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Python Generators Tutorial

Python generators are a powerful, but misunderstood tool. They're often treated as too difficult a concept for beginning programmers to learn — …

Still-Secret Spain: 9 Fairy-Tale Towns Off the Tourist Track

If you’ve been to Spain, chances are you’ve spent a few days in Madrid or Barcelona. Maybe you’ve shouted <i>¡Olé!</i> at a flamenco show in Seville, feasted …

National Parks

Here's how to beat anxiety without medication, according to a new scientific study

Do you have anxiety? Have you tried just about everything to get over it, but it just keeps coming back? Perhaps you thought you had got over it, …

Mental Health

A little-known Mexican gem: 11 reasons to visit gorgeous Guanajuato

If you think Mexico is all about beaches and wrestling then you need to check out Guanajuato.<p>The colonial capital of the state with the same name was …

How a 34-year-old turned $200 into a company he sold for over $10 million in a matter of months

Thirteen years ago as a broke college student, Trevor Chapman took a job selling pest control door-to-door to make extra money. Eventually, he …

The most underrated coastal towns in Europe to go to before they become touristy

The vertiginous houses of Positano, the white settlements of Santorini and the poetic villages of Cinque Terre might still be some of the most …

About the boys: Tim Winton on how toxic masculinity is shackling men to misogyny

In an excerpt from a speech about his new book The Shepherd’s Hut, the author says it is men who need to step up and liberate boys from the race, the game, the fight<br>• Winton on writing ‘with my heart in my mouth’ – podcast<p>I don’t have any grand theory about masculinity. But I know a bit about boys. …

Misogyny

The Israeli Airstrike on Syria Monday: A Message to Iran, Russia—and Trump

In the early hours of Monday morning, two Israeli fighter jets crossed into southern Lebanon and launched a number of missiles at Syria’s strategic …

Middle East

The untold story of modern science is one of empire and colonial exploitation

Sir Ronald Ross had just returned from an expedition to Sierra Leone. The British doctor had been leading efforts to tackle the malaria that so often killed English colonists in the country, and in December 1899 he gave a lecture to the Liverpool Chamber of Commerce about his experience. In the …

Elon Musk Urges People to Watch Chris Paine's A.I. Movie While It's Free

"Do You Trust This Computer?" is now available to stream.<p>Elon Musk is concerned about the future of humanity. The tech entrepreneur shared a link …

The life and death of Homaro Cantu, the genius chef who wanted to change the world

Between 2004 and 2016, the most inventive food on the planet, possibly in history, came out of a small restaurant in downtown Chicago. At Moto, your first course was your menu itself, which was typically printed in edible ink on a giant tortilla chip. When you finished your menu, you would be …

Bill Gates Wants You to Watch These 9 TED Talks

In an interview published in <i>Time</i> magazine earlier today, Bill Gates said that the late Hans Rosling's book <i>Factfulness: Ten Reasons We're Wrong About the World--and Why Things Are Better Than You Think</i> was "one of the most important" he's ever read.<p>Like Bill Gates's all-time favorite book, Steven …

Bill Gates

People are downloading their Facebook data and posting it to Twitter, and the results will terrify you

The Cambridge Analytica scandal continues to roll on. As it does, people are becoming more and more aware of just how much data Facebook has on them.<p>One easy (yet slightly horrifying) way to see it all in one place is to request all of your Facebook data as a zip file. A lot of people have been …

Social Media

People Are Suing Equifax in Small-Claims Court and It's Totally Brilliant. Here's Why

Just imagine $5,500 times 143 million, and you'll see why this could be big trouble.<p>Last September, Christian Haigh learned he was one of the 143 million people in the U.S. whose information was hacked in the Equifax breach.<p>As you might recall, Equifax issued an apology that was almost laughable. …

I Stripped Down With Strangers for a Real Finnish Sauna Experience — Here's Why You Should Too

As the cab slows to a stop, I scrape some of Jack Frost’s handiwork from the window and peer into the depths of the polar night. We’re only 15 …

3 Cryptocurrencies That Could Still Double

Hint: None of them is bitcoin.<p>What we as investors witnessed from cryptocurrencies last year is something that may not be duplicated again. A single …

Forget Ethereum: Here Are 8 Intriguing Cryptocurrencies You Should Follow

Source: Getty Images<p>Continue<br>Reading<p>1 of 9<p>Look beyond bitcoin and Ethereum<p>In 2017, virtual currencies simply couldn’t be stopped. When the year began, …

Has Anyone Seen the President?

