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Kochikame's New 1-Hour Anime Special Previewed in Video

1-hour special featuring Ryōtsu rescuing a princess airs on September 18<p>Fuji TV began streaming a video on Saturday to preview the Kochikame …

'It's like being on another planet': the tourist attraction with a two-year waiting list

Vietnam’s Hang Son Doong caves are so big, they have their own weather system. At their tallest point they could accommodate a 40-storey skyscraper – and at their widest point there’s enough room for a 747 to fly through. But that’s nothing compared to the size of the waiting list to visit them. …

The 7 Most Accidentally Sexy Photos From The Rio Olympics

Thousands and thousands of photographers have been shooting the Olympics for two weeks straight, and the pictures they've unleashed upon the world …

A Bullet Journal Beginning

<b>I'm a tech person, but have a love affair with the world of analog notebooks.</b><p>In fact, I usually cart around three. This is something I have struggled …

Productivity

How to teach logic to your #NeuralNetworks ?

Logic gates are the fundamental building blocks of electronics. They pretty much make up the complex architecture of all computing systems today. …

Deep Learning

Video: How to land at Britain's trickiest airport - a view from the cockpit

London City Airport may well be the most challenging in the country for pilots. The runway is short – just 1,500 metres, which is less than half the length of those at Heathrow – and approaching aircraft must descend steeply above the capital’s skyscrapers.<p>But in this video, taken from the cockpit …

This Ugandan village’s satirical videos of Silicon Valley raise a more complex issue

In Bulambuli district in eastern Uganda, everyone is an entrepreneur. Or so claim the residents of the town in a new campaign geared towards fundraising for their local start-up projects. The community’s appeal was released in a series of tongue-in-cheek videos posted on YouTube starting last month.<p>…

Silicon Valley

'Operator' is a font designed to make coding easier

While many of us bristle at the sight of Comic Sans (this writer included), coders have an altogether different view of typefaces and how they're presented. Thus, Operator Mono, the new font from one of the highest-regarded typeface-creators that was forged to make life easier for the folks who …

Typography

16 analytic disciplines compared to data science

What are the differences between data science, data mining, machine learning, statistics, operations research, and so on?<br>Here I compare several …

Data Science

JavaScript and Functional Programming

This is a write up of my notes (plus some further research) from Kyle Simpson's excellent class <b>Functional-Light JavaScript</b> (slides here) on 29 of …

JavaScript

‘Sword Art Online’ Japanese Anime Franchise Being Adapted as TV Show

“Sword Art Online,” the popular Japanese novel and anime franchise, is being developed for a live-action TV series, <i>Variety</i> has learned.<p>Skydance Media …

Anime

Scientists Have Just Uncovered a Major Difference Between DNA And RNA

Time to update the textbooks.<p>A new study has shown for the first time that RNA - the older molecular cousin of DNA - splits apart when it tries to …

Genetics

The Consequences of No Man's Sky: Will Players Destroy or Preserve the Universe?

No Man's Sky allows players to affect planets in ways that subsequent visitors can see. You will, however, have to alter a planet <i>a lot</i> for the changes to be saved to the game's server. Developer Hello Games has implied that you'll need to do something drastic, like perhaps full-on terraforming or …

A menace afloat: Scientists warn toxic algae blooms are here to stay | The Star

The stench of decaying algae began rising from coastal waterways in southeastern Florida early this month, shutting down businesses and beaches …

Automate Google Sheets: An Introduction to Google Apps Script

Google has built some of the most effective productivity tools on the planet. With Gmail, Hangouts, Chrome, Docs, Sheets, and more, odds are you use …

Mamoru Hosoda, Director of Deeply Human Anime Fantasy Films

Over the past decade, and throughout several award-winning films, Mamoru Hosoda has solidly established himself as a director every anime fan ought …

Which Are the 50 Best Animated Films of the 21st Century Thus Far?

List of 50 best animated features of the 21st century include Hayao Miyazaki’s ‘Spirited Away,’ Sylvain Chomet’s ‘The Illusionist,’ Isao Takahata’s …

How I learned to live with my anxieties

Print<p>'I don't think I can do it," I said to my husband.<p>"Do what?" he replied, baffled.<p>"I don't know, I just--" I paused, struggling and failing to …

Apple has a genius solution for using the iPhone with one hand

You might not need an iPhone SE if you want a phone you can use with one hand.<p>An Apple patent describes how in the future your iPhone could detect how it’s being held, and automatically move interface elements for optimal thumb reach. Using your left hand? Buttons move to the left. Is you thumb …

Patents

Scientists Caught 'Undead' Genes Coming Alive After Death

Turns out there might be "life" after death, after all.<p>What really happens to us after death? Once a person stops breathing, and their heart ceases to pump blood, they're what doctors consider "clinically dead." On a biological level, the eventual decomposition of cells, organs, and brain tissue …

This “Impossible Burger” Is Made of Plants, Tastes Just Like Real Meat

San Francisco-based startup Impossible Foods might have just achieved the impossible – making plants tastes like meat. Their Impossible Burger is …

12 Books Every JavaScript Developer Should Read

I’m a big fan of JavaScript books. Being a long-time learner of JavaScript, I’ve had the pleasure of reading a great many of the popular JavaScript …

Google's Radical Plan to Reinvent the Smartphone Could Devastate Apple and Samsung

A Project Ara smartphone. Image source: Google.com<p>Later this year, Google will launch its very first smartphone. It could be the most revolutionary handset to hit the market since <b>Apple</b> sold the original iPhone back in 2007.<p>In the past,<b>Alphabet</b>'s search giant has worked with its various hardware …

Thin Slices of Anxiety: An Illustrated Meditation on What It’s Like to Live Enslaved by Worry and How to Break Free

A guided tour of this pernicious prison of the psyche, honest and assuring in its honesty.<p>Kierkegaard called anxiety “the dizziness of freedom” and believed that it serves to power rather than hinder creativity. For Darwin, it was a paralyzing lifelong struggle — he accomplished his breakthroughs …

Mental Disorders

Sperm self-sabotage to make sure mothers have a bigger influence on DNA

Roundworm embryos provide answers to a long-standing biological mystery<p>Here’s a fun biological fact: men pass on less DNA to their children than women do. The reason for this has been a long-standing mystery, though a study published today leads us closer to understanding.<p>When humans reproduce, …

Pear-shaped nuclei discovery challenges time travel hopes

<b>Scottish-based scientists have discovered that the nuclei of some atoms are not symmetrical.</b><p>The finding challenges some of the fundamental concepts of physics.<p>It could explain why there is more matter than antimatter - but it may also end hopes of time travel.<p>The Universe has a fundamental problem. …

For data work, “It’s actually pretty hard to argue *against* using Python”

I wrote my first Python program in 1996, and my most recent a couple of weeks ago, so I can appreciate Python’s advance to cover a very broad range …

A Protein That Moves From Muscle To Brain May Tie Exercise To Memory

Researchers have identified a substance in muscles that helps explain the connection between a fit body and a sharp mind.<p>When muscles work, they release a protein that appears to generate new cells and connections in a part of the brain that is critical to memory, a team reports Thursday in the …

The Brain