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450 Free Online Programming & Computer Science Courses You Can Start in December

Six years ago, universities like MIT and Stanford first opened up free online courses to the public. Today, more than 700 schools around the world …

Online Education

Dishwasher smelling ripe? Here’s how to to get it clean and fresh again

You’re probably reading the headline of this article thinking, “don’t dishwashers clean themselves when they clean the dishes?” Sadly, much like how …

Lemon Juice

Send scam emails to this chatbot and it’ll waste their time for you

Chatbots. They’re usually a waste of your time, so why not have them waste someone else’s instead? Better yet: why not have them waste an <i>email scammer’s</i> time.<p>That’s the premise behind Re:scam, an email chatbot operated by New Zealand cybersecurity firm Netsafe. Next time you get a dodgy email in …

Bots

Marc Faber: “Thank God white people populated America, and not the blacks”

Faber made the remarks in a newsletter for investors, later defending them as “fact”<p>Popular investor Marc Faber, author of the "Gloom Boom & Doom Report" newsletter, wrote in his most recent edition that he was glad the U.S. had been founded and ruled by white people rather than black people.<p>"And …

Faber

Copper Sulfate Crystals

How to Grow Blue Copper Sulfate Crystals<p>Copper sulfate crystals are among the easiest and most beautiful crystals that you can grow. The brilliant …

Blood Tests

33 Scary As Shit Movies You Can Watch On Netflix

At least you'll have some great movies to watch when you can't sleep.

Horror

Before You Operate a Sewing Machine

Operating a sewing machine for the first time can be intimidating. Take the time to learn the parts of a sewing machine and find out about choices …

Sewing

Former Sega America boss says lack of company support killed the Dreamcast

<i>"[The Dreamcast] was so successful at launch ... but the company was just not putting money behind it. We had bankers running it."</i><p><i>- former Sega of</i> …

Game Design

How to save the planet: cut holidays, sell the car and don't have as many children, say scientists

Jetting off on just one summer holiday is so bad for global warming that it wipes out the benefits of 20 years of recycling, a new study has shown.<p>Although householders are encouraged to save and sort their rubbish, new research from the University of Lund, Sweden, and the University of British …

Sustainability

Buying vs. leasing a car

How does buying a new car compare to leasing one? Take a look at the numbers and see how each could impact your finances.<p><i>The material provided on</i> …

Use the Grill to Host a Weeknight Dinner Party

Weeknight get-togethers are always a bright spot in a regular week, which makes them even more charming and fun. Looking forward to hosting friends …

Cooking

Build a Pergola in Your Backyard with One of These 15 Free Plans

15 Free Pergola Plans<p>Print DIY Pergola Plans for Free<p>Updated November 09, 2017<p>These free pergola plans will help you build that much needed structure …

Landscaping

America’s best train journeys, ranked

Sit back and watch the world go by on one of America’s best train journeys. You’ll cross lofty trestles, swoop through long tunnels, snake alongside rivers, and flank canyons — seeing parts of the country accessible only by rail. We compared data from Amtrak, Vacations By Rail and America By Rail, …

Trains

How Falling Stock Prices Can Make You Rich

How Falling Stock Prices Can Make You Rich<p>When Buying Ownership in Good Businesses, Stock Market Crashes Are Your Friend<p>Updated March 23, 2018<p>One of …

Investing

Lessons Learned About Gaming After Becoming A Parent Of Twins

I heard that having kids changes the way you can play games. Nine weeks in with one boy and one girl born a minute apart, I can confirm that it’s …

Parenting

"Artisanal" Nintendo console cartridge hacker creates impossible alternate history games

Josh Jacobson is a Nintendo cartridge hacker who makes homebrew cartridges for games that were never released for NES/SNES, complete with label art …

The 23 best horror movies on Netflix for Halloween

There are so many to choose from, so to make the rest of your October movie-watching easier, here are the 23 best horror movies you can stream on Netflix right now.<p>Grab a friend and come on in.<p><i>Brett Arnold contributed to an earlier version of this story.</i>

Horror

Can you solve these brain teasers written by the NSA’s top mathematicians?

When one thinks of institutions and places that house some of the brightest mathematical minds on the planet, one tends to think of companies like …

Save yourself some money and learn how to clean your own sensor like a pro

Learning to clean your camera’s sensor is one of the most valuable skills a photographer can learn. At least when it comes to camera maintenance. …

The best houseplants to clean the air in your home, as recommended by NASA

Easy to care for, resilient, and a quick way to inject some nature into your living room - no wonder houseplants have recently made a comeback. But did you know they also clean the air in your home? A NASA study found that a plethora of plants neutralise the chemicals found in furniture, household …

Plants