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Crushed Crystal Reveals a Spookier Entanglement State

Like pairs of spinning dancers that suddenly form a quartet, the magnetic "spins" of electrons can become entangled in groups of four, new research …

Quantum Mechanics

Web Scraping in Node.js with Multiple Examples

Web scraping which can be used for things like email collection, creating a news feed reader, comparing product price from multiple e-commerce sites, …

JavaScript

Dell’s latest XPS 13 DE still delivers Linux in a svelte package | Ars Technica

Review: The HiDPI model can even get too bright indoors, but it's a beauty to use.<p>Over the course of its four-year lifespan, Dell's extremely popular …

Linux

The three best laptops of CES 2017

Las Vegas<p>While novelties like smart hairbrushes litter the CES showroom floor, the tech convention is actually a great place to look for the year’s early innovations in laptops. This year, the industry seems to be producing what people want: fast, lightweight computers with good battery life.<p>Here …

Consumer Tech
Ubuntu

It's Official: NASA's Peer-Reviewed EM Drive Paper Has Finally Been Published

It works.<p>After months of speculation and leaked documents, NASA's long-awaited EM Drive paper has <i>finally</i> been peer-reviewed and published. And it …

Physics

How to Quickly Convert Comic Book files to PDF on Ubuntu

Want to convert crb or cbz to PDF on Ubuntu? Reader Rumesh986 has created a simple bash script that does exactly that.This post, How to Quickly …

Comic Books

Flybrix Lego drone is built for crashes

Smashed a drone or two in your time? The Flybrix is a build-it-yourself toy drone made from Lego bricks. Crash away!<p>You never forget the first time you crash a drone. Or the second. Or the third.<p>Fortunately, Flybrix makes every crash a learning experience rather than a lingering bad memory. It's a …

Drones

Pre-fab tiny house prototype costs $1200, can be built in 3 hours

<b>Hold on to your wallets, because this little dwelling isn't for sale yet, but it is a promising development in the tiny house movement.</b><p>Tiny houses …

Faceted Classification

'Pokémon Go' Mobile Trackers: The Best Apps For Pinpointing Pokemon

After Pokevision went down, there have been a ton of apps trying to take its place. Finding specific Pokémon without having to walk around aimlessly …

Apps

Everything you need to know about the NSA hack (but were afraid to Google)

In what Edward Snowden deems “not unprecedented,” hackers calling themselves the Shadow Brokers have collected NSA-created malware from a staging server run by the <br>Equation Group, an internal hacking team. The Shadow Brokers published two chunks of data, one “open” chunk and another encrypted file …

National Security Agency (NSA)

The Onion Omega2 is a tiny little computer that only costs $5

The product follows the Raspberry Pi’s naming scheme of Produce + Greek<p>The Onion Omega2 is the latest tiny computer continuing in the tradition of the Raspberry Pi. The Omega2 is the successor to last year’s Omega, a hackable, expandable, and affordable computer that was one-fourth the size of the …

Raspberry Pi

I Peeked Into My Node_Modules Directory And You Won’t Believe What Happened Next

The left-pad fiasco shook the JavaScript community to its core when a rouge developer removed a popular module from npm, causing tens of projects to …

JavaScript

How To Lock/Unlock GNOME Desktop Using a Smartphone - OMG! Ubuntu!

<b>I work out of a coffee shop most days.</b><p>It’s a really nice place, full of great people, and an awesomely informal atmosphere. I know I can leave my …

How To Make Sudo Command Passwords Visible in the Terminal - OMG! Ubuntu!

<b>Whenever you use sudo on Ubuntu, the terminal will ask you to enter your user password.</b><p>That’s fine. We’re all used to that. It’s a great security …

A Tiny Luxury: What are “Tiny Houses” Really Saying About Architecture?

Following a successful pilot launch in Boston and $1 million in venture backing, a startup company called Getaway has recently launched their service …

Testing NGINX as Your Micro Services Gateway

<TL;DR><p>https://github.com/nanit/api-gateway-example — Just clone and run <b>make test</b> to start TDD’ing your NGINX configuration.<p></TL;DR><p>Micro …

Host a Technical Blog with Docker

Host a Technical Blog with Docker¶<p>Date: <b>2016-06-25</b><p>I built this repository for hosting my own technical blog + resume + work portfolio. It uses docker …

DevOps

10 Tiny Houses For Sale In Florida You Can Buy Now

Ready to go on permanent vacation? Check out these tiny houses for sale in the Sunshine State! 10. The Stella Blue House Boat Price: $29,900 Square …

Tiny House Movement

Bose's best headphones are even better wireless

When it comes to headphones, it can sometimes be easy to forget about Bose. The company doesn't debut new models as frequently as the competition, choosing instead to focus on quality, comfort and its highly touted noise-canceling tech. Bose's previous noise-canceling model, the QC25, has been …

Segway miniPRO is the best Segway ever

The Ninebot by Segway miniPRO is not a hoverboard. Instead, it’s a true descendant of the original revolution in personal transportation, the …

jQuery 3.0 Final Released!

jQuery 3.0 is now released! This version has been in the works since October 2014. We set out to create a slimmer, faster version of jQuery (with …

JavaScript

Google co-founder Larry Page is secretly building flying cars

Businessweek reports that Page has personally invested in two aviation startups<p>Google co-founder Larry Page has been personally funding a pair of startups devoted to creating flying cars, according to <i>Bloomberg Businessweek</i>. Page has reportedly funded one startup, named Zee.Aero, with more than $100 …

Flying Car

A contemporary take on the tiny house

Jonker's home was designed for her by small living specialists Walden and built by Dimka Wentzel of Tiny-House.nl. The home comprises a total …

microlight.js (2.2k)

microlight.js 2.2k<p>microlight.js is a tiny open-source library which improves readability of code snippets by highlighting, for any programming …

Simplified JavaScript Jargon

If you enjoy Simplified JavaScript Jargon, be sure to check the related projects!<p>A<p>Ajax: a technology for asynchronousHTTPrequests<br>• AMD: a standard …

How Chinese Conquered QWERTY

05/11/2016 · by carylsue · in Classroom Ideas, Current Event Connection, Main. ·<p><b>TECHNOLOGY</b><p>Conventional wisdom of the past 200 years held that China would have to abandon character-based writing and embrace alphabetization in order to prosper from world trade and technological change. Today, Chinese …

Tiny Houses: Live Large Even in a Small Space

The art of minimalism is not something everyone can do. Those who own tiny houses take minimalism to epically tiny proportions! Today, I’m going to …

House Design