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Python Top 10 Articles for the Past Month (v.June 2018)

For the past month<b>,</b> we ranked nearly 1,000 Python articles to pick the Top 10 stories that can help advance your career (1% chance).<p>Topics in this …

8 Best Audiobooks Narrated by a Full Cast

Neil Gaiman<p><b>Read by Fred Berman, Anne Bobby, Dennis Boutsikaris, Tim Cain, Richard Ferrone, Adam Grupper, and more</b><p>This is one of the full-cast audiobooks against which all others are invariably measured. It’s just that good. From Ron McLarty’s pitch-perfect Odin to Daniel Oreske’s beleaguered Shadow …

Books

20 Great Scifi Movies You May Have Missed in 2017 (But Shouldn't Have)

If nothing else, 2017 has been a truly great year for science fiction and fantasy films. While many have been major motion pictures that no one could …

I spent 30 years coding full-time, then I switched to full-time management and leadership. Ask me anything.

My name is Lorenzo Pasqualis. I started writing software in 1984. Over the years I used many languages, technologies, and tools. I have been in …

Save Time In The Morning With These Freezer-Prep Breakfast Muffins

Freezer-prep is the way to go!<p>Makes: 12 muffins<p>1 pound breakfast sausage<p>2 cups flour<p>1 tablespoon baking powder<p>1 teaspoon salt<p>⅓ cup butter, melted<p>6 eggs, beaten<p>¾ cup milk<p>8 ounces shredded cheddar cheese<p>½ cup green onions, chopped<p>PREPARATION<p>1. Preheat oven to 350˚F (175˚C).<p>2. Heat a skillet over high …

Breakfast

Functional Programming in JavaScript? Yes, Please.

<i>This post was originally published on my blog</i><p>One of the hot topics right now in the web development world is functional programming in the language …

How The Terrifying End Of ‘Twin Peaks’ Changed Television

It fully blurs the bounds of what is and isn’t real<p>Sometimes David Lynch’s best ideas come about out of necessity. In episode 17 of the new <i>Twin Peaks</i>, there is a wondrous moment where the reawakened Agent Cooper (Kyle MacLachlan) finds himself teleported into a scene from Lynch’s prequel feature,</i> …

The best space games on PC

Survival horror, simulation, strategy, FPS, and many more genres feature in this, our roundup of the best space games you can play on PC right now. …

Science Fiction

How did The Prisoner ever get made?

The mysterious ‘Village’, an evil weather balloon. As ‘The Prisoner’ turns 50, Matthew Sweet revisits one of TV’s strangest series<p>It’s a Friday night in September 1967. You’ve switched on ITV. What do you see? A sullen sky. A broad horizon. A road to nowhere. A wasp-coloured Lotus 7 roars towards …

Best courses to learn Javascript in 2017

Javascript it by far the most popular programming language out there. We can build static websites, web applications, native mobile applications, …

Serverless: How We Bootstrapped Our Startup by Skipping Half the Work

There are advantages to to running your server code "in the cloud."<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>When I started my task management app Moo.do with my co-founder, Grant Watters, our goals seemed too ambitious for the two of us alone. In order to make everything work, …

Google Drive

This Hubble Video Shoots You to the Center of the Galaxy

Bring a barf bag.<p><i>Extreme galactic closeup. Video.</i> <i>Hubble Space Telescope/YouTube</i><p>Ever had a case of galactic vertigo? Here's your chance, courtesy of the Hubble Space Telescope. This new video was stitched together from Hubble wide field images, providing a sense of what it might feel like to make …

“I Am Not Your Negro”: James Baldwin’s lesson for white America still hits home 50 years later

<b>James Baldwin in "I am not your negro" (Magnolia Pictures/Dan Budnik)</b><p>Raoul Peck’s powerful, poetic documentary weaves together past and present, bringing an American prophet to life<p>Andrew O'Hehir<p>February 8, 2017 12:00am (UTC)<p>If 2016 is unlikely to be remembered as a banner year in American race …

Welcome to dystopia – George Orwell experts on Donald Trump | The panel

Since Kellyanne Conway spoke of ‘alternative facts’, Nineteen Eighty-Four has hit the No 1 spot in Amazon’s book sales chart. So, is the age of Newspeak here?

