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The five universal laws of human stupidity

In 1976, a professor of economic history at the University of California, Berkeley published an essay outlining the fundamental laws of a force he perceived as humanity’s greatest existential threat: Stupidity.<p>Stupid people, Carlo M. Cipolla explained, share several identifying traits: they are …

University of California

Man Spends 40 Years Planting a Tree on Barren Island Every Day, Now It’s a Giant Forest

In 1979, Jadav Payeng—a then-16-year-old resident of Assam, India—made a startling discovery: several dead snakes scattered along the sandy banks of the Brahmaputra River's Majuli Island. Having been displaced by flooding, the creatures were then killed due to the island's lack of shade.<p>This …

Ecology

Learn Functional Python in 10 Minutes

In this article, you’ll learn what the functional paradigm is as well as how to use functional programming in Python. You’ll also learn about list …

Python Programming

A Counterintuitive Way To Diffuse Difficult Situations

One the best pieces of advice my mentor gave me many years ago was, “When you are in conflict with someone, don’t push back.” As a young professional, I was shocked and more than a little frustrated. What did that mean? What if I can’t defend myself when someone says something wrong about me?<p>As …

Self-help

10 Ways To Get Your Kids Coding

Image: Supplied<p>Keen to set your kids up for the future? Here's 10 ways to get them coding.<p><b>1. Play and learn with Code.org</b><p>With game-like tutorials for …

Stunning Under-the-Radar Hikes in Europe

Travel<p>Explore Europe's natural landscapes through these lesser known hikes.<p>Global tourism is on the rise. There was a six percent increase in worldwide travelers in 2017, and nearly 52 percent of Americans plan to visit Europe in the next two years, according the World Tourism Organization. While …

How To Use Python To Automate Almost Anything

Testers of all kinds can benefit from learning approaches to automating daily tasks. In this three-part series, you’ll be walked through a task that …

How to become a developer: A cheat sheet

If you are interested in pursuing a career in development and don't know where to start, here's your go-to guide to salaries, skills, and the best …

This self-sufficient tiny house is designed to pop up anywhere

If you’ve ever dreamed of living off the grid without giving up contemporary comforts or style, you’ll love Petit Place, a sustainably minded tiny …

15 Best Web Design and Development Tutorials of 2018 for Beginners

Here are 15 best web design and development tutorials for starters, covering responsive and flat web design, font design, front-end development, …

Build a simple app using Node JS and MySQL.

Hello world!. In this tutorial, we are going to build a simple CRUD application using Node JS and MySQL.<p>The image above shows the app. It is an …

Essential Visual Studio Code Extensions

Visual Studio Code is a free, cross-platform text editor developed by Microsoft. It is quickly becoming a crowd favorite thanks to its excellent …

The crazy simple (but effective) 15-minute workout you can do anywhere

At first glance, you’d expect to hear that Zuzka Light earned her taut body and sculpted abs from hours upon hours at the gym. But the social …

How to reset your midlife body to burn fat – in six easy steps

Weight gain is not an inevitability of ageing – although, for many people, as they accumulate years under their belt, they also gain pounds.<p>A big part of this is down to the modern dietary environment, which encourages gradual weight gain over time. Over the last 10-20 years, we have started to eat …

Nutrition

Top 12 Websites Where You can Learn Coding for Free | 2018

To a beginner, the world of programming seems like an intangible thread of 1s and 0s. Programming is the root of all operations today. Coding teaches …

Real-time Kanban board with Vue.js and Hamoni Sync

A kanban board is a workflow visualization tool that enables you to optimize the flow of your work. In this post, I'll show you how to build a …

19 online AI education classes that you can take right now

AI is the way of the future. And you can teach yourself how to master this incredible new technology from some of the top schools around the globe. …

Beginners Guide To Fetching Data With (AJAX, Fetch API & Async/Await)

In this tutorial, I will be explaining how to fetch data asynchronously from an external API using web technologies like AJAX, Fetch API and …

JavaScript

10 Firefox Dev Tools things that you might not know yet

I am a fan of the Browser Dev Tools, the secret power weapon 🚀 for all us Web Developers.<p>Without them, we’d look at a web page in despair, trying to …

Why Adobe is giving designers its UX design software for free

Starting today, Adobe is making its interface design software free to anyone in the world. The XD CC Starter kit includes desktop and mobile versions of Adobe XD, a program that enables designers to create and share prototypes of websites, apps, and other user interfaces.<p>Since moving to a …

UX Design

Everything Microsoft announced at Build 2018

The first day of Microsoft’s Build 2018 developer conference came and went, and the technology giant unveiled myriad tools and products for developers and geeks of the world to chew on.<p>From artificial intelligence (AI) to Azure, here’s a quick recap of everything Microsoft announced at Build …

Artificial Intelligence

This 3-part plank series from Jennifer Garner’s trainer fires up your abs from every angle

When you do even a simple, standard plank, you <i>know</i> a case of sore abs is in your near future. But when you decide to let Jennifer Garner‘s trainer …

How to Increase Your Positivity Ratio

For decades, we’ve known that "positive thinking” can combat stress and negativity by helping us focus on what is working, by helping us to maintain …

This plastic bag is 100% biodegradable

A company in Indonesia has created a plastic bag so eco-friendly you can eat it.<p>It’s made out of cassava, the vegetable root which is a staple in the …

Google-led Kubeflow, machine learning for Kubernetes, begins to take shape

Ever since Google created Kubernetes as an open source container orchestration tool, it has seen it blossom in ways it might never have imagined. As the project gains in popularity, we are seeing many adjunct programs develop. Today, Google announced the release of version 0.1 of the Kubeflow open …

Machine Learning

This Plank Variation Will Set Your Abs on Fire

<b>WE HAVE NOTHING BAD</b> to say about the standard plank. It helps develop strength through your hips, glutes, and core. And it’s a challenging move.<p>What …

Building a Web App With Go, Gin and React

This article was originally posted on My Blog<p><b>TL;DR:</b> In this tutorial, I'll show you how easy it is to build a web application with Go and the Gin …

11 React Examples

In this post, I present 11 React projects that I recently created with the objective of helping those new to React to get up and running. This is not …

JavaScript

Understanding And Using REST APIs

There’s a high chance you came across the term “REST API” if you’ve thought about getting data from another source on the internet, such as Twitter …

Software Development

How To Create An Audio/Video Recording App With React Native: An In-Depth Tutorial

How To Create An Audio/Video Recording App With React Native: An In-Depth TutorialHow To Create An Audio/Video Recording App With React Native: An …

Software Engineering