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Black Panther’s Four-Day Total: $427 Million Worldwide and a Slew of Shattered Records

The superhero film’s domestic haul was a jaw-dropping $242 million, miles ahead of original tracking numbers.<p>Early numbers indicated that <i>Black Panther</i> would make between $100 million and $120 million in its opening weekend. As hype and wild pre-sale ticket numbers grew, though, that humble number …

The Key to Weight Loss Is Diet Quality, Not Quantity, a New Study Finds

Anyone who has ever been on a diet knows that the standard prescription for weight loss is to reduce the amount of calories you consume.<p>But a new study, published Tuesday in JAMA, may turn that advice on its head. It found that people who cut back on added sugar, refined grains and highly processed …

Nutrition

The Top 10 Most Amazing Libraries in the World

Libraries have always had something special about them, something different and attractive, a charm of their own that continues to enchant us even …

React + Django REST framework = love

I know, it's been a long time since you heard from me.<p>I'm a bit busy working with <b>React and Django</b>. Yes, Django.<p>"Valentino, you were supposed to talk …

Construction begins on Jeff Bezos’ $42 million 10,000-year clock

Who needs a Rolex when you can have one of these?<p>Installation has finally begun on Jeff Bezos’ 10,000-year clock, a project that the Amazon CEO has invested $42 million in (along with a hollowed-out mountain in Texas that Bezos intends for a Blue Origin spaceport), with the goal of building a …

Side Hustles Are Often The Path To Success, But Are You Up To The Challenge?

Success doesn’t happen overnight. But it also doesn’t happen while you’re working away making money for someone else.You promise yourself year after …

The Father Of The Internet Sees His Invention Reflected Back Through A 'Black Mirror'

In 1984, two men were thinking a lot about the Internet. One of them invented it. The other is an artist who would see its impact on society with uncanny prescience.<p>First is the man often called "the father of the Internet," Vint Cerf. Between the early 1970s and early '80s, he led a team of …

Black Mirror

A Beginner’s Guide to Data Engineering — Part II

Data Modeling, Data Partitioning, Airflow, and ETL Best Practices<p>Recapitulation<p>In <b>A Beginner’s Guide to Data Engineering</b> — <b>Part I</b><b>,</b> I explained that an …

Databases

The 33 Best White Paints According To Top Interior Designers

White paint can make or break a room. Here, what you need to know about the best shades.<p>If you think there is a universal white paint out there, you're wrong. White paints come in a spectrum of hues just like any other color, and there are definitely some stand outs among the many options out …

How to deploy Python models as web services - Machine Learning Server

Quickstart: Deploy a Python model as a web service with azureml-model-management-sdk<p>2 minutes to read<p>Contributors<p><b>Applies to: Machine Learning Server</b> …

13 Incredible New Books to Add to Your Bookshelf This Month

These are the 10 essential skills that will land you a job in digital media

The digital media industry is booming, and digital marketing is becoming a necessity for any company or startup today. Digital marketing positions span the gamut, ranging from search engine optimization and web analytics to digital strategist and content marketing.<p>According to a report from …

The Best Mac Jackets Will Turn You Into a Minimalist God—and Keep You Dry

More pared down than the trench, but just as iconic, the mac jacket has a way of magically streamlining your style no matter what you have on underneath. You could be wearing pajamas and slippers and, slip on a mac for a run to the bodega, and all of a sudden you're Mr. Responsible. That it also …

Data science jobs make the big bucks, and these tools can help you get one

If you work in the digital space, you know how important data is.<p>We live in a world with unprecedented amounts of stats, facts, and figures, and it's …

This Is How Generation Z Will Bypass College

Coming soon(er) to a workplace near you is Generation Z after participating in these education alternatives.<p>School originated to train obedient factory workers but hasn't evolved much since then.<p>Coursera and the University of Phoenix paved the way for people to digitally learn from a distance. …

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Sweet Jesus, Steven Seagal Just Launched A New Cryptocurrency

90s American action star Steven Seagal has just been named the official ambassador for Bitcoiin2Gen, a new cryptocurrency which is launching its …

21 intriguing books I want to read in 2018

Every year, I read advance copies of dozens of big idea and business books. So do other authors, but we all do it separately—and rarely get a chance to discuss, debate, and share our insights. My resolution this year is to change that.<p>I've started a book club with Malcolm Gladwell, Susan Cain, and …

6 Types Of Body Fat And How To Get Rid Of It

There are many ways to get rid of excess weight, and there are many different studies that can back them up. But there is one issue that can arise. …

Netflix Shows Are Entertaining Enough, But It's the Digital Marketing That's Masterful

Effective digital marketing has more to do with creative strategies focused on the individual customer than it does with big budgets and advanced technology.<p>6 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>In five years, the share of households with a Netflix subscription has …

Marketing

The simple trick that could help you memorise anything in five minutes

Memory is a fickle thing. One minute you’re leaving for work in the morning, the next you’re in a frantic panic desperately searching for misplaced …

A.I. Is Getting Cheaper. That’s Also Bad News.

SAN FRANCISCO — A Silicon Valley start-up recently unveiled a drone that can set a course entirely on its own. A handy smartphone app allows the user to tell the airborne drone to follow someone. Once the drone starts tracking, its subject will find it remarkably hard to shake.<p>The drone is meant to …

Artificial Intelligence

Silicon Valley is so expensive that people who make $400,000 a year think they are middle-class

Some wealthy residents of Silicon Valley may be falling out of touch with how the rest of the US thinks about money.<p>The Palo Alto Weekly, a community newspaper published in Palo Alto, California, surveyed more than 250 residents in December and January. Among the questions: "How do you define your …

Billionaire Mark Cuban: ‘One of the great lies of life is follow your passions’

Mark Cuban grew up working class in Pittsburgh. His father installed upholstery in cars and his mom worked a myriad of odd jobs. Today, Cuban is …

Entrepreneurship

One line of code cut our Flask page load times by 60%

We, like many companies, build and iterate quickly — releasing new or improved features almost every week.<p>With each change, we try to be thoughtful …

How to build an offline web app using Flask?

I'm prototyping an idea for a website that will use the HTML5 offline application cache for certain purposes. The website will be built with Python …

Building Read It Later App with Python Newspaper Library

Welcome to sixteenth week of 52 Technologies in 2016 blog series. This week I will show you how to build a simple yet working <b>Read It Later</b> …

How to make a Flask blog in one hour or less

For fun, I thought I'd write a post describing how to build a blog using Flask, a Python web-framework. Building a blog seems like, along with …

Intro to Vue.js: Five part series on Vue.js

Intro to Vue.js Series on CSS-Tricks<p>Sarah Drasner has written a five-part tutorial series, <i>Intro to Vue.js</i>, to share knowledge and experience:<p>If I was …

Automating Django Deployments with Fabric and Ansible

In the last post, we covered all the steps required to successfully develop and deploy a Django app on a single server. <b>In this tutorial we will</b> …

Top 10 Django Projects Started in 2016 — End of Year Review

Earlier this year, I wrote an article that was sort of a mid-year review of popular Django projects from Github. This article follows up on that one. …