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Michael Caine confirms what really happened at the end of Inception

It's been nearly 10 years since Christopher Nolan's <i>Inception</i> hit theaters, and the debate over the film's ending continues to rage on. Did dream …

Marion Cotillard

My Favorite Command-Line Shortcuts

I use a shell every day. Almost always, I want to repeat a previous command, or repeat it after a slight modification. A very convenient way is to …

Command-line

20 Golf Driving Tips: The Ultimate List – Page 16

20. Swing Left Handed<p>If you wanted to be a bodybuilder would you go to the gym and only work out one side of your body? Of course not, balance …

Workouts

5 Shots! You Need To Know To Score Like A Pro

Having played on the PGA Tour for many years, I can tell that the area around the green is what separates the truly great from the really good …

Golf

5 Driving, 5 Wedge Play and 5 Putting Mistakes

Mistakes–we’re all going to make them, especially on the golf course. Luckily, this isn’t a game that demands perfection. Even on Tour, low scores …

Golf

You can Curve it Out of Trouble like Justin Thomas

Cheat your aim and curve toward the safest area around your target<p>It might have seemed like every player on the top half of the leaderboard at the PGA Championship was perpetually hitting wedge from the middle of the fairway to set up birdie, but there <i>were</i> some times when a trouble shot was …

Golf

What Weed Does to Your Brain

Here's what it looks like before, during, and after.<p>In recent years, with the legal status of marijuana shifting, the scientific community has sought …

The Brain

Want a Happy Marriage? Science Says Couples Should Do These 7 Things for Each Other Often

Author Eric Barker dissects the book, "The All-or-Nothing Marriage: How the Best Marriages Work," and discovers scientific-backed behaviors for a happy marriage.<p>How many motivational books have you read? You know how it goes, right? The author conveys his or her version of the secrets of life, …

Happiness

Screens are killing your eyeballs, and now we know how

The "blue screen of death" is taking on a whole new meaning.<p>Blue light’s rap sheet is growing ever longer. Researchers have connected the high-energy visible light, which emanates from both the sun and your cell phone (and just about every other digital device in our hands and on our bedside …

Blade Runner

Dijkstra's Algorithm in Swift

Last week we’ve talked about edge weighted digraphs in swift. This week we’ll talk about a famous algorithm that’s using that data structure. …

Algorithms

9 Drills To Do At The Practice Green & Driving Range – Page 2

Break the peeking habit on putts<p>Peeking on, and missing, short putts is a struggle that many golfers face. A quick fix to this, according to Butch …

Golf

Adam Savage Gathered 11 Totoros for a Magical Comic-Con Meet Up

Some things can only happen at San Diego Comic-Con—the best cosplay, movie stars dressed as Toadette, a mystery illness born of a hundred thousand …

Comics

Essential Tips and Tricks for Starting Machine Learning with Python

We describe some essential hacks and tricks for practicing machine learning with Python. Covers most important libraries, and the overall approach.

Machine Learning

Major Quantum Computing Advance Made Obsolete by Teenager

18-year-old Ewin Tang has proven that classical computers can solve the “recommendation problem” nearly as fast as quantum computers. The result …

Quantum Computing

Swing Sequence: Breaking Down Troy Mullins' Power

Troy Mullins has worked with several golf instructors, but when the long-drive champion thinks about how she developed her swing, she says intuition deserves most of the credit.<p>"Learning the driver was difficult for me at first, because I only swung irons for the first few years when I began …

Golf

God of War's Final Easter Egg Has Officially Been Found

Following discoveries earlier this week, and then subsequent uncertainty over those discoveries, Sony Santa Monica Studio has confirmed God of War's …

Santa Monica

Python has brought computer programming to a vast new audience

IN DECEMBER 1989 Guido van Rossum, a Dutch computer scientist, set himself a Christmas project. Irked by shortcomings in other programming languages, …

Programming

8 Tricks To Become A Better Player

Editor’s Note: This story was updated May 10, 2017 — Serious golfers love to work on the fundamentals of the swing and stroke, which leads to …

Golf

Microsoft debuts free quantum computer programming katas

Microsoft yesterday announced the release of Quantum Katas, a self-paced programming project that teaches developers how to write code for quantum computers.<p>Quantum Katas, as the name implies, are coding katas from Microsoft that teach beginning developers the fundamentals of the company’s quantum …

Quantum Computing

IBM's Hello Quantum is a devilishly difficult puzzle game about qubits

IBM’s <i>Hello Quantum</i> is now available on Android. If you only like easy puzzle games that don’t explain anything about how quantum computers work, you’re going to hate it.<p>The game, which debuted on iOS last month, was designed by University of Basel physics professor James Wootton and members of …

Quantum Computing

BATMAN: THE ANIMATED SERIES Cast and Crew Celebrate 25 Years and a New Blu-ray Set

Twenty-five years ago, <i>Batman: The Animated Series</i> premiered on the Fox Kid’s Network as one of a litter of cartoon shows that was made to run five …

Mark Hamill

Turn like Jordan Spieth to get more from your driver

There's no such thing as too much or too early<p>The descriptors that follow Jordan Spieth around almost never have anything to do with how far he hits the ball. He's tough, competitive, relentless and a terrific clutch putter. But he's also far from a short hitter—and he hits it far enough when he …

Golf

Improve your pivot to pure it like Tommy Fleetwood

A better turn through is the secret to clean iron strikes<p>British Open week is always a fun time to hear charming turns of phrase from the other side of the pond. One of the most descriptive examples works particularly well for Tommy Fleetwood, who once again tore up a major championship venue with …

Golf

Human remains found almost every day in search linked to Toronto serial killer suspect

<b>(CNN) —</b> Toronto police found additional human remains almost every day after resuming a search of a property linked to suspected serial killer Bruce McArthur, according to police.<p>"We did recover human remains virtually every day we were there," said police spokesperson Meaghan Gray, about the …

Crime

These 25 Sci-Fi Movies on Netflix Will Blow Your Mind

Science fiction has the power to transport us to other dimensions, expand the boundaries of our imaginations, and teach us very important lessons about being leaders and adapting to change. Once you've read through all the best sci-fi classics, you might be ready to cozy up on the couch with a …

Science Fiction

How to pull off the hop and stop pitch

Ever wonder how the pros get their pitches to take one or two bounces and stop dead a few feet from the hole? It's not magic — it's spin. But the …

We will never see a movie like The Dark Knight again

On the film’s 10th anniversary, Polygon looks back at the staying power of Christopher Nolan’s Bat-sequel<p><i>On the occasion of</i> The Dark Knight’s <i>10th anniversary, Polygon is spending the week</i> <i>investigating the comic-book blockbuster’s legacy</i><i>. Why so serious? Because Christopher Nolan’s Bat-sequel gave</i> …

The Dark Knight

Ex-NASA Engineer Creates 'Insane' PS4, Xbox One Controller Mod

Ex-NASA engineer Jake Middleton has launched a Kickstarter campaign for his “insane, over-the-top” PlayStation 4 and Xbox One controller mod, …

5 things a developer should do before asking for help - DEV Community 👩‍💻👨‍💻

We all need help at times, but sometimes we ask for help too soon, or we just find it hard to ask for help<p>In this post I give you my opinions and …

10 Common Git Problems and How to Fix Them

I originally wrote this article for Codementor in October 2014. It should have something for everyone, from fairly new git users to experienced …