the street, Michael Mobbs's inner Sydney terrace house looks like any other. But 20 years ago, Michael and his wife transformed their Chippendale home into an experiment in sustainable living: solar …

How to Regrow Vegetables From Scraps

<i>This piece originally appeared on Fix.com.</i><p>Have you ever gone grocery shopping for fresh produce only to check out with sticker shock? Do you then get …

Beware of keystroke loggers disguised as USB phone chargers, FBI warns

Private industry notification comes 15 months after debut of KeySweeper.<p><b>Update: May 25, 2016 8:09am PDT</b> The author of the FBI advisory contacted Ars …

Bella Hadid's Stylist Reveals What Was Going On Underneath That Daring Red Dress

Because we've all been wondering.<p>Earlier this week, Bella Hadid completely stole the show when she hit the red carpet in Cannes for <i>The Unknown Girl (La Fille Inconnue)</i> premiere wearing a dangerously revealing red Alexandre Vauthier gown. It looked like she had artfully, yet effortlessly, swathed …

Bella Hadid

So You Want to Make Video Games?

[05.10.16] <br>- Elmar Talibzade<p>Learn Basic Vector Maths<p>Before you actually start learning programming languages it is strongly suggested to have a …

How to Trade Pokemon Between Every Generation

Now you know. And knowing is half the battle.<p>Trading Pokemon with friends has been a staple of the franchise from the beginning. That's kind of the …

Tap Strap wearable keyboard uses gestures to type on any surface

You can't accept a new kind of computer into your heart if you don't have a good way to input text. Hardly anyone picked up a smartphone until BlackBerry solved the thumb keyboard, and <i>still</i> most people didn't pick up smartphones until Apple solved the touchscreen keyboard. Some devices, like Google …

Simple State Manager: Responsive Web Design Made Easy

Media queries allow you to react to changes in width and height of the browser’s display area. When the browser window is changed on desktop devices, …

Nasa releases 56 patented space and rocket technologies into public domain

Nasa has released 56 of its patented technologies into the public domain, in a move which could be a great help to private space companies like …

Space Exploration

40 CSS jQuery Charts and Graphs | Scripts + Tutorials

Data visualization is the modern equivalent of visual communication and involves the creation and study of the visual representation of data. It …

The Internet Economy

We are living in an era of bundling. The big five consumer tech companies — Google, Apple, Facebook, Amazon, and Microsoft — have moved far beyond …

10 tips every Fitbit owner should know

7 NBA Superstars Talk About What It Was Like To Play Against Kobe Bryant

<i>With 18 NBA All-Star selections, five league titles, and two Olympic gold medals under his belt, Kobe Bryant is hanging it up at the end of this</i> …

Floating Acrylic Frame DIY

I am really excited to share today's DIY with you because I LOVE how it turned out. I have admired modern, floating frames from afar, but this is my …

Google is helping developers make more accessible apps

Designing apps is hard, especially when you're trying to cram a new feature into an already crowded interface. Even the most popular apps can become cluttered, making them difficult to use for people with poor eyesight or hand-eye coordination. To help, Google has developed an Android app called …

How to Create Animations and Transitions with Motion UI

Animations and transitions allow designers to visualize change and differentiate content. Animations and transitions are moving effects that <b>help</b> …

10 amazing CSS snippets for your next Bootstrap project

CSS3 has been a great weapon for frontend developers thanks to its versatility and support for modern web browsers. With the ever changing design …

Incredible web app turns code into 3D art

You can do amazing things with code, but it can be decidedly confusing to look at. An expert might be able to read examples of JavaScript and …

7 Yakitori Recipes to Make at Home

Get ready for some of the best chicken of your life.<p>In Japan, yakitori restaurants are casual, beer-soaked houses of worship for grilled, skewered …

Cooking

Let's build a simple Android app part 1

In this post, we’re going to build a basic, functioning app. This app, if all goes to plan, will not only serve as a learning opportunity but also as something you can reverse engineer and reappropriate for your own ends. If you’re so inclined, you can change a few details, compile it and …

This is the most profound explanation I've heard of what it means to detect gravitational waves

Albert Einstein predicted their existence 100 years ago but never believed we'd actually detect the waves. So right now if you hang around physicists, who can't contain their excitement, you're bound to hear some profound scientific poetry.<p>One scientist from the Laser Interferometer …

Messed up your code? Now you can just blame someone else!

A cheeky coder on GitHub has built the tool that could bring genuine havoc to the programming world: git-blame-someone-else.<p>The hack lets you not only change the person who authored the bad code in question, but also the listed committer on GitHub too.<p>The creator Jay Phelps says he wrote it as a …