Back when he was president, Barack Obama told me that only two people treated any interaction with him as a zero-sum game. One was Vladimir Putin, the other congressional Republicans. Both behaved as if there was no such thing as a win-win situation: Any gain for Obama was a loss for them, and any …

Donald Trump

Here’s the Trump Tax Loophole Your Accountant Can Blow Wide Open

If exploiting a tax loophole is as much an art as a science, then the tax planning profession is poised for a creative renaissance.<p>The inspiration is …

Inside Amazon's Artificial Intelligence Flywheel

In early 2014, Srikanth Thirumalai met with Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos. Thirumalai, a computer scientist who’d left IBM in 2005 to head Amazon’s …

How to file your income taxes on bitcoin in 2018

It’s been a turbulent year for bitcoin, and now it’s time to talk about taxes. Most people who held on to bitcoin over the past year made money off of it, and as Americans prepare for income tax season, the IRS wants its cut of the profits. Amid unprecedented gains — and unprecedented enforcement …

An early Coinbase and Twitter investor just gave Uphold $57.5 million to add Ripple and insure against hacks

Greg Kidd has had big success with his early investment in Coinbase, the cryptocurrency exchange now valued at $1.6 billion. Before that, he was an early investor in Twitter and Square, before their respective IPOs.<p>Now Kidd, a federal regulator turned entrepreneur, has invested $57.5 million into …

The Top 50 Developer Tools of 2017

It's the moment you've been waiting for! Well, it's the one we've been waiting for, anyway. It's the 4th annual StackShare Awards! 🎉<p>This is your …

This Under-the-Radar Beach Town Is Mexico’s Next Great Destination

As we reach the outskirts of Puerto Escondido, my driver grins and gestures with his chin for me to look in the rearview mirror. Just above the …

London Mayor Sadiq Khan on Donald Trump: He Sounds Like ISIS

It was a bizarre episode — the president of the United States attacking the mayor of the capital city of a close ally, in the wake of a terrorist …

Forget Iceland — these are the 10 places around the world everyone will be visiting in 2018, according to travelers

We're barely into 2018, but travelers are already chiming in on this year's newest travel hotspots.<p>TripAdvisor recently released its annual list of global travel destinations on the rise, and this year's list includes gems from Croatia to Kenya.<p>TripAdvisor based its rankings on year-to-year …

Ben Rhodes: ‘Obama has a serenity that I don't. I get more exercised’

He spent 10 years as Barack Obama’s right-hand man. As a new film puts him in the spotlight, he talks high-stakes diplomacy and the chaos of Trump’s White House<p>In his final foreign speech as president, Barack Obama spoke to a crowd in Athens. “As you may have noticed,” he said, “the next American …

Fire and Fury confirms our worst fears – about the Republicans | Jonathan Freedland

Donald Trump’s utter unfitness for the presidency has been laid bare in Michael Wolff’s new book. What will it take for his party to remove him from office?<p>What did you think would be the Republican reaction to the latest revelations about Donald Trump? Did you expect the party’s luminaries to drop …

Donald Trump

How bad is the Republican coverup on Trump and Russia? We may soon find out.

By Greg Sargent<p>Greg Sargent<p>Opinion writer covering national politics<p>Email Bio Follow<p>Opinion writer<p><b>THE MORNING PLUM:</b><p>As we head into 2018, one big, looming unknown is this: Just how far will congressional Republicans go to prevent a full accounting of Russia’s interference in our election and any …

Donald Trump Jr

A meteorological ‘bomb’ is set to go off along the East Coast, and dangerous cold will soon follow

<b>UPDATE: Jan. 2, 2018, 3:15 p.m. EST</b> This story has been updated to reflect new weather forecast guidance.<p>An unusually powerful storm is threatening …

Gulf Stream