Donald Trump

Get Paid To Travel: the 12 best jobs in travel – and how you can do them

Travel photographer<p>Timothy Allen<p><b>What’s so great about it?</b> I love the unknown. Travel is one of the only surefire ways of jumping into the unknown. …

Russia Is Already Winning

If you understand what the Kremlin is up to, the news is grim. But it also gives us a clear path to fight back.<p>The whirlwind of Russian spy news over the past few weeks has forced Americans to confront questions that previously would only have seemed possible in fiction: Did a foreign power …

How (And Why) To Master The Habit Of Delaying Gratification

Impulse control is something you can practice, and these three daily techniques can help.<p>You already know what delaying gratification entails, which means you already know how difficult it is. Avoiding a temptation that’s standing right in front of you so you can hold out for something …

Harvard's complete photography course is now available for free online [updated]

If your resolution for 2017 is to take better photographs than your current blurry, badly composed effort, you’ll want to check out this free MOOC from Harvard University –the school where Mark Zuckerberg and Bill Gates cut their teeth.<p>ALISON – one of the many repositories of online learning …

Bill Gates

Transcript: President Obama on What Books Mean to Him

<i>Michiko Kakutani, the chief book critic for The New York Times, interviewed President Obama about literature on Friday at the White House. Here are excerpts from the conversation, which have been edited and condensed.</i><p><b>These books that you gave to your daughter Malia</b> <b>on the Kindle,</b> <b>what were they? S</b><b>ome</b> …

Books

25 Netflix Hidden Treasures You Really Should Be Watching

New year, new List.<p><i>Note: Submissions may have been edited for length and/or clarity.</i>

What happens in cashless societies? Five answers from science fiction

If we don’t work for money, what might we be working for?<p>There is a funny section in Philip K Dick’s <i>Ubik</i> where one of the central characters has an …

Science Fiction

Work Out Videos On Netflix: 10 Titles To Motivate Your 2017 New Year’s Resolution

If you’re looking for a straight work out video, you may not want to turn to Netflix. While there appears to be a shortage of exercise tutorials on …

The 10 best video games of 2016

So here we are, on the cusp of a new year and it is time for us here to reflect on the past 12 months of excellent gaming action. While 2016 was the year that shocked the world in so many ways, video games found a degree of consistent excellence, with barely a month going by without a new …

The 20 games you shouldn't miss in 2016

Since I last presented a year-end videogame wrap-up for Boing Boing readers, it's become an exponentially harder task. The number of games released …

The 19 Best Horror Films Of 2016

When the world is terrifying, sometimes onscreen scares are the best escape.<p><b>Director:</b> Nicolas Pesce<b><br>Writer:</b> Nicolas Pesce<p>It's a blessing that <i>The Eyes of My Mother</i> is in black and white, because rendered in full color, its garish display of violence would be nearly impossible to endure. But as it …

The Current, Canonical Star Wars Timeline

After Disney purchased Lucasfilm in 2012, the official Star Wars canon was reset; all the books, games, and comics that had taken place in the Star …

Star Wars

Game on! The best board games of 2016

Here's what hit our tabletops most in 2016.<p>Welcome to Ars Cardboard, our weekend look at tabletop games. Check out our complete board gaming coverage …

An Introduction to Oil Painting

Here is a short but informative PDF created by Artists Network that goes over some basics about oil painting, including history, tools, techniques …

Art

10 amazing games you may have missed this year

2016 was a great year for big games. There were fantastic sequels like <i>Uncharted 4</i> and <i>Final Fantasy XV</i>, long-awaited adventures like <i>The Witness</i> and <i>The Last Guardian</i>, along with fantastic indie gems like <i>Firewatch</i> and <i>Inside</i>. But amidst all of the big names, the year was also filled with many smaller, …

Download These Free Apps to Watch Free Streaming Movies on the Go

9 Free Apps for Watching Streaming Movies<p>Access Free Streaming Movies With These Apps<p>Updated July 02, 2018<p>This list of free movie apps will